April 2, 2008
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
Science Flicks presents 'Real Genius'
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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