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ISU Librarians and other staff well-represented at annual Conference

Posted by isulib on October 22, 2013

Everyday Superheroes in the Library is the Indiana Library Federation’s 2013 Conference Theme

>The ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant: You Do Not Have to be a Superhero to Apply!!

Think you have to be a superhero to apply for a grant? Think Again! The ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant offers up to $5,000 in grant money for successful applicants to create reading lists, indexes, and other bibliographical resources. Join a two time Carnegie-Whitney winner for a discussion on how to apply for the grant; from creating a topic to developing a budget and plan of action.

Presenter(s): Karen Evans, Instruction and Reference

Session Sponsor: IALA – Indiana Academic Library Association

And, another presentation for Karen!

>The Library Extravaganza: An Event No Superhero Would Miss

Money is tight and you need a great idea to publicize your library services and resources? How about a Library Extravaganza? Learn how to highlight your services, resources, and staff. Find out how free food, prizes, and activities have made this a “must attend” event for students, staff, and faculty.

Session Sponsor: IALA

>Behind the Scene: Promote and Preserve Student Scholarship

This session will share the presenter’s work as part of an IMLS National Leadership Grant, The ETD Lifecycle Management. It will describe librarians’ changing and evolving roles and responsibilities when successfully promoting and preserving primary student scholarship, born-digital and retrospective theses and dissertations (ETDs) within US higher education institutions. The presenter will outline a list of the changing and evolving roles and responsibilities for librarians in regard to making student scholarly works available and easier accessible and preserving them for a long term. Some roles and responsibilities are providing multiple ETD access points, assisting users with ETD search and retrieval, organizing ETDs, and preserving ETD contents, formats, metadata and URLs.

Presenters) Xiaocan (Lucy) Wang, Digital Repository Librarian, Eric Holt, University Archivist

Session Sponsor: IALA

>Battle FUD* (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) at Your Library

Across the nation in 65% of communities, libraries are the only source of free computer and internet access. In Indiana, 30% of the population does not have a home computer. You may not have begun a library career expecting computer training to be part of your everyday work, but today it is. Library staff routinely provide answers to questions about setting up e-mails, preparing resumes, applying for jobs online, and using social media accounts. This panel discussion will help remove Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt* about preparing public computer classes in your library, and evaluating their success. Join these experienced FUD fighters as they share their real world tips and tricks for great library computer training.

Panelist(s): Mike Williams – IPL, Ashley Wadsworth – Vigo County Public Library, Austin Stroud – Monroe County Public Library, Heather Rayl – ISU

Session Sponsor: IPLA – Indiana Public Library Association

>Animal Superheroes! Using the Cause of Animal Welfare as a Platform for Information Literacy

This program tells the story of how a librarian’s involvement in a cause served as a catalyst for a whole new way of thinking about teaching, learning and the whole information seeking process. Hear about the continued development of this new teaching model, which is grounded in community service and based on the principles of embedded librarianship, and literally carries its tools “out in the field” to teach new skills to users in unexpected environments.

Presenter(s): Elizabeth Lorenzen, Executive Director/President of the Board, and Founder Peacefield Equine Sanctuary, Inc. (and ISU Reference/Instruction Librarian

Session Sponsor: IALA

>Creating Superheroes: Implementing a New Student Training System

How to you ensure that your employees are getting correct and consistent information when you aren’t around? The Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University answered this question during a recent update to student worker training. This presentation will cover our methodology for creating the system, show an overview of the training webpage created with Google Sites, and discuss how we are improving the system based on the feedback gained in the first year. We hope that this presentation will give you ideas to fix your own training dilemmas.

Presenter: Andrea Boehme, Circulation Supervisor

Session Sponsor: IALA

And a former ISU Librarian:

>Honing New Superpowers: Librarians as Collaborators in Curriculum Design & Student-Centered Learning

How can librarians respond to institutional goals related to student-centered learning? By contributing to a campus-wide initiative (IMPACT: Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation), Purdue librarians are partnering with key campus units and disciplinary faculty to redesign foundational courses. Presenters will describe the IMPACT initiative and superpowers librarians have honed to support student success, including contributions related to learning space design, pedagogy, and information literacy. This session will be especially relevant for librarians interested in instruction, particularly those who seek examples of interdisciplinary collaboration related to information literacy and curriculum development.

