New deans, departmental chairs, and
Academic Affairs and Research
has announced the following new appointments as of July 1.
In the College of
Communications, Department of Radio-Television, Dr. Osabuohien
Amienyi has been appointed the new chair. In the Department of
Communication Studies, Dr. Tom Baglan has been appointed the
new chair. Dr. Amienyi succeeds Richard Carvell, and Dr. Baglan
succeeds Dr. Dennis White. In the College of Education, Department
of Teacher Education, last year's interim chair, Dr. Dianne
Lawler-Prince has been appointed as the new chair, and Dr.
Gregory Meeks, last year's interim assistant chair, has
been appointed new assistant chair. In the College of Humanities and
Social Sciences, Department of Criminology, Sociology, and
Geography, Dr. Troy Adams has been appointed the new chair,
succeeding last year’s co-chairs Dr. Gretchen Hill and Dr. Lawrence
Salinger. In the College of Sciences and Mathematics, Department of
Mathematics and Statistics, Dr. Debra Ingram has been
appointed the new chair, succeeding Dr. Jerry Linnstaedter. Finally,
in the Independent Department of Military Science, Maj. Jeffrey
Helms is the new professor of military science, succeeding Lt.
Col. Larry Aikman, Jr.
Dr. Matthews presents on logic model at conference
Dr. Rebecca Matthews, Nursing,
recently made a presentation in St. Louis at the National Parents as
Teachers conference. The presentation represented a summary of
six-year tenure as executive director of Paces, Inc., a Jonesboro
non-profit serving at-risk families (www.paces4parents.org).
Her presentation, "What a difference a logic model makes," took her
audience through the development of a logic model, illustrating how
effective Paces was in helping at-risk teens become better mothers.
The presentation also encouraged the development of logic models in
other programs in order to measure effectiveness and to enhance
services. Dr. Matthews' presentation was also featured in the
current newsletter of the National Parents as Teachers organization.
Radio Station 95.9, 'The Wolf,' to carry ASU football
The ASU Athletic Department, along with
East Arkansas Broadcasters, has announced that radio station KWHF
95.9, "The Wolf," will become the flagship station for ASU
football's 2007 season. "The Wolf," a 34,000-watt station in
Jonesboro, will provide more coverage to more fans throughout
northeast Arkansas, beginning with the season opener September 1
against the University of Texas, Austin. Matt Stolz, the voice of
the Indians, will provide play-by-play, and Bill Keedy will provide
Dept. of Fine Arts holds annual summer
The Edge Coffee House, 1900 Aggie Road,
is once again home to the Department of Fine Arts' annual summer
pottery sale. The sale runs from Thursday-Saturday, July 12-14, and
hours for the sale are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 10
a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday.
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