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A-State Resumes Regular Weekend Hours

Arkansas State University has resumed regular weekend operation hours. For specific event schedule updates, please refer to the list below.

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.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • 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 Department's Homepage.

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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Arkansas State SBTDC to Host “Starting a Business in Arkansas” workshop Sept. 10


JONESBORO, Ark. — The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Jonesboro Association are hosting a workshop for start-up businesses in Jonesboro Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the ASU Delta Center for Economic Development building, Room 201. 
“Starting a Business in Arkansas: How to Get a New Business Started Right” is a workshop aimed at anyone considering starting a new business and wants to make sure that the business has the best potential to succeed regardless of economic conditions.  

“If you are going to start a business in 2013, then this seminar is the place to start,” said Herb Lawrence, director of the Small Business and Technology Development Center.  

Topics will include business plan keys for success, legal requirements, licenses, fees and permits required by Arkansas, how to determine the feasibility of the business idea, common pitfalls to avoid, information about financing options and more. 

Registration is $30 per attendee, Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce members pay $20, A-State faculty, staff and students pay $15.  The workshop is free to all military veterans and their families.

For more information or to register for the seminar, contact the Arkansas State Small Business and Technology Development Center at (870) 972-3517, e-mail asusbtdc@astate.edu or register on line at http://asbtdc.ualr.edu/training/jonesboro.asp.

Additional information is on the following links: Slideshare—http://www.slideshare.net/hlawrenc/start-a-business-in-arkansas-workshop

The seminar is also co-sponsored by First Security Bank, Focus Bank, Liberty Bank of Arkansas, Pleth LLC, and Simmons First Bank.