Welcome to Arkansas State University!
+ Campus alert: A-State Closing Early

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

Social Media
Facebook Twitter
X Close

Central Office Staff


Patrick DixonPatrick Dixon


Director of Residence Life

Overall responsibility for the Department of Residence Life.






Adonis Thompson    Adonis Thompson


Associate Director of Residence Life for Operations

Responsible for the daily operations/administration of the department including supervision of assignments, IT, payroll, special interest housing and summer camps and conferences.




Melissa Lamb

Melissa Lamb


Assistant Director for Residence Education

Responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and assessment of the department's educational initiatives. Supervises Area Coordinators. Also serves as the Residence Life Student Conduct Officer.







Beverley Mixon

Beverley Mixon


Fiscal Support Specialist

Responsible for billings, receivables and financial paperwork.








Genella McCarrollGenella McCarroll


Assignments Coordinator

Responsible for assignments and the record keeping associated with room assignments.







Placeholder ImageLenora Williams


Administrative Specialist

Responsible for the supervision of the office front desk operations and customer service assistants.








Kathy McMaster


Computer Support Specialist

Responsible for providing computer hardware & software technical support.






Placeholder ImageMelissa Turner


International Liaison and Administrative Specialist

Responsible for payroll of departmental employees and international student housing/relations.