Book Fair kicks off United Way
campaign at ASU
The United Way Campaign is
underway in Jonesboro and at ASU! To kick off the campaign this
a Book Fair is open today until 4 p.m. and Thursday, 8-3, in the
lower lobby of the library. A portion of the proceeds go
toward the ASU donation to the United Way. The Book Fair features
hard cover books on various subjects including children’s,
decorating, crafts, medical, cookbooks and others. There will also
be stationery gifts sets, briefcases, clocks and lots of other great
Christmas gifts. Cash and checks are accepted.
campaign material is headed your way
The United Way campaign
materials are being distributed through campus mail this week.
Those who turn in a pledge card by Oct. 30 will be eligible for a
drawing with great prizes, such as a free parking space, or tickets
to dinner and a show at Fowler Center! Just fill out the donation
card and turn it in via campus mail to Jill Bristow in University
Advancement, or drop it off at the United Way desk at the Benefits
Fair on Oct. 17. Click on United
Way or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
members selected for seminar
Larz Roberts and Dr. Lily Zeng, Radio-Television,
have been selected
as conferees for the upcoming IRTS Foundation, Inc.,
faculty/industry seminar. “Electronic Journalism in Changing
Times” will take participants to network newsrooms and other
destinations in New York
City in a study of key issues and the current state of electronic
journalism. Selection is an honor for each, while the pair
of selections reflects very highly on the Department of
contribute to encyclopedia
ASU faculty have contributed articles to the
Encyclopedia of American Folklife,
edited by Simon J. Bronner and published by M. E. Sharpe.
Contributors and their titles were: Dr. Richard Burns,
English and folklore, “Prisoners”; Dr. William Clements,
English and folklore, “Context,” “Delta, Mississippi River,”
“Religion,” and “Text”; Dr. Gregory Hansen, English and
folklore, “Education,” and “Public Folklore”; and Dr. Frances
Malpezzi, English, “Italian Communities.” Clements also served
on the Encyclopedia’s advisory board.
Torchbearers is becoming
As of today, 388 of your
fellow faculty and staff members have pledged to the 2006 Torchbearers campaign.
Those who give through Torchbearers receive a gift and an invitation
to the annual breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 2, where door prizes add
to the fun. Contact Elaine Poynter, ext. 2718 or email@example.com,
Benefits Fair is planned for
Tuesday, Oct. 17
All faculty and
staff should mark their calendar for the annual Benefits Fair,
conducted by the ASU Human Resources. The fair will be
Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the third-floor lounges of the
Student Union. In addition to the great information, lots of
door prizes will be awarded. More details will be announced.
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