Dr. Chaudhury elected chairman and committee
Dr. Zariff (Zac) Chaudhury, Metallurgical Technology, has
been elected chairman of the Northeast Arkansas American Society for
Quality (ASQ) chapter in its recent election meeting. Dr.
Chaudhury’s term started on July 1 of this year and will end on June
2010. The American Society for Quality
(ASQ) is the world’s leading membership organization devoted to
quality. It is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis.
Dr. Chaudhury has also recently been selected as a
member of the American Society for Metals (ASM) Heat Treating
Society’s (HTS) National Education committee. His term began in May
of this year and runs through August 2010. The HTS National
Education committee plays an important role in enhancing the
educational courses offered to its membership.
Dr. Mello publishes article on forecasting
Dr. John E. Mello, Marketing, published an article, "The
Impact of Sales Forecasting
Game Playing on Supply Chains," in the most recent edition of
Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, No. 13,
Spring 2009. The article provides a description of games forecasters
play, identifies organizational environments that foster game
playing, and recommends policies to discourage this harmful
practice. Dr. Mello is a member of the Foresight editorial board and
is also a frequent contributor of sales forecasting articles to the
ASU Summer Children's Theatre presents 'Aladdin'
The ASU Theatre will offer its second presentation of the 2009 Summer Children’s Theatre
season, “Aladdin,” by Robert Neil Porter, with music and
lyrics by Jack Perry.
All performances will be held at Fowler Center. Performance dates are Wednesday, July 29, at 10 a.m. and 2
p.m.; Thursday, July 30, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and Friday, July 31, at
10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. This production of “Aladdin” is
sponsored by the Golden Grotto and the
Inside ASU, newsletter for faculty and staff at Arkansas State
University ASU Theatre Guild, a
community support group of the ASU Theatre program. Under the stage
direction of Molly Simpson, professor of Theatre, the production design team includes scenic design and technical
direction by Jeff McLaughlin, assistant professor of Theatre, costume
design by Brent Foland, assistant professor of Theatre, and
lighting design by Bob Simpson, professor of Theatre. Tickets
are also available online; click
the ticket icon or the tickets tab in the menu bar. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at
the door, but purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended.
For details, see the NewsPage release.
KASU's Bluegrass Monday presents Bankester Family
The Bankester Family
will perform a concert of bluegrass music at KASU's next Bluegrass
Monday concert, Monday, July 27, at Atkins Celebration Hall, 101
South Pruett Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas. The concert
begins at 7 p.m. KASU
will literally "pass the hat" to collect money to pay the group.
The suggested donation is $5 per person. From Southern Illinois, the
Bankester Family is dad Phil, mom Dorene, both guitarists/vocalists,
and their four daughters who range in age from 14 to 21, and their
one son-in-law. Oldest daughter Melissa Triplett plays upright bass
and serves as a vocalist; her husband, Kyle Triplett, plays banjo.
Lindsey Bankester plays mandolin and sings. The youngest Bankesters,
Emily and Alysha, each play fiddle and sing. This fall, the
Bankester Family will appear at the prestigious "showcase" concert
at the International Bluegrass Music Association’s annual
convention, performing for industry leaders, peers and festival
promoters. The Bankesters were one of only 13 groups chosen for the
showcase. Click here to listen to sample recordings from the
Family. For details, contact
Marty Scarbrough, KASU'
s program director, at ext. 2367.
ASU hosts American Red Cross Summer Blood
The American Red Cross will be on campus with the blood mobile
Monday, July 20, from 2-6 p.m. in the NorthPark Quads parking lot
adjacent to Caraway Road.
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