Blue Star Memorial Highway sign
group of veterans employed in Facilities Management refurbished the Blue Star Memorial Highway
sign at the
intersection of Aggie Road and University Loop West. They held a brief
re-installation ceremony at 1
p.m. Friday, prior to Memorial Day. The Blue Star Memorial
Highway marker program was started after World War II as a movement to pay
tribute to the nation's armed forces.
Summer schedule & classes begin Wednesday
Because yesterday was Memorial Day and all ASU offices and
departments were closed, Inside ASU is published today, instead of
Monday. The first day of classes for Session I of the summer term will begin on
Wednesday and will continue through Friday, July 1.
First nurse anesthesia
ASUís first class
of 10 nurse anesthetists graduated in the May Commencement and have found jobs
in the four state area. In case you didnít know, ASU is the only university in
Arkansas where nurses can obtain this highly sought after and advanced nurse
practice degree. The masterís level program requires many, many more hours and
takes at least 24 months to complete. There are 32 students in the second class,
which started last summer, and 35 in the third class, which starts June 1.
Dr. Greg Phillips will be dean in three
As announced last
week, Dr. Greg Phillips, dean of the College
of Agriculture, has accepted appointment to serve as dean of three colleges,
effective July 1 -- Agriculture, Engineering, and Sciences and Mathematics.
This is not a merger; each college will maintain its identity and mission.
Read details in the NewsPage release.
Equine Center and club to
host Horse Camp
The Equine Club and the Equine Center will host a Horse Camp
Sunday through Wednesday, June 26-29, for youth ages 10 to 16. The Horse
Camp will be held at the ASU Equine Center and will include horsemanship,
showmanship, grooming, tack and attire, health care, behavior and psychology.
The camp is a huge success already, since it is full and several
students are on a waiting list.
Museum Discovery Camps
Museum will offer three different classes -- in photography, ceramics, and
printmaking -- during Summer Discovery Camp Program for ages 8 to 13.
The photography class will be held Monday through Friday, June 6-10,
with Dr. Jack Zibluk, assistant professor of journalism, as the instructor. The
cost is $80, which includes supplies.
The ceramics class will be offered in two sessions, a five-day session and an
eight-day session, on Monday through Friday, June 13-17, and Monday, June
13, through Wednesday, June 22, respectively. The cost for the eight-day camp is
$125 and the cost of the week-long camp is $80. Robert McCarroll will be the
The printmaking class will be held Monday through Friday, July
11-15. The cost is $80, which includes necessary supplies. Shelley Gipson, assistant
professor of art, is the instructor.
All classes will be held from 9 a.m. until noon. To receive a
registration form or brochure, call the Museum at 2074 or e-mail Lynda Medlock,
education coordinator, at
Board of Trustees meeting: time change
The Board of
Trustees meeting will be Thursday, June 9, at 9 a.m. in the 8th floor board room
of Dean B. Ellis Library. Please note, this is a time change from the originally
scheduled meeting time.
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