Presenter(s): Catherine Fraser Riehle, Associate Professor of Library Science, Purdue University Libraries and Maribeth Slebodnik, Biomedical Information Specialist, Associate Professor of Library Science, Purdue University Libraries (formerly of ISU)

Session Sponsor: Instruction & Education Division

And the last student assistant from the former Library Instruction & Orientation Department, circa 2003-2004:

>Using the Superhero in Your Backyard

Ever feel overwhelmed in trying to brainstorm book displays, program ideas, or classroom resource lists all on your own? Why not take advantage of the library superhero in your backyard? See how two librarians–one school, one public—joined up to collaborate in multiple ways. From running an annual film festival to assisting with orientations and lock-ins to teaching research skills, these librarians team up consistently and efficiently. They’ve even started their own blog and YouTube channel for librarians! Attendees will come away with multiple ideas on how to make the most of your local librarian!

Presenter(s): Julia Reynolds, Library Media Specialist, Greenwood Community High School and Emily Ellis, Head of Reference and Teen, Greenwood Public Library

Session Sponsor: AISLE – Association of Indiana School Library Educators

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Oct. 21/22: 3rd Annual Work-Life Integration Conference

Posted by isulib on October 15, 2013

The 3rd Annual ISU Work-Life Integration conference will be held Mon. Oct. 21 from 8 am – 6 pm and Tues. Oct. 22 from 8 am – 3 pm in the Cunningham Library Events area. Dr. Linda Duxbury, Professor at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, will be our keynote speaker on Mon. Oct. 21 at 4 pm. {biography below}

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

 

Sessions are open to students, staff, faculty and community members. For further information contact Dr. Debra Israel (debra.israel@indstate.edu) or Dr. Barbara Eversole barbara.eversole@indstate.edu). The conference is made possible through funding from ISU’s Strategic Plan Goal 6, Initiative #1:  “Enhance the quality of life for faculty and staff.”

Co-sponsors of the conference include the Center for Health, Wellness, and Life Enrichment, the Cunningham Memorial Library, the Department of Economics, the Department of Human Resource Development and Performance Technologies, the Women’s Studies Program, and Interdisciplinary Programs.

 

3rd Annual ISU Work-Life Integration Conference Program

 Mon. October 21

8 – 8:50 am Panel Discussion on ISU resources for Work-Life Integration

  • Lindsey Eberman, ISU Associate Professor, Chair of Quality of Life Team
  • Wil Downs, ISU Human Resources Director
  • Marsha Miller, ISU Librarian, AAUW information
  • Patrick Titzer, ISU Graduate Student, information about new clinic at Landsbaum Center

9 – 9:50 am The Daily Commute: Wellness, Work-Life Balance, and Alternative Transportation

Organized by Debra Israel, Associate Prof. of Economics and Women’s Studies

Panelists:

  • Eric Anderson, ISU, Psychology Dept.
  • Carl Klarner, ISU, Associate Prof. of Political Science
  • Namita Goswami, ISU, Associate Prof. of Philosophy
  • Tina Kruger, ISU, Assistant Prof. of Applied Health Sciences
  • Sam Martland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Associate Prof. of History
  • Caroline Savage, ISU Institute for Community Sustainability

10-10:50 am Economics of Work-Life Balance

  • Barbara Eversole, ISU Assistant Prof. of Human Resource Development
  • Debra Israel, ISU Associate Prof. of Economics and Women’s Studies

11-11:50 am Iconoclast: Reimagining the Iconography of Motherhood

  • Keri Yousif, Associate Professor of French

12-12:50 pm  Book discussion of “Over Ten Million Served: Gendered Service in Language and Literature Workplaces” edited by Michelle A. Masse and Katie J. Hogan (box lunch provided — to reserve lunch contact bmcneill@indstate.edu)

  • Facilitated by Darlene Hantzis, ISU Professor of Communication and Women’s Studies

1 -1:50 pm Mindfulness Meditation: Bringing Balance to Eating, Health and Life

  • Jean L. Kristeller, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Psychology, Senior Research Scientist

