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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Event Image Anne Whiston Spirn exhibition — "The Eye is a Door"
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - (WALK) Vol Walker Hall

An exhibition of work by Anne Whiston Spirn, titled “The Eye is a Door: Landscape, Photography, and the Art of Discovery,” will be on display Oct. 3-31 in the Fred and Mary Smith Exhibition Gallery in Vol Walker Hall on the University of Arkansas campus.

In addition, Spirn will present a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall as part of the Fay Jones School of Architecture lecture series. A reception for the exhibition will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 24 in the gallery.

Spirn, professor of landscape architecture and planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is an award-winning author, photographer, teacher and practitioner. Before coming to MIT, she taught at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, where she was the chair for the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.

Spirn views seeing as a way of knowing and photography as a way of thinking. Mindful photography allows the photographer to look and think, and to open a door between what can be seen directly and what is hidden and can only be imagined. In conjunction with her exhibition, Spirn’s lecture will explore this concept and will challenge the audience to look deeply at the surface of things and beyond to the stories landscapes tell, as well as the processes that shape human lives and communities, the earth itself and even the universe.

Spirn has written several books, including The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design (Basic Books, 1984), The Language of Landscape (Yale University Press, 1998), Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange’s Photographs and Reports from the Field (University of Chicago Press, 2008) and The Eye Is a Door: Landscape, Photography, and the Art of Discovery (2014). Her current book-in-progress, titled Top-Down/Bottom-Up: Restoring Nature and Rebuilding Community, describes research-in-action and lessons to build safer, healthier and more equitable and sustainable communities. Spirn received a Guggenheim fellowship for this book.

Since 1987, Spirn has been the director of the West Philadelphia Landscape Project, an award-winning program dedicated to restoring nature and rebuilding urban communities. The project was cited as a Model of Best Practice at a 1999 White House summit for leading scholars and artists in public life. In 2001, Spirn was awarded Japan’s International Cosmos Prize for “contributions to the harmonious coexistence of nature and mankind.”

The public is invited to attend the exhibition and the lecture, and admission is free. The lecture will have limited seating. Gallery hours for the exhibition are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, contact 479-575-4704 or architecture.uark.edu.

Event Image Fine Arts Center Gallery Exhibit- Stationary Realms
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - (FNAR) Fine Arts

The University of Arkansas Department of Art presents Stationary Realms from September 8 – October 24 in the Fine Arts Center Gallery. 

“The Department of Art at the University of Arkansas is thrilled to display the work of outstanding artists Jane Callister, Erin Harmon, Jennifer Steinkamp, and Mary Temple in the Stationary Realms exhibition,” said Marc Mitchell, curator and director of exhibitions for the Department. “While these acclaimed artists are all dealing with the landscape, their artworks address diverse themes within the genre.”

Stationary Realms, an exhibition curated by Cynthia Norse Thompson, addresses issues of place, loss, and beauty through disparate views of the landscape. Each artist in the exhibition utilizes scale and weight to explore both visual and conceptual implications of depicting the environment: Callister’s painterly landscapes deftly intertwine process and imagery; each painting celebrates a material investigation that generates fictional yet enchanting landscapes. Harmon creates carefully orchestrated artworks that emphasize a systematic order that is then applied to her landscapes; like a terrarium, every facet is scrutinized to the point where it becomes synthetic. Steinkamp’s video projections explore the relationship between actual and perceived space. Often focusing on trees and other natural phenomena, Steinkamp creates artworks that blur the line between observation and object. Known best for her installation work, Temple considers the boundaries between fact and fiction. Often presenting the viewer with a shadow on the wall or the silhouette of a plant, Temple creates environments that straddle the line between documentation and fabrication. 


Event Image Uncivilized Monsters Art Gallery Exhibit
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Main Campus - (ARKU) Arkansas

Uncivilized Monsters makes its way to the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—University Programs hosts the Uncivilized Monsters Art Exhibit from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday, September 26 to October 24, 2014 in the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Student Union. The exhibit reception will be at 6 p.m. Friday, October 3 in the gallery.

This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the Student Activities fee. For special accommodations due to disability, please contact the Office of Student Activities, osa@uark.edu or call 479-575-5255.

