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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

Joseph H. Daniel Scholarship for Agribusiness Endowed

The family of an Arkansas State University alumnus has endowed a gift for a memorial scholarship in the man’s honor. Dr. Timothy Burcham, dean of the College of Agriculture and Technology, said the Joseph H. Daniel Memorial Scholarship will assist a junior or senior agribusiness major.

05/19/2015 11:45 AM

Boozman discusses trade, the TPP, the budget and more on KASU

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about giving the President trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, getting broadband to rural Arkansas, and the Congressional budget proposal. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

05/19/2015 8:49 AM

PAC Paths Open to Riders for Exercise and Recreation

With warmer weather and longer days, Arkansas State University’s PAC Paths program is encouraging students, faculty and staff and members of the community to come to campus for exercise and recreation.

05/18/2015 10:00 AM

A-State Softball Brings Home Third Place Finish in National Championship

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Arkansas State University picked up two early wins, but dropped a heartbreaker in the final game of the day to finish third overall in the National Softball Championship Association (NSCA) World Series, on Sunday. The Red Wolves, who came into the tournament ranked first nationally and the top seed, opened the final day’s play with a solid, 17-0, victory over Air Force, followed by another shutout, 14-0, over Kansas. In the third game, defending national champ Florida edged A-State, 3-2, to win.

05/17/2015 8:30 PM

KASU to Present “T Chicken” Band at Coffee House Concert 

JONESBORO — KASU-FM, the broadcast and online public media service of Arkansas State University, presents the band Tyrannosaurus Chicken of Fort Smith, Arkansas, in the first of four Coffee House Concerts for 2015, on Thursday May 21, 7 p.m., at the Arts@311, located at 311 South Church Street in Jonesboro.

05/16/2015 3:15 PM

Hemingway-Pfeiffer to Offer Writing Retreat for Veterans

PIGGOTT – In 1928, Ernest Hemingway penned portions of one of the most enduring war novels in American literature, A Farewell to Arms, at the home of his second wife Pauline Pfeiffer in Piggott, Arkansas. Hemingway’s studio is now the site of an all-expenses-paid weekend, writing retreat for veterans, Friday through Sunday, July 24-26.

05/16/2015 2:45 PM

Dept. of Military Science Commissions Seven Army Officers

The Department of Military Science and Leadership at Arkansas State University commissioned seven ROTC cadets into the Army during two ceremonies attended by family, friends and university staff.

05/15/2015 1:30 PM