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A-State Closing at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 4

Arkansas State University will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 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 be open until 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will close at 3 p.m.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will close at 1 p.m.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will close at 1 p.m.
  • Tonight'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 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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Garry Johnson

Garry Johnson, who was an A-State football player, graduated in 2003.  He was in the NFL from 2003-2006. Garry currently resides in Houston, Texas and is a Special Education Teacher and an Assistant Football Coach.

Garry was recruited by Division I and the top 20 schools in the nation but, chose Arkansas State University because Disability Services had presented a plan that would guide him toward his ultimate goal, graduation.   

Garry Johnson states, “I am truly grateful to Disability Services for the services afforded to me throughout my tenure at Arkansas State University, from August 1998 until May 2003. With the assistance of Disability Services, I graduated in May 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in General Studies”

Football Affiliations:

- May 2003, Offensive Lineman with NFL Team- Cincinnati Bengals

- Offensive Lineman with Atlanta Falcons, NFL Europe Team - Rhein Fire, and Canadian Football League (CFL) - Team Renegades.

- Remained in NFL from 2003-2006

- Member of NFLPA Retired Player’s Association