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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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Emeritus Professor of Art Evan Lindquist is Appointed by Governor Beebe to Serve as Artist Laureate for Arkansas


JONESBORO – Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe announced today he has appointed Emeritus Professor of Art Evan Lindquist to serve as the State of Arkansas’ Artist Laureate.

Lindquist dedicated his life and career to his art, to the art community of Arkansas, and to thousands of art students he taught and mentored as they embarked on their own careers.

A member of Arkansas State University’s Department of Art faculty from 1963 to 2003, the Jonesboro resident was nominated by individuals who are familiar with his distinguished career and professional service.

In a letter supporting Lindquist’s nomination, A-State Chancellor Tim Hudson pointed out that his prints are in permanent art collections worldwide, from the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, to the Whitney Museum in New York City, to the Galleria degli Uffizi, Gabinetto di disegno in Florence, Italy.

Lindquist was recognized in 2004 as recipient of the Arkansas Arts Council’s “Governor’s Arts Award” because his extraordinary career and achievements.

“Though retired, Evan Lindquist continues to devote his energy and resources to art causes; he also continues to be a prolific, practicing artist,” Dr. Hudson wrote in his nomination letter.  “I believe he emulates the qualities of an artist laureate in which the State of Arkansas will be quite proud.”

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Evan Lindquist
Evan Lindquist




. . . Evan Lindquist continues
to devote his energy and
resources to art causes;
he also continues
to be a prolific,
practicing artist . . .

Tim Hudson