Celebration of service honoring Dr. Wyatt set for June 18
Dr. Les Wyatt, ASU System
President, will be honored at a special celebration of service,
Friday, June 18, from 4-6 p.m. at Fowler Center. The campus
community is invited to attend the reception to Dr.
Wyatt as he departs as ASU System President. The celebration is
hosted by the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees.
Marlay awarded life membership
Sue Marlay, University College, was recently awarded Life
Membership by NAFSA: Association of International Educators at its
annual conference in Kansas
City, Mo. NAFSA, the premier organization for professionals working
in the field of international educational exchange, has upwards of
9,000 members. Two of those members were selected for Life
Membership this year. In order to be eligible for Life Membership,
individuals must have held membership in NAFSA for at least 20
years. In addition, they must have national recognition in and
contributions to the field of international education over the
duration of their career, have been elected or appointed to multiple
NAFSA national leadership positions, made important and lasting
contributions to the field of international education and exchange,
and have positively influenced the lives or careers of participants
or professionals in the field.
was recognized as an awardee during the conference's plenary
session on June 2 and honored at a reception that evening. Although
she is retiring from ASU as of June 30, she will continue her
involvement in NAFSA, serving as Poster Chair for next year’s
annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.
offers four-night Quickbooks workshop June 15
The ASU Small Business and
Technology Development Center is offering a four-night, hands-on
“Introduction to QuickBooks” workshop beginning Tuesday, June 15
through Thursday, June 24 from 6-9 p.m. at the ASU Technical Center,
5504 Krueger Drive, Jonesboro. Instructors are Linda Harvey of Jones
and Company, Ltd., and Sherry Hensley of Computer Tutor, both
certified QuickBooks instructors. Attendees will have an opportunity
to learn the hands-on basics of this popular computerized accounting
program. Each session will cover different aspects of QuickBooks.
Each session is designed to stand alone, but attendees are
encouraged to attend all four evenings to get the most from the
series. Participants should be comfortable operating a personal
computer in a Windows environment. Seating is limited to 20
participants. The seminars are co-sponsored by the Jonesboro
Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jones and Company, Ltd., Computer
Tutor and East Arkansas Planning and Development District, Downtown
Jonesboro Association, First Security Bank, Liberty Bank of Arkansas
and Simmons First Bank. Registration is $75 per workshop or $225 for
all four nights (a $75 savings). Jonesboro Chamber members and
Downtown Jonesboro Association members pay $175 for all four nights.
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Retirement reception for Kay
Davis set for June 16
A retirement reception will be held for Kay Davis on Wednesday, June
16, from 3-4 p.m. in the lobby of the Administration Building. Davis
has been with Arkansas State University for 17 years. Faculty,
staff, and students are invited to help Davis celebrate her upcoming retirement.
Center receives donations
The Arkansas attorney general’s
office recently made a $33,700 donation to the Beck PRIDE Center.
The donation was presented by Arkansas Attorney General Dustin
McDaniel shortly before Memorial Day. Beck PRIDE Center has also
been the recipient of two Wii Systems, donated by the American Red
Cross through the 2010 Services to Armed Forces grant monies. Those
grant monies are earmarked for Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation
Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans. The Wii systems are used as
adjunct rehabilitation tools, assisting veterans in physical
movement and providing mental challenges and offering therapy for
OEF/OIF combat injuries. 10 additional Wii systems are being awarded
to individual Beck PRIDE Center participant veterans who benefited
from Wii systems for in-home rehabilitation.
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