Welcome to new faculty on
underway today and tomorrow for ASU's newest faculty members. Welcome to all! To
see a detailed list of faculty activities for the week, including new faculty
members, click here.
Faculty Conference will be Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Most college and department meetings are scheduled for Thursday.
The last New Student Orientation will be Friday. Faculty should be
available to advise beginning at 1:30 p.m.
All faculty are requested to attend the First Year Convocation on
Sunday, Aug. 21.
Welcome Week begins on Saturday for
Move In Day
ASU will once again
welcome students to campus later this week in a big way. Welcome Week 2005
begins on Saturday, Aug. 20, and continues with several days of fun for students
through Friday, Aug. 26. Highlights include:
Saturday, Aug. 20: Move In Day in all residence halls.
Sunday, Aug. 21: First Year Convocation, 2 p.m. in Riceland Hall
of Fowler Center; Residence Hall Assn. Luau, 8 p.m. to midnight at Twin
Monday, Aug. 22: Cookout, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Student Union
Tuesday, Aug. 23: Free Sno Cone Giveaway, 1 - 3 p.m. on Student
Union Courtyard; Hypnotist C.J. Johnson will perform at 5 p.m. on Student Union
Wednesday, Aug. 24: ASU & Community Organization Fair, 10 a.m. -
2 p.m., Library Lawn and Student Union Courtyard.
Friday, Aug. 26: NPC Sorority Recruitment Informational Meeting,
4 p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium.
For more details and further event listings, go here.
NCAA issues full certification for ASU
ASU has successfully completed the
National Collegiate Athletic Association's athletics program certification
process, the NCAA
announced last week. ASU's certification was made "without conditions."
Dr. Glen Jones, who led the campus self-study process said the positive result
of the certification
"accentuate the commitment of our student athletes, the quality manner in which
the athletics program is operated, and the continuing role of intercollegiate
athletics in supporting the mission of Arkansas State University."
Click here for more details.
Alumni volunteers lend a hand for Move In Day
The Craighead County Alumni Chapter will host
the seventh annual Watering Hole on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m. until
1 p.m. All area alumni were invited to hand out ice cold, bottled water and
welcome students and their parents as they move in for the fall semester. At the
end of last week, an overwhelming amount of support was offered as alumni
responded with phone calls and emails to volunteer for shifts. Now, every
residence hall and station is covered!
Final New Student Orientation is
This Friday, Aug. 19,
is the final New Student Orientation for the academic year. Please encourage any
new students you see to attend this session if they haven't attend an NSO.
Students will have the opportunity to meet an academic adviser, register for
classes and learn about ASU! Representatives from financial aid, University
Bookstore, residence life and other departments will be on hand to answer
questions. In addition, currently enrolled students will be attending to help
answer questions from the new students. There is plenty of space available. For
more details, visit the NSO
Parking changes begin this week
ASU is moving to "zone parking," beginning
with the fall 2005 semester. Campus parking will be divided into the following
zones: residential, commuter, faculty/staff, visitor, service/delivery and
contract. A more detailed summary of the changes, which were presented July 27
during a campus seminar, may be viewed by clicking on this
Staff members headed to new challenges
ASU is saying farewell to four staff members
during receptions this week. Greg Gayle and Andi House, Admissions, will be
honored today at 3 p.m. at the Student Union. Gayle, who was completed
coursework for his doctoral degree in educational leadership, is moving to
Florida for new opportunities, and House will be based in Little Rock as a
marketing program manager for Aramark. Rod Miller, Library, will become
public services coordinator for the Arkansas Supreme Court library. He
will be honored at the ASU library at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Linda Farris,
Student Health Center, is not leaving town, but she will join the NEA Internal
Medicine Clinic. A reception for her will be Thursday at 4 at the Health
Center. All the best to these colleagues!
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