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98th Year
2007-08

April 2, 2008

Calendar highlights:

ASU Concert Orchestra, Thursday, April 3, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall

Opera/musical theatre all-day workshop, Saturday, April 5, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall

College of Education Symposium, 'Curriculum Wars in Education," Saturday, April 5,
12-5 p.m., Mockingbird Room, Student Union

 

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Groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for Friday 
ASU will hold a groundbreaking for its new Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Friday, April 4, at 11 a.m. The construction site is located on Aggie Road west of Arkansas Hall. Ceremony participants will include Dr. Robert L. Potts, Chancellor, ASU-Jonesboro, Dr. Rick Stripling, vice chancellor, Student Affairs, Mike Gibson, Chairman of the ASU Board of Trustees, Morgan Pippin, Student Government Association president, and Ms. Tiffny Frazier, former president of ASUís Student Government Association. There will be designated parking south of Twin Towers and in the parking lot of Arkansas Hall. If the day is a rainy one, the ceremony will take place in Centennial Hall, Reng Student Services Center/Student Union.

Science Flicks presents 'Real Genius' tomorrow
This week, the "Science Flicks" series, sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences and the Department of Chemistry and Physics, presents the movie "Real Genius," on Thursday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in Laboratory Sciences Center, East Wing, Room 219. The featured panelist will be Kevin Lyon, a graduate student of the Laser Applications lab, Department of Chemistry and Physics. Admission is free. For details, contact the Department of Biological Sciences, ext. 3082.

Arkansas Review presents reading by Ed Madden
Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies will present a free public reading by poet Ed Madden on Monday, April 7, at 6 p.m., in the programs area on the third floor of the Dean B. Ellis Library. Dr. Madden
grew up in nearby Newport and now teaches at the University of South Carolina. A prolific scholar as well as a poet, he is the author of the award-winning collection of poetry, "Signals," recently published by the University of South Carolina Press. For details, contact Dr. Tom Williams, ext. 3674.
 
Department of Music presents Student Honors recital
The Department of Music at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will present  its annual Student Honors Recital on Monday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center. Seven selected students will present works by Chaz Allen, Fredric Chopin, Giacomo Rossini, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. This concert is free and open to the public.  For details, call the music department office, ext. 2094, or see the NewsPage release.

AAR holds reception for faculty award winners
The Office of Academic Affairs and Research will host a reception on Wednesday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall, Fowler Center, to honor the ASU Board of Trustees Faculty Achievement Award winners, the Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor award winner, and the retiring faculty for this academic year. All faculty and staff are invited to attend. For details, contact Nikki Adams, ext. 2030, or see the NewsPage release.

College of Business announces Spring Swing tournament
The College of Business Alumni Chapter at ASU has set the date for its annual Spring Swing golf tournament. The event, co-sponsored by ASU's Delta Center for Economic Development, will be held at Sage Meadows Golf Course on Friday, April 11. Outback Steakhouse will provide lunch at 11 a.m., and the shotgun start for the scramble tournament will begin at 12:15 p.m. For details, to become a sponsor, or to register, contact Alan Decker, ASU Center for Economic Development, ext. 3000, Lindsay Burnett, ASU Development office, ext. 3940, or see the NewsPage release.

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