Counseling Center to host events on domestic violence
State University Counseling Center will be hosting several events in
observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in an effort to
increase understanding of the impact of violent crime against women. President Barack Obama, in his
proclamation naming October as National Domestic Violence Awareness
Silent Witness project will be on display Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 19-20,
from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. near the Natural State Lounge in ASU’s Student Union. A
Domestic Violence candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7
p.m. in the Student Union Courtyard near the Chi Omega Fountain on Aggie
Road, directly west of the Student Union. The public is encouraged to
join the campus community and participate in the educational awareness programs.
For details, contact Dr. Phil Hestand,
director, ASU Counseling Center, at ext. 2318, or see the
Tubist Kevin Sanders will perform at Fine Arts Center
The Department of Music at ASU will present guest artist Kevin
Sanders in a tuba recital on
Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital
Hall. Accompanying Sanders will be Dr.
Lauren Schack Clark on piano and James
Albrecht on trombone. The concert is free of charge and open to the
The evening’s performance will include “Concerto in D
minor, Op. 9, No. 2” by Tomaso Albinoni, as well as works by
Niccolo Paganini and Rolf Wilhelm.
Sanders is known for his artistic style and pedagogical innovations.
His musical instincts and creative flair began to develop while
attending the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, a boarding school
for aspiring young artists. After graduating from Interlochen, Mr.
Sanders attended Indiana
University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in music. He also holds
a master’s degree in music from the Juilliard School of Music, and is
currently finishing his Doctorate of Musical Arts at Michigan State
For concert details, call the Department of Music at ext. 2094.
For complete program details, see the
Beck PRIDE Center receives surprise donation of $2,000
In a surprise move, ASU’s Beck PRIDE Center for America’s
Wounded Veterans was the recipient of a special donation during a
recent open house at the center’s new home in the Donald W. Reynolds
Center for Health Sciences. Beck PRIDE Center director Susan Tonymon
paide tribute to the Veterans of Foreign Wars for the organization’s
support and service to the center by presenting a certificate to
veteran representative Sid Mize of the Jonesboro Chapter 1991. Mize
turned the tables by presenting a check for $2,000 to a surprised
Tonymon. The open house was held to celebrate the new home of the
Beck PRIDE Center which is now located on the first floor of the
Reynolds Center. Beck PRIDE opened in 2007 and has served more than
135 active duty or discharged service members and their families of
all branches of military service from across the United States.
“PRIDE” is an acronym for Personal Rehabilitation, Individual
Development, and Education. For details, see the
Indian Student Organization celebrates Diwali festival
The Indian Student
Organization (ISO) will celebrate the annual festival of
Oct. 18, from 5-11 p.m. in Centennial Hall of the ASU Student Union.
The Diwali festival of lights illuminates the darkness of the New
Year's moon, strengthening close friendships, knowledge, and
self-realization. Traditional Indian food, music, and dance are
hallmarks of the celebration. The five-day festival of Diwali
is centered on the day of the new moon that ends the month of
and begins the month of
Kartika. For details, contact
Pradeep Mishra, ISO
advisor, at ext. 3114.
College of Business fundraiser is tomorrow
College of Business will host “Business, Blue Jeans,
and Barbeque,” Saturday, Oct. 17. The annual College of Business
scholarship fundraiser, previously known as the Scholarship Gala,
will begin at 3 p.m. at the Cooper Alumni Center, 2600 Alumni Blvd.
The Outstanding Business Executive of the Year will be announced and
recognized at the event. For details, contact
director, University Development, ext. 2986, or see the
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