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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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(870) 972-3820

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Event Details

Puppet Making and More!

06/23/2014, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A-State Fine Arts Center 2412 Quapaw Way Jonesboro, AR 72401


Puppet making and script writing will be combined to create a fun and enriching summer workshop experience for elementary aged students 3rd-6thgrade and older adults. The intergenerational workshop will include a field trip to the Hemingway, Pfeiffer Museum archives in Piggott, AR for students to better understand the cultural condition of Northeast, Arkansas during the 1930’s. Older adults will contribute their own lived history to help interpret the historical setting. While building positive relationships among age groups adults and children will collaboratively write a script and create puppet characters that bring history to life. 

Class Information


June 23rd-27th


1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.




A-State Fine Arts Center
2412 Quapaw Way
Jonesboro, AR 72401




Dr. Susan Whiteland