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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 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.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • 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.
  • 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 Departments Homepage.

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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The campus master plan is being directed by the firm of JJR in association with Paulien & Associates, Inc., Crafton Tull & Associates, Inc., and The Protection Engineering Group, Inc.


Ann Arbor, Michigan 

With close to 50 years of experience and over 130 professional campus planners, landscape architects, civil engineers, urban planners, and environmental scientists, JJR is a nationally recognized, multi-disciplinary land planning design and engineering firm. Their commitment to people, quality, and sound land utilization has been recognized by over 200 design and planning awards. Campus planning is one of the primary focuses of the firm, having worked with over 200 campuses across the country preparing campus master plans, district plans and urban design plans.

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Paulien & Associates, Inc.

Denver, Colorado 

Paulien & Associates, Inc. has focused on academic and facilities related studies for higher education for over 30 years. Their practice has included over 480 college and university campuses in 41 states and the District of Columbia. They specialize in academic and enrollment planning; campus master planning; space needs analysis; classroom, laboratory, and related space utilization; space reallocation/migration planning studies, user surveys, peer institution benchmarking, and pre-architectural building programming.

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Crafton Tull & Associates

Little Rock, Arkansas 

Crafton Tull & Associates, founded in 1963, is a fully-integrated design firm providing architecture, interior design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing design, civil engineering, survey, planning, and landscape architecture with more than 240 professional in six offices throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma.

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The Protection Engineering Group

Batlimore, Maryland 

The Protection Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service professional engineering firm whose specialty is protection related issues. They have particular expertise in supporting the higher education community, having worked on 24 campuses across the county.

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