featuring Dr. Stan Trauth screens Oct. 20
ASU's College of Science and Mathematics will host a viewing party
on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. to celebrate the appearance of Dr.
Stan Trauth, Zoology, on the newseason of the popular
Discovery Channel show,
Jobs with Mike Rowe." Viewing of
the show begins at 8 p.m. Viewing will be held in Laboratory
Sciences, East Wing, Room 219. A viewing party will also be held
when an additional episode of "Dirty Jobs" features Dr. Tanja
McKay, Entomology, on Tuesday, Nov. 10. RSVP for Tuesday's
viewing party to Jennifer
Clack, ext. 3079. For details, visit the
College of Sciences and
Mathematics online. Watch a sneak peak of the episode with Dr.
Jack Partridge is next Journalism Alumni Speaker
Jack Partridge, a 30-year veteran of the retail food
industry and president of Partridge & Associates Inc. consulting firm,
will be on the Arkansas State University campus Monday and Tuesday, Oct.
19-20, as part of the second annual Journalism Alumni Speakers series.
Partridge, a 1968 graduate of ASU, will speak to several classes and
interact with students and faculty in the College of Communications
during his two-day visit.
He served as chairman of the Food Marketing Institute's Food and
Agriculture Policy Task Force and was a recipient of the
Institute’s Woodard Award for Distinguished Service to the
retail food industry. He was a founding member of the Board of
America’s Second Harvest, the U.S. food bank network. In 1998,
Partridge was presented the Jewish National Fund’s “Tree of
Life” Award in recognition of his many years of community
service and his leadership on a broad range of national projects
to provide food to America’s most needy citizens. The award was
presented by Madame Jehan
Sadat, the former First Lady of Egypt.
KASU's fall pledge drive is
KASU 91.9 FM begins its fall
pledge drive today. Call in or pledge online, and support local
KASU is Arkansas' oldest
non-commercial, educational radio station. It's on air 24 hours a
day, 365 days a year and operates at 100,000 watts.
Since July, KASU
has been home to some of public radio’s finest national discussion
programs from mid-morning to mid-afternoon, programs such as
Rehm Show," "Fresh
Air with Terry Gross," Dick
Neal Conan's "Talk of the Nation."
KASU also provides local news coverage and a wealth of
musical and cultural programming. KASU is a
member of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio
International. For details, call
director of development at KASU, ext. 2807, or call
Mike Doyle, station
manager, at ext.
To make a pledge, call ext. 2200.
To request a
program guide, call (870) 972-2200 or 1-800-643-8269.
It's not too late to join
Torchbearer membership is up
to 491 individuals, but anyone can still join now. Members who pledge $50
or more annually will receive a clock to help mark the next 100
years at Arkansas State University. All current or retired faculty
and staff who give at any level will receive an invitation to the
reception on Thursday, Nov. 12. Several fabulous door prizes will be
given away at the
breakfast reception: a vase from IO Metro, a Hemingway-Pfeiffer
Museum & Educational center tote bag, a $20 Hays grocery gift card,
a $20 certificate for J&M Cakes, a 16" x 20" portrait from Peterson
Photography, two pairs of tickets to see the Blind Boys of Alabama
Christmas Show at Fowler Center, an item from the Lady Red
Wolves basketball team, two platinum tours at Graceland, a Sodexho
fleece blanket, and some great items courtesy of the Convocation
Center, including a traveling toiletries bag, two "soccer mom" chairs, and
the perfect tailgating or travel cooler. To receive a pledge card or
to find out more about Torchbearers, contact
director, annual giving, at ext. 2718.
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