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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 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 operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday morning.
  • 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.
  • Wednesday'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 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 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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Pradeep Mishra

Director of Printing Services



  • MPA, Arkansas State University
  • BS, Arkansas State University
  • BS, Kanpur University-India
  • Diploma, Northern Regional Institute of Printing Technology, Allahabad, India

Teaching Specialties

  • Digital Prepress and Premedia
  • Production Workflow and Management
  • Scheduling and Estimating
  • Quality control and ISO certification

Research Interests

  • Graphic Communications Education
  • Digital Printing Productivity


  • International Graphic Arts Education Association, Inc.
  • Printing Industry of America
  • National Association of PhotoShop Professionals
  • Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
  • Gravure Association of America
  • Flexographic Technical Association
  • National Association of Printing Leadership


Mr. Mishra joined the faculty of Arkansas State University in 2001, with primary teaching responsibilities in the areas of Printing Management (now called Graphic Communications) in the Department of Journalism under the College of Communication. He is also the director of University Printing Services since August 2007. Mr. Mishra has been associated with the Printing/graphic communications industry for over twenty years. Prior to teaching, he worked in the world class commercial printing and publishing sectors as a member of the senior management team. Earlier, Mr. Mishra worked as a plant manager for the Tata Donnelley Limited in Bombay, India- the largest commercial press in the country.

Pradeep Mishra

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3114
F: (870) 972-3328


Building: Education/Communication
Room: 234A

Alternative Contact

Pam Graham
P: (870) 972-3070