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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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(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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ASU SBTDC to offer four-night QuickBooks seminar


JONESBORO, Ark. — The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) is offering a four-night hands-on “Introduction to QuickBooks” workshop beginning Tuesday, May 7, from 6-9 p.m. in Room 201 at the ASU Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop Circle.

Instructors will be Linda Harvey, Jones & Company, Ltd., and Sherry Hensley of Computer Tutor, both certified QuickBooks instructors.  Attendees will have an opportunity to learn the basics of this popular computerized accounting program hands-on.  Each session will cover different aspects of QuickBooks.  Participants should be comfortable operating a personal computer in a Windows environment.

  • Session I (Tuesday, May 7) will cover setting up a new company, chart of accounts, writing checks and bank reconciliation. 
  • Session II & III (Thursday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 21) details issues with inventory, adjusting and reporting inventory, invoicing, as well as accounts payable and receivables. 
  • Session IV (Thursday, May 23) shows how to set up information for payroll. 

Each session is designed to be stand-alone but attendees are encouraged to plan to attend all four evenings to get the most out of the series.  Seating is limited to 15 participants.

Registration is $75 per workshop or $225 for all four nights (a $75 savings). Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Jonesboro Association members and ASU faculty, staff and students pay $165 for all four nights. To register or for more information, contact the ASU SBTDC (870) 972-3517 or e-mail asusbtdc@astate.edu or register on line at http://asbtdc.ualr.edu/training.asp.

The seminars are being co-sponsored by the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jones & Company, Ltd., Pleth, Computer Tutor, Downtown Jonesboro Association, First Security Bank, Liberty Bank of Arkansas and Simmons First Bank. 

-- This and other releases are online at http://www.astate.edu/a/asunews/