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A-State Closing at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 4

Arkansas State University will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 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 be open until 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will close at 3 p.m.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will close at 1 p.m.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will close at 1 p.m.
  • Tonight'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 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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University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Dr. Gail Hudson

Professor of Marketing

Director, College of Business Internship Program


  • BA, Economics, University of Michigan
  • MBA, Arkansas State University
  • PhD, Marketing, University of Alabama

Teaching Specialties

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Marketing Research

Research Interests

  • Student learning
  • Motivation 
  • Commitment


  • Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce
  • Sustaining life member of the ASU Alumni Association
  • Board Member, Better Life Counseling Center
  • Board Member, Cardiology Associates Foundation


I am originally from Michigan and have lived in the south since 1980.  Prior to entering academic teaching I worked in banking.  I have taught at a public and private university.  I came to ASU in 1985 and became department chair in 2005.  I enjoy non-profit work and marketing research for small business.   I am the parent of two ASU students and one King Charles Spaniel and am an avid reader.