ceremony is Friday
December commencement ceremonies at ASU began 20 years ago, on Dec.
20, 1986. The class was smaller then; 368 degrees were
awarded. That also was the last commencement ceremony held in the
old fieldhouse. Things have changed. This Friday, Dec. 15, ASU has
730 candidates for degrees, 563 undergraduates and 167 graduate
students. Everyone is invited to the reception following the
ceremony at the Convocation Center.
Easton wins Counselor Educator of the
Easton, Psychology and Counseling, and coordinator of the MSE in School Counseling Program, was selected as the Counselor
Educator of the Year for the Northeast Region of the Arkansas School
Counseling Association. Graduate students in School Counseling from
various institutions nominate faculty members for the award. She works continuously to
ensure that students are adequately equipped for the challenges they
face as they enter the field of School Counseling.
Agribusiness Conference slated for February
Arkansas State University will host its annual Agribusiness
Conference on Feb. 14, 2007, at the Fowler and Convocation Centers.
On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. at Fowler Center. The
morning general session features three presentations on the future
of biofuels, and one on the recent election's impact on farm policy.
Lunch will be served in the Convocation Center at noon. Afternoon
special interest sessions end at 3 p.m. There is no
registration fee. However, pre-registration for lunch is limited to
600. For a complete conference program and on-line registration, see
Tribal Leadership Center requests coat
ASUís Tribal Leadership Center is
continuing its coat drive. Coats of all sizes for adults and
children are needed. Donated coats may be dropped off at West
Cleaners, 3418 E. Nettleton Ave. Coats collected will
be given away as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commitment to
Wellness Campaign, slated for January 15, 2007. This service
campaign, held in conjunction with the Northeast Arkansas Martin
Luther King Jr. Committee, will consist of eye, blood
pressure, and diabetes screenings from 8 until 11 a.m. at St. Bernards Auditorium,
followed by the community parade,
scheduled for 11 a.m. For details, contact
Jerrod Lockhart, ext. 2055.
holiday open house
Reminder: The campus community is
invited to join the staff of the Administration Building for
refreshments, fellowship, and door prize drawings on Tuesday, Dec.
12, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the lobby. Please drop by at your
Soil & Water Conference will be Jan. 11
The Arkansas Soil and
Water Education Conference is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 11,
at the Convocation Center. The registration fee is $20, which includes the
luncheon. Pre-registration is requested by Friday, Jan. 5. The link
to online registration in Friday's Inside ASU was incorrect;
here for the correct site.
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