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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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(870) 972-2093

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Associate Dean

Professor of Animal Science


  • Ph.D. Louisiana State University
  • M.Ed. Sam Houston State University
  • B.S. Sam Houston State University

Teaching Specialties

  • Livestock and Companion Animal Nutrition
  • Livestock Production

Research Interests

  • Forage Utilization
  • Use of biofuel co-products in livestock diets


  • Arkansas Society of Animal Science
  • Arkansas Cattleman's Association
  • North American Association of College Teachers of Agriculture


Dr. Kennedy joined ASU in 1993. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Agriculture for three years at McNeese State University in Louisiana.

Donald (Bud) Kennedy

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3704
F: (870) 972-3885


Building: Agriculture
Room: 221

Alternative Contact

Phyllis Johnson
P: (870) 972-2085