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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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  • MA, University of Mississippi
  • BS, Florida A & M University

Teaching Specialties

  • Broadcast Journalism

Research Interests

  • Television
  • Black Popular Music and Culture
  • Mass Media and Pop Culture


  • National Association of Black Journalists
  • Radio Television News Directors Association
  • Society of Professional Journalists


Roberts joined the RTV program after success as a radio host, producer and reporter for stations in Florida and Mississippi.  He served as general manager of the radio station at Mississippi Valley State University.  He formerly taught at William Penn University and Mississippi Valley State.

Larz Roberts

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3437
F: (870) 972-2997


Building: Education/Communication
Room: 361

Alternative Contact

Pam Graham
P: (870) 972-3070