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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.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • 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 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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John Horn

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Yukon Pacific Corp.
Senior Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers

John Horn was in the first graduating group at Arkansas State College (now University), Class of 1938 with a B.S. in chemistry. During WW II, he spent 39 months in the South Pacific where he made two assault landings and three major campaigns. He has worked over 56 years in natural gas and natural gas liquids businesses. In 45 years with Phillips Petroleum, he conceived and implemented the manufacture and shipment of liquified natural gas (LNG) to Japan and worked on all major projects for Phillips. He negotiated gas sales contracts for the Hewett Field in the U.K. and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, a multibillion dollar "first." He is vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Yukon Pacific Corp., senior member and past lecturer for the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a fellow in the Institute of Petroleum, London, England, past chairman of the Gas Supply Task Group for the "U.S. Energy Outlook" joint study. He has written numerous papers for international groups on natural gas and LNG. He has advised the World Bank on energy production in developing countries.