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+ Campus alert: A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

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.

More Information
University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Dr. Lauren Schack Clark

Professor of Music


  • D.M.A, Boston University, Collaborative Piano
  • M.M., Northwestern University, Piano Performance and Pedagogy
  • Grad. Dipl., Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA, Piano Performance
  • B.M., Hartt School of Music, Univeristy of Hartford, Piano Performance

Teaching Specialties

  • Piano
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Piano Literature

Research Interests

  • Piano Practicing
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Maurice Ravel


  • Music Teachers National Association (Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano and Pedagogy since 1992)
  • Arkansas State Music Teachers Association (First Vice President, 2008-2010, President, 2010-2012)
  • Delta Music Teachers Association (Immediate Past President)
  • Sigma Alpha Iota (ASU Epsilon Gamma Chapter Advisor)
  • National Federation of Music Clubs
  • Pi Kappa Lambda