Discover Diversity leadership
The Office of Admissions is hosting Discover Diversity on Friday and
Saturday, April 23-24, as a leadership conference to expose minority
high school students to college life and career planning. This year's
conference is entitled "Discover Diversity Through You." An academic
fair will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 10:30 at the Dean B.
Ellis Library. If you see high school visitors on campus this Friday or
Saturday, please make them feel welcome to ASU.
Faculty & staff updates and
Dr. Debra Ingram,
Mathematics and Statistics,
Dr. Richard S. Segall, Decision Sciences, Dr. Gauri Guha,
Economics, and Dr. Sarath Nonis,
recently made presentations to professional groups.
Dr. Gary Latanich, Economics, was selected to a new
leadership position, while Ed Rayburn, Career Services,
achieved an academic milestone. Erica Marshall, Alumni Relations,
recently received a Prism Award. Read more
details about these achievements in
Congratulations to new Staff Senate officers
The ASU Staff Senate election process has been finalized and the elected
senators are: Jerrod Lockhart, Multicultural Affairs and Margaret
Brewer, Career Services, representing professional/non-faculty; Donna
Kirksey, Speech Communications, representing secretarial/clerical; Patrick Dixon, Residence Life
and Roger Lee, Student Life, representing executive
management/administrative. The new senators will meet with Staff Senate
at the next scheduled meeting on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Dean B. Ellis
Library, Board Room.
Delta Blues Symposium XI organizational meeting
An organizational meeting for Delta Blues Symposium XI is scheduled for
Thursday, April 22, at 3:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall, room 315. Participants
will select a topic for
the symposium and the process will begin for selection
of musicians, featured speakers, and
organized panels. Everyone in the ASU community is encouraged to attend.
further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note to faculty
for graduating seniors
The Student Alumni Chapter
and the Craighead County Alumni Chapter are hosting the 2nd
Annual Senior Send-off Party Tuesday, April 20, from
11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Faculty, please encourage your graduating
seniors to attend and enjoy free hot dogs, Pepsi, and prizes at the tent on
the site of the future Cooper Alumni Center (across from the pavilion).
Representatives will be on hand from Career Services, Indian Club,
Phone-a-thon, 1909 Society, and the Alumni Association to provide
information to the graduates. For more information, contact June Morse
in the Alumni Association at email@example.com.
(In case of inclement weather, the event will be cancelled.)
Concert & Symphonic Bands to perform
The Department of Music will present the ASU
Concert Band and the ASU Symphonic Band in a joint spring concert
tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler
Center Riceland Hall. The Symphonic Band is conducted by Dr.
Kenneth Carroll and Keith Dortch directs the
Concert Band. The
Symphonic Band’s program will include When Honor Whispers and
Shouts by W. Francis McBeth, Analog
by Jeff Simmons, Salvation
Is Created by Pavel
Tchesnokoff, ASCAP arranged by Bruce Housenecht,
Enigma Variations, Op. 36 including Theme,
Variation One – Andante, Variation Two – Allegro di
molto, Variation Three – Moderato,
Variation Four – Allegro di molto,
and Variation Five – “Nimrod IX”
by Edward Elgar set for band by Earl
Slocum, and Legend, Op. 81 by James Barnes.
The Concert Band will be
performing Sweet Land of Liberty
by James Sochinski,
God of Our Fathers by Claude
T. Smith, Where the River Flows
movement I. The
New Frontier, movement II.
Bring Back My Child,
and movement III. Great Chief
by James Swearingen, and Satiric
Dances movement III. by Norman
Dello Joio. For
more, see concerts.
"The Laramie Project"
Project," a drama by Moises Kaufman and The Tectonic Theatre
Project will be presented Wednesday through Saturday, April 21-24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Drama
Theatre of Fowler Center. The production is a captivating docudrama
detailing the life as well as the horrific murder of gay University of
Wyoming student Matthew Shepard in October of 1998. For tickets, call
972-ASU1, or read more about the
a lecture and musical performance
Sandip Burman, a native of India and an accomplished tabla player, will give
a musical performance and lecture Wednesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in
the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Sandip's performances are marked with
spontaneous innovation and tonal purity while delivering complex
rhythmic patterns at dazzling speeds. For additional information, please
contact Craig Collison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
a Child's Eyes" at the ASU Museum
The Museum will open “Through a Child’s Eyes
XVIII” Sunday, April 25, at 1:30 p.m. with a presentation of awards in
the museum lobby. A reception will follow. The artists, their families,
teachers and the public are invited to this celebration. The ASU Museum
has sponsored “Through a Child’s Eyes” annually since 1987. Both public
and private schools within 60 miles of Jonesboro were invited to submit
10 works of art from children age four through grade 8. (If not
exhibited by a school, individuals entered artwork.) This year the
exhibition contains 193 works of art entered by 20 schools in the region
and 16 individuals.
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