Sports Nuggets

By Joey Warren, athletics media relations director, contributing writer ASU Wins Sportsmanship Award Augusta State Volleyball was named the recipient of the 2011 Volleyball Team Sportsmanship Award by the Peach Belt Conference. It marks the second time in the four-year history of the award program that ASU has been honored; the Jaguars previously claimed the … Continue reading Sports Nuggets

Barner Memorial Scholarship awarded

A memorial scholarship in honor of Catherine A. Barner has been awarded to Stephanie Punches, a freshman pre-nursing major, for spring semester 2012. “December 2011 marks the one-year anniversary of Cathy’s passing. The generous donations from Cathy’s friends on campus have made it possible for the committee to award the first scholarship,” says Bill English, … Continue reading Barner Memorial Scholarship awarded

Medcalfe receives Distinguished Paper Award

Simon Medcalfe, assistant professor in the Hull College of Business, received the 2012 McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award from the Southwest Case Research Association for his study A Downtown Stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets Baseball Team. “It is my hope that the information laid out in the case can be used by decision makers in the … Continue reading Medcalfe receives Distinguished Paper Award

ASU receives gift from local insurance company

The O’Neal and Murphy Allstate Insurance Agency has awarded Augusta State $500 for the university’s commitment to community service. Each year, the insurance agency hosts a Father and Daughter Gala, and the proceeds from that event are given to local non-profit organizations. According to Robert O’Neal, the agency’s co-founder, the organizations who receive these financial … Continue reading ASU receives gift from local insurance company

Grant news and updates

By Kim Gray, Grants Office, contributing writer Funding Available for Digital Humanities Institutes The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office of Digital Humanities is seeking proposals for innovative digital humanities training programs for scholars and advanced graduate students. Applications are due by Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Note that NEH program officers will review and … Continue reading Grant news and updates

Photo Review

Joyce Jones, student services and dean of students, gives a gift to Robert Smalley, Hull College, during his retirement party. At the conclusion of ASU’s Annual Holiday Luncheon, the staff of ASU’s Human Resources Office pose for a picture with their trophies. The group won first place for Most Toys Collected as well as for … Continue reading Photo Review

January Birthdays

Bobbie Gibbons January    1 Custodial Werner Matson January  2 Information Technology Services Dane Scarff January  2 Biology Penny Alderman January  3 Sociology, Criminal Justice & Social Work William Reese January  3 Sociology, Criminal Justice & Social Work Shirley Huisman January  4 Sociology, Criminal Justice & Social Work Raymond Whiting January  5 Institutional Effectiveness Kristin … Continue reading January Birthdays