Oct. 20, 2005
Small Prints Exhibition, opening reception, today @ 5 p.m.,
* The Tribe, jazz band, concert tonight @ 7:30 p.m.,
Homecoming festivities, all weekend
* Hattie Caraway Day, Monday,
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|Class of 1955 will return for
One of the Homecoming Week highlights
will be Friday when 34 members of the Class of 1955, along with their
spouses and guests, gather for the annual Golden Anniversary reunion
and brunch at Fowler Center. This is just one of several
events organized for ASU alumni this weekend. After the game
Saturday, the Bowlegged Roosters will provide live
music at the ASU Alumni Association's 5th Quarter Party at the Holidome
on Caraway Road. The party is free and open to
all ASU alumni.
for the the Alumni Association's calendar of activities, and
for student events.
Nursing and Health Professions alumni awards
The College of Nursing and Health Professions will recognized three of
its outstanding alumni during a public reception at 4 p.m. Saturday.
They are Col. Joel D. Ray, Jeffrey Bush, and Vicki Gestring.
Click here for details about the alumni and the event.
Business alumni to present awards
The College of Business Alumni chapter will host its annual awards
breakfast Saturday. The group will honor Bruce Burrow and Ben
Owens, and the guest speaker will be alumnus Mike Beebe.
for details on the NewsPage..
Faculty Recital set for Oct.
The Department of Music will present the second concert in the
Faculty Recital Series on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in
Riceland Hall of Fowler Center.
The program for the evening will be Grand Duo Concertant for
clarinet and piano by Carl Maria von Weber, performed by Ken Hatch
and Lauren Schack Clark; Conversations for flute and piano by
Gary Schocker, performed by Joe Bonner and Harriet O’Neal;
Fanfara para Cinco by Tom O’Connor; Contrapunctus V by
Johann Sebastian Bach; Kang Kaw Gin Glauy for Brass Quintet,
a Thai Song arranged by Chatchai Phoopatiwate; and Divertessement
by James Barnes, performed by the Brass Quintet. For more, see the
2nd annual Greenfield Lecture on Nov. 8
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has announced
that Marcie Cohen Ferris will deliver the second Corinne Sternheimer
Greenfield Lecture. Her talk, Shalom Y’all: Exploring
Jewish Life in the American South, will be at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Museum, room 157. A reception and
book-signing will follow. A native of Blytheville,
Ferris earned her bachelor’s degree from Brown University, her
master’s from the College of William and Mary, and a Ph.D. from
George Washington University. A past director of the Museum of the
Southern Jewish Experience in Utica, Miss., Dr. Ferris is
an assistant professor of American Studies at the
University of North Carolina and associate director of the Carolina
Center for Jewish Studies. Her book, Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary
Tales of the Jewish South, is being published this month.
The lecture series is sponsored by Drs. Rosalee and Raymond Weiss of
Teaneck, N.J., in honor of her mother, who was born in Jonesboro.
Quartet to perform Tuesday
Known as the dream
team from Brazil, the
Guitar Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Fowler
Center. Performance tickets may be purchased by calling 972-2781 or
1-888-278-3267, or online at
http://tickets.astate.edu. Prices are $30 and $20 for adults;
$23 and $15 for ASU faculty and staff, senior adults, and K-12
students; with a special ASU student rate of $10 and $6.
presents on campus next Thursday
editor David Corn will present What’s the State of the American
News Media? at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Student Union
Auditorium. He currently serves as editor of The Nation and is a Fox
News Channel contributor. Corn writes on a host of subjects,
including politics, the White House, Congress and national security.
For more details, please contact
Dr. Gil Fowler, associate dean for The Honors College, at
972-2308 or visit click on the NewsPage
release. To nominate a speaker or presenter
for a future Lecture~Concert Series event, please contact one of the
committee members listed on The Honors College web site.
Concert Orchestra to perform Nov. 1
The Department of Music will
present the Concert Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Neale Bartee, on
Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center.
Musical selections for the concert will include West Side Story
by Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Jack Mason; Canzonetta for Oboe
and String Orchestra by Samuel Barber, orchestrated by Charles
Turner with a solo performance from Dr. Dan Ross; Celebration
Dance by Aaron Copland; Nimrod by Edward Elgar;
Slavonic Dance #8 by Antonin Dvorak; Symphony No. 8 in B
Minor by Franz Schubert; and Hungarian March by Hector
Berlioz. For more, see the
Board approves funding for Heber Springs campus
During a telephone conference call meeting Tuesday, the ASU Board of
Trustees approved a resolution authorizing a $15.9 million bond
issue for phase one construction of the ASU-Heber Springs campus.
The bonds will be retired with tuition and fee revenue from
ASU-Heber Springs and local sales tax revenue from Cleburne County.
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