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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 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.
  • 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 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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(870) 972-2093

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Global Teaching Conference

03/27/2013, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Student Union- 3rd Floor



We cordially invite you to attend this year’s Global Teaching Conference, March 27, 2013 on the Jonesboro, Arkansas campus. This year’s conference is a joint effort on behalf of Arkansas State University’s -College of Education, -College of Business Teaching Conference Committee, and -Interactive Teaching & Technology Center’s Annual Conference Committee (ITTC). The conference is designed to be an informational and problem-solving forum for all faculty, administrators, and instructional designers throughout the Mid-South, the State of Arkansas, and around the Globe to come together to share ideas and learn from each other. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss and receive information about current trends and issues that educators are facing through the strands listed below. Concurrent sessions will focus on these six strands: • Teaching & Learning including Student Issues and Pedagogy • Assessment and Accreditation • Classroom and Campus Technology • Mentoring of Faculty and Students • International Relationships and Education • Online & Distance Education Best Practices Registration for the event is requested by March 15. We look forward to seeing you here on March 27, 2013. For further information and to register, please visit The Global Teaching Conference Website at http://www.globalteachingconference.org. We appreciate your continued support!