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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:
  • 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.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • 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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Arkansas State’s Delta Center for Economic Development to Host Human Resources Course


JONESBORO, Ark. — If you are a small business owner or new to human resources as one of your business responsibilities, an updated Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Essentials of Human Resources Management course is available. The course is offered by Arkansas State University’s Delta Center for Economic Development.

The human resources program will be Thursday and Friday, Nov. 14-15, at 5501 Krueger Drive in Jonesboro, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and concluding at 5 p.m. each day. Cost is $495.

In 15 hours of training, the workshop covers human resources issues in an easy-to-understand format. It is directed at those who manage people, perform human resource tasks as part of their job, looking to enter into the growing human resources profession and to update knowledge and remain up-to-date on current HR issues.

Human resource management, recruitment and selection, employee development, employment law, performance management, and compensation and benefits are among the components in the seminar to aid those looking for methods to boost employee management skills.

To register, contact Bridget Taylor at the Delta Center for Economic Development at (870) 972-3850 or through e-mail at dced@astate.edu.