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A-State Remains Closed Through Fri. 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 closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday 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 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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Dr. Jim Stillwell



  • P.E.D., Indiana University
  • M.S.E., Western Illinois University
  • B.S.E., Western Illinois University

Teaching Specialties

  • Curriculum design and implementation
  • Elementary physical education

Research Interests

  • Children fitness
  • Curriculum design
  • Higher education administration


Bryant, L. G. & Stillwell, Jim L. (May, 2009). The physical education teacher/coach in American culture . 11th International Conference on Education. Athens, Greece.

Stillwell, Jim L. (April, 2009). Leadership: According to Attila the Hun, AAHPERD National Convention, Tampa, FL.

Stillwell, Jim L. (March, 2008). Using exercises with young children, Southern Early Childhood Association 59th Annual Conference, Covington, KY.

Stillwell, Jim L. (June, 2008). Creative rhythmic activities for children, Southwest District AHPERD Convention, Kona, HI.

Stillwell, Jim L. (June, 2008). Using exercises with children, Southwest District AHPERD Convention, Kona, HI.

Bryant, L. G. & Stillwell, Jim L. (November, 2008). Whistles & polyester shorts: Media images of physical education teachers . State Convention of ArkAHPERD, Little Rock.

Stillwell, Jim L. & LaVetter, D. (February, 2007). Club sports vs high school sports: Competing for youth participation, Southern District Convention of AHPERD, Chattanooga, TN.

Stillwell, Jim L. & Maness, D. (January 2007). Leading the department in the 21st century, National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education National Conference, Tampa, FL.

Selected Publications:
Lawler-Prince, D. & Stillwell, Jim L. (2008). Childhood Obesity: Helping Preschool Children Become Healthy and Fit. Little Rock, AR: SECA.

Stillwell, Jim L. & Willgoose, C. (6th ed., 2006). The Physical Education Curriculum. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Jim Stillwell

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3066
F: (870) 972-3096


Building: HPESS Complex
Room: 224

Alternative Contact

Sherry Reece
P: (870) 972-3066