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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:
  • 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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Eugene L. Stillions, Jr.

Major General

Vice President, NISH Inc.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee on 21 October 1934, General Stillions graduated from Earle High School, Earle, Arkansas in 1952 and entered Arkansas State. While attending college and ROTC training, he helped activate and served in the National Guard battalion located in Jonesboro. In 1956 he graduated with a BS in Agriculture Education and was discharged from the Guard as a Sergeant First Class to receive his Regular Army Commission in the Quartermaster Corps. During his three decades of commissioned service General Stillions served in Army combat divisions and corps and army units in the United States, Germany, Vietnam, and Korea. His service included almost 14 years as a commander at company, battalion, brigade, depot and general officer levels. He was Commanding General (CG), 3d Support Command, V Corps; CG, U.S. Army Troop Support Agency; CG, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center/Commandant Quartermaster School and the 38th Quartermaster General of the Army. His awards and decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal (2 awards), the Legion of Merit (3 awards), the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal. In 1994 he was inducted into the Quartermaster Hall of Fame. After retirement in 1988 Major General Stillions served first as a Regional Director and then Vice President for the National Industry for the Severely Handicapped, Inc.