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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. 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.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday 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 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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Hundreds of Students Participate in 3rd Annual Create @ stAte Program


JONESBORO -- Approximately 300 undergraduate and graduate students presented their scholarly work and creative presentations Thursday during the third annual research event, “Create @ stAte: A Symposium of Research, Scholarship and Creativity.”

Sponsored by Arkansas State University’s Office of Research and Technology Transfer (ORTT), the various sessions, which represented a multitude of academic disciplines, attracted approximately 500 people, according to Cheryl Dison, director of research development.

Create @ stAte offers students the opportunity to present and share their research, scholarship or creative work in a professional and supportive setting. This program also acts as a platform for students, faculty and staff across the ASU campus to learn more about the variety of research, creative and scholarly projects occurring at ASU.

Here are some scenes from the day’s activities:

Create @ astAte Presentation
Pamela Shultz discusses reducing recidivism.

Create @ astAte PresentationA group of social work students presented their poster on “No Child Left Behind.” Kristi Hall (right) discusses the project with Dr. Beverly Edwards.

Create @ astAte PresentationRobert Monteforte makes his presentation during the Three-Minute Thesis© competition.

Create @ astAte PresentationStudents review some of the poster presentations.

Create @ astAte PresentationThe ASU Trumpet Ensemble performed in the Student Union auditorium, under the direction of Dr. Chris Wilson.