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+ Campus alert: A-State Closed Thurs. March 5

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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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Radiation and Safety Committee

Radiation and Laser Safety

The purpose of the Radiation and Laser Safety Committee is to provide oversight regarding the license from State of Arkansas that governs the use of radioactive materials and lasers including the safe use of radionuclides; maintaining safety protocols for using lasers classified as 2,3, and 4 power levels; providing guidance for all ancillary staff and research personnel involved in radiation and laser research; and appointing a radiation safety (RSO) and laser safety (LSO) officers to ensure compliance.

Members are appointed to staggered three-year terms by the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research. The committee elects a chair at the beginning of each year. The Radiation and Laser Safety Committee reports to the Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies.


Roster List for the Committee Members

Ronald Johnson, RSO

Starr Fenner, LSO

Bruce Johnson

Ray Winters

Ben Rougeau

David Gilmore

Starr Fenner

Kimberly Marshall