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A-State Remains Closed Through Fri. 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 closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday morning.
  • 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.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • 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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Department of Music to present Student Honors Recital during Convocation of Scholars


JONESBORO -- The Department of Music at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will present the annual Student Honors Recital on Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center Riceland Hall. Performers audition for the recital and are selected by a panel of judges representing the music faculty. This concert is free and open to the public.

Students performing on this year’s recital are:

Cori Beasley, soprano, from Gilmer, Texas, Shawn Crawford, alto saxophone, from Paragould, Adonias Finch, trumpet, from Dyer, Tenn., Cody Hutchinson, euphonium, from Jonesboro, Ruoman Jiang, piano, from Fujian, China, Barrett Kelly, piano, from Walnut Ridge, Brandon Moore, composition, from Dexter, Mo., Yuta Nishimura, piano, from Kanagawa, Japan, Jay Shepherd, guitar, from Paragould, and the Caprice Jazz Combo including Addison Boling, drums, from Jonesboro, Matt Bounds, bass, from Poplar Bluff, Mo., Alex Ditto, guitar, from Hoxie, Brandon Moore, saxophone, and Tim Moore, piano, both from Dexter, Mo.

Accompanists for the evening are: Shannon O’Connor, Sean Pollock, and Luca Strazzullo.

The students will present works by James Curnow, Roland Dyens, Carlisle Floyd, Alexander Goedicke, Ida Gotkovsky, Brandon Moore, W.A. Mozart, Chris Potter, Maurice Ravel, and Robert Schumann.

For more details, interested individuals may call the Department of Music at (870) 972-2094.

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