Oct. 6, 2003
* Oct. 6 & Oct. 9: Lecture~Concert
Series events (see brochure)
* ASU Theater opens season, "Waiting for Godot," Oct. 8-11.
Ole Miss @ Oxford;
1 p.m. kickoff
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New faculty and staff achievements listed
In the online
Campus News, read about Staria Vanderpool's state appointment,
Ralph Ruby's selection for an editorial review board, Aldemaro
Romero's new book contract, and Carol Barnhill's election to
head her professional association. Click here
to read Campus News.
Rock Classic reaches 20,135
at the Rock Classic in Little Rock Saturday topped 20,000, as did the
first two home football games here at Indian Stadium. It was announced
that 20,135 fans attended the Little Rock game as the ASU Indians beat
the University of Louisiana-Monroe, 44-41. Hundreds of high school and
junior high school students attended the game for Band Day, which
included a half-time show with the ASU Marching Band.
Legislators honored at the Rock
State Senator Jerry Bookout of
Jonesboro and State Representative Steve Jones of Marion were honored
during the annual Legislative Day activities at the Rock Classic in
Little Rock. ASU hosts Legislative Day each year in order to honor
outstanding members of the Arkansas General Assembly. Read more about
the honored legislators.
Delta Regional Issues Fall Conference
The Mississippi Delta Regional Issues Fall Conference was held on
Friday in Little Rock at the Statehouse Convention Center. The
conference was hosted by ASU, the University of Louisiana in Monroe, the
Honorable Rodney E. Slater, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, and
the City of Little Rock to discuss critical issues of the Delta.
Representatives who were on the program were: Dr. Don Cotten, associate
vice-chancellor of research and technology transfer, who served as a
moderator; Dr. Susan Hanrahan, dean of Nursing and Health Professions;
Dr. Greg Phillips, dean of Agriculture; and Mark Young, director of the
Delta Center for Economic Development.
Giving the United Way at ASU
Each of the United Way member agencies in Jonesboro have important
missions, but anyone who needs extra incentive to give can find it.
Several prizes and awards are available. See the details in the
United Way update.
Fall Research Preview in Environmental
The Environmental Sciences
program will hold its fall research preview on Sunday, Oct. 12, from 4 -
7 p.m. at the Pavilion. The Fall Preview, entitled “Research,
Bluegrass & The Environment,” will officially kickoff the doctoral
students’ research presentations. Doctoral students will share their
research through poster presentations with representatives from ASU,
regional industries, government agencies and research laboratories.
Entertainment will be provided by the Wildwood Bluegrass Band of
northwest Arkansas. For more information, contact Sonja Bickford at
972-2007 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barrier Busters: volunteers
students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the "Barrier
Busters" presentation Wednesday, Oct. 8, on campus. Barrier Busters
is a group of volunteers from around the state who promote awareness for
persons with disabilities and their achievements. The group, comprised
of persons with a variety of challenges, provides testimony of their
experiences. Each presents his or her own experience regarding prejudice
and lack of information, and how they have overcome these obstacles to
equal treatment. Each session will be held in the Convocation Center
Auditorium from 10 a.m. until noon and 2 - 4 p.m. Everyone is invited
and no registration is required. Faculty is encouraged to announce this
information in classes and welcome to ask students to sign in for class
Volunteer Fair is Wednesday
The ASU Volunteer Fair will be held
Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the lower level of the Dean B. Ellis
Library. This is a great way to get involved and become a volunteer! It
is also a great opportunity for campus service areas and departments in
need of volunteers. For comments or questions, please call 972-2055
Author Dr. Martha Sandweiss to give
Dr. Martha A. Sandweiss
will present "Print the Legend: Photography and the American
West" at the Museum, Room 157, on Monday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. Her
illustrated lecture, based on her recent book of the same title, will
examine methods to interpret historical photographs and explain how
photographs can be used as historical artifacts. This lecture is
considered a preview of the type of work with which Ph.D. students in
the Heritage Studies Program at ASU will become more familiar. Dr.
Sandweiss, who received her doctorate in history from Yale University,
currently teaches at Amherst College. Dr. Sandweiss has authored several
books and served as co-editor, along with ASU faculty members Dr. Clyde
Milner and Dr. Carol O'Connor, of "The Oxford History of American
West." The presentation is free and open to the public.
for organization advisors
advisor roundtable, “Legal Issues for Today’s Student Organization
Advisor,” will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the
Pavilion. Dr. Roger Lee,
associate dean of students and director of student life, will present
the program with Jonesboro Attorney Lucinda McDaniel, legal counsel for
ASU. Topics of discussion will be 1) legal concern of an organization
– discrimination; and 2) liability issues in dealing with students.
This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement. The
roundtable will be held from 11:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and a deli
style lunch will be provided. Registration is required.
RSVP to the Office of Student Involvement at 972-2055.
Caraway Road closed
Road will be closed on the northbound side between the Smith Center and
the Nursing and Health Professions Building beginning Wednesday, Oct. 8,
and continuing until Oct. 15 (weather permitting) from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Pedestrians are asked to please use the nearest existing crosswalks to
pass around the work site.
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