Great A-State Tailgate: Downtown tomorrow
As part of Paint the Town Red
week, the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Great A-State
Tailgate tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Jonesboro. Main Street will
be blocked off and there will be plenty of free food. The first home football game
is Saturday against Tennessee-Martin. Remember to
Paint the Stadium Red and wear red to the game! For more details about Paint the Stadium Red or the
athletics promotion calendar,
For more information about Paint the Town Red, go to the
ASU responds to
Visitors to the
ASU home page may have noticed that Research and Academic Affairs has set up a
website to organize information about institutional and organizational responses
to the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Access the site at
KASU to simulcast telethon tonight for Red Cross
As part of the
relief effort, KASU will simulcast
with other public radio stations in Arkansas a telethon produced by the Arkansas
Educational Television Network (AETN) to benefit the Red Cross’ Hurricane
Katrina relief efforts in Arkansas. The telethon will be tonight from 6:30 - 8
Saturday is Family Day at ASU
As an ASU tradition with the first
home football game, this Saturday is Family Day. Students and their families
will be treated to several events, including open houses all across campus, the
President's Reception in the new Student Union, and Tailgate in the Pines prior
to the kickoff of the first home game in Indian Stadium. In addition, the ASU
Family of the Year will be announced during the game. For more details,
Enrollment efforts yielding dividends
Based on preliminary and unofficial 11th class day date,
enrollment management initiatives at ASU are already showing significant
improvements. The number of first time freshmen is up by 15.5 percent, and
the faculty calling program appears to be very effective.
Click here to read about enrollment report
highlights for fall 2005 at ASU-Jonesboro.
FacultyFest is coming
FacultyFest, featuring Tom Tiratto and his orchestra will bring the big band
sound to Fowler Center on Friday, Sept. 23. Known throughout the country for his
great Las Vegas style show, Tom Tiratto and his orchestra will thrill audiences
with their tribute to the late Frank Sinatra. Reserved seat tickets are only $25
and are available to purchase through various means, including payroll
deduction. All proceeds will support educational and professional development
opportunities for ASU faculty. The faculty/staff member who sells the most tickets to this event will
dine, along with seven guests, at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Les Wyatt. For more
details about the event, click
Board of Trustees
meeting this Friday
The Board of
Trustees will meet Friday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in Dryer
Hall at the ASU-Mountain Home campus.
ASU will host
Legislative Day Saturday with special activities for members of the Arkansas
Legislature. The university will honor Senators Jack Critcher and Shawn
Womack, and Representatives Bill Stovall and Denny Sumpter, friends of the
university who have served their districts and the state with distinction.
ABC Preschool Program to serve those in need
Better Chance (ABC) preschool program for children and families from the Delta
is increasing services to include three new classrooms in Jonesboro. ABC is open
to ASU students and personnel, along with the surrounding communities.
This is a free preschool to those who qualify. The program, which serves
3 and 4-year-old children, is staffed by highly qualified, licensed teachers and
The daily schedule consists of
breakfast, lunch, snack and many learning opportunities from 7:45 a.m. until
2:45 p.m. The new classrooms are opening Monday, Sept. 12, at Grace Baptist Church
on Aggie Rd.
Call 870-680-8268 for additional information.
Yearbook portraits: Today is the last day
The official yearbook portrait photographer will be making photos today
from 9 until 4 in the Student Union. All faculty and administrative staff,
especially those who have not had a picture made within the past couple of
years, should stop by. In addition to the yearbook, the University
Communications Office uses these portraits for news releases, the web, and other
publicity. It's quick, it's painless and we really need your photo!
today at Bradbury Gallery
The opening exhibition for the fall
season at the Bradbury Gallery in Fowler Center will be "Glimpse: Selected
Works from the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago." The
opening reception is at 5 p.m. and the exhibit continues through Oct. 2.
Click here for details.
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