Inside ASU, News for Faculty & Staff, Arkansas State University
99th Year

July 17, 2008

Calendar highlights:

ASU Summer Children's Theatre ends season with 'Jack and the Bean Stalk,' Wednesday-Friday, July 23-25

Radiologic Sciences pinning ceremony, Monday, July 28,
6 p.m., Fowler Center

Last day, summer term, Wednesday, June 30

Radiation Therapy pinning ceremony, Thursday, July 31,
7:30 p.m.


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ASU's Beck PRIDE Center ships boxes to soldiers in Iraq
More than 200 boxes of personal and convenience items were recently shipped to Baghdad, Iraq, to soldiers from northeast Arkansas. The ASU Beck Pride Center for America’s Wounded Veterans sent the packages to the 1038th Horizontal Construction Company of the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Arkansas National Guard. The shipment of soldier kits for men and women, special packs for children, candy, videos, snacks, and other convenience items also contained letters, a banner with more than 200 signatures and messages, and a PowerPoint video greeting card featuring scenes from Jonesboro. Susan Tonymon, program director, Beck PRIDE Center, and Dr. Dennis White, the center's external liaison, oversaw the event. For details, see the NewsPage release.

Dr. Agnew and Dr. Powell present analysis at conference
Dr. David Agnew
, Agricultural Education, and Dr. David Powell, a recently graduated Dr. David Agnewdoctoral student, presented results of an analysis and correlation of the Flood, Land, and People curriculum and the Food and Fiber literacy standards relating to agricultural literacy at the National Agricultural Education Research Conference, held in Reno, Nev., in May. At the conference, Dr. Agnew and ASU doctoral student Bridget Duncan  presented a poster on the potential for recruiting agriculture majors using the Kuder Career Planning System. John Davidson, deputy director, Arkansas Department of Workforce Education, was a co-author.

Parking permit distribution centers now open
For customer convenience, remote parking permit distribution centers across campus will be open on a limited basis. Acquire permits today from 9-11 a.m. in the Facilities Management Break Room, and on Tuesday, July 22, from 2-4 p.m. in the Convocation Center, Room A. A physical ASU ID card will be required, as are a vehicle license plate number and state information.
For details, contact Parking Services at ext. 2945.

Parking permits are now available at Parking Services
Parking permits for 2008-09 will be available at the Parking Services office beginning Monday, July 7, during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  Student (SD), staff/employee (SE), faculty/staff (FS), and motorcycle (MC) permits will be available. Current 2007-08 parking permits remain valid through August 31, 2008. The early availability of the 2008-09 permits is a convenience provided to the campus by Parking Services. A valid ASU ID card and vehicle license plate information, including number and state, are required to obtain a permit. SD and SE permits are $50, FS permits are $70, and MC permits are $10. Payment at point of service is not required, and payments are not accepted at the Parking Services office. Complete parking/motor vehicle regulations are posted online at the Parking Services website. The 2007-08 regulations remain online and in effect until August 31, 2008. The 2008-09 regulations will become effective on September 1, 2008. For details, contact Parking Services at ext. 2945.

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