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Bradbury Gallery announces
Spring 2008 Senior Exhibition
The Bradbury Gallery will host its Spring 2008 Senior Exhibition
with an opening reception on Thursday, May 1, at 5 p.m.
Work in this exhibition will include drawings, prints,
paintings, photographs, mixed media objects, and video projection.
The exhibition closes Saturday, May 10. Both exhibition and opening
reception are free and open to the public.
The Bradbury Gallery’s hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 12 noon
to 5 p.m. and from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday. The gallery is closed Monday.
For details, call the Bradbury Gallery at ext. 2567,
e-mail Les Christensen, or
see the NewsPage release.
College of Agriculture hosts
New Ground Classic
ASU's College of Agriculture will hold its fifth annual New Ground
Classic Golf Tournament on Friday, May 2, at Sage Meadows Golf
Course in Jonesboro. A 10 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled. The
event, a major fundraiser for the College of Agriculture, directly
benefits student programs in the college, such as the nine student
organizations within the college, student travel for education field
trips and to professional meetings, support of the college's student
ambassadors, enhancement of teaching facilities, and curriculum
enhancement. For details, contact
Dr. Greg Phillips, dean,
College of Agriculture, ext. 2085, or visit the College of
ASU Regional Farmers' Market
ASU Regional Farmers' Market opens Saturday, May 3rd from 7:00 a.m.
until all merchandise is sold out. The market will be open every
Saturday at 7:00 a.m. from Saturday, May 3-October 25. The
market will also be open from 2-6 p.m. every Tuesday from June 17-mid-August. The
ASU Regional Farmers' Market is located
on the northeast corner of Stadium Blvd. and Aggie Road (entry is
from Aggie Road).
Hispanic Celebration in May
Cinco de Mayo, the Hispanic Celebration in May, presents its annual
arts and music festival, which will take place on Saturday, May 3,
at St. Bernards Auditorium in Jonesboro. The festival runs from 10
a.m.-3 p.m., with a dance from from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Northeast
Arkansans can enjoy and share Hispanic culture. The proceeds will be
equally distributed to benefit Hispanic Community Services, Inc. and
an endowed scholarship at Arkansas State University. For details on
the festival and/or to schedule an interview or on-site report, contact Gina Gomez,
executive director, Hispanic
Community Services, Inc., at (870) 926-1118, or see the
National Walk@Lunch Day
Today at 12 noon, ASU and other local businesses will
participate in National Walk@Lunch Day. The event, sponsored by
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and hosted by ASU, costs nothing
except a little time. The event encourages
employees to get out and walk today. Participants will walk along a
one-mile path beginning and ending at the Chi Omega fountain on
Aggie Road west of the Student Union. For details,
contact Chris Enger, ext.
ASU SBDC offers small business
training seminars in May
Small Business Development Center
is offering affordable training seminars to small
business owners in Northeast Arkansas throughout May. Seminars focus
on current, practical information covering a wide variety of
business topics, such as business and financial planning, financing,
marketing, government contracting, and computer/Internet technology.
For details, to register,
see a complete training calendar, contact
Susan Glasgow, training
coordinator, at ext. 3517.
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