             Local artist, Elijah John Mathis, said, “These creatures exist all around you, you just have to let your mind see them.” Uncivilized Monsters started as an art series and has grown to become “its own species on earth,” said Mathis. Mathis has been active in Fayetteville’s art community since July of 2011. He is a member of the local gallery and non-profit organization, The Fayetteville Underground. Mathis has worked with fellow local artist, Matt Miller, as a graphic designer for skateboard and clothing shop, The Path. Mathis is currently a graphic design student at The New Design School in Fayetteville. Come see the art that has locals raving!

This event is sponsored by University Programs Art Gallery Committee. For more information on this event, contact University Programs Art Gallery Chair, Callan Carson at upart@uark.edu or 479-575-5255 or Chas Thompson at ct003@uark.edu. 
 
Event Image Thank a Donor Day
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - (ARKU) Arkansas

Come out and say thanks to the many alumni, friends, parents, faculty, staff and students who support the University of Arkansas through financial support each year. The 4th annual Thank a Donor Day is set for Wednesday, October 22 between 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in front of the Union and is a new addition to the traditional Homecoming festivities. As you’re Calling All Hogs Home, we hope you’ll drop by for some fun freebies and show your gratitude to YOU of A donors by signing a gigantic card or banner, writing a personal note, recording a video message or snapping a picture at the selfie station. Want an update on the Homecoming competition standings? Be sure to arrive by 12:45 for the announcement and a special appearance by the band and spirit squads. Attending the event can even help you earn more points for your team, so we hope to see you there for fun, food and gratitude!
Event Image United Kingdom: Engineering Abroad Info Meeting
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some pizza in the Upchurch Conference Room and stay to talk about opportunities for engineering majors to study abroad in the United Kingdom! Gloria Vicary represents programs and universities such as: the University of Essex, the University of Limerick, the University of York, the University of Bristol and the Foundation for International Education Internships. This a great opportunity to begin planning your study abroad experience!


Event Image Green Revolving Fund Proposal Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Main Campus - (ARKU) Arkansas

The Office for Sustainability will host two events in on Campus Sustainability Day. This year the theme is “Empowering Change on Campus and in the Community.” The Office for Sustainability will host a workshop on how to apply for a Green Revolving Fund and host a screening of a TED Talk called “Why Not Eat Insects?” both on October 22, 2014.

The Green Revolving Fund pays for energy efficiency projects that have a positive return on investment. Theresa Ehrlich, co-chair of the Sustainability Council’s managed systems workgroup, will provide a step-by-step presentation on how to apply for funding and implement projects through the green revolving fund. The workshop will last approximately 1-hour. Register now as space is limited. The event will be held in the Arkansas Union 510-511 from 1:00-2:00 on October 22, 2014.

Event Image OLLI: Marketing Your Writing
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Off Campus - Global Campus

Writers often exclaim, “But I wrote the book. Now I have to promote it too!” Join author Marilyn Collins for a fun and interactive class and learn practical, doable ways to promote you and your book. Students will begin by exploring possible audiences for their book or projected book ideas. Next they’ll create a strong message and ways to reach these groups with their message. Tips will be discussed for successful book signings, speaking engagements, using their blog and social media outlets, and networking at conferences or with groups of those who share their interests. This course is open to those just beginning this process as well as seasoned writers who are just starting to plan their marketing efforts.

Cost of class includes instructor compensation, handouts and parking.

Instructor: Marilyn Collins, Author

Event Image Vietnam Study Abroad Information Session - Business Projects
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Main Campus - (WCOB) Sam M. Walton College of Business

An information session on the new service-learning initiative in Vietnam will be held on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM in WCOB 343.  Dr. Steve Kopp, faculty leader from the Department of Marketing, will present information on the business projects and be available to answer questions regarding the overall program.   Please drop-in and learn about the exciting new opportunities with the new Global Community Development: Vietnam Summer 2015 program. 

