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Seven to present, be honored during Fort Hays State University Homecoming week

 

10/02/12 ema

HAYS, Kan. -- The seven alumni of Fort Hays State University to be honored with awards at the Alumni and Friends Awards and Recognition Banquet will also share their experience and expertise on the FHSU campus starting Wednesday, Oct. 3.

The presentations:

Wednesday, Oct. 3:

1:30 p.m.: Presidential Award winner Dr. Eric Arubayi, Advanced Education Program Department meeting. Arubayi is the president and professor of education administration and planning at Delta State University in Abraka, Nigeria. Hosted by the College of Education and Technology.

Thursday, Oct. 4:

8:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.: Alumni Achievement Award winner Dr. John Dorsch, class presentations, Albertson Hall, room 348. Dorsch is an associate professor of family and community medicine at KU School of Medicine. Hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences.

9 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.: Distinguished Service Award winner Nancy Costigan Talbott, class presentations, Rarick Hall, room 201 and 231. Hosted by the Department of Teacher Education.

9 a.m.: Presidential Award winner Dr. Eric Arubayi, "The Rise of the African Economy," Stouffer Lounge. Hosted by the College of Education and Technology.

10:30 a.m.: Presidential Award winner Dr. Eric Arubayi, class presentation, Rarick Hall, room 201. Hosted by the College of Education and Technology.

1:30 p.m.: Alumni Achievement Award winner Kent Needham, class presentation, McCartney Hall, room 202. Needham is chairman, president and CEO of First Security Bank in Overbrook.

Hosted by the College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

1:30 p.m.: Nita M. Landrum Award winner Harry Watts, guest lecture in agricultural law class, Albertson Hall, room 235. Watts is the managing director of governmental relations at Kansas Farm Bureau in Manhattan. Hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences.

3 p.m.: Nita M. Landrum Award winner Harry Watts, reception, Albertson Hall, room 303.

Hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences.

3:30 p.m.: Presidential Award winner Dr. Eric Arubayi, reception in the College of Education Dean's office, Rarick Hall, room 213. Hosted by the College of Education and Technology.

Friday, Oct. 5:

8:30 a.m.: Alumni Achievement Award winner Kent Needham, Economics, Finance, and Accounting Department Advisory Council meeting. Hosted by the College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

9 a.m.: Alumni Achievement Award winner Dr. Marcia Bannister, "Textbooks Come to Life: A Personal Journey," Stouffer Lounge, in Memorial Union. Bannister served as a faculty member from 1969-2004 and as chair of the Department of Communication Disorders from 1994-2004.

Hosted by the Department of Communication Disorders.

9 a.m.: Young Alumni Award winner Dr. Eric Heinze, Coffee Hour Social, Rarick Hall, room 319. Heinze is an associate professor of political science and international studies at the University of Oklahoma. Hosted by the Department of Political Science.

10:30 a.m.: Young Alumni Award winner Dr. Eric Heinze, "Foreign Policy and the 2012 Election" Rarick Hall, room 301. Hosted by the Department of Political Science.

11:30 a.m.: Distinguished Service Award winner Nancy Costigan Talbott, class presentation, Rarick Hall, room 231. Hosted by the Department of Teacher Education.