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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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College of Agriculture and Technology Recognizes Outstanding Graduates during Convocation of Scholars


JONESBORO – The most outstanding graduating seniors in the College of Agriculture and Technology at Arkansas State University were recognized at the college’s annual honors banquet during Convocation of Scholars, according to Dr. Donald (Bud) Kennedy, interim dean.

The Chancellor’s Scholar award was presented to Adam Cloninger of England, who is an agricultural business major.  The Chancellor’s Scholar is the graduating senior who has the highest overall grade point average in each college.

Winners of the academic departmental awards and their respective bachelor’s degree programs were as follows.  These awards are based on scholarship, leadership and service to the department:

  • Art Singleton of Monticello, agricultural business.

  • Lucas Anderson of Ward, agricultural education.

  • Mary Whitmire of Springdale, animal science.

  • Phillip Massey of Jonesboro, plant and soil science.

  • Ken Beach of Leachville, BAS, technology.

  • Rachel Bickley of Pine Bluff, BS, technology.

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