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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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Secondary Education Student receives Lillian Barton Scholarship at Arkansas State


JONESBORO – Hannah Beth Wright of Calico Rock, a senior, has been selected to receive the Lillian Barton Scholarship for the fall semester at Arkansas State University, announced Dr. Mary Jane Bradley, director of Professional Education Programs and scholarship committee chair.

Wright’s field of study is secondary biological sciences education.  A Chancellor’s List student with a perfect 4.0 grade point average, Wright previously received the University Honors Scholarship and the Arkansas Governor’s Scholarship.

She plans to graduate in December after completing her teaching internship semester.   Wright is the daughter of Dr. Donald and Judy Wright of Calico Rock.

The scholarship is named in memory of Lillian Barton, who rendered service to the teaching profession for more than 50 years. She was a public school teacher, school administrator, and teacher educator. The award is supported through an endowment established by donations from relatives of Miss Barton, friends and organizations. The interest from the endowment provides scholarships for deserving teacher education majors.

Each recipient of the scholarship, which is awarded twice per year, must be admitted into the Teacher Education Program; must be pursuing the BSE or MSE degree; and must have an overall grade point average of at least 3.00.

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Hannah Beth Wright and Mary Jane Bradley
Hannah Beth Wright
and Mary Jane Bradley