keeps leaving the light on?
you! Are you a Torchbearer? Torchbearers are ASU faculty and staff, current or
retired, who “leave the light on” for current and future generations of students
by supporting ASU academic programs today. If you haven’t joined this
enlightened group, you may do so by returning the pledge card in your
Torchbearer brochure, or by using the
card. For more details and a FAQ sheet about Torchbearers
click here. All
Torchbearers will be invited to a breakfast Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Student
Union. Great door prizes will include Windchimes from Russco, and an RCA DVD
player from the ASU Bookstore.
Faculty Recital: next Thursday
The Department of Music will present the first
concert of the 2005-06 Faculty Recital Series featuring Joe Bonner, Lauren
Schack-Clark, Ken Hatch, Ed Owen, and Harriet O’Neal on Thursday, Sept. 29, at
7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. The concert is free and open to the
public. For more details, please call 972-2094 or visit the
real? Is it ole' blue eyes himself?
Tomorrow is the
day for FacultyFest, featuring the fabulous Tom Tiratto and his orchestra at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. Tickets are only $25 and
all proceeds will benefit educational and professional development
opportunities for ASU faculty. Tom Tiratto and his orchestra will bring that big band sound to Fowler Center as a
tribute to the late Frank Sinatra. For more details and sound clips,
Delta region receives grant
from Kellogg Foundation
Delta region, which includes 15 Arkansas counties, has been selected as one of
two rural pilot regions to participate in the Rural Heritage Development
Initiative, a new National Trust for Historic Preservation program that will
result in preservation-based economic development strategies, according
to Dr. Ruth A. Hawkins, director of Delta Heritage Initiatives. The project is funded in significant part through a $745,000 three-year grant
from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Major state and regional partners for the
Arkansas Delta pilot project include the Historic Preservation Alliance of
Arkansas, Arkansas Delta Byways, Arkansas State University, Main Street
Arkansas, and five Main Street Arkansas communities. , including Blytheville,
Osceola, West Memphis, Helena and Dumas. For
details, see the NewsPage.
Hot Swing to perform Oct. 10
the first event of the 2005-06 Fowler Center Concert Series, Mark
O’Connor’s Hot Swing will perform Monday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m..
In addition to O’Connor on violin, the group features Jon Burr on bass,
Bryan Sutton and Howard Alden, both on guitar, and Roberta Gambarini on
vocals. Hot Swing is a tribute to his friend and mentor, the great jazz
violinist Stephane Grappelli, who encouraged O’Connor to find his own
sound, resulting in a unique blend of jazz, classical, county and
bluegrass fiddling styles. For more details, see the
The new government
documents librarian at the Dean B. Ellis Library is April Sheppard. She
succeeds Rod Miller, who recently accepted a position with the Arkansas Supreme
Court Library. Sheppard completed requirements for the master's in library
science at Texas Woman’s University and will formally receive her MLS at the
December commencement. This position will not be totally new to her; while working on her undergraduate degree in fine arts
at ASU, she was a student employee in Government Documents for four years.
April will be happy to assist faculty and students.
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