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A-State Closed on Jan. 16 due to winter precipitation.

Arkansas State University is closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to winter precipitation. All winter response staff members are requested to report to their duty stations.

Overnight, snow fall made conditions for students, faculty and staff hazardous.

"Our administrative team determined the snowfall was going to be heavier than forecast and while today was scheduled to be the first day of class for the spring 2018 semester, I've decided it is best that we cancel classes for today," Chancellor Kelly Damphousse said.

All classes at the Jonesboro and Paragould locations are cancelled. Online classes continue.

While offices and classes are closed, university residential life areas continue to operate to support the on-campus student population.

For students living on-campus, Acansa Dining Hall will operate under "brunch hours" with service from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and then 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For updates on A-State events, please check the university’s official website AState.edu or social media feeds, Facebook.com/ArkansasState or @ArkansasState on Twitter.

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Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler Christmas Tour

12/10/2017, 7:00 PM

Join us at the Fowler Center for the Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler Christmas Tour on Sunday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. Recording artist Phil Vassar and country music singer Kellie Pickler will release a new Christmas single this holiday season called “The Naughty List,” written by Phil Vassar and Juliana Songs.

Kellie’s own version of “Santa Baby” became a Christmas classic on the Taste of Country’s Top 50 Christmas songs. In spring of 2013, Kellie partnered with dance coach Derek Hough and won the Mirror Ball Trophy on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” 

Kellie was discovered in 2005 on American Idol. Since then, she has gone on the become a well-known country artist with her own daytime television show on CMT.

See more details in the online news release.