Diversity Excellence Award announced for 2004-'05
The first Diversity Excellence
Award is announced to recognize individual faculty members, faculty
groups, academic departments or academic units that demonstrate the
highest commitment to diversity. The recipient will receive a $10,000
honorarium and an engraved plaque in conjunction with the Faculty
Achievement Awards during the spring semester of 2005. Any department or
unit within the university may demonstrate their achievements or
accomplishments in the area of diversity with respect to ability, age,
ethnicity, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Additional
information will be forthcoming from the Office of Diversity
Faculty & student
Chemistry, has recently authored a publication;
Dr. Jack Zibluk,
Journalism, has been
cited in Quill; Dr. Dale Thomas, Political Science, has also
authored a publication and
Dr. Stan Trauth, Biology, has co-authored a book with two others.
And, the ASU American Chemical Society received an award.
details about these achievements in
New campus chief of police to
James D. Chapman will begin his duties as the new ASU chief of police
the first week of July. Coming from the North Little Rock Police
Department, he has more than 22 years of experience in police work. He
currently serves as a lieutenant and is a commander of the training
unit. "Jim" Chapman holds a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice from
the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Advisement Services Open House is Wednesday
Advisement Services has moved
into the former Wilson Health Center, directly across from the Chickasaw
building. Reflecting the centers movement toward tutorial assistance, it
is now the Wilson Center for Academic Advising and Learning Assistance
or Wilson Advising Center in short. An open house for students and faculty
will be held in the fall, when many students return. However, this
Wednesday, May 19, an informal open house, drop-in and tour, will be
held from 10 a.m. til noon. To read all about the great programs in Advisement Services, visit
Staff Senate Meeting Wednesday to elect
The ASU Staff Senate will meet
Wednesday, May 19, at 2 p.m. in the Dean B. Ellis Library Board Room.
New officers will be elected. To find out more about the ASU Staff
Senate, go here.
Bluegrass concert: The Legacy
to perform May 24
KASU will sponsor a live bluegrass concert featuring The Legacy,
Monday, May 24, at Sheffield's Restaurant, 305 S. Main, beginning at 7 p.m.
The Legacy, formerly known as the Dickerson Family, has traveled
extensively around the U.S. performing bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel
music. The group consists of four original members of the Dickerson
Family. Two members of The Legacy performed in the film of John
Grisham's story, "A Painted House." This concert is part of a series of
free bluegrass concerts hosted by KASU on the fourth Monday of each
Museum exhibit continues on
African American Life
"African American Life in the Arkansas Delta: Through the Lens of
Rogerline Johnson," will continue through June 23 at the ASU Museum.
Admission is free. Museum hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until
4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. For more details, call the
Museum at 870-972-2074 or visit the
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