Dec. 10, 2008
Final exams this week, Monday-Saturday,
Milner and O'Connor book signing,
Thursday, Dec. 11,
Fowler Center Series presents
Tony Kenny's "Christmas Time in Ireland,"
Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall,
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ASU Board of Trustees will meet Friday
State University Board of Trustees will meet Fri., December 12, at
10 a.m. in the Science Building Lecture Hall on the Beebe campus.
Those on the Joneboro
who are interested in listening to the
Board of Trustees meeting via speaker phone may do so in the
Chancellor’s Office conference room in the Administration Building.
View a copy of the
agenda, or visit the
Arkansas State University System Office Web site.
Commencement will be held Saturday
winter commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. in the
Convocation Center. Author Clay S. Jenkinson of Bismarck,
N.D., is the featured
speaker. Jenkinson is a humanities scholar, author, and social
commentator who has devoted most of his
professional career to public humanities programs and is considered
one of the most entertaining public speakers in the United
States. The afternoon ceremony will include all colleges.
ASU chancellor Dr. Robert L. Potts will present the
diplomas. Daniel Rickman of Bono is the student speaker. Rickman is
a senior receiving a bachelor of science degree in marketing. He is
graduating summa cum laude. The Registrar’s Office has listed
691 students as candidates for degrees at both graduate and
undergraduate levels. Of that number, 158 are graduate degrees, and
516 are undergraduate degrees. There are six doctoral degrees and 11
specialist degrees. For details, see the
ASU ROTC to hold commissioning ceremony Saturday
Military Science-ROTC will have a
commissioning ceremony Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m.-12 noon in the
Convocation Center Auditorium. Candidates are Bobby Beatty, Paul
Davis, Nathan Due, Eric Scarbrough, and Ronald Trotter. A reception
will be held in the lobby immediately after the ceremony.
Dr. Hickman honored for best
articles of 2008
Dr. Paul Hickman, Art History, and curator of ASU’s Visual
Resource Library, was honored by the National Stereoscopic
Association (NSA) for publishing the best articles in 2008. Dr.
Hickman is an authority on photographic art, with specialization in
stereoscopy (three dimensional imaging). The article, “John James
Reilly,” was published in two parts in Stereo World magazine, volume
33, issues no.4 and no.6. A cross-disciplinary study, the article
assessed Reilly’s stereoscopic photography from the complementary
perspectives of art, photography, culture, social conditions,
economy, and history. Lawrence Kaufman, NSA President, presented Dr.
Hickman with a plaque and praised his work as a “valuable resource
to the stereo community."
Dr. Mello publishes in journal, presents at
Dr. John E. Mello,
Marketing, recently published a paper, "A Model of Logistics
Outsourcing Strategy" in the fall issue of Transportation Journal.
The paper presents
a new model of outsourcing that focuses on how companies make
decisions regarding the outsourcing of logistics functions.
Transportation Journal is considered the premier journal in the
field of pure transportation-related research. Dr. Mello also
presented a paper titled “Value Systems Specification: Defining and
Classifying Types of Organizational and Interorganizational
Research” at the Decision Sciences Institute annual conference in
Baltimore, Maryland. The paper offered specification of supply chain
research types and offered suggestions for future discipline
development and research methods in the field of supply chain
APA Board of Directors holds retreat on campus
Press Association (APA) Board of Directors will hold its December
retreat on campus in the College of Communications Thursday-Friday,
Dec. 11-12. ASU alumnus Roy Ockert (Journalism, '67) is president of
the APA. The meeting will begin on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m., in
the College of Communications, Room 153. Dr. Robert L. Potts,
chancellor of ASU-Jonesboro, and Dr. Russell Shain, dean of
the College of Communications, will issue a greeting to the board.
The board will reconvene Friday around 8:30 a.m.
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