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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 Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • 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., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • 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 Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Departments Homepage.

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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ASU SBTDC to host advanced Facebook marketing workshop Aug. 8

07/23/2013

JONESBORO, Ark. — The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Jonesboro Association will offer “Advanced Facebook Marketing: Beyond the Likes” workshop Thursday, Aug. 8, from 1-4 p.m. at the ASU Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop Circle.

In this seminar attendees will explore added tools for Facebook marketing including:
How to create an effective social media strategy for your organization,
How To Use Facebook Insights to Develop Marketing Strategies,
Facebook Social Plug-ins to Link Business Websites,
Tips on Time-Management Techniques and Tools,
How to Increase Fan Engagement to make profitable relationships.

Herb Lawrence, director for SBTDC, will teach this three-hour seminar. 

“Facebook has become a great marketing tool for small businesses,” said Lawrence.  “Now over one billion people around the world are on Facebook.  In Arkansas, over half of the population is logging into Facebook accounts daily.  Facebook is a unique tool that allows our small businesses to find, communicate with and develop profitable relationships with customers.”   

At this seminar attendees will learn how to leverage their Facebook pages to get more out of customer engagement.  Attendees should have a Facebook page for their organization and a minimum of 25 fans.

Registration is $35 per person ($25 for Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Jonesboro Association members, and $20 for ASU faculty, staff and students).   

For more information or to register, contact the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center at (870) 972-3517, e-mail asusbtdc@astate.edu or hlawrenc@astate.edu, register online at http://asbtdc.ualr.edu/training/jonesboro.asp or “fan” the ASU SBTDC on Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/asu.sbtdc.

These seminars are co-sponsored by Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Jonesboro Association, First Security Bank, Focus Bank, Liberty Bank of Arkansas and Simmons First Bank.