The program is based in the rural community of Hoa An village in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam and will include four faculty members from across UofA and have student teams in Business, Agriculture, Service-Leadership, and History.  The business projects will allow students to apply what they know while working with the Vietnamese people to improve business practices in order to help the entire community.  The local economy of the Hao An village is very dependent on aquaculture and rice farming.  However, this area faces many challenges from overfishing, reduction in biodiversity, rising sea levels, and the upstream damming of the Mekong River.  Business students will explore:  What are the short-term and long-term needs of the people here?  How can business grow, but also be cognizant of the meaning and importance of sustainability?  Business students will receive 6 credit hours in ECON 410V, MKTT 450V and/or WCOB 410V. 

In addition, learn about the possibility to travel to Dong A University in the north for courses on Vietnamese culture and history, as well as, scholarship opportunities for business students.

The program is open to all students.  The program dates are from May 13 to June 10, 2014.  

See http://studyabroad.uark.edu/vietnam for general program information, contact Dr. Steve Kopp at skopp@walton.uark.edu , or visit www.vietnamrazorbacks.com .

Event Image Flu Vaccine Walk-in Clinic
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - (HLTH) Pat Walker Health Center

Flu vaccines are now available in the Allergy, Travel and Immunization Clinic at the Pat Walker Health Center.

Individuals can receive their vaccine Monday-Friday from 3-5 p.m. with no appointment necessary.

Students, faculty and staff can also schedule their flu shot through the immunization clinic if they cannot make it to the walk-in clinic.

The health center is providing the quadrivalent vaccine – protecting you against four strains of influenza including the H1N1 (swine) flu. The vaccine is offered in two forms, a flu shot and a nasal spray. The flu shot will be available at the cost of $20 for students or $40 for faculty and staff. The nasal spray will be available at the cost of $30 for students or $50 for faculty and staff.

Individuals who would like to bill their insurance should bring their member ID card with them to the health center. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 479-575-7723.
Event Image Temporarily Indefinite Exhibition at sUgAR Gallery
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Off Campus - The sUgAR Gallery

sUgAR, The University of Arkansas Student Art Gallery combines Temporarily Indefinite, an exhibition exploring multiple cannons of artistic interpretation, with a viewing of the new release of ART21 / Season 7 titled “Legacy”. Temporarily Indefinite includes, poetry, film, music and gif art as a response to subthemes of “Legacy.” The exhibition challenges typically accepted modes of thought, captures traditional demonstrations of heritage, and display the use of either permanent or ephemeral materials. Artists with work on display include David Rusanow, Ruitong Zhao, Drew Krasner, James Kerr (Scorpion Dagger) and Zach Dougherty. 

The ART21 film “Legacy” will be screened with a panel discussion on October 16, 2014 5:30 – 6:30pm. A reception for the exhibition, Temporarily Indefinite, will be held from 6:30 – 8:30pm. The exhibition is on view from October 2 – 29 with open gallery hours Monday & Wednesday 3:30 – 6:30, Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm.

David Rusanow is a cinematographer and director currently living in Melbourne, Australia. He holds a Bachelors degree in Film & TV from the Victorian College of the Arts. Rusanow has a particular eye for gathering scenes that stunningly display characteristics of mystery, angst and otherworldly. Among numerous awards, he received the Kodak Award for New Director of the Year in 2009. Ruitong Zhao is an artist who works in both poetry and video, focusing predominantly on text as a means for interpretation and conflicting issues within her surrounding. Zhao studied Interdisciplinary Arts and Media at George Washington University and has participated in numerous international residencies. Drew Krasner is a musician, composer, and writer of short stories who studied Jazz Composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Krasner uses both his writing of short stories and compositions to narrate interpretations of his surrounding through piano, saxophone and text. During a recent residency at NES in Skagaströnd, Iceland, he began a project that will result in a musical and literary soundscape of Iceland from the vantage point of a loving outsider.  While often participating in artist residencies and collaboration projects, Krasner continues to reside in Boston. James Kerr, whose gif artist name is “Scorpion Dagger”, uses a blend of cynicism, humor, social commentary and art history to create animated paper collages, After completing his commitment of creating at least one gif artwork every day for a year, James Kerr has continued the practice daily. Currently, he is working with Anteism Publishing Company to create the Augmented Reality art book that also includes a smartphone app. Zach Dougherty is a gif artist from Portland, Oregon who often creates Greek sculptures that altering and glitch against ordinary backdrops.  With a haunting beauty, Dougherty’s work comments on both contemporary art and society via a mesmerizing short loop of imagery.

