Dr. Alyson Gill accepted to institute
Dr. Alyson Gill, Art, was
recently accepted to participate in
an NEH summer institute “Models of Ancient Rome,” which will be held
at UCLA in July. Institute participants will interact with numerous
real-time models of historical spaces developed at UCLA over the
last eight years, including a digital model of the Roman Forum, in an
attempt to create models of the ancient world.
Dr. Richard Breeding invited
R. Richard Breeding, Psychology and Counseling, was recently invited
to serve on the Board of Directors for Abilities Unlimited, Inc.
Abilities Unlimited improves the living and working
conditions and opportunities for persons with severe disabilities.
They offer two manufacturing employment centers, several retail
outlets, and 24 programs of service for persons with disabilities.
For all the latest faculty and staff
achievements, go to Campus News.
Declaration on Friday
Wyatt will sign the Talloires Declaration Friday at 10 a.m. in a
campus ceremony. The declaration will involve ASU in a worldwide
network of higher education institutions dedicated to pursuit of
environmental and sustainability initiatives. Everyone is invited to
attend the signing, which will be on the quadrangle between the
Administration Building and the Dean B. Ellis Library. In case of
rain, the ceremony will be moved to the Administration Building.
Ringers to perform Monday evening
Department of Music will present the Ringers, a handbell choir
directed by Dr. M. Ellis Julien, in Riceland Hall of Fowler
Center Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. The choir will be ringing five
octaves of Schulmerich handbells and five octaves of Malmark
handchimes. The program will include Reminiscence, Ave
Maria, Cantad al Senor, City as of Crystal, A
Joyous Carillon, On Eagle’s Wings, Festive Praises,
Reverie in G Minor, Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee,
Procession of Praise, Song of Remembrance and Serenity.
The concert is free and open to the public.
urgently needed for Earth Day!
Leadership Center urgently needs 100 volunteers to assist with a community
project for Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, at Craighead Forrest Park
and the Crowley's Ridge Nature Center. Activities will include tree
planting, dirt work, trail work, aquatic planting, mulching,
seeding, flower bed preparation, clean-up and camping area
improvements. All who volunteer will receive a free lunch, provided
by the Nature Center and Jonesboro Parks and Recreation. If you can
volunteer, please email
Student Orientation begins today
New Student Orientation begins today with
the first session of the year, providing incoming students and
family members an opportunity to meet an academic adviser, register
for classes, and learn about ASU. Other dates are
May 23; June 6,
13, 20, & 27; July 11 and 25; and Aug. 1 and 18. However, the
sessions are full except for June 20 and 27, and the July and August
dates. For more details, see the
NSO web site.
ROTC Spring Awards Ceremony,
This Friday at 2 p.m. in the
National Guard Armory, ROTC will host the Spring Awards Ceremony,
recognizing ROTC cadets with various awards for outstanding
performance in the Military Science and Leadership program. Everyone
is invited to attend the ceremony.
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.
Last day of classes, end of
Reminder: Monday, April 24, is the last day of classes for
the spring semester with Tuesday, April 25, designated as a study
day. Final exams will be held Wednesday, April 26, through Tuesday,
May, 2. Residence halls will close at noon on Wednesday, May 3, for
all students not graduating. May Commencement will be held on
Saturday, May 6, with two ceremonies to be held in the Convocation
10 a.m. Commencement will include the College of Agriculture, College of
Business, College of Engineering, College of Humanities and Social
Sciences, and the College of Science and Mathematics.
2 p.m. Commencement will include the College of Communications, College
of Education, College of Fine Arts, College of Nursing and Health
Professions, University College and Regional Programs.
The Military Science Department will hold a commissioning ceremony on
Friday, May 5, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory,
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