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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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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Associate Professor of Horticulture


  • Ph.D. Texas Tech University (Agronomy, minor in Molecular Biology; specialization in Viticulture)
  • M.S. University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design)
  • B.S. Texas Tech University (Horticulture with emphasis in Nursery Management)

Teaching Specialties

  • Plant materials
  • Plant Propagation
  • Plant Production, Genetics


  • American Society for Horticultural Science
  • American Society for Horticultural Science - Southern Region


Dr. Pittcock has been with the college for 12 years, serving as Associate Dean since August 2005. She has been a research and development technician for a 300 acre nursery, where she conducted propagation research and developed production protocols for newly introduced species. Dr. Pittcock taught horticulture at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College for 9 years. While residing in Georgia, she co-owned a greenhouse and nursery business.

Dr. Pittcock manages the Horticulture greenhouses and display gardens. She serves as a member of the Board of the East Arkansas Resource Conservation and Development and on the Advisory Board of the ASU Regional Farmers' Market.

Kim Pittcock

Contact Information

P: 870-972-2847
F: 870-972-3885


Building: Agriculture
Room: 210