Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Ralph Ruby, Jr.

Professor of Computer & Information Technology

Director of Business Technology Programs


  • Ed.D University of Missouri [Vocational Education]
  • MS University of Tennessee [Business Education]
  • BS University of Tennessee [Business Education]
  • AAS Orange County Community College [Business Administration]

Teaching Specialties

  • Texting
  • Computer Applications
  • Learning and Teaching Styles

Research Interests

  • Texting
  • Computer Applications
  • Learning and Teaching Styles


  • Delta Pi Epsilon [34 years]
  • Phi Delta Kappa [Life Member]
  • American Vocational Association [Life Member]
  • National Business Education Association [35 years]
  • Southern Business Education Association [35 years]


Ralph has been a professor in the College of Business at Arkansas State University since August 15, 1979. He was at the University of Arkansas from 1976 - 1979 and taught at Valley Central High School from 1969 - 76. He has authored numerous books and articles and has served as an editor for more than 7 peer reviewed professional journals. In addition, Dr. Ruby has been numerous presentations at the local, state, national and international levels.