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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.

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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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ASU Agribusiness Conference

02/13/2013, 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM



Established in 1995, the ASU Agribusiness Conference provides current information on the trends and issues which are affecting agriculture. The conference annually attracts over five hundred guests from five states, and its programs have featured over 115 agricultural and business speakers, including American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman, former Secretaries of Agriculture Earl Butz and Dan Glickman, and ABC News correspondent John Stossel. Nationally syndicated farm broadcasters Orion Samuelson, Al Pell, and Ken Root have also appeared on the program.

According to Dr. Bert Greenwalt, Professor of Agricultural Economics and Director of the Agribusiness Conference, “Our guests tell us the conference provides unique information not available from other sources in the region. It provides our students with a tremendous opportunity to learn directly from agricultural experts and newsmakers.” For excellence in publicizing and enhancing the image of Jonesboro, The ASU Agribusiness Conference received the 2008 Betty T. Sloan Promotion Award from the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, contact Ms. Phyllis Johnson, COAT Dean's Office at 870-972-2085.