2 pm – 3:15 pm Panel Discussion on Academic Mothers

  • Barbara Eversole, ISU Assistant Prof. of Human Resource Development
  • Darlene Hantzis, ISU Professor of Communications and Women’s Studies

3:30 pm Reception

  • Introduction of speaker by ISU Provost Biff Williams

4–5:30 pm Keynote Speaker: Dr. Linda Duxbury, Professor at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University,Something’s Got to Give

Tues. October 22

8 – 9:15 am Lifework Balance and Employment Retention

  • Leamor Kahanov, ISU Professor, Athletic Training
  • Lindsey Eberman, ISU Assistant Professor, Athletic Training

9:30 – 10:45 am Perceptions of Life-Work Balance and Parenting Concerns

  • Lindsey Eberman, ISU Assistant Professor, Athletic Training
  • Leamor Kahanov, ISU Professor, Athletic Training

11-11:50 am In the Family Way and Out of Work: Pregnancy and Unemployment Insurance 1940-1979

  • Ruth Fairbanks, ISU instructor, Women’s Studies and History

12 – 12:50 Book Reviews and Roundtable Discussion: Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg; Let IT go, by Dame Stephanie Shirley; My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor; Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, by Debora Spar (box lunch provided—to reserve lunch contact bmcneill@indstate.edu)

Facilitated by:

  • Luanne Tilstra, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Professor of Chemistry, Director, Center on Diversity
  • Darlene Hantzis, ISU Professor of Communications and Women’s Studies

1 – 1:50 pm Funding vs. Floundering: Even small grant funds can reap big benefits

A grant writing workshop with Liz Metzger, ISU Office of Sponsored Programs (bring your laptop to tailor the workshop to your needs) – Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Zietlow Endowment Committee

2 – 3 pm Panel Discussion/Roundtable Work-Life Integration Challenges on the Tenure Track

  •  Panelists include Pre and Post-Tenure Faculty Participants

Keynote Speaker Bio: Dr. LINDA DUXBURY

Linda Duxbury is a Professor at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University.  She received an M.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo.  Within the past decade she has completed major studies on  Balancing Work and Family in the public, private Sectors and not for profit sectors;   HR and Work-family Issues in the Small Business Sector; Management Support (What is it and Why does it Matter?);  Career Development in the Public Sector and in the High Tech Sector; generational differences in work values. Dr. Duxbury has  also (and is currently) conducted research which evaluates the organizational and individual impacts of E-mail, portable offices, cellular telephones, blackberry’s,  telework, flexible work arrangements, shiftwork  and change management and studying what makes a “supportive” manager.  She has completed three national studies (1991, 2001, 2012) on work-life balance in which over 70,000 Canadian employees participated.

Dr. Duxbury has published widely in both the academic and practitioner literatures in the area of work-family conflict, change management, supportive work environments, stress, telework, the use and impact of office technology, managing the new workforce  and supportive management.  She has also given over 350 plenary talks on these issues to public, private and not for profit sector audiences.

Dr. Duxbury is also an accomplished trainer and speaker in the area of supportive work environments, work-life balance, managing the new workforce, recruitment and retention, change management, gender and communication and the communication process.

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Third Thursday Lecture & Discussion Series: Religious Arguments in Support of Marriage Equality

Posted by isulib on October 15, 2013

10/17/2014 – Third Thursday Lecture & Discussion Series: Religious  Arguments in Support of Marriage Equality (7:30 pm – 8:30 pm) in room 028

Historically, Americans have invoked religious beliefs and doctrines to both justify discriminatory practices such as slavery and the subjugation of women, and to argue against such practices. Contemporary debates around marriage equality thus at times resemble past discussions surrounding slavery and women’s rights. This program will explore some of the ways that writers and scholars from different faith traditions have been able to reconcile their religious beliefs with support for marriage equality.

Speaker: Dr. Tom Johnson, Department of Psychology. The Center for the Study of Health, Religion, & Spirituality, Indiana State University

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October 17: Pizza, Politics and Henrietta Lacks

Posted by isulib on October 15, 2013

Pizza and Politics: Politics, Ethics and the Immortal Life (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm), Library Events Area

Come join us for free pizza and a discussion about the campus fall read, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The event is co-sponsored by the American Democracy Project and the University College.

