Faculty achievements, publications & presentations
about the recent publication
and board appointment of Dr. Louella Moore,
Accounting; the faculty
activities in the
History Department; Dr. Stan Trauth, Biological Sciences, and his presentation in Memphis;
Henry Torres, Economics and
Decision Sciences, and Dr. Shawn Drake, Physical Therapy,
and her trip to Italy earlier this month.
Benefits Fair is Oct. 30
The Annual Employee Benefits Fair
will be in the Hames Room of the Convocation Center on Thursday, Oct.
30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is an important opportunity for
all employees to visit with ASU benefit vendors to learn more about
available options. Open Enrollment will be the entire month of
Scholarship programs devised
The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is announcing a new
scholarship program this week. The effect of the program will be to
redirect funding to focus awards to incoming students who have
demonstrated strong academic performance and ability ... not just ACT
score. Current scholarship students will not be affected; their
scholarships will continue as promised. See more details on the FAS
Who’s Who nominations due
Reminder: The 2003-‘04 application/nomination forms
for Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges are
available through the Student Life office, Student Affairs, the Reng
Center, or the deans’ offices. Faculty
should encourage outstanding students to complete an application for
this prestigious honor. Applications are due by this Thursday (Oct. 24)
to Student Life, Room 202,
by Design' at Fowler Center, Oct. 25
Club Swing, starring Five
by Design, will be at the Fowler Center this Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The second of eight performances for the 2003-04 season, Club Swing
celebrates the swing movement from 1937-1955. The ASU Jazz Band will
provide backup music during the performance. The
Minneapolis-based Five By Design is the first vocal group to
successfully form its own production company to create and star in their
own original, musical retrospectives for symphony orchestras and big
Other Fowler Center
events include: the Vienna Choir Boys, Nov. 16; The Duttons Christmas
Show, Dec. 16; the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Feb. 13; Tony Kenny’s
Ireland, March 2; the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, March 23; Rhythm and
Brass, April 3 (all events begin at 7:30 p.m.).
Tickets for each performance are $18 and $14
for faculty and staff. Discounted season ticket packages are also
available. To purchase tickets, call 870-972-2781 or visit http://tickets.astate.edu.
Office Mural to be unveiled today
An unveiling ceremony for a restored 1939
oil painting from Randolph County will be today at the Museum.
Everyone is welcome to attend the 4 p.m. ceremony, and
admission is free. The
painting, “Early Days and First Post Office in Pocahontas,” was
painted by Harry Louis Freund, an Arkansas artist who lived from 1905 to
1999. The painting was originally
installed in 1939 at the Pocahontas Post Office.
The oil on canvas was part of the U. S. Postal Service New Deal
Arts Collection. Read more here about the mural.
Early Alert Program enhances
The EAP (Early Alert Program)
program has been expanded to enhance first-year student success at ASU.
The EAP program will provide updates to faculty members (about students
they refer) to ensure that both the student and the faculty member stay
Services will be distributing EAP brochures soon and would like to
encourage all faculty members to make referrals to this program when
students are experiencing difficulty.
Student success and the EAP program depend upon faculty
participation. Faculty can visit the referral site at http://www.clt.astate.edu/advising/Faculty/test.htm
or through the Advisement Services web site in the faculty section.
Please feel free to contact Advisement Services at 972-3001, or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Delta Symposium X: call for papers
The Department of English and Philosophy will sponsor the 10th Delta
Blues Symposium March 25-27, 2004. The departments of music, political
science, and theatre, and the office of the president will assist with
the symposium. Presentations on any aspect of Delta life are welcome. The
Delta Blues Symposium is particularly interested in proposals which
focus on the seven-state Mississippi River Delta and its culture during
the 1950’s. For more information, see Delta.
Bell Carillon Dedication &
Mark your calendar ... The Dean B. Ellis Library Bell
Carillon Dedication and Concert will be Saturday, Nov. 8, on the library
lawn at 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served. All faculty and staff are
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