events to feature 'Southern Women'
College of Humanities and
Social Sciences has expanded the second annual Hattie Caraway Day to
two days of activities,
Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 23-24. In addition to recognizing the
Jonesboro resident who became the first woman elected to the U.S.
Senate, the program takes a more comprehensive look at women's role
in public life, with a theme of "Southern Women: Political
Action/Public Service." Click on
NewsPage for details about the guest speakers and program,
which will be in the Student Union. Admission is free.
College of Business Alumni to
honor two execs
The College of
Business Alumni Chapter will honor their Business Executives of the
Year tomorrow at the annual Homecoming breakfast. This year the
chapter has named Ronald L. Bowen and William I. Rainwater to
receive the award.
here to learn more about the honorees.
Kays Foundation announces
The Board of Directors of Kays Foundation has announced grants
at ASU-Jonesboro. The grants will support
the purchase of stringed instruments in the Music Department;
landscaping for the Cooper Alumni Center; participation in an
international art show; and support for a robotics competition for
outstanding high school students. Click on
NewsPage for details about the grant
awards. The Kays Foundation of Jonesboro is a
private, non-profit foundation supporting ASU. It expects to
announce additional grants early in 2007.
Center dedication is Oct. 27
The dedication and ribbon-cutting for the Judd Hill Center,
home of the ASU Foundation Inc., will be Friday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m.
The center is on U Street, east of the Cooper Alumni Center
site. Judd Hill Center is a result of the third $1 million
gift to the ASU Foundation from the Judd Hill Foundation. In
recognition of the gift, the ASU Board of Trustees voted to name the
facility Judd Hill Center, home of the ASU Foundation. Click on
NewsPage for details about the
Alum to present seminar on
Terry Carpenter, a member
of the College of Engineering Advisory Council and an engineering
alumnus, will present a seminar about the importance of professional
licensure through the National Council of Examiners for Engineering
and Surveying. He will speak Thursday, Oct. 19, in Agri 203 at 3:30
p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Santa's Tribe seeks ASU
families to assist
Santa's Tribe, a
sub-committee of the Staff Senate, has mailed a
green flyer to all faculty and staff, seeking
nominations of ASU families who have special needs, such as food,
clothing, and Christmas items. Send your form to Lola Langley
in Purchasing by Nov. 10 if you know of a prospect,
or contact Sheryl Douglas, Sandra Bramblett, Jennifer Cortez or
Vicki Walker for more details. The holiday season is more joyous for
several families every year because of the efforts of Santa's Tribe.
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