The ART21’s film, “Legacy”, ties with this exhibition by addressing how artists “use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain.” By examining historical and contemporary society, as well as the practices of art, the film questions why some traditions are broken while others are created. This episode of ART21 features the artists Tania Bruguera, Abraham Cruzvilegas and Wolfgang Laib. ART21 is supported by PBS and acts as a nonprofit global leader in art education, providing access to unique creation processes of today’s artists. Concepts and themes presented in the film “Legacy” will be discussed amongst a panel of educators, artists, and professionals from Northwest Arkansas immediately following the screening. 

The sUgAR gallery is an interdepartmental exhibition space featuring the visual research of students, faculty, and visiting lecturers from the Department of Art and Fay Jones School of Architecture representing the Departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Interior Design. sUgAR is made possible by the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Art, the Fay Jones School of Architecture, and the University of Arkansas’ Facilities Management.

Event Image United Kingdom Study Abroad: Open Advising
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Gloria Vicary will be available on Wednesday Afternoon to discuss opportunities to study abroad in England and Ireland. Stop by the Study Abroad office to discuss opportunities with her. Gloria Vicary represents programs and universities such as: the University of Essex, the University of Limerick, the University of York, the University of Bristol and the Foundation for International Education Internships. This a great opportunity to begin planning your study abroad experience!

Event Image Information Session: International Business Ireland Summer 2015
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

On Wednesday, October 22nd at 5:30 PM in WCOB 240 there will be an information session on the International Business Seminar in Ireland Study Abroad Program this summer.  All interested students are welcome to learn about this exciting opportunity.  Faculty Leaders, Dr. Charles Leflar and Katie Terrell will be available to answer questions and provide information. 

The study abroad program will provide students with insights into Irish culture and history as well as international business and the economic environment in the European Union.  Students will receive six upper level business credit hours through courses taught in English and guided by UA Faculty, Dr. Charles Leflar and Katie Terrell of the Sam M. Walton College of Business Accounting faculty.  After meetings and assignments during the spring semester, the program will spend four weeks in Ireland starting May 31 - June 28, 2015.  Most of the time will be spent on the campus of University College Dublin, the premier Irish business school.  The group will also tour through Cork, Kerry, Limerick and other Irish counties. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Charles Leflar at:   cleflar@walton.uark.edu.

Event Image Zotero - BYOL - Bring Your Own Laptop
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Main Campus - (MULN) Mullins Library

Come learn about this easy-to-use plugin for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.  Zotero allows you to collect, organize, and cite research publications as you write. Bring your own laptop with a wireless connection.
  
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Receive 80% cancellation of fees for officially withdra... (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Receive 80% cancellation of fees for officially withdrawing from all classes; charged $45.00 withdrawal fee; no tuition or fee adjustment for dropping an individual class
Event Image "Resplendent" exhibit (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Main Campus - (FNAR) Fine Arts

In Resplendent, the use of organic systems and visual sequences merge to explore the manner in which pattern may be realized. Delicate structures executed by each artist further investigate the relationship between material and image, while tantalizing the viewer with exquisite and often obsessive fabrication. Moreover, a landscape unique in the topography of material and form reveals a profound relationship with process— one that is both sensual and visceral.

September 9 – October 11, 2013
Curated by Cynthia Nourse Thompson
Ben Butler
Beatriz Milhazes
Howard Paine
James Siena
Susanna Starr


Monticello High School Fair (Multi-Day Event)
8:30 AM

Rashard Sullivan, Admissions Counselor for the University of Arkansas, will be visiting with students at Monticello High School Fair in Monticello, AR.
Argyle High School College Fair (TX)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Jennifer Duncan, Associate Director for Out-of-State Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the Argyle High School College Fair in Argyle, Texas.
Chattanooga Area Wide Fair (TN) (Multi-Day Event)
9:00 AM

