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A-State Herald, Staffers Win Arkansas College Media Association Awards

JONESBORO — The Herald, Arkansas State University’s campus newspaper, along with several staff members won numerous awards recently at the Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA) conference and awards ceremony. The event was held at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas

05/01/2015 3:45 PM

A-State Student Receives Sibylla and Kenneth Peters Scholarship

JONESBORO — Matt Reynolds, a senior from Hot Springs Village, is the newest recipient of the Sibylla and Kenneth Peters Memorial Scholarship. The monetary award was presented to Reynolds by Cindy Hinson, the Peters’ Scholarship chair and coordinator of the Professional Education Programs Office.

05/01/2015 3:15 PM

ASBTDC to Hold Federal Funding Seminar

JONESBORO — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at Arkansas State University is hosting a small business technology transfer seminar that will help small business entrepreneurs and their research partners to receive federal funding.

05/01/2015 1:15 PM

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum Announces Short Fiction Contest Winners

PIGGOTT, Ark. – Justin Lee Hunsperger of the University of Central Arkansas has won first place in the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum’s second annual short fiction contest. His story, “Coming Home,” which the judge Roland Mann said, "is a wonderfully written piece that illuminates the familial struggles of addictions of all sorts and the pains they bring to families."

04/30/2015 2:30 PM

College of Nursing and Health Professions Cites Top Graduating Students

JONESBORO -- The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Arkansas State University recognized its most outstanding graduating students during its annual Convocation of Scholars honors program.

04/30/2015 2:00 PM

Wilson Hall to be transformed into new DO school at A-State

Renovation work is expected to start this summer on the location of the new Osteopathic Medical School at Arkansas State University.  According to releases from Arkansas State University and the New York Institute of Technology, Wilson Hall will be transformed into the new school, which will include teaching labs, high-tech classrooms, simulation labs and more.  Officials with Arkansas State University held a luncheon in Jonesboro yesterday where they welcomed officials with the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, which will lease the site.  40 t

04/30/2015 7:01 AM

Fort Lincoln Freedom Fest in DeValls Bluff

DeValls Bluff, Arkansas is a small town in Prairie County that is located on the White River.  During the Civil War, this small town played a pivotal role in how the War was fought in Arkansas.  This weekend, the 5th Annual Fort Lincoln Freedom Fest will take place to show the significance of the region in the Civil War.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves interviewed Curtis Arnold with the Arnold Family Foundation about this annual event.  Listen to the interview above.  

04/30/2015 5:41 AM

Jonesboro residents pay less for electricity in the state

Jonesboro residents are paying much less for electricity in Arkansas.  The Sun newspaper reports that a recent survey conducted by Entergy Arkansas found that customers without a water heater averaged about 889 dollars in charges last year, compared to Entergy customers who averaged over eleven hundred dollars a year.  Customers in Conway paid the second-lowest amount.  Mississippi County Electric Cooperative ranked fifth in the survey.  Entergy Arkansas ranked eighth.  Clay County Electric customers paid the most at over 15 hundred dollars a year.  Paragould L

04/30/2015 5:29 AM

2015 Spring Commencement Set for May 9

JONESBORO — More than 1,800 graduates are expected to receive degrees at Arkansas State University’s 2015 spring graduation, Saturday, May 9. The two ceremonies are in A-State’s Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Drive.

04/29/2015 3:30 PM

A-State Softball Sweeps Regional Tournament; Begins Preparation for NCSA World Series

JONESBORO — After winning a key weekend regional tournament, Arkansas State University’s No. 1-ranked softball program turns its attention to preparing for the 2015 National Club Softball Association (NCSA) World Series, Friday through Sunday, May 15-17, in Columbus, Georgia.

04/28/2015 5:15 PM

Staff Distinguished Performance Awards to be Presented May 5

The 22nd annual Distinguished Performance Awards and Service Recognition ceremony for non-faculty employees at Arkansas State University will be Tuesday, May 5, at 1:30 p.m. in Auditorium of the Carl R. Reng Student Union.

04/28/2015 4:15 PM

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04/28/2015 12:00 AM

ASBTDC to Host Social Media for Farmers’ Markets Seminar

JONESBORO — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at Arkansas State University is hosting two seminars designed to help self-promote farmers’ markets through social media.

04/27/2015 4:30 PM

More Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs Now Available

Three fully online undergraduate degree programs, two new and one re-launched, join the Arkansas State University Online catalog: a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and a new bachelor of general studies, along with a re-launch of the registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing (RN to BSN).

04/27/2015 4:15 PM

Lakeport Plantation Announces Lakeport Legacies Schedule

LAKE VILLAGE — Lakeport Plantation, an Arkansas State University Heritage Site, announced its 2015 schedule for Lakeport Legacies, a monthly talk focusing on history in the Delta. Speakers will discuss a wide range of Delta topics, including African-American genealogy, a newly discovered Chicot County Civil War diary and modern architecture in the Mississippi Delta.

04/27/2015 3:15 PM