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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:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • 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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Event Details

ASU Chef's Table Series

05/21/2013, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Study of the world's greatest cuisines by region, including travel information and a cooking demonstration by one of the Jonesboro areas best chefs.  Enjoy an overview of the regions finest products, dishes and wines, with tasting of wines, cheeses, and other local products, plus cooking demonstrations of one of the region's classic dishes by a local chef.  Each month you will learn from a new chef.   

Class Information

Date: May 21, June 11, July 23, August 20 
Time: 7–9 p.m. 
Place: ASU Jonesboro, ASU Alumni Center 
Cost: $50 per person or $90 for two (per session price)  
Instructor: Chef Matthew Johnson comes to the mid-south area via Detroit, Michigan.  Born and raised in the Detroit and metro area, Chef Johnson moved to Jonesboro Arkansas in 1995.  After starting college with aspirations of success in the business field and many other jobs along the way, it was in 2004 when Chef Johnson finally found where his real passion lies.  It was at this time he decided to follow his dream of becoming a professional cook.   Training under 3 different executive chefs gave him the opportunity and time to learn and refine his skills in classic French and European culinary techniques.   In 2007 Chef Johnson accepted the position of Executive Chef at the Jonesboro Country Club.  Chef Johnson joined the Greater Memphis chapter of the American Culinary Federation ( ACF)  in early 2011 and is currently pursuing his Certified Executive Chef  (CEC) designation.     

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Call 870-972-3052 for more information or to register for classes.