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Volume 6 • Number 4
Oct. 4, 2004
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Wall Street entrepreneur Bob Stovall, left, was welcomed to campus by College of Business and Technology Dean Bob Rogow. Stovall was on campus to speak to a finance class and give informal remarks at a luncheon with alumni and community business leaders of EKU and CB&T. A graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and New York University, he studied political economy at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The Louisville native has been a regular panelist on "WALL $TREET WEEK With Louis Rukeyser," the PBS television program about investing, since 1976. He was elected to that program's "Hall of Fame" in 1995. He is also a commentator on CNN, CNBC-TV, Bloomberg and Reuters.

The annual ?Take Back the Night? observance will be held at the Madison County Courthouse on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m. to heighten awareness about the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault.

George Mehaffy, national director of the American Democracy Project and vice president for leadership and change with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, will speak at EKU on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

"Hedda Gabler," written by Henrik Ibsen, opened the 2004-05 Theatre season with performances Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. Remaining productions for the year will be "Epic Proportions," "Guys and Dolls" and "Shivaree."

Listeners of EKU?s public radio stations can learn about acclaimed composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein in the new documentary series, "Leonard Bernstein: An American Life." The programs, hosted by actress Susan Sarandon, will air Sundays at 7 p.m. beginning Oct. 10 on WEKU 88.9FM in Richmond/Lexington, WEKH 90.9FM in Hazard, WEKF 88.5FM in Corbin and in streaming audio at www.weku.fm.

President Glasser offered congratulations to the 2004-04 EKU AmeriCorps Members and officials during a statewide training session in Frankfort on Sept. 29. AmeriCorps Members assist with literacy/training programs for first- through third-graders in local schools through the AmeriCorps/Student Service Consortium Center for Community Service headquartered at EKU.

The EKU Libraries will present ?Live at Your Library: A Celebration of Japanese Culture,? a four-program series on Japanese culture, Oct. 6-7, in the Grand Reading Room of Crabbe Library.

The next program in EKU?s 2004-05 Chautauqua Series on diversity will look at gay marriage.

Keith James, center, posed with Dr. James Chapman, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, and President Glasser during his Sept. 29 retirement reception.

Mandy Silber, left, Mary Klopfer, Kelly Herbolt and Derek Phipps, were among the dozens of EKU students who worked at the Hope Estates in Berea, helping to build Madison County's 49th and 50th Habitat for Humanity Houses Sept. 24-25. EKU Alumni Association's student ambassadors also participated in the Madison County build as did several Eastern alumni through the Madison County Alumni Chapter.

The Equal Opportunity Office is offering a series of training sessions this fall open to all faculty, staff and students. (Supervisor sessions have limited slots available.) To register, request additional information, or schedule a customized training session for a department or group, call the Equal Opportunity Office at 859-622-8020 or email eooassistant@eku.edu.

Sandra Moore, special assistant to the provost for University Diversity, is featured in this ongoing series designed to allow EKU leaders to discuss their roles as well as campus issues. Moore, who came to EKU in 1988, has served as director of minority affairs, director of multicultural student services and acting dean of student development.