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A-State Names New Director for Fowler Center


Dr. Marika Kyriakoshas

Arkansas State University has named a new director for the Fowler Center.

Dr. Marika Kyriakoshas been appointed to lead the Fowler Center and has been promoted to interim assistant dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Communications, according to A-State Dean Carl Cates.

Kyriakos will be succeeding Les Christensen as Fowler Center director, who recently announced her retirement from A-State. Kryiakos will be responsible for coordinating the Fowler Center, and she will be taking over the Fowler Center Series, which is hosted in the center’s Riceland Hall.

Dr. Lauren Schack Clark has been appointed interim chair for the Department of Music to fill Kyriakos’ position.

In 2008, Kyriakos joined Arkansas State as a voice coordinator and the director of the A-State Opera Theatre. She was named a full professor of voice and became the department chair for music in 2014.

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Image courtesy of Arkansas State University and the Fowler Center

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