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ASBTDC to Hold Forge IDEA Festival of Northeast Arkansas

JONESBORO — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at Arkansas State University is hosting the Forge IDEA Festival of Northeast Arkansas, Saturday, June 13, at the Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop Circle. IDEA stands for Innovators, Developers, Entrepreneurs and Artists.

05/26/2015 5:30 PM

ASBTDC to Host “Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map” Workshop

JONESBORO — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) will host “Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map” workshop to help small businesses succeed on the web. The workshop is Thursday, June 18, from 1-3 p.m. at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1709 E. Nettleton Ave.

05/26/2015 5:15 PM

Lakeport Legacies Features “Ancestral Activity” Expert

LAKE VILLAGE, Ark. — Rhonda Stewart, a genealogy and history specialist, is the featured speaker for Lakeport Plantation’s monthly history talk, Thursday, May 28. The talk is part of the Lakeport Legacies series.

05/26/2015 4:30 PM

A-State Students Engaged in Study Abroad Experiences

JONESBORO – Barely two weeks past the end of the spring semester, Arkansas State University students are out across the globe travelling to new places for educational and personal enrichment. Some of the travelers are scheduled to return home this weekend, and many more will be leaving on additional trips in the next few weeks, according to Dr. Dee Dee Hudson, director of the Office for Study Abroad.

05/22/2015 4:45 PM

American Honda Foundation Presents Grant for 'Summer at A-State STEM, Literacy and Character-Building Camp'

The American Honda Foundation has awarded a $74,997 grant to Arkansas State University in support of the "Summer at A-State STEM, Literacy and Character-Building Camp." Faculty and staff in the College of Education and Behavioral Science will conduct the camp this summer.

05/22/2015 4:30 PM

A-State Physical Education Professor Receives President’s Council Award

JONESBORO — Dr. Blair Dean, professor of physical education teacher education at Arkansas State University, has been selected by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) to receive a 2015 PCFSN Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals or organizations who improve the lives of others within their community by providing or enhancing opportunities to engage in sports, physical activities, fitness or nutrition-related programs. This year, the President’s Council presented the Community Leadership Award to 47 recipients across the country.

05/20/2015 2:15 PM

First Summer Term Starts June 1 at Arkansas State

The A-State campus will welcome students for first summer term classes beginning Monday, June 1. Registration for the term continues throughout the day.

05/20/2015 1:00 PM

A-State Summer Camp Academy accepting applications

For parents making summer plans for their children, Arkansas State University’s Summer Camp Academy provides exciting educational activities. Designed for children and youth ages 3 to 18, the academy provides an array of activities including art, literature, drama and creative play, and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) sessions in the more than 60 camps being offered.

05/20/2015 12:15 PM

College of Sciences and Mathematics Cites Top Graduates

The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Arkansas State University recently recognized 26 outstanding graduating students for 2014-15 during the college’s annual awards ceremony.

05/20/2015 11:45 AM

European-based Altice looks to buy Suddenlink

    A French-based company has entered into America’s cable market by expressing interest in purchasing St. Louis-based Suddenlink Communications.  Altice is wanting to buy the company for just over nine-billion-dollars.  Roby Brock with Talk Business and Politics tells why Suddenlink is attractive to Altice.

05/20/2015 10:12 AM

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05/20/2015 12:00 AM