Nov. 2, 2007
* Lecture-Concert Series presents Dr.
Michael Eric Dyson, tonight, 7 p.m., Fowler Center
* ASU Museum presents Día de
los Muertos celebration,
6-9 p.m., ASU Museum
* Lecture-Concert Series presents pianist
Sunday, Nov. 4,
3 p.m., Fowler Center
* Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday,
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Groundbreaking for Health Sciences
Center is tomorrow
A groundbreaking ceremony
formally beginning construction of the Donald W. Reynolds Center
for Health Sciences will take place
Saturday, Nov. 3, at 12:30 p.m.
at the project site. The site is immediately north of the Chickasaw Building,
east of Caraway Road. The public is welcome to attend. The
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation provided $14.5 million, the largest
single gift in ASU's history, for construction of the three-story
center. For details, contact the College of Nursing and Health
Professions, ext. 3112, or see the NewsPage
Dr. Charlott Jones recognized
for lifetime achievement
Dr. Charlott Jones, professor emerita, recently
Peg Newton Smith Award for Lifetime Achievement for 2006 from the
executive board of the Arkansas Museums Association (AMA). Dr.
Jones directed the ASU Museum for 16 years, retiring in June of
1999. Under her advocacy, the museum hired its first paid educator
and began an endowment. The award recognizes her significant and
ongoing contributions to the preservation of Arkansas' heritage
through a lifelong commitment to the museum community. The three
jurors for the remainder of the AMA awards included Dr.
Robert Franklin, KASU Public Radio.
Teacher Education starts
Software Preview Center
The Department of Teacher Education has initiated
a preview center for educational software, with the first session
to be held Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Education
Computer Lab, Room 209. Dr. Dianne Lawler-Prince, chair, said
the center was made possible through the donation of educational
software valued at more than $180,000 from ERJ Associates and
Orchard Software, along with additional software donations from Tom
Snyder Productions and materials from Sunburst Software Corp. Dr.
Diana Williams, Educational Technology, is the Preview Center
coordinator. Pre-service and in-service teachers, administrators, and librarians are invited to visit the
center on the first Saturday of each month.
Countdown to Torchbearers
Celebration has begun
The countdown has begun.
Become a member of
today, and join colleagues Wednesday, Nov. 7, for breakfast or for
happy hour. Door prizes include two tickets to the Temptations at
the Convocation Center. The 585 members of Torchbearers are faculty
and staff donors to the ASU Foundation, helping to enhance and
support academic programs. Members receive a gift, an invitation to
celebrations, a tax deduction, and the satisfaction of knowing they
make a difference. For details, call the Office of Development at
ASU Wind Ensemble begins its 2007-08 Concert Season
ASU Wind Ensemble performs its
first concert of the season Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m.,
in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center. The ensemble is under the direction
of Dr. Timothy Oliver, director of bands and coordinator of Wind and
Percussion Studies. The concert is free to all. For
details, call the Department of Music at ext. 2094.
Non-Trad Student Success Lecture Series
As part of a two-day student celebration,
Non-Traditional Student Services continues its Success Lecture
Series on Tuesday, Nov. 6,
12 p.m.-3 p.m.,
in the Mockingbird Room, Student Union. Jerrod O. Lockhart
will be the featured speaker. RSVPs are required for this event;
call ext. 2055. For a complete listing of non-traditional student
activities scheduled for Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 5-7, see this
calendar of events or contact
Kimberley R. Johnson, Student Affairs.
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