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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.

More Information
University Communications
(870) 972-3820

Emergency Contact
University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Blackboard Learn 9.1, Service Pack 11, is better than ever.

On May 31, ASU will be upgraded to the latest version of Blackboard Learn™, Service Pack 11, which will provide a more user friendly and modern experience for you and your students. 

About the Upgrade

Blackboard Learn 9.1, Service Pack 11, provides a more user friendly and modern experience for all users

The updates in this latest Service Pack were made with educators and students in mind. Nearly 640 institutions, including ones like Arkansas State University, contributed to the development of this latest release, making Blackboard Learn simply better for educators and students.

Many existing features have been improved and additional ones have been added to make your course more engaging.

  • New streamlined theme for enhanced look and functionality
  • Added server storage space for faster loading
  • Improved Item Analysis for refining Assessments
  • Easier Assignment grading through the new Inline Grading feature.
  • Increased student engagement through the new My Blackboard area
  • Efficient course management using the new Global Navigation Menu
  • Enhanced functionality for course evaluations for users of EvalKit

We are confident that you will find as much excitement in this new version of Blackboard Learn as we do. If you have questions or concerns about these upcoming changes, please let us know.

Blackboard Learn, simply better