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Librarians Appointed to Inaugural Advisory Board

Posted by isulib on October 15, 2013

Edith Campbell (Reference/Instruction, Public Services) and Susan Frey (Acting Associate Dean) have been invited to serve on the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Board (FCTE). The new FCTE Board is tasked with shaping the future of exemplary teaching and learning on the campus. During this semester the Board will meet every two weeks to lay important groundwork for the Center. Next semester the Board will meet monthly with subcommittees supporting specific goals and initiatives.

Note: The FCTE is housed in the Library, 1st floor, northeast corner, currently headed by Dr. Beth Whitaker (Bayh College of Education)

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Acting Associate Dean Presenting at Sycamore Educators Day

Posted by isulib on October 15, 2013

Acting Associate Dean, Susan Frey, will be co-presenting with Dr. Scott Davis from the Bayh College of Education (BCOE) at the upcoming 16th Annual Sycamore Educators Day. Their juried presentation, “Just because they can doesn’t mean they should: Emerging research on multi-tasking and learning,” will be a part of the Saturday, November 2 program held in University Hall.

REGISTER:  There is no fee to attend this statewide conference, but the organizers need registration info for headcount to cover the free lunch that will be provided.

Continental breakfast will be served from 8:00am to 8:45am. A short welcome session will follow. Then keynote speaker, Melanie Beaver, will present. The break-out sessions are scheduled for 10:15am and 12:30pm.

Historical note: Scott Davis was an ISU librarian for many years before he moved over to the Bayh, as head of the Library Instruction & Orientation Department, and later the Reference Department.

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One-man play from Memoirs: Further Adventures of an Ex-Hippie

Posted by isulib on October 10, 2013

Author to give one-man play at Indiana State based on his book about 1960s, 70s
Robert A. Roskind will present “Further Adventures of an Ex-hippie” on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at University Hall Theater. Roskind’s one-man play will be based on his book, “Memoirs of an Ex-hippie: Seven Years in the Counterculture.”

By: Austin Arceo, ISU Communications and Marketing Staff

An author will star in a one-man play based on his book about his experiences during the 1960s and 1970s in an upcoming event at Indiana State University. Robert A. Roskind will present “Further Adventures of an Ex-hippie” on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at University Hall Theater. Roskind’s one-man play will be based on his book, “Memoirs of an Ex-hippie: Seven Years in the Counterculture,” which describes his experiences traveling the country during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Roskind’s performance is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by Indiana State’s history department and the Center for Community Engagement.

“He’s going to bring in a much larger perspective of the 1960s because there was a lot going on at the time, including the civil rights movement,” said Adam Gaunt, senior management information systems major from Terre Haute who is helping to organize Roskind’s visit. “He’s going to talk a lot about the political climate at the time, and show that the 1960s weren’t all sex, drugs and rock n’ roll.”

In the performance, Roskind will discuss and act out his experiences in the era, which are also included his book. He also will discuss nationally significant events, such as when Ohio National Guard troops fired at students at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, killing four people and wounding nine others, and the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. History professor Richard Schneirov, who is teaching a class on the counterculture and protests of the 1960s that includes Roskind’s book as assigned reading, will also provide perspective about the era.

“It’s going to be about Roskind’s involvement in the counterculture, and all the movements and things that were happening during that time,” Gaunt said of the upcoming performance. “There were a lot of historically significant events that took place in the ’60s.”

Roskind has written 10 books on topics ranging from his personal experiences to construction guides to books about incorporating love into life activities. He also has worked with various American Indian nations throughout the United States, and he helped organize a music festival in Jamaica dedicated to calling for people to love one another, Gaunt said.

Roskind’s books will be available at Indiana State following his presentation. For more information, contact Adam Gaunt at agaunt1@sycamores.indstate.edu

Contact: Adam Gaunt, Office of Diversity, Indiana State University, agaunt1@sycamores.indstate.edu

Writer: Austin Arceo, assistant director of media relations, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University, 812-237-3790 or austin.arceo@indstate.edu

 

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Poetry Reading: ISU alum Dave Malone

Posted by isulib on October 10, 2013

Malone to read from latest poetry collection
Dave Malone will read from his poetry collection titled, “View from the North Ten: Poems after Mark Rothko’s No. 15” on Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Schick Lecture Room of Root Hall (A-264).

