April 6, 2006

Upcoming events:

*  Relay for Life,
American Cancer Society benefit,
begins at 6 p.m., Friday, ASU Track Complex

The Boys From Syracuse opens this weekend

*  Student Honors Ceremony, 3 p.m.,
Monday, Student Union

*  Student Honors Recital, Monday

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Convocation of Scholars continues
Convocation of Scholars began yesterday and continues through Friday, April 14. The Student Honors Ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday in the Student Union Auditorium. During the ceremony, the 2006 R.E. Lee Wilson Award will be given to ASU's most distinguished graduate. In addition, Distinguished Service Award winners and President's Scholars will be honored. For more details, see the Convocation of Scholars web site  

Rebecca Carr & Tina Quinn publish paperMs. Rebecca Carr
Dr. Tina QuinnMs. Rebecca Carr and Dr. Tina Quinn, both of Accounting, recently had a paper published in the CPA Journal discussing the provisions of Hurricane Katrina Tax Relief for individuals, businesses and charitable donors. The CPA Journal is a peer review journal published by the New York State Society of CPAs.
For all the latest faculty and staff achievements, go to Campus News. 

Student Honors Recital on April 10
The Department of Music will present its annual Student Honors Recital on Monday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. Students are selected to perform on the recital by a panel of judges representing the music faculty. Click here for details..

Postal services may be changing at ASU
Postal services for the ASU-Jonesboro campus very likely will be changing later this year.  The Division of Finance and Administration is making this announcement in order to assist everyone with planning and ordering of printed materials, such as letterhead, envelopes and promotional literature.  Those ordering materials bearing a mailing address probably should limit quantities to a six-month supply.  Click here for more details about possible changes.

Arkansas Symphony to perform April 21
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will present a concert at Fowler Center on Friday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Riceland Distinguished Performance Series. The symphony will present a concert of classical and popular music, featuring Beethovenís famous Fifth Symphony and the delightful Roman Carnival Overture by Berlioz. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its rich history this year, as it marks the 40th anniversary. Performance tickets may be purchased by calling 972-2781 or online. Prices are $23 and $15 for ASU faculty and staff, with a special ASU student rate of $10 and $6. For more details, click here or call the Fowler Center at 972-3471.

Brown Bag Lecture: Wednesday, April 12
The College of Humanities and Social Science will host the final 2006 Brown Bag Lecture Series Wednesday at 2 p.m. in room 216 of Wilson Hall. The lecture, Do Coupled Gays and Lesbians Differ From Married Heterosexuals? Relationship Status, Sexual Orientation and the Well-Being of Men and Women, is presented by Dr. Gretchen Hill and Dr. Chris Wienke, both of Sociology.

Trombone Choir and Jazz Band to perform April 11
The Department of Music will present the Trombone Choir and Jazz Lab in concert Tuesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. The Trombone Choir is conducted by Dr. Neale Bartee. Musical selections for this concert will include The Calling by David Moore; O Sacred Head Now Wounded by J.S. Bach; Achieved is the Glorious Work by Franz Joseph Haydn; Aria and Dance by Thom Ritter George with soloist Daniel Harrelson; Sunny by Bobby Hebb; and The Preacher by Horace Silver. Lament by J.J. Johnson and Well All Right! by Peter Madsen will be performed by Dadís Bones.
  The ASU Jazz Lab is conducted by Dr. Kenneth Carroll. Musical selections for this portion of the concert will include 9 Ĺ Months by David Springfield; In A Pinch by Maria Schneider; Bit Of Heaven by Curtis Fuller and Don Sickler; and Spencer Is Here by Bob Curnow.  Click here for the news release.

Archeological presentation: Toltec Mounds
The Central Mississippi Valley Archeological Society will make a special presentation from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, at the ASU Museum, room 157, titled What Can Woodstock Tell Us About the Toltec Site? The presentation is by archeologist Dr. Julie Markin of Toltec Mounds State Park, near England. She will present how settlement and ceramic data track political change and the rise of the Mississippian chiefdom of Etowah in north Georgia.

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