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January 13

The Ministerial Alliance Prayer Service, 6 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 1119 Division St., Fort Smith

January 16

MLK Community Association Parade, 10 a.m., Starts at corner of North Seventh and North A streets, Downtown Fort Smith

Awards and Recognition Banquet, 7 p.m.,    Reynolds Room, Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, Tickets: $30   Reserved Tables: $350, For tickets: Bruce Wade, 479-739-7904

January 17

Annual Ecumenical Service, 6 p.m., First Missionary Baptist Church, 3110 Kelley Highway, Fort Smith

 

January 18

Breakfast and Discussion Panel    8 a.m. ,    Reynolds Room, Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center

Symbolic March, 10:45 a.m., Campus Center to Bell Tower,  For more information: Leroy Cox, 479-788-7768

January 21

American Democracy Project annual Unsung Heroes Program, 5:00-7:30 p.m., Reynolds Room, Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, Keynote Speaker: Kirk Bowden, retired U.S. Marshal, For tickets: Elizabeth Underwood, 479-788-7008  Or: uafs.edu/adp/american-democracy-project. Co-sponsored with the U.S. Marshals Museum

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 250 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

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ConstitutionWeek

Here is a quick update of 3 ways you can help ADP this week:

  • We need ONE volunteer to work a Voter Registration Table this Wednesday, 2, from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Breedlove Auditorium (this is prior to a free lecture that is open to the UAFS community).   Dr. Kristen Tardif has agreed to run this table, but it is better with two people.
  • Attend the lecture and promote it to your classes.  Information is pasted below and a flier is attached.  We will have  a sign-up sheet outside the lecture for those students who are seeking extra credit from their professors. THANK YOU to those who are announcing this to your class already.  We seek to fill Breedlove Auditorium. Please continue to announce it – your influence is strong!

Elliot Washor Lecture

Lecture Topic: How Real-World Learning Increases Student Engagement and Reduces Dropout Rates

September 2, 2015 from 6-7p.m. in the Breedlove Auditorium

Elliot Washor is the co-founder of Big Picture Learning and The Met Center in Providence, RI. He has been involved in school reform for more than 35 years as a teacher, principal, administrator, video producer, and writer. He has taught and is interested in all levels of school from kindergarten through college, in urban and rural settings, across all disciplines. Elliot’s interests lie in the field of how schools can connect with communities to understand tacit and disciplinary learning both in and outside of school. Elliot is deeply committed to imagining Big Picture Learning as a ‘do-think-do’ organization, and persistently pushes the boundaries of its design in order to continually innovate practice and influence in the world of education.

At Thayer High School in Winchester, N.H., Elliot’s professional development programs won an “Innovations in State and Local Government Award” from the Ford Foundation and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has been selected as an educator to watch in Rhode Island and has recently been selected as one of the Daring Dozen – the Twelve Most Daring Educators in the World by the George Lucas Educational Foundation.

Thank you for your support of American Democracy Project!

 

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 280 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

ADP-MLK2015

The annual Unsung Heroes Event.  Please mark your calendars (Thurs. Jan. 15, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.)

7 p.m., Tuesday, October 14 @ Lion’s Den, complete with pizza and give-a-ways!  

Dr. Williams Yankam provides commentary before and after.

PRYOR-COTTON

Republican Congressman Tom Cotton and Democratic Senator Mark Pryor will debate in Fayetteville on October 14th from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in a one-on-one forum.

The debate, sponsored by the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, will be broadcast live on KATV, KATV.com, KAIT in Northeast Arkansas and KHBS/KHOG in Northwest Arkansas. The debate will originate from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville’s Global Campus.

Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics will be the moderator, and KATV’s Scott Inman, KAIT’s Diana Davis, KHBS/KHOG’s Angela Taylor will be on a panel asking questions of the candidates.

The Fayetteville Chamber Senate debate is the only agreed-upon debate between Cotton and Pryor to be broadcast live.

[more details at http://talkbusiness.net/2014/09/fayetteville-chamber-senate-debate-set/ ]

 

ConstitutionWeek

 

Constitution Week 2014 Activities:

Twitter #UAFSConstitutionWeek to leave your favorite Amendment!

Table in Campus Center 11:00 to 1 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 17 for Voter Registration and leaving comments!

Special event!

Friday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. in the Reynolds Room: watch new American Citizens become naturalized!  Open to the public!

 

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