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Apr 17 "The Importance of Being Earnest" Production
The Athenian Players invite you to their production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" on Thursday, April 17th at 7:30 pm. The production will be held in the recently renovated McCandless Hall Auditorium.

Admission at the door is $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.

For more information, please visit www.athens.edu/athenianplayers.


Apr 17 Spring Career Fair
When: April 17, 9 – 11:30
Where: Carter Gymnasium

If you’re an employer and you would like to register for this event: www.athens.edu/springcareerfair.


Apr 17 English Capstone Presentations
Candidates for the Bachelor’s Degree in English in Spring 2014 will present from their work at a public forum on Thursday, April 17, 4:00 P.M., in Waters Hall S200. Please join us in supporting our English majors.

Derrick Ervin ~ 18 & 20: Exploring Sexuality in Shakespeare’s Sonnets through Queer Theory

Tim Hardy ~ A Marxist Look at the American Dream in Death of a Salesman

Belinda Horton ~ A Psychoanalytical Examination of Lord of the Flies

Crissy Jean ~ Feminist Fundamentals of Jane Eyre

Elizabeth Wooten ~ A Feminist-Marxist Analysis of The House of Mirth


Apr 18 Board of Trustees Meeting
Time: 9:00 am Where: Founders Hall Chapel


Apr 18 "The Importance of Being Earnest" Production
The Athenian Players invite you to their production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" on Friday, April 18th at 7:30 pm. The production will be held in the recently renovated McCandless Hall Auditorium.

Admission at the door is $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.

For more information, please visit www.athens.edu/athenianplayers.


Apr 18 Last Day for Writing Center Peer-Tutoring Appointments
The Writing Center will conclude a successful semester of face-to-face and online tutoring on April 18, 2014. It will re-open during the second week of classes in the Summer 2014 semester. We appreciate everyone who has made use of the Writing Center, and look forward to continuing to serve our students in the future! The Writing Center director will be available by appointment during finals week. Contact Dr. Ricks by email.


Apr 19 "The Importance of Being Earnest" Dinner & Theater Production
The Athenian Players invite you to their Dinner and Theater production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" on Saturday, April 19th at 7:00 pm. The Dinner & Theater production will be held in the Sandridge Student Center Ballroom.

Admission is $30 per person.

Catering provided by Picasso's Grill.

For more information, please visit www.athens.edu/athenianplayers.


Apr 21 Alumni Arts Show Starts
Athens State University alumni artists are excited to announce the 8th in their series of art shows. The exhibit will be held at the Athens State University Center for Lifelong Learning.

Exhibiting artist include Gary Anderson, Patty Anderson, Gail Bergeron, Allisa Clark, Lenore Corey, Cindy Cummings, Valerie Curtis, Richard Drewyor, Dennis Johnson, Janice Lowther, and Beth Paul. The show will display a variety of styles, media, and technique. This diversity represents the wide range of talent and skill produced and refined at the university and continued throughout the community.

The exhibit will be April 21 – May 16, 2014 during regular open hours. There will be a reception Friday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The Center for Lifelong Learning is at 121 South Marion Street in Athens, Alabama.

For more information, please contact Gary Anderson or Richard Drewyor.


Apr 23 Book Discussion: Life is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition
April's Daytime Group Book Study will be Life is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition

When: 12:15 pm
Where: The Chapel of Founders Hall


Apr 26 Prancing Paws Carnival
When: April 26: 10am - 1pm
Where: Beasley Field

For more information click here.


May 02 2014 Academic and Student Activities Awards and Honors Convocation
Carter Physical Education Center Gymnasium


May 03 Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremonies: College of Business
Carter Physical Education Center Gymnasium


May 03 Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremonies: College of Education
Carter Physical Education Center Gymnasium


May 03 Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremonies: College of Arts & Sciences
Carter Physical Education Center Gymnasium


May 14 Book Discussion: The Consolations of Philosophy
April's Nighttime Group Book Study will be The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain DeBotton

When: 7:00 pm
Where: The Center for Lifelong Learning


May 15 Alumni Golf Classic
The Annual Alumni Golf Classic is Thursday, May 15th (Rain Date: May 22nd) at Canebrake Club with a 1:00 pm shotgun start. All proceeds fund scholarships for the next academic year. Four person team fees are $500 and include lunch, greens fees, golf cart, course refreshments, hospitality gifts and prizes. Lunch is at 11:30 in front of the clubhouse. Tiered sponsorships are also available at: $1000- entire hole and banner, $500- half hole and sign, $250- quarter hole and sign and $100- shared hole and sign. Contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 256-233-8185 or by email for more information.

2014 Golf Classic Brochure


May 30 Praxis II Study Session: Elementary Multiple Subjects
When: 8:30 am to 12 noon
Where: Classroom Building Room 102


May 30 Praxis II Study Session: Teaching Reading
When: 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Classroom Building Room 102


Jun 06 Praxis II Study Session: Special Education
When: 9 am to 12 noon
Where: McCain Hall Room B01


Jul 18 Board of Trustees Meeting
Time: 2:00 pm Where: Sandridge Student Center Ballroom


Aug 29 Athenian Applications Due
The Athenian Ambassadors are the official hosts and hostesses of Athens State University. They are responsible for assisting with campus tours, receptions, and various community events. The Athenians are currently accepting applications through August 29, 2014. Applications can be found here. Athenian interviews will be on September 5, 2014 and all who are chosen must attend a mandatory workshop on September 12, 2014.


Sep 05 Athenian Interviews
Where: Founders Hall Chapel


Sep 12 Athenian Workshop
Time: 9-1:00 p.m.
Where: Founders Hall Chapel


Oct 15 Reflections of Italy- October 15-24, 2014
Book by April 15, 2014 and save $250! This trip is a joint venture with the University, Greater Limestone Chamber of Commerce and Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation. Revel in the magic of Italy on this 10 day tour that explores the cities of Rome, Florence, Siena, Venice, Assisi, Perugia and Como. Travel the Tuscan and Umbrian countryside, exploring medieval hill towns and visiting the birthplace of St. Francis, Assisi. Discover the masterpieces of the Renaissance in Florence and see hot glass transformed into exquisite art on Murano Island. Linger in Venice for two nights before ending your journey in the lovely Italian Lake region. Cross the border and explore the Swiss town of Lugano.

For a look at the itinerary for the trip, click here.

For more information call Pamela Rigsby with SooHoo and Associates/CruiseOne at 256-513-8337 or 256-714-6375 or toll free at 1-800-894-2210 or email at p.rigsby@cruiseone.com. Use booking #583888 when calling. You may also contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 256-233-8184 or alumni@athens.edu for additional information.


Oct 17 Board of Trustees Meeting
Time: 2:00 pm Where: Sandridge Student Center Ballroom

 

 

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