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July 31, 2008

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Dr. Turner interviews for vice chancellor position
Dr. Deborah Parker Turner, senior associate director, Planned Giving, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., will be on campus Thursday-Friday, July 31-August 1, as a Dr. Deborah Turnercandidate for the position of vice chancellor, University Advancement. Dr. Turner will make a public presentation on Friday, August 1, at 4 p.m., in the Dean B. Ellis Library boardroom, 8th floor. She will present "The Role of the Chief Advancement Officer" as part of the interview process. During the month of August, two other candidates will also be interviewing for the position. To view a copy of Dr. Turner's curriculum vitae, click here.

Dr. Hartwig nominated to honor society board
Dr. Charles Hartwig, Political Science, has been nominated to the Board of Trustees of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Social Science Honor Society, by virtue of his nomination as Pi Gamma Mu’s Chancellor for the south/southwest region. He is currently the sole nominee for one of the four regional chancellor positions, as well. If elected regional chancellor, he will take office in October, at the honor society’s triennial convention in Atlanta. Pi Gamma Mu is the country’s oldest and preeminent honor society in the social sciences, founded in 1924, and is also the oldest honor society on the ASU campus, with the original  charter (Arkansas Beta chapter) from May of 1934 hanging in the Political Science department office in Wilson Hall.

Dr. Bryant publishes article in international journal
Dr. Lance G. Bryant, Physical Education, recently published an article in Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, thDr. Lance G. Bryante official journal of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity. The article, "Physical Activity and Quality of Life Experienced by Highly Active Individuals with Physical Disabilities," describes a recent collaborative study that was conducted by Dr. Bryant and colleagues from the University of Florida and the University of Alabama. The study examined links between physical activity and quality of life experienced by individuals with physical disabilities.

ASU SBDC sees two resouce partners honored
Arkansas State University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) saw two of its resource partners honored for their work in promoting small business growth at the annual Arkansas Small Business Awards Luncheon held Tuesday, June 3, in Little Rock. The luncheon, sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce, is an annual event recognizing small business owners and agencies for their contribution to the state’s economic growth. Two of the SBDC’s nominated resource partners, Pam Alexander, business development consultant, East Arkansas Planning and Development District, and Barbara Lee, transition assistance officer for the Arkansas National Guard, won awards: Alexander was selected as Financial Services Champion of the Year, and Lee was selected as Veterans’ Small Business Champion of the Year. For details, see the NewsPage release.

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