By: Jennifer Sicking, ISU Communications and Marketing Staff

When Dave Malone enrolled at Indiana State University, he didn’t know how he would grow as a writer. “Studying poetry with Matt Brennan 20 years ago changed me,” Malone said. “Dr. Brennan helped nurture in me a sense of meter, rhythm as well as a Keatsian zest for life.” Malone will be returning to Indiana State to read from his latest poetry collection as part of the Theodore Dreiser Visiting Writers Series. For the first year, the series will feature Indiana State graduates.

“This is a venue for their works,” said Mark Lewandowski, associate professor of English, of the newly established series. “There are quite a few who are publishing.”

Malone, who graduated in 1994 with his master’s degree in English – creative writing, will read from his poetry collection titled, “View from the North Ten: Poems after Mark Rothko’s No. 15” on Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Schick Lecture Room of Root Hall (A-264). His book is described as, “Inspired by the primary colors of Mark Rothko’s vibrant No. 15 painting, these poems give life to the canvas of the rural Ozarks. Chiefly love poems, the book explores the rugged Ozark and Rothko landscape, as well as romantic yearnings, relationship, despair and togetherness.”

Malone calls it a pleasure to return to Indiana State and to Terre Haute. “The mentoring relationships with several professors have blossomed into genuine friendships over the years, so that makes the journey back to the Haute even sweeter,” he said. “The campus has changed a bit since my graduate school days in the early 90s, and it’s exciting to see those exciting changes.”

Malone was born in Rolla, Mo., and grew up in both Missouri and Kansas. He attended Ottawa University before studying creative writing at Indiana State. Malone is the author of four previous collections: “Seasons in Love,” “Under the Sycamore,” “23 Sonnets,” and “Poems to Love and the Body.” In addition to his involvement in several small business ventures, Malone teaches film courses at Missouri State University- West Plains.

The Theodore Dreiser Visiting Writers Series is supported by the Center for Community Engagement and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Contact: Mark Lewandowski, Indiana State University, associate professor of English, at mark.lewandowski@indstate.edu or 812-237-8552

Writer: Jennifer Sicking, Indiana State University, associate director of media relations, at jennifer.sicking@indstate.edu or 812-237-7972

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Ironman: Paul Asay overcomes challenges to finish 70.3 miles

Posted by isulib on October 8, 2013

Reprinted

While riding in the middle of the Nevada desert, Paul Asay felt his bike seat jolt loose. With a mixture of disbelief and frustration, he stood on the side of the road, and watched cyclists he had passed continue on. The Indiana State University staff member had envisioned a different finish to his first Ironman 70.3 World Championships race.

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Asay in the Go area

Asay in the Go area

An avid runner, Asay’s involvement in triathlons began 25 years ago when he suffered a stress fracture and could not run for six weeks. He began swimming with a friend and soon was preparing for his first triathlon. Although Asay has competed in virtually every type of competitive race, a TV special about the Ironman Championships in Hawaii inspired him to compete in the 70.3 mile endurance test.

“It captured my imagination like nothing else ever has,” said the systems administrator for Indiana State’s Cunningham Memorial Library. “I was like, ‘That is awesome. I don’t know if I can do it, but that just seems completely awesome.'”

Asay said that there is no such thing as an easy day when it comes to training for an Ironman race. His training schedule featured two-hour workouts of swimming, cycling and running during the week, a 45-mile bike ride on Saturdays and an eight- or nine- mile run on Sundays.

“It’s a lifestyle sport and not something you can do well by just training for it on occasion,” Asay said. “I usually plan out my season a year in advance and have a pretty good idea of when I need to be in peak form.”

All of his hard work paid off on Aug. 4, when he qualified for the Ironman 70.3 Championships at the Steelhead 70.3 Ironman race in Benton Harbor, Mich. Also known as a “half Ironman,” Ironman 70.3 races are half the distance of an Ironman race, with all three legs of the race totaling 70.3 miles. With the encouragement of his wife and training partner Ethan Page, who also qualified for the Las Vegas race, he decided to accept the challenge.

