Each planetarium show provides a tour of the night’s sky, visiting beautiful planets, nebulae, and galaxies. Before the shows begin, a guide will point out the fascinating objects that can be seen that night with the naked eye, binoculars, or a telescope.
The program features student soloists selected as winners of a competition in November. The concert will also honor Charles and Ann Rye, retired professors of music at Henderson.
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) has selected Henderson State University as one of five high-performing universities in the United States working to increase the number of African Americans with bachelor’s degrees in physics.
Richardson is a veteran of the renowned Rhythm & Brass chamber ensemble, jazz legend Joe Henderson’s Quintet, the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, and the Brass Band of Battle Creek. He has also appeared with numerous celebrity artists.
Henderson State University will close for the Christmas and New Year holiday Monday, Dec. 23, and reopen Thursday, Jan. 2. Students are currently on winter break and will return for classes on Jan. 13.
The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee will begin work in early 2020 to assist in recruitment of Henderson's new chief executive.
The ceremony for School of Business and Teachers College, Henderson, will begin at 9 a.m. in the Wells Center gymnasium, followed at noon by the ceremony for the Ellis College of Arts and Sciences.