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James's Paper Accepted for Prestigious Journal

A paper co-authored by Dr. Sharon James, assistant professor of management, with a colleague from Northwestern University, has been accepted for publication in the Strategic Management Journal. The article is titled "Whom are You Promoting? Positive Voluntary Public Disclosures and Executive Turnover." Cited often, the journal is considered the world's leading mass-impact journal for research in strategic management. The article is available online.

James's Paper Accepted for Prestigious Journal
 
Owen's Student in Prestigious National Competition

Congratulations to Dr. Ed Owen, professor of music, whose euphonium performance student, Cody Hutchison of Jonesboro, will represent the South Central U.S. Division at the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Competition during the group's national convention in Las Vegas next week.  Hutchison, who previously won at the state and regional levels to advance, is one of only seven contestants in the brass category, and the only competitor from Arkansas. Owen will accompany Hutchison.

Owen's Student in Prestigious National Competition
 
Kennon directs NEA Regional Science Fair Kennon directs NEA Regional Science Fair

Dr. Tillman Kennon, associate professor of science education, served as director again this year for the 59th annual Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair, which attracted high school and junior high students from a 19-county area to the Convocation Center. This major public service activity also involves numerous faculty and staff from the College of Sciences and Mathematics and College of Engineering. The Jonesboro Sun featured the science fair in today's edition.

 
Warner Advises MPA Team on E-Government Work Warner Advises MPA Team on E-Government Work

Dr. Barbara Warner, assistant professor of political science, is adviser for a team of students from the Master of Public Administration program whose project analyzes "e-government" practices in five Arkansas counties. They have assessed online services of county web sites based on what actions citizens can do online, the ease of connecting with county officials, and the levels of transparency. The team will present its findings at Create @ State on April 7.

 
Jones-Branch Speaks for Women's History Month Jones-Branch Speaks for Women's History Month

Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, associate professor of history, will present a Women's History Month program about her book, Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina During and After World War II, Wednesday, March 18, at 4 p.m., in Wilson Hall Auditorium. Also, she served recently as a panelist for the Legacies and Lunch Black History Month program presented by Central Arkansas Library System and the Arkansas Humanities Council.

 
Chang Advises Business Plan Competition Teams

Dr. Erick Chang, associate professor of management, is adviser for Agricultural Innovations and co-adviser to two other business plan teams from the College of Business who have advanced to the final round of the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup. The teams will make oral presentations April 2-3 in Little Rock. Chang also directs A-State's business plan competition in which the teams first competed. Details are in a news release.

Chang Advises Business Plan Competition Teams
 
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