Faculty and staff
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
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
The 2004 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition will open Thursday
at 5 p.m.
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
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
Benefits Fair or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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
email@example.com 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.
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
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
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
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