Faculty and staff
Dr. Gil Fowler,
Journalism, Dr. Nancy Hendricks, Alumni Relations, Dr. Jim
Farris, Physical Therapy, Dr. Robert Engelken, Engineering and Dr. Richard Burns,
English and Folklore, have recent accomplishments
and achievements listed in Campus News. For all the
latest, go to Campus News.
Day hailed a success!
thanks to all the academic departments and service departments for
participating in the Academic Expo during Senior
Preview Day on Wednesday, Nov. 3. The records indicate that 771
prospective students and their parents attended the event. Academic
departments were very well represented by both faculty and students
from their departments. During the expo, there were chemistry
experiments being performed and even choir members singing.
Prospective students and their families obtained valuable
information about academic majors from faculty members, department
chairs, deans and current ASU students. To view more pictures, please go
here. The next
Day is March 31, 2005.
Theatre Production: "Five Women Wearing
the Same Dress"
The Theatre Department will
present the comedy “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” beginning
Friday, Nov. 12.
“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” is an account of
five reluctant and badly dressed bridesmaids hiding out in an
upstairs bedroom, each with their own reason for avoiding the
festivities. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and
Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13, and Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 16 and
17, in the Fowler Center. Tickets may be purchased at the ASU Central Box Office or by calling 972-ASU1 or online at
tickets.astate.edu. Ticket prices are $9 at the door and $7 in
advance. Advanced reservations are highly recommended.
This play contains adult language
and subject matter. Children under six years old will not be
admitted. For more, see
Guest Guitarist to perform Friday
The Department of Music will host
guest guitarist, Ronald Radford, in concert Friday, Nov. 12, at 7:30
p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.
This American Flamenco virtuoso has performed on four continents and
is a protégé of the legendary Carlos Montoya. He is the only
individual to be awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in Flamenco.
Admission is $5. For more information, see the
Book signing Friday at
This Friday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 - 6:30
p.m. Alex Vernon will present a reading of his new book, Soldiers
Once and Still: Ernest Hemingway, James Salter, and Tim O'Brien,
in the Hemingway Barn Studio. The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and
Educational Center is located in Piggott, 1021 W. Cherry St. For
more information, call the museum at 870-598-3487.
Graphic Art students place in top 10
percent at competition
The students in
the Art Department recently competed in a graphic design portfolio
competition in Texas where they placed in the top 10 percent among
competing schools. The competition, “Design in the Fast Lane,” was
held at the University of Houston and was sponsored by the Dallas
and Austin chapters of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).
For more details, go to the
Voices of Iraq to be shown this
documentary film Voices of Iraq will be shown tonight in the
Student Union Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. The nonpartisan film is the result
of more than 100 Iraqis documenting their hopes, lives and
thoughts through tape recorders. This event is sponsored by the Middle East Studies Committee and is
free. For further details, contact Marta Northcutt at 972-3887.
Center to feature evening of blues
will host “Celebrating the Blues” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9,
three of the biggest names in popular music touring
together for the first time -- Dr. John and His Band, Charlie Musselwhite and
For more details and photos, see blues on the
United Way pledge cards due
If you haven't turned in your United Way
pledge card, please fill it out and
return it via campus mail to M.A. Wheeler in University Relations. See United Way
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Greene County tailgate party
at Thursday's football game
Thursday, Nov. 11, the ASU Indians will
face Utah State at 6 p.m. in Indian Stadium. Prior to the football
game, Greene County residents will be special guests at a tailgate
party as part of
Greene County Day with chili and hot dogs, ice cream and Pepsi at
the ASU Pavilion. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5.50 for
children. In recognition of Veterans Day, retired and active
military personnel can attend the tailgate party free by showing
their military ID. Discounted game tickets are also available for
Greene County residents.
Faculty and staff invited to
serve Thanksgiving dinner
On Wednesday, Nov. 17,
from 4:30 - 7 p.m., Sodexho Campus Dining Services will present
their annual Thanksgiving Dinner for students in Acansa Dining Hall. Each year,
faculty and staff are invited to assist with serving the meal.
All faculty and staff may sign up to help by sending an email to
First Friday for November is now online
The November edition of President Wyatt's
"First Friday" report is now online. This month's edition is a
follow-up on strategic planning, governance and enrollment
management. In case you missed the posting on the e-mail digest, the
First Friday report is available at
http://asunews.astate.edu/FirstFriday.htm. Also, a
standing link to the latest First Friday is always available in the
column at left, under "More news and information."
Heritage Studies to present
lecture on country blues
The Heritage Studies Ph.D.
program will present Dr. Alan Govenar, founder of Documentary Arts
of Dallas, in a public lecture today at 4 p.m. in the ASU Museum,
Room 157. His topic will be "Country Blues in Europe: A
Historical Overview and Interpretation." Admission is free.
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