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LSUA OFFERS MUSIC FUN AND MATH PREP

Released: 03/10/2000

<p> Blues Brothers 2000 and the "Dock of the Bay" Coffee Call follows the journey from the song to the hit movie. This event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 14 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Alexandria Museum of Art in downtown Alexandria. </p><p> Coffee Calls provide an opportunity to meet with LSUA faculty members for coffee and conversation in their field of study. Coffee Calls are brought to you as a public service at no charge and are sponsored by the Bank of Lecompte. Pre-registration is still required. </p><p> Dr. Greg Gormanous, professor of psychology and division head, Liberal Arts, will lead the group on this musical journey. Steve Cropper, guitarist and songwriter, plays the "Colonel" in the Blues Brothers movies. His song credits include "Midnight Hour," "Dock of the Bay," "Knock on Wood," and many others. Other musicians featured include B.B. King, Otis Redding, B. B. Major and Grady Gaines. Participants will hear great blues music and also watch some classic music videos. </p><p> "Preparing for the Mathematics Portion of the ACT Exam" will give a general review of the topics covered on the mathematics portion of the ACT exam. The course will be offered on Wednesday and Thursday, March 22 and 23 from 4-7 p.m. in </p><p> Oakland Hall. The fee is $38 and the instructor will be Dr. Thomas Awtry, associate professor of mathematics at LSUA. Test taking strategies will be discussed and handouts will be given. </p><p> Pre-registration is required for all classes. For more information or to register, contact the Division of Continuing Education and Technology at 473-6495. </p>