Luther King Jr. Celebration kicks off this week
"Near the Mountaintop -- Making the Dream a Reality," a weeklong
celebration honoring the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. kicks off
with the Black Student Association Birthday Cake at the Reng Center
Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. A Unity March will be held at 4 p.m.
on Thursday with a 9:30 a.m. brunch on Friday in the Grand Hall of the
Fowler Center. Special church services will also be held on Sunday.
Activities will continue on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration is sponsored by the Office
of Multicultural Affairs, Student Activities Board, Student Government
Association, Volunteer Opportunities Center, Martin Luther King Jr.
Celebration Committee, Alpha Phi Alpha, Black Student Association, Delta
Sigma Theta and NAACP.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and national
holiday, there will be no classes on the ASU campus Monday, Jan. 19.
honors and accolades
Dr. Roger Lee, Student Life, was recently
honored by his peers with an award. David Shaw, also of Student Life,
was elected to a state organization. Dr. Aldemaro Romero, Biological
Sciences, recently published a prestigious journal article. And, Dr.
Elissa Miller, nursing, recently presented a paper at Oxford
University in England. Read more details about all of them in Campus
Lecture~Concert to feature
independent film producer F. Miguel Valenti and his wife, media ethicist
and writer, Laurie Trotta, will present “So You Want to Make a
Movie,” as part of the ASU Lecture~Concert Series Monday, Jan. 26, at
7:30 p.m. in the theatre of the Fowler Center. It
will include the “low down” on how Hollywood movies are made. And,
it will include a discussion on what the audience can do to make a
difference in Hollywood. This
Lecture~Concert Series event is a joint
presentation with the ASU College of Communications and the Department
of Journalism and Printing. For more information, please contact Jack
Zibluk via email firstname.lastname@example.org
or at 870-972-3076.
Faculty and Staff Basketball Fun
This Thursday at 7:05 p.m. all faculty and
staff will be admitted to the women's basketball game against Middle
Tennessee for only $4 with the ASU ID. On Saturday, Jan. 24, at 4:05
p.m., all faculty and staff will be admitted for $5 to the
men's basketball game against North Texas. For questions or further
details, call Andrea Scott at 870-972-3930.
Art Department to host Faculty
The ASU Art Department is hosting the 2004 Faculty Biennial exhibition beginning this Thursday, Jan. 15, and continuing through
Feb. 15, featuring works by several faculty members on display. A reception will be held this Thursday at 5 p.m. The Faculty
Biennial will be at the Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center and is open from noon
until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and
Sundays 2 - 5 p.m.
Alumni Association Board
The Board of Directors of the ASU Alumni Association is helping recruit
children of ASU graduates to attend ASU. As part of a new alumni board
focus, members are writing letters and making personal
phone calls to prospective students. One goal is to notify ASU
graduates who live
out of state that their children can attend ASU at in-state tuition
rates. If you know
of any ASU graduates whose children are college bound and would be interested
in a call, please notify the
office of Alumni Relations at email@example.com.
First Friday report available
First Friday, the monthly report from
President Wyatt, was e-mailed across campus Friday. The report
examines issues pertaining to the Department of Higher Education's work
on developing a new funding formula for four-year institutions of higher
education in Arkansas. If you did not receive the e-mailed
version, you may review it online at
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