Nov. 15, 2004

This week:


Wednesday & Thursday

Poker Walk,

Wednesday @
3 p.m.,
Student Union,
center court

ASU Indians home Football game,
Thursday @
6 p.m.

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Faculty and staff achievements listed
Roy Lee Aldridge, Physical Therapy; Dr. Michael Dougan, History; Dr. Joel Gambill, Journalism and Printing; Dr. Bill Stroud, Geography; Dr. Steve Replogle, Decision Sciences; Larry Ball, emeritus professor of History; Dr. Ann Ross, Teacher Education; Dr. Staria Vanderpool, Biological Sciences; Dr. Robyn Hannigan, Environmental Sciences; Undergraduate Chemistry students Matt Horton and Bradley Hamilton and Environmental Science Ph.D student George Ogendi; Barbara Harrell, Library; and Dr. Carl Ekstrom, Political Science have recent accomplishments and achievements listed in Campus News. For all the latest, go to Campus News.

Book signing with author Dr. Stan Trauth: Nov. 30
Dr. Stan Trauth, Biological Sciences, will be honored with a book signing for his new book, The Amphibians and Reptiles of Arkansas, on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the ASU Bookstore from 1-3 p.m. The book signing will be held in conjunction with the Holiday Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day from 1-4 p.m. at the bookstore. Refreshments will be served. Dr. Trauth's 540-page comprehensive, modern reference book was published this summer with the first printing sold out in only three weeks. For more about his book, see the NewsPage

Enrollment program for spring 2005 new students
"Welcome Wednesdays" is a new enrollment program for students who will be starting at ASU for the 2005 spring semester. The Office of Enrollment Services has established the Chickasaw Welcome Center which will have staff members from the Registrar's Office, Admissions, and Financial Aid/Scholarships available on the Wednesdays of Nov. 24, Dec. 8 and Dec. 15. Students will also be given advising time with faculty from Wilson Advising Services or the Freshmen Studies Program.
  The hours are 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and students are welcome to drop in at any time.
Overnight Program for prospective students: Nov. 17 & 18
In other enrollment and recruiting news, ASU is hosting its second Overnight Program on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 17 and 18. Students from around the state will be coming on campus to spend the night and see first-hand what college life is all about at ASU. This Overnight Program gives prospective students the opportunity to see the campus from a different perspective. They will stay in residence halls and visit classes with current students.

Torchbearer prizes announced
The Torchbearer prize winners were announced at the buffet breakfast last Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Student Union. In case you missed it, here is a complete list of the winners and prizes. All of the prizes were donated. So, if you visit any of these businesses, be sure and tell them "thank you" for supporting ASU Torchbearers. It is never too late to join Torchbearers! A pledge card can be found here

Poker Walk next week to promote fitness
Campus Recreation has invited all faculty, staff and students to participate in a Poker Walk Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 3-5:30 p.m. The walk will begin at the Student Union center court and should take 60-90 minutes to complete. Each participant will receive a map with a predetermined route across campus. Walkers will proceed through five checkpoints on campus and receive a playing card at each checkpoint worth a certain number of points. At the last checkpoint, the total number of points on the cards will be determined. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd ,and 3rd place for faculty/staff and students. Other Poker Walks will be held on Feb. 23, Mar. 23, and April 30. For more information about the Poker Walk, call Campus Recreation at 972-2056.

Fitness Club offers memberships for faculty & staff
The Fitness Club in the Student Union offers memberships for all faculty and staff. The memberships are $120 for the spring 2005 semester and $60 for summer sessions one and two. (Call Campus Recreation at 2056 for pro-rated amounts for this semester.) Payments can only be accepted by semester, and the price includes access to all classes offered in the Fitness Club. Faculty and staff should pay membership dues at the cashier's window in Administration and take the receipt to the ID center, where they will activate the ASU ID for a Fitness Club membership.

No classes next week for Fall Break
There will be no classes on campus all next week, Nov. 22 through 26, as classes are out for fall break. Administrative offices and some departments will be open Monday through Wednesday. However, the entire campus will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25 and 26, for Thanksgiving holiday.

Percussion and Wind ensemble concerts this week

The Percussion Ensemble will hold a concert this evening at 7:30 p.m. and the Wind Ensemble will hold a concert tomorrow evening at 7:30 p.m. Both events will be in the Fowler Center. For more information, see the NewsPage.

Feedback on 'Inside ASU' still welcome
As announced by e-mail last week, we are inviting feedback from faculty and staff about this newsletter.  Just follow this link to the feedback form and tell us what you think.  Responses are submitted anonymously.

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