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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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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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ASU SBTDC, Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce to present “Fundamentals of Website Planning” workshop


JONESBORO, Ark. — The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and Pleth, LLC will host a workshop on website planning for small businesses on Wednesday, April 10, from 1-4 p.m. at the Batesville Chamber office, 409 Vine Street, Batesville.

The seminar, “Website Strategy and Planning,” will be conducted by Steven Trotter with Pleth LLC to help attendees explore the strategies, techniques, technologies and best practices needed to turn their websites into an effective marketing tool for their business. 

“Whether you are planning to create your own website or hire someone to do it for you, you need to know some key fundamentals,” said Herb Lawrence, ASU SBTDC director. 

Attendees will also learn how to include their social media marketing efforts such as Facebook, Twitter, and blogs into their website for synergy.

Registration is $35 per person ($25 for Batesville Chamber and Main Street Batesville members).  For more information or to register for “Website Design and Marketing,” contact Mandi Whitmire, events coordinator at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (870) 793-2378 or e-mail officemanager@mybatesville.org.

These seminars are co-sponsored by Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Batesville, Independence County Economic Development, Inc., Citizens Bank, First Community Bank, First National Banking Company, Liberty Bank of Arkansas, and Merchant and Planters Bank.