Oct. 18, 2004

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Byron Motley,
Wednesday, Oct. 20,
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@ 7:30 p.m. 

2004 Delta National
Small Prints
5 p.m., Bradbury
Gallery, Fowler

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Faculty and staff achievements listed
Dr. Ross Marlay, Political Science, Dr. Juliet M. Hahn, Chemistry, Dr. Nancy Hendricks, Alumni Relations, Dr. Charlotte Young and Deborah Persell, both of Nursing and Health Professions, Dr. Don Lester, Management; Dr. Larry Dale, Economics; and Dr. Louella Moore, Accounting; Sue Marlay, International Student and Scholar Services, Dr. Mark Draganjac, Chemistry,  Dr. Ruth Supko Owens, Languages, and Dr. Malathi Srivatsan, Biological Sciences, all have recent accomplishments and achievements listed in Campus News. For all the latest, go to Campus News.

Delta National Small Prints to open Thursday
The 2004 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition will open Thursday at 5 p.m.Eye of the Storm, by Janet Ballweg in the Bradbury Gallery at Fowler Center.  This is the ninth edition of the annual exhibition, which promises to be "...as visually interesting, diverse and rewarding as ever."  The exhibit, which continues through Nov. 19, includes 60 original works of art by 56 artists.  At the Learning Gallery, an area designated to the understanding and appreciation of printmaking, visitors can hear a presentation by Evan Lindquist, emeritus professor of art, about the development of his intaglio print, "Perseus and Andromeda."

United Way Campaign is underway
The United Way Campaign is underway in Jonesboro! Campaign materials will be sent this week to all departments through campus mail for employees to participate. If you turn in your pledge card on or before Oct. 28, your name will be placed in a drawing at the Employee Benefits Fair for a free parking space. The United Way helps 14 agencies throughout Jonesboro and Craighead County. Please fill out your pledge card and return it via campus mail to M.A. Wheeler in University Relations or turn it in at the Benefits Fair. Other prizes will be announced in next week's Inside ASU. For more, see United Way or Benefits Fair or email mwheeler@astate.edu for more information. To view this year's video, see United Way Video. (Your media player must be capable of playing an MPG file.)

Torchbearers reception set for Nov. 11
The reception for Torchbearers will be Thursday, Nov. 11, with a breakfast buffet and prizes from 7-8:30 a.m. in the new Student Union. If you are one of the 411 who have contributed to Torchbearers, please come join the fun. Torchbearers are faculty and staff members who support ASU academics through their annual gift to the ASU Foundation. If you wish to join but have not done so yet, or have questions, contact Elaine Poynter at epoynter@astate.edu for a pledge form. This is always a great time of food, fellowship and prizes -- gift certificates and meals and getaways! For a list, go to the prizes.

Cancer Awareness Week begins today
In recognition of Cancer Awareness Week, the campus chapter of Colleges Against Cancer is sponsoring activities to heighten awareness of the disease today through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Student Union. Cancer awareness ribbons will be distributed and personalized ribbons will be sold for $1 as a fund raiser. A letter-writing campaign will also take place to urge for more funding through legislation.  Tuesday will include a blood drive and on Wednesday, everyone is asked to join in Wear Pink Day.

Smithsonian Museum Director to visit ASU next week
The Director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. will visit ASU on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. in the Lab Sciences Center. Dr. Cristian Samper will talk on the importance of biological collections. Further details will be announced in next week's Inside ASU.

Chi Omega members dedicate fountain for ASU
Chi Omega Fountain CeremonyActive members and alumnae of Chi Omega Fraternity were on campus Saturday to dedicate a new campus landmark. The group has given a fountain to ASU to commemorate their time on campus. The Chi Omega Fraternity fountain is located just west of the new Student Union, between the International Student Center and the Administration Building. The Omicron Zeta chapter of Chi Omega started at ASU in 1961 and to date has initiated 1,227 members.

Army Band to perform at Fowler Center this week
The U.S. Army Band will perform in concert at Fowler Center Sunday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m.  The concert is sponsored by The Jonesboro Sun.  All tickets have been given away, but unfilled seats will be offered at 1:45 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.

Driving Under the Influence Prevention Week
This week is also Driving Under the Influence Prevention Week. Activities are planned through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. all across campus to heighten the awareness of the consequences of driving under the influence. Today, a drive sober booth will be held in the Student Union. Tuesday is the Fatal Reflections booth in the Student Union, Wednesday is an alcohol screening in the Education building, and Thursday is the Drive Sober Booth in the Dean B. Ellis Library. On Wednesday, Mark Sterner will share his personal story at 7 p.m. in the Fowler Center. For more information, please contact Chandra Miller at Chmiller@astate.edu. 

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