Sept. 22, 2003
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to assist students with 'college business'
of Financial Aid and Scholarships has organized a new Call Center,
designed to bolster enrollment by providing a more
service-oriented approach to help students and parents who can't always
make a trip to campus to take care of business. The long-range
goal is to answer questions concerning admission to the
university, financial aid and scholarships, and payment arrangements. The
Call Center will also attempt to answer questions unrelated to
scholarships or financial aid with a goal not to unnecessarily transfer
the student or parent to various offices on campus. The Call Center is
also designed to assist current students with information on many
topics such as dates for student loan disbursements, application
deadlines for privately-funded scholarships, and work-study eligibility
available to all @astate.edu
ASU Office of Diversity is pleased to announce a university-wide
subscription to Diversityinc.com, a leading diversity online
publication. All faculty
and staff may take advantage of this subscription via the following
Go to http://www.diversityinc.com/signup.
Using the pull-down menu, select "Arkansas State
University" as the
Fill out the form, and hit "Submit Membership
submitting the form, confirmation of your chosen username and an
automatically generated password will be e-mailed to you as a new
subscriber. You will then be able to access all of DiversityInc.com's
premium content. Anyone utilizing an
“@astate.edu” domain name will have access to this service.
Environmental defender RFK Jr. to speak at ASU
F. Kennedy Jr., will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. in Riceland
Hall at the Fowler Center. Kennedy, an attorney and university
instructor, is a resolute defender of the environment. His speech on the
environment will be followed by a question and answer session with the
audience, and a brief book signing and autograph session. Free tickets
to the speech will be distributed in the Indian Lounge of the Reng
Center as follows: students with ID, Tuesday, Oct. 28, noon to 2 p.m.;
faculty or staff with ID, (if available) Wednesday, Oct. 29, noon to 1
p.m.; and Thursday, Oct. 30, noon to 1 p.m. Tickets will be distributed
one per person, as available.
(Any students who miss the distribution on Tuesday must wait
until Thursday.) The lecture is sponsored by the Student Activities
Board and the Union Advisory Board.
For more information, call the Office of Student Involvement at
Sandwiches to your office
sandwich and salad delivery has arrived at ASU. Sodexho campus dining
announces a new service for faculty and staff on the ASU campus:
a lunchtime salad and sandwich delivery to your office!
Great Gadzooks! is now available by calling 972-2059.
(Before noon, please.)
increase at ASU’s Paragould site
Paragould site of ASU is celebrating a great year with an enrollment of
496 this fall, up from 353 last year. With 143 more students in the
headcount, there is a significant increase. Although the count is
unofficial, it is based on the unduplicated headcount taken on the 11th
day of classes, according to guidelines of the Arkansas Department of
Higher Education. ASU will host a reception on Thursday, Sept. 25, from
5 – 6 p.m. at the Paragould site, 2411 W. Kingshighway, to celebrate
Ferguson jazz at Fowler Center Saturday
Maynard Ferguson and his Big
Bop Nouveau Band will perform at the Fowler Center on Saturday, Sept.
27, at 7:30 p.m. Ferguson’s jazz band performance is the first of
eight concerts that are scheduled for the Fowler Center ‘s 2003-04
concert season. Individual tickets are $20 and $25 for adults; $14 and
$18 for seniors, ASU staff, and students; and $6 and $9 for ASU
students. For more
information or to order tickets, persons may call 870-972-2781 or visit http://tickets.astate.edu.
Career opportunities for students
Remind students who are nearing
the job market about a terrific opportunity on Wednesday, Oct. 1.
ASU Career Services will sponsor the annual "All Majors Job
Fair and Graduate School Expo" from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
In addition to the main fair, they will also host two specialized
fairs: 1) for organizations recruiting from education, and 2) from
nursing and healthcare.
Protect your computer against
As Information and Technology Services has stated, it is very important
to maintain current virus protection software on computers. If
you missed the e-mail, ITS provides a page
for the latest virus information and assistance at http://computing.astate.edu/virus/index.php.
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