Faculty Center to present Dr. Fink, Sept. 13-14
Reminder to faculty:
On Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 13-14, renowned scholar and
educator Dee Fink will conduct two seminars on the latest teaching
methods in the college classroom. The Faculty Center for
Learning and Teaching is sponsoring the event, and will give away
copies of his book to eight lucky winners. "So What is Good Teaching
and How Can We Promote More of It?" will be Wednesday from 1:30-3:00
p.m., and "Designing Courses for More Significant Learning
Experiences" will be Thursday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Click here for more details from the Faculty Center.
Rock Classic is Saturday; tailgate party at
The ASU Alumni Association will host a tailgate party in Little Rock
this Saturday in conjunction with the ASU's Rock Classic with Oklahoma State
at War Memorial
Stadium. The party begins at 4 p.m. and will be
held on the Markham Street side of the stadium, near the tennis
courts. Corky’s BBQ and other party foods will be available for $5.
Reservations are not required. All ASU alumni and friends are
invited. The ASU Bookstore van and The Design Shoppe will be there
with A-State merchandise, so fans can enjoy
the game in style. For game tickets, call 1-800-ASU-FANS or
972-ASU1. Tickets may be purchased
online. For more details on
the tailgate party, contact the Alumni Association at 972-2586 or
Latino Week features lecture, art and Salsa dancing
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is sponsoring Spanish and Latino
Heritage Week 2006, Monday through Friday, Sept. 11-15. Reaching Beyond Borders
will include various programs with a goal to entertain, inform and
enlighten students and visitors on Spanish and Latino culture. Each
event is free and open to the public. For more details, call Jerrod
O. Lockhart, assistant dean of students, at 972-2055 or
firstname.lastname@example.org or see
details on the
Director appointed for Economic Development
The new director of the Delta Center for Economic Development at ASU
is Alan McVey, according to an announcement today by Dr. Len
Frey, Business. McVey will be coming to ASU from the Arkansas
Department of Economic Development, where he is deputy director.
Click on NewsPage for details.
Santa's Tribe selling Boston
Santa’s Tribe is selling smoked Boston
butts for $25 with all proceeds going to the Santa’s Tribe
foundation account. Orders must be placed and paid for by Friday,
Sept. 15. Jim Steele, chef extraordinaire, will cook them on Friday,
Sept. 22, and they will be ready for pick-up between 4 & 5:30 p.m.
Please contact one of the following committee members to purchase
your Boston butt.
Lola Langley, Procurement Services, 2120
Ann Ford, Facilities Management, 2067
Vicki Walker, Athletics, 2401
Sheryl Douglas, Student Accounts, 2285
Polly Cronos, Finance, 2024
Kays Foundation invites grant proposals
The Kays Foundation invites
funding proposals from the ASU-Jonesboro
faculty for the 2007-08 academic year. The Kays Foundation provides
grants to support teaching, research or service goals. For the 2007-08 academic year,
the maximum grant is $20,000.
Applications are available from the
foundation office, 1212 E. University Loop, or via
email@example.com. Submission deadline is 4 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 1. Successful applicants will be announced in
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