Dr. Hartwig conducts workshop on UN goals
Dr. Charles Hartwig, Political Science, recently conducted a
workshop for the annual state convention of the League of Women
Voters in Jonesboro. The workshop topic was "The United Nations
Millennium Development Goals."
Psychology faculty, students, present at conference
Two psychology students, Rebecca Breckinridge and Tabitha Fentress,
recently presented research papers at the Southwestern Psychological
Association Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. ASU faculty members
presenting papers included Dr. Richard Breeding,
Dr. Robert Johnson, Dr. Loretta Neal McGregor, and Dr.
David Saarnio. Additional students and faculty were involved in
developing several of the research projects, including students
Coral Machado, Mary Porter, Brandy Riggan, Jennifer Maulden, and
Faith McMath, and faculty members Dr. Kris Biondolillo,
Dr. Crystal Easton, and Dr. Latoya Pierce.
Department of Psychology represented at symposium
Marissa McKee and Laura Eubank, students in the Department of
Psychology and Counseling, recently presented papers at the 23rd
annual Arkansas Symposium for Psychology Students (ASPS) at the
University of Arkansas at Monticello. Their faculty sponsor was
Dr. Amy Pearce, Psychology. McKee, a graduate student in the
Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling program and a teaching
assistant for statistics laboratory, presented "Developing a GRE
Review Workshop: Assessing Needs for Persons with and without
Disabilities." Eubank, a double major in psychology and criminology,
presented "A Review of Recent Advances in Brain Surgery."
ASU Regional Farmers' Market
to open for season
The season begins at the ASU
Regional Farmers' Market on Saturday, May 5, at 7 a.m. Located at
the corner of Aggie Road and Stadium Boulevard on the ASU College of
Agriculture Farm, the market features seasonal items. Look for
strawberries, spring crops like lettuce and radishes, tomato plants,
hanging baskets, and crafts. The market closes when all items are
sold, so an early arrival is strongly suggested. Beginning in
mid-June, the ASU Regional Farmers' Market will open on Tuesdays
from 3 p.m.-7 p.m., as well as Saturdays.
ASU Board of Trustees meets today in Mountain Home
The ASU Board of Trustees will meet briefly
today, on the campus of ASU-Mountain Home in the Wright Conference
Room, third floor, Roller Hall,
at 11:30 a.m. The trustees will also participate in an afternoon
groundbreaking ceremony for the ASU-MH health sciences building. Those who
wish to monitor the meeting by speakerphone may do so in the
Chancellor's Office conference room in the Administration Building
on the ASU-Jonesboro campus.
ASU Museum Garden Club to host annual plant sale
The ASU Museum Garden Club will host its annual plant sale on
Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m.-noon, in the county parking lot, 305
West Jefferson Avenue. In addition to a wide variety of plants,
miscellaneous garden supplies will be offered. Novelty birdhouses
built by Dr. Al Langlois will also be available for purchase.
Proceeds from the sale benefit the club's scholarship, which is
awarded to a horticultural student at ASU. The ASU Museum Garden
Club was organized in 1994 and is a member of the National Garden
Clubs South Central Region and the Arkansas Federation of Garden
Clubs Northeast District. The club meets on the second Sunday of the
month from September to May at the ASU Museum. Membership dues are
$22.50 per family and $15 per individual.
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