Regal Blues seek new dancing talent
The Regal Blues dance team will hold its final tryout
session at May 15-16 at the Maxie Lambright
Center in the back exercise area.
The dance and necessary technique will be taught Monday
night, and the final tryout performances will be judged Tuesday.
All who wish to tryout need to fill out the appropriate
This and other information can be found at the intramural
For more information, contact Jennifer Canterbury, head
spirit coordinator, at 257-4634.
Event to benefit track, field program
The 5K Dawg Track run to
benefit the Tech track and field program will be at 8 a.m. May 13, with sign-in
beginning at 7 a.m. at the Thomas Assembly Center.
The course for the run is currently being formed.
The cost of the event is $20 and may include a T-shirt,
depending on pre-registration numbers.
Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Participation is highly encouraged to help the Tech track
and field program and to continue this new event.
For more information, contact Ashley Hair, a graduate
student of industrial organizational psychology, at 518-6203.
Theater to offer credits in summer
A Theatre Appreciation class will be offered this summer
by Cherrie Sciro, an associate professor of theater.
The elective will be offered at 10:45 a.m. June
12-30 in Howard Center for the Performing Arts, Room 302.
The course is worth three credits and fulfills the
General Education Requirements’ fine arts and humanities requirement.
The course is an overview of all aspects of theater from
acting to business issues.
For more information, contact Sciro
at 257-2930 or the School of the Performing Arts at 257-2930.
Musician to host show in Ruston
Sanders Bohlke, from the
University of Mississippi-Oxford, is hosting a concert starting at 8 p.m. today
at the Norton Building, located at 207 W. Mississippi St.
The concert is in support of Bohlke’s
self-titled debut album.
Anna Gleason, a senior accounting major, will be the
opening act for Bohlke.
Samples of Bohlke’s music are
available on his Web site at www.myspace.com/sandersbohlke.
Admission for the concert is $10 for all ages.
For more information about the concert, contact Brad
Walker, a 2004 graduate of marketing, at 245-4524.
College to hold panel discussion
The College of Education is hosting its second annual
“Diversity Panel Discussion” at 6 p.m. today at the Thomas Assembly Center.
This year’s topic is “Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity
Issues in Health Care.”
The main speaker for the event is Dr. Joycelyn
Elders, a former U.S. Surgeon General and now a professor of pediatrics at the
University of Arkansas Medical Center-Fayetteville.
This event is open to the public, and admission is free.
A reception will take place after the discussion.
For more information, contact Pauline Leonard, an
assistant professor of education, at 257-2967.
Graduation seniors to present project
The graduating senior design event will be from 1 to 4:30
p.m. tomorrow on the entire third floor of Bogard Hall.
Forty-four groups of engineering and science students
will present final projects from their undergraduate academic career.
This is an opportunity for every graduating senior from
each discipline of COES to show what he or she has been working on the entire
The students have applied everything learned during the
course of their undergraduate academic career to the creation of each project.
All students are encouraged to attend the event.
For more information, contact Kelly Crittenden, an assistant
professor of mechanical engineering, at 257-2176.
New workouts held in sports center
The Maxie Lambright
Intramural Sports Center offers a free workout class for students and faculty
at 7 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays called “On the Ball.”
The class is located in the Blue Gym at the intramural
“On the Ball” is a low impact and intensity workout.
The class exercises the total body, focusing on the major
muscle groups of the upper and lower extremities.
Participants use stability balls, dumbbells and
resistance bands which are provided in the Blue Gym.
For more information, contact Chad Spruel,
a fitness and wellness coordinator, at 257-4634.