April 10, 2006
* Convocation of
* Student Honors Ceremony, 3 p.m.,
today, Student Union
Student Honors Recital, tonight
* The Boys From Syracuse
Trombone Choir & Jazz Lab, concert, Tuesday
* Brown Bag Lecture, 2
p.m., Wed., Wilson Hall
* University Planning Committee (UPC), 9 a.m., Thursday, 8th
floor board room, library
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Tomorrow afternoon at 1 p.m., the Faculty Honors Convocation will be
held in the Grand Hall of Fowler Center. Winners of the Board of
Trustees Faculty Achievement Awards for teaching, scholarship and
professional service will be named, and eight retiring
faculty members will be recognized. The Outstanding Advising Award
also will be given. Retiring faculty
members who will be awarded emeriti status are Dr. Gerald
Dickinson, education; Dr. Michael Dougan, history; Dr.
David England, political science; Dr. Charles Ford,
marketing; Dr. David Gillanders, electrical engineering;
Dr. Joe Horsley, marketing; Dr. Charles Joiner, social
work; and Dr. Patricia Teddlie, sociology.
This Wednesday, the Office of Diversity Initiatives
will host the
2nd annual Diversity Excellence Awards to recognize individuals and
campus units who demonstrate the highest commitment to
enhancing excellence through diversity. Reservations were required
for the luncheon, which will feature the Honorable Arkansas Court of
Appeals Judge Wendell Griffin of Little Rock as the keynote speaker.
Recipients of the 2006 Diversity Excellence Awards will be announced
in Thursday's Inside ASU.
Send-off is Wednesday: Tell your students!
This Wednesday, the Alumni Association and the Future Alumni Network
is hosting a Senior Send-off, welcoming graduating seniors to the
ASU Alumni Association. In addition to fun, fellowship and a gift, a
free lunch from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. from Wings-to-Go will be held
on library lawn, exclusively for May graduates.
L. Powell, USA (Ret.)
The Liberty Bank Distinguished Lecture Series will present Gen.
Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) this Thursday, April 13. His 7:30 p.m.
address on Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust, and Values will be
in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. Tickets are $50 each and may may be purchased by calling University
Advancement at 972-3362. Any student with an ASU ID may pick up a
free ticket at the Office of Development, Administration Building
Room 103. The VIP dinner prior to the
lecture is sold out.
For a news release about Powell's visit, see the
Meeting for next Delta Blues Symposium
The Department of English and Philosophy will conduct a meeting to
discuss the most recent Delta Blues Symposium and to decide on a
theme and dates for next year's program. Anyone interested in
participating in next year's Delta Blues Symposium XIII should
attend this meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 25 (study
day), at 10 a.m. in Wilson Hall, room 315. This is a campus-wide
invitation, according to Dr. Rick Burns of the symposium committee.
ASU Choirs: Spring Concert
The ASU choirs will present a Spring Concert
next Monday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center, Riceland Hall featuring all three of the
ASU choirs. The Men's
Choir will begin the program with a performance of The Soldier's
Chorus followed by Auxilium meum, Dirait-on,
And So It Goes and a menís barbershop arrangement of Iím
Sittiní on Top of the World. The Concert Choir will perform a
few selections from their recent European tour, including Sicut
cervus, Troeste mich wieder mit deinem Huelfe, Totus tuus,
Lithuanian Song, and Piping Down the Valleys Wild.
The feature presentation will come from
the University Singers Women's Choir. The group will sing Dies irae, Duo seraphim
clamabant, Mi lagnero tacendo, Serenade, Hosanna, Little Tree
and Witness. The program will conclude with three
barbershop-style arrangements for women Mr. Sandman, Yesterday
and Swing Down, Chariot. The concert is free and open to the
public. For more details, call the Department of Music at 972-2094.
The Department of Music will present the
Percussion Ensemble in concert on April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler
Center, Riceland Hall. The ASU Percussion Ensemble is conducted by
Mr. Craig Collison. The concert is free and open to the public. For
more details, call the Department of Music at 972-2094.
Children's Theatre, summer
The Theatre Department
announces the 2006 season schedule for the Summer Children's Theatre. The 11th season will open with Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale
Detective on June 21, continuing with performances also on June
22 and 23. Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective is sponsored by
Brackett-Krennerich & Associates, Architects. The second production
of the season will be Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf with
performances dates on July 26, 27 & 28. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad
Wolf is sponsored by The Golden Grotto.
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