Dacia McBryde, Admissions Counselor for the University of Arkansas, will be visiting with students.
Melissa ISD College Fair @ Melissa High School (TX)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kanah Thor, Admissions Counselor, will be representing the U of A at the Melissa ISD College Fair being held at Melissa High School in Melissa, Texas.
Mascoutah High School Visit (IL)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Torrey Eason, Chicago Admissions Counselor, will be visiting with students at Mascoutah High School in Mascoutah, IL.
Ouachita Christian High School Visit (LA)
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Jonathan Langley, Admissions Counselor from the University of Arkansas, will visit with students at Ouachita Christian High School in Monroe, LA, during their morning break.
The Independent School Visit (KS)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Suzanne Hill, Admissions Counselor, will be visiting with students at The Independent School in Wichita, Kansas.
Casady School (OK)
9:35 AM - 10:20 AM

Holly Moore will be visiting Casady School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Nolan Catholic High School Visit (TX)
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM

Lauren Villareal, Assistant Director for Texas Recruitment, will be visiting with students from 9:35-10:05 at Nolan Catholic High School in Ft. Worth, Texas. Please see Guidance Office for meeting location.
Belleville East High School Visit (IL)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Torrey Eason, Chicago Admissions Counselor, will be visiting with students at Belleville East High School in Belleville, IL.
Heritage Hall (OK)
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Holly Moore will be visiting Heritage Hall in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Covenant Christian Academy Visit (TX)
11:50 AM - 12:15 PM

Assistant Director Lauren Villareal will be visiting with students from 11:50-12:15 at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville, Texas. Please see Ms. Wofford for meeting location.
"What is Business Law?"
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - (WATR) Leflar Law Center

The Business Law Society will hold their first meeting on Sept. 12th at 12:00 p.m. in Law School Room 324. Professor Tim Tarvin will be speaking on the topic of "What is Business Law?" and discussing career paths related to business law.
Law Pro Bono Week Luncheon
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Room 342
Frisco High School Visit (TX)
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Admissions Counselor Kanah Thor will be visiting with students during all lunches in the cafeteria at Frisco High School in Frisco, Texas.
Union Parish Fair (LA)
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Jonathan Langley, Admissions Counselor for the University of Arkansas, will be at the Union Parish Fair in Farmerville, LA.
Liberty Christian School College Fair (TX)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jennifer Duncan, Associate Director for Out-of-State Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the LCS College Fair in Argyle, Texas.
International Coffee Hour
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

International Business Coffee Hour

Join us in welcoming International Students to the University of Arkansas!

Thursday, September 12, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM (Drop-In) WCOB 1st floor lobby (near WCOB 114-118)

Sponsored by your Student Activity Fee through The ASG-RSO Financial Affairs Committee.  
Harding Charter Prep (OK)
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Holly Moore will be visiting Harding Charter Prep in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Main Campus - (SCEN) Science Engineering Building

The department of mathematical sciences presents Michael McQuillan, University of Rome Tor Vergata, who will present “Liber accusationis” 

A reception will take place before the colloquium at 3 p.m. in SCEN 350.

The event is open to the public 

OPT Work Authorization Seminar
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - (HOLC) Holcombe Residence Hall

This session is for F-1 students to get an overview of Optional Practical Training - what it is, who is eligible, how to apply, special issues, changes in government policy, and more.

Jessica Luhn and Jeremiah Wax, the ISS F-1 advisers, will explain OPT and provide you with helpful reference materials. You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions about all those confusing OPT details.

For more information, visit our website: http://iss.uark.edu/1760.php
Event Image Steven L. Anderson Design Center Dedication & Vol Walker Hall Rededication
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The Fay Jones School of Architecture will celebrate the completion of a construction project more than three years in the making on Thursday, Sept. 12. The renovated Vol Walker Hall and the new addition, the Steven L. Anderson Design Center, will be rededicated and dedicated, respectively, at a 4:30 p.m. on the west side of the addition.

The campus community is invited to join the school in this celebration.

Scheduled speakers include Chancellor G. David Gearhart; Ethel Goodstein-Murphree, interim dean of the Fay Jones School; Steven L. Anderson, president of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation; Katie Anderson, Steve Anderson’s daughter and a 2012 Fay Jones School graduate with a Bachelor of Interior Design; and Brandon Bibby, a fifth-year architecture student.

