Banking program to host state conference
The McAdams-Frierson Chair of
Bank Management in the College of Business is joining with the
Arkansas Bankers Association and the Arkansas State Bank Department
to conduct a conference Tuesday at the ASU Convocation Center.
Participants will learn how financial institutions can better
prepare to deal with catastrophic disasters. The Bankers Association
is handling reservations, but for more details at ASU contact Dr.
David Kern, Finance, ext. 8466.
Frances Malpezzi publishes
Malpezzi, English & Philosophy, has published an essay,
“Emerson’s Allusive Art: A Transcendental Angel in Miltonic Myrtle
Beds,“ in the recent issue of
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate.
The article treats the influence of John Milton on the American
writer Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Chris Edrington wins
prize for paper
Dr. Chris S. Edrington,
Engineering, has received an Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers second prize award for his
paper in the IEEE Industrial Applications Society’s
Transactions on Industry Applications. The article is titled
“Investigation of Force Components in Switched Reluctance Machine under Single and
Les Wyatt recognized at
Dr. Les Wyatt,
President, was recognized last evening at the Jonesboro Regional
Chamber of Commerce banquet as recipient of the prestigious Roy
Jolly Volunteer Award.
The award honors a local citizen for dedication to the Chamber and
for commitment to community and economic development efforts.
Librarians participate in New Orleans
Linda Creibaum and
Dean B. Ellis Library, served last month as volunteers in the
post-Hurricane Katrina clean-up efforts in New Orleans. They
also prepared an online presentation to share with their library
colleagues. Others in the university community might want to
volunteer, also. The link to their presentation is
Postal Service helping mark
As a community service, the
U. S. Post Office in Tyronza will offer pictorial postmarks to
commemorate the grand opening today of the Southern Tenant Farmers
Museum in Tyronza. The special postal cancellation will be available
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum site, 117 Main Street. A
limited edition of 500 special cachet cards also will be available
for $3 each throughout the day. Collectors and others who cannot
attend the grand opening, but wish to obtain the postal
cancellation, may submit a mail order request to the Postmaster,
Tyronza AR 72386-9998 for a period of 30 days after the event. The
grand opening of the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum will be Friday
and Saturday, Oct. 6-7. More details are available on the
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