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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 Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • 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.
  • 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 Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Departments Homepage.

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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About the College

The College of Business began as a Division of Business in 1946 and became the College of Business when ASU was granted university status in 1967. The College of Business received initial AACSB accreditation of its bachelors programs in 1979 and accreditation of the MBA program in 1985. The college is comprised of four academic departments: Accounting, Computer & Information Technology, Economics & Finance, and Management & Marketing. The Delta Center for Economic Development is the outreach branch of the college. This center provides students with the opportunity to participate in various college initiatives to partner with the business community to enhance the economic growth and development of the region and state.

The front of the ASU College of Business

Our Mission

The mission of the College of Business at Arkansas State University is to provide a high quality business education to traditional and non-traditional students from the Mid-South and international students emphasizing leadership, international business, technology, decision tools and social responsibility. In addition, the College of Business is committed to the support of regional businesses and communities through research, economic development and consultative services.

Message from the Dean

Dr. Shane Hunt, Dean of the College of BusinessWelcome to the College of Business at Arkansas State University. We instill in all our students a global orientation, and we do that by constructing a world-class college with world-class faculty, students, and relationships. Our curriculum is continuously evolving to help our students stay relevant and reach their full potential. Whatever your career dreams are, you can learn those skills from some of the leading faculty and scholars in the world, right here at ASU. By offering a dynamic education in a supportive environment, we are developing the 21st century workforce that Arkansas and the entire world will need.

Our graduates have gone on to build organizations of all sizes. Our alumni serve as executives of international and local companies., CEOs of for-profit and non-profit organizations, small business owners, and government leaders. Our graduates are the future leaders of our state, our country, and our world, who are addressing the problems of today and working to fulfill the promise of tomorrow. We invite you to join us at the ASU College of Business to learn, to work hard, to have fun, and to prepare yourself for the career of your dreams.