The 34,320-square-foot design center addition is made from limestone panels, steel, architectural concrete, Arkansas white oak and glass. Added to the 56,635 square feet in Vol Walker Hall, the total space in the building is now 90,955 square feet. According to current estimates, the project cost was a little more than $36.6 million. About 54 percent of that total went toward the renovation of Vol Walker Hall, with about 46 percent going toward the addition.

This state-of-the-art facility – which includes several design studios, a computer lab, a design shop, a lecture hall, a securable exhibition gallery, student and faculty lounge areas, and a green roof – will help enhance and expand the top-notch education already provided by the school’s faculty and administration.

Vol Walker Hall was built in 1935 as the university’s library. Since 1968, it has served as home to the architecture school, though some programs of the school have been located in other campus facilities during that time. The renovated historic building plus the significant addition allows the school, for the first time, to accommodate the faculty and students of all three disciplines – architecture, landscape architecture and interior design – along with support staff, in a shared space.

2013 Uplift College Fair (TX)
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lauren Villareal, Assistant Director for Texas Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the 2013 Uplift College Fair being held at Summit International Preparatory School in Arlington, Texas.
Event Image Dream B.I.G. Interest Session
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Main Campus - (ARKU) Arkansas

The Volunteer Action Center mentoring program Dream B.I.G. (Believing in Girls) has applications available for students to serve as Assistant Coordinators and Fall Break Day of Service Project Coordinators.

Dream B.I.G. is a student-led girl-empowerment initiative that serves 6th - 12th grade girls from the Marvell-Elaine School District of Phillips County in the Arkansas Delta.

Students interested in submitting an application are encouraged to attend an interest session to learn more about the program and meet students who are currently involved.

Interest sessions will be held on September 5th and September 12th from 5:30-6:30 in the Arkansas Union room 503.
Coppell ISD College Night (TX)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Autumn Parker, Associate Director of Undergraduate Recruitment Walton College, will be representing the U of A at the Coppell ISD College Night being held at Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas.
Five Social Media Strategies For Small Business
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Main Campus - (RCED) Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents 5 Strategies for Social Media Marketing  for the Arkansas Small Business. Not sure where to begin with social media or are you using social media to promote your small business but not sure how to integrate all the outlets you use? Do you know how to properly use your Facebook page analytics and insights to gauge success? Businesses of all sizes are using online tools like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and blogs to connect with customers. We'll show you five low-cost ways social media can bolster your current marketing efforts, current trends and recent changes in Facebook and Pinterest, and you'll leave with your own social media marketing or update plan to better locate your target customers online, and what it could mean for your business if you aren't involved in social networking.  Pre-regisration is required at sbtdc.uark.edu. Call 479-575-5148 for U of A student, staff, or faculty discount to be applied. Free parking across the street in Harmon Ave. garage. Feel free to bring a light supper.
McKinney ISD College Fair @ McKinney High School (TX)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kanah Thor, Admissions Counselor, will be representing the U of A at the McKinney ISD College Fair being held at McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas.
2013 NorTex College Fair (TX)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Jennifer Duncan, Associate Director for Out-of-State Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the 2013 NorTex College Fair being held at the Golden Triangle Mall in Denton, Texas.
Event Image How Can I Afford Retirement - at Fayetteville Public Library
6:30 PM

Off Campus - Fayetteville Public Library

"How Can I Afford Retirement: Investor Education at Your Public Library"

FREE - with REFRESHMENTS

Session 1. Taking the Mystery out of Retirement - Thursday September 12 at 6:30 pm

Session 2. Closing the Gap: Investment and Expense Strategies - Even for Late Starters - Thursday September 18 at 6:30 pm

Session 3. Investing Wisely to Avoid the Financial Risk of Longer Life Expectancy - Thursday September 26 at 6:30 pm

Session 4. Investments - The Best Defense is a Wise and Safe Investor - Thursday October 3 at 6:30 pm

Fayetteville Public Library 401 W. Mountain Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 FREE - with REFRESHMENTS To register, visit gfi.uark.edu or call 479-575-4505

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