the style of Merrie Olde England
the style of Merrie Olde England with costumes, decorations, drama and
fanfare, the ASU choirs will present the fifth Madrigal
Feaste Thursday, Dec. 4, and Friday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand
Hall of Fowler
Chamber Singers, led by Dr. Dale Miller, director of choral activities, will
host the evening's entertainment and serve as King Henry the Eighth of
England, Jonesboro and Craighead County. Guests will enjoy the
Wassail Bowl beginning at 6:15 p.m. and seating will begin with the
first fanfare at 6:30 p.m. At last word, tickets for Thursday's performance will be
available through Dec. 1 at the ASU Central Ticket Office in the
Convocation Center or by calling 972-ASU1. Friday evening's performance
is hosted by the ASU Faculty Women's Club and is sold out. Call the
Department of Music at 870-972-2094 for further information.
Proceeds from the event will help support the Choir's spring trip to New
York for a performance at Carnegie Hall.
Tribe applications due Wednesday
Wednesday is the last day to
submit assistance applications to Santa's Tribe, a group of ASU
employees who help other ASU employees in need
during Christmas. Submit applications to Tami Watlington in
Human Resources, this year's Santa's Tribe chairperson, at
Sale set for Dec. 4-6
The 30th annual ASU Pottery and Art Sale will be in the Fine Arts Center from 6
to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, and
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6.
Items on sale will include: pottery, prints, and paintings, all
the work of faculty and students. The
profits will go to supplement the ceramics area with equipment,
computers, and software. For more information, please call the
Department of Art at 972-3050.
Latest Voices magazine is
Members of the ASU Alumni Association have
received the latest issue of Voices, the association's twice-yearly magazine.
Interested in receiving a copy? Several alumni profiles are featured. A degree from ASU is not a
requirement to join the association; anyone who wants to help support Arkansas
State University is welcome. If you are not an Association member and
would like to know more about alumni activities and chapters, call the
Alumni Relations Office at 972-2586 or visit http://alumni.astate.edu.
Holiday Party at Administration
Mark your calendar for the annual Administration Building Holiday Party,
Tuesday, Dec. 9. The 2-4 p.m. event will feature food, music and
fun. Everyone on campus is invited!
Open enrollment time through
Reminder ... The month of November is
open enrollment time in Human Resources for ASU faculty and staff to
make benefit changes. It is especially important to remember to renew
your 125 Flexible Spending Plan, which does not automatically renew each
year. Please contact your designated HR representative for any benefit
changes or to renew the 125 Flexible Spending Plan. Because of
this week's schedule, the deadline has been extended through Wednesday,
Ringers concerts are Dec. 1
The ASU Ringers, a handbell choir
directed by Dr. M. Ellis Julien, professor of music, will present
concerts of Christmas music at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in
Jonesboro on Monday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 pm. and at the Riceland Hall of
Fowler Center on Monday, Dec. 8. The choir will be ringing five octaves
of Schulmerich handbells and three octaves of Malmark handbells.
Established in 1985, the ASU Ringers is open to members
of the student body as well as to members of the faculty, staff and
community. Although most of the students are music majors, several other
academic disciplines are also represented.
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