“I thought ‘Oh my gosh, what have I just done?,” Asay said. “But I’m not one to really turn down adventure.”

Although he enjoyed this summer’s cooler temperatures in Indiana, Asay had concerns about how he would handle the dry desert heat on race day. When his plane landed in Las Vegas at midnight, the pilot announced it was 91 degrees. The weather on race day? Rain. “It was the strangest thing,” Asay said. “They never get pouring down rain for hours on end, but that’s what happened.”

Asay said that the rain made the 1.2-mile swim in Lake Las Vegas “uninviting” because of the rainfall and murky waters. Out of the murky waters, Asay changed into his cycling gear and began the 56-mile bike ride through the dry and hilly desert of Lake Meade National Recreation Area. Then 22 miles into his bike ride, his seat popped loose and he came to a stop on the side of the road.

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“I was totally focused just the second before on riding the best I possibly could, and then an instant later I knew my competitive day was done,” Asay said. “It became a total effort at that very moment just to find a way to finish.”

With this mindset, Asay got to work to find a way to repair his bike. Remembering that he passed a photographer one-quarter mile back, Asay ran back and asked the photographer if he had any tools he could use to fix his seat. Fortunately for Asay, he did. “He happened to have a little pocket tool that had a pair of pliers and a screwdriver,” Asay said. “I grabbed it and said ‘Thank you so much, you are a lifesaver.'”

Asay thought the bike seat simply had a loose bolt that needed to be tightened. However, the bike that he has used in races for 10 years had bigger issues than that and the seat fell off. “My only fix was to slide the seat all the way back and bend it so that it would just hang on,” Asay said. “I’m going up and down these hills at 40 miles per hour, but I’m thinking ‘This is the world championships and I am not going to sit out in the desert.'”

Despite the difficulty and level of discomfort Asay felt riding on the rickety bike seat, Asay kept thinking about the family, friends and co-workers who had given “so much positive” encouragement and support to him throughout his training. He thought of his wife who flew out to Las Vegas with him to watch the race. He thought of his co-workers who threw him a donut party the day before he left for the Ironman race. And he thought about Page, who was also competing in the race, and his training partners from Indiana State’s Student Recreation Center.

“I felt like I was representing my community, co-workers and friends as much as I was myself,” Asay said. “I didn’t want to tell anyone I came here to race the best and didn’t finish.” Asay continued on, counting down the miles left in the bike portion of the race when he could leave his bike troubles behind, slip on his running shoes and run the final leg of the race-the half-marathon through the streets of downtown Henderson. “To get to the bike transition and hand the bike off to the volunteer, I knew at that point I could finish,” Asay said. “I was both blessed and elated.”

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How does one feel physically when completing an Ironman 70.3 race? “Totally spent.” Emotionally? “Awesome.” Asay finished the race in six hours and 30 minutes. Considering his bike seat difficulties, he said finishing the race “an incredible blessing.”

“With all of the adversity of the day I was a very gratified customer crossing the finish line,” Asay said. Asay said he “absolutely” plans on competing in another Ironman race. He said he is “still in search of a perfectly trained and raced 70.3” triathlon.

“Being 55 years old, I’m obviously slowing down, there is no two-ways about that,” he said. “But my determination has not moved.”

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Writer: Emily Sturgess, media relations assistant, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University, 812-237-3773  or esturgess@sycamores.indstate.edu.

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Homecoming Weekend – Library News

Posted by isulib on October 2, 2013

Library Teeshirt Homecoming 2013

Library Teeshirt Homecoming 2013

SPECIAL LIBRARY HOURS: The Library will be open Saturday, noon – 5

PARADE: We have approx. 20 library staffers and their children doing the parade and passing out our SMARTIES – We’re #67 in the lineup so that should put us about in the middle. Parade begins at 9am as usual.

TENT CITY: We’re in location 57 on the map. Stop by for some goodies.

2013 Tent City Location

2013 Tent City Location

Tent City opens at 11 but we’ll have people there setting up several hours earlier. Tent City closes down around 2:30 so people can head to the 3:05pm kick-off of ISU vs. Youngstown State.

 

 

 

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