Fenner presents at preparedness conference
Starr Fenner, Environmental Health and Safety,
recently gave a presentation on Hazardous Infrastructure at the Emergency
Preparedness Liaison Officers (EPLO) Conference in Memphis.
Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers provide military
support to civil authorities and are responsible for coordinating military assistance/response to
other federal agencies and state governments under an all-hazards disaster environment,
including, but not limited to, hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes,
and counter-terrorism. EPLO teams are located in the
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regions and at the National Guard
state area command posts. Arkansas' regional team (Region VI) is
located in Denton, Texas, at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional
Response Coordination Center (RRCC). FEMA Region VI includes Arkansas, Texas,
Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Emergency Preparedness Liaison
Officer positions may be filled by reservists,
full-time civilians, or active-duty military personnel, whether
Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or U.S. Coast Guard. Fenner holds
the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) credential.
Marlay chairs, presents, at national conference
Sue Marlay, University
College, chaired and presented at NAFSA: Association of
International Educatorsí national conference in Los Angeles last
month. The session, "To Sponsor or Not to Sponsor," examined
the issues that need to be addressed when establishing an
institutional policy on permanent residency. Marlay also
co-presented a session entitled "Coming and Going Through U.S. Ports
of Entry" with an immigration attorney and officers from the U.S.
Customs and Border Protection.
Chancellor's, Dean's Lists announced
More than 1,700 students have been named to the Chancellor’s and Dean’s
Lists for the spring 2009 semester at Arkansas State University in
Jonesboro. The lists were released Friday afternoon.
The two lists recognize undergraduate students who achieved the highest
grade point averages while enrolled in 12 or more credit hours of study.
The Chancellor’s List (designated as CL) includes students who earned a
grade point average of 3.80 to 4.0. The Dean’s List (DL) includes
students with a grade point of 3.6 to 3.79.
For more information, see the NewsPage release.
Horticulture program holds hanging
basket clearance sale
The Horticulture program is having a one-day-only hanging basket
clearance sale Thursday, June 11, from 12 noon-2 p.m. and 4-5:30
p.m. Plants available include Boston Ferns, Pothos, Bolivian Jew,
Bridal Wreath, and assorted other hanging baskets. All baskets (huge
10" pots) are $8 each. The hanging basket clearance sale is located
in the ASU Horticulture greenhouses south of the Agriculture
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