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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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Dr. Elizabeth Seaton Nix

Assistant Professor of Nursing


  • MSN - Arkansas State University, 2004
  • BSN - Arkansas State University, 1995

Professional Credentials

  • MSN
  • BSN
  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Board Certified in Diabetes Education

Teaching Specialties

  • Board certified in Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Wound and Ostomy education
  • Public health

Courses Taught

  • Chronic illness
  • Developed pilot study for nurses regarding care of the dialysis patient to identify foot ulcers and risks for subsequent amputation rates.
  • Engage currently in a research project onpeak and trough levels and nursing behaviors in response to educational offerings
  • Diabetes issues: childhood obesity and risk factors
  • Hispanic health literacy


  • AADE - American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • WOCN - Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Society
  • NLN - National League for Nursing
  • ARNA - Arkansas Nurses Association
  • STTI - Sigma Theta Tau International
  • ADA - American Diabetics Association


Ms. Nix has been a registered nurse for 23 years. She has worked in many health care arenas. She began her journey as an associate-degree nurse and worked for 3 years at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She returned to Jonesboro and pursued a bachelor's degree in nursing. She was employed employed by St. Bernard's Medical Center from 1990-2004 as the outpatient and inpatient Diabetes Educator and Enterostomal Therapist.

In 2004, after completing her MSN degree, she accepted a position as pre-tenured faculty in the BSN program at Arkansas State University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Public Health from Walden University.

Elizabeth Seaton Nix

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3074


Building: CONHP
Room: 211