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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 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 operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday 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 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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(870) 972-2093

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The following resources are available to ensure our students can find useful information during their college careers as well as after graduation.

School of Nursing Handbook

The student handbook for nursing majors was developed by a student-faculty committee from nursing, incorporating suggestions received from students, faculty and administrators. It is designed to inform nursing majors regarding nursing policy, and to assist the students in their educational planning.

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Graduate information Guide (GIG) 

The Graduate Information Guide (GIG) for graduate nursing majors was developed by a student-faculty committee from nursing, incorporating suggestions received from students, faculty and administrators. It is designed to inform nursing majors regarding nursing policy, and to assist the students in their educational planning.

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HEPATITIS VACCINE

Hepatitis B immunizations are available through the Student Health Center located on campus. Call for appointment at 870-972-2054. The series of 3 injections is offered as a combination of HEP A and HEP B. Cost is approximately $50.00 per injection.

CPR Certification

Students entering nursing programs are required to have completed a Health Care Provider CPR course (i.e., adult, infant, and child with AED). This course may be obtained at the local Red Cross, American Heart Association, or an approved facility. A card or letter demonstrating completion of the course must be presented to the School of Nursing. This letter or card is required of all beginning nursing students (AASN and BSN). Annual proof of continued certification for the entire academic year is required. It is the students’ responsibility to maintain current CPR certification. If not current the student will not be allowed to remain in clinical.

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Medical Malpractice Insurance

Medical malpractice insurance, also known as “Professional Liability Insurance,” covers a healthcare professional in a variety of ways. Almost every healthcare professional is eligible for malpractice insurance. Each student should determine his or her own needs.

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Degree Questions?

Pre-Nursing Advisor
Jenafer Wray
870-972-3074 

Undergraduate Programs
Carla McCain
870-972-3074 

Master Programs
Amanda Waters
870-972-3701 

Nurse Anesthesia Program
Patricia Davis
870-680-8187 


Scholarships

In addition to general university scholarships, students majoring in nursing have college & department specific scholarships available.


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