QUERÉTARO, Mexico – Applications for admission to Arkansas State University’s Campus Querétaro are now being accepted, A-State officials announced Wednesday at a media event in Querétaro.
10/27/2016 5:30 PM
The Department of Music at Arkansas State University will present the A-State Percussion Ensemble in concert on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall.
10/26/2016 6:15 PM
Guest artist soprano Dr. Moon-Sook Park will present a recital on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, sponsored by the Department of Music. Faculty members Dr. Lauren Schack Clark and Matthew Carey will join her on stage.
10/26/2016 6:00 PM
JONESBORO — Arkansas State University’s undefeated rugby team has three opponents remaining on the 2016 fall schedule, but the Red Wolves are thinking the old adage, “playing one game at a time.”
10/26/2016 5:45 PM
Shelley Gipson is an associate professor of art. She has a wide range of experience with printmaking techniques and has exhibited in more than eighty group exhibitions in the United States, Canada, Poland, Ireland, UK, China and Japan.
10/25/2016 11:00 PM
GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump hasn’t seen his poll numbers slide any in the last month, despite controversies and lackluster debate performances. As a matter of fact, the Republican standard-bearer slightly grew his lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the former First Lady of Arkansas’ one-time home state. In the U.S. Senate race, the contest has tightened between incumbent Republican Sen. John Boozman and Democratic challenger Conner Eldridge, but Boozman still maintains a comfortable 18-point lead. The latest Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College survey, conducted among 463 likely Arkansas voters on October 21, 2016, produced the following results: Q: If the election for President were today, which candidate would you support? 32.5% Democrat Hillary Clinton 56% Republican Donald J. Trump 3.5% Libertarian Gary Johnson 2% Green Party candidate Jill Stein 1% Other 5% Undecided Q: If the election for U.S. Senate were today, which candidate would you support? 52%
10/25/2016 9:15 AM
10/25/2016 12:00 AM
The City of Jonesboro and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are looking at a partnership to build a multi-million dollar shooting sports complex in Jonesboro. The complex would cost anywhere between seven million and 12 million dollars and a groundbreaking could take place sometime next year. Jonesboro Police Chief Rick Elliot was at an open house forum last night where the public got to view plans about the center. Elliot tells KASU news what the new complex will have in it. "It will have nine trap ranges and it will have three skeet overlay, 200-yard rifle range, a 50-yard pistol range, archery, and it will have a small lake for fishing."Program Coordinator for Range Development with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Grant Tomlin says this complex will have a positive impact for those who love the sport, as well as for northeast Arkansas' economy. "This is a huge sport and it will bring in a lot of money to the region and the state by way of economic development. This will
10/24/2016 7:42 PM
Arkansas State University Museum will host "El Día de los Muertos" on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a free event. Everyone is invited to come as they are or to arrive in costume and enjoy Day of the Dead festivities.
10/24/2016 5:30 PM
The Trombone Choir of Arkansas State University will perform in concert Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. This Department of Music event is free and open for the public.
10/24/2016 10:15 AM
JONESBORO — The Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, a Heritage Site of Arkansas State University, was recently selected as the winner of the 2016 Best of the South award. The honor is bestowed each year on behalf of the “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” committee for the Southeast Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH).
10/21/2016 5:45 PM
JONESBORO — Arkansas State University’s rugby team will travel to the state capital to play the Little Rock Stormers Men’s Club, Saturday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m., at the Little Rock Rugby Complex, 14301 Dineen Drive.
10/21/2016 5:15 PM
Arkansas State University’s Fowler Center will present Still on the Hill, the Ozark folk duo, as its next performance in the 2016-17 Riceland Distinguished Performance Series on Friday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
10/21/2016 4:00 PM
The Howl-O-Ween Friendzy is the second annual benefit event for the Friends of Music. It will be a fun musical show appropriate for all ages with the theme of “The Addams Family.” There also will be contests with prizes, games and spooky fun. All proceeds will go toward music scholarships.
10/21/2016 3:00 PM
A fund has been established to raise funds to replace the vandalized headstone of a Westside Middle School shooting victim. The headstone marking the grave of Stephanie Johnson at Keller’s Chapel Cemetery was discovered knocked over and broken Thursday. Stephanie Johnson was 12 years old when she and four others were slain in 1998 by two classmates. Jonesboro Police Chief Rick Elliott worked with representatives of Bear State to establish the fund for the headstone replacement. Anyone who wishes to make a contribution to the fund may do so in person at any Bear State Bank branch or mail a check to Stephanie Johnson Memorial Fund, Bear State Bank, P. O. Box 3020, Jonesboro, AR 72403.
10/21/2016 10:27 AM