T-shirts available for annual Wayne Blansett Staff Development Day

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Thursday, May 17, is Delta State’s annual Wayne Blansett Staff Development Day. The Administrative Staff Council is working hard to make this day as rewarding and fun as possible Delta State staff members.
The T-shirt order deadline is quickly approaching. If you plan to order a shirt, please submit your order and payment to Amanda Robinson no later than 5 p.m. on May 7.  Amanda can be found in the Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni House. A printable order form is available below.
Current DSU staff who purchase a shirt will be eligible for an additional drawing donated by Aramark Food Services. This grand prize drawing is for a 50” Sanyo HD TV. The drawing will take place on the south end of the quadrangle after the Campus Clean Up is finished.  You must be present to win the prize.

Peter Rabbit coming to BPAC

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See the new film “Peter Rabbit” on the big screen in the BPAC Delta & Pine Land Theater on May 1 at 6:30 p.m.

All tickets are $5. Popcorn and candy concessions will be for sale. The film is rated PG.

Ford CTL accepting applications for Spring 2019 Faculty Teaching Program

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The Gertrude C. Ford Center for Teaching and Learning (Ford CTL) is currently accepting applications for the inaugural Spring 2019 Faculty Teaching Program. In exchange for a course release or release from other duties, such as committee work, the Faculty Teaching Program offers an opportunity for selected faculty to learn teaching strategies that can enhance student success at Delta State.

Accepted applicants meet from 2-5 p.m. each Tuesday of the spring semester. Additional responsibilities include completing weekly assignments that average one hour’s worth of work, participating in individual teaching consultations, and delivering a professional-development workshop on a particular teaching topic of one’s own choosing.

For the application and more information, please see the Ford CTL’s website: http://www.deltastate.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-teaching-program/. Deadline for applications is Friday, August 17, 2018.

An Evening of Chamber Music, April 25

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Tonight, April 25, at 7:30 p.m, the DSU Department of Music will present a Chamber Ensembles Concert in the Bologna Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert will feature chamber ensembles from the woodwind and brass studios, including the DSU Flute Ensembles, the DSU Clarinet Quartet, the DSU Saxophone Quartet, the DSU High Brass Ensemble, and the DSU Tuba-Euphonium Duo.

The DSU Clarinet Quartet is comprised of Esther Barulli, Taylor Clolinger, Emily Hercules, and Angelina Meeks. The DSU Saxophone Quartet includes Zech Hall, Jackson Moore, Josh Ray, and Dakota Young. The clarinet and saxophone ensembles are under the direction of Dr. Bret Pimentel.

The DSU Flute Ensemble includes Savannah Cavalier, Barbara Doorenbos, Claire Foster, Will Ghrigsby, Amanda Lutz, and April Mondy and is directed by Dr. Shelley Collins.

The low brass studio, under the direction of Dr. Douglas Mark, will feature Catheryne Booth, euphonium and Tony Especto, tuba.

The High Brass Ensemble is directed by Dr. Michael Ellzey.

This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 66-846-4615.