The Global Awareness Committee at Arkansas State University-Beebe will host presentations by Professor Roberto Carlos Flores from the Catholic University of El Salvador (CUES) beginning September 8.
In addition to meeting with ASU-Beebe student groups and participating in classes, Professor Flores will present a public lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 10-10:30 a.m. in the Lecture Hall, Room 120, at the Science Building. He will speak on Salvadoran culture and education.
ASU-Beebe faculty members Thomas Fernandez, instructor of art, and Dr. Jake Marquess, assistant professor of biology, will participate in an exchange opportunity from September 22-28, as they travel to El Salvador.
While in El Salvador, the ASU-Beebe instructors will present lectures, while preparing future opportunities for collaboration with the CUES faculty. When they return to ASU-Beebe, Fernandez and Marquess plan to share their experiences.
Arkansas State University-Beebe is a regional state university that is an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System. With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and Little Rock Air Force Base, the university offers associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry. The Beebe campus also collaborates with A-State at Jonesboro to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees on the Beebe campus.