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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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(870) 972-3820

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy


  • MSHS, Arkansas State University (Health Science Education)
  • BS, University of Central Arkansas (Physical Therapy)

Professional Credentials

  • Arkansas Physical Therapy License

Teaching Specialties

  • Adult Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Modalities
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Patient Care Skills

Research Interests

  •  PTA Licensure Exam Pass Rates
  • Utilizing Hippotherapy with Veterans


  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Arkansas Physical Therapy Association
  • Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission


Mrs. Keith graduated in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from UCA. She worked at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Jonesboro until August 2001 where she served as clinical instructor and department director for several years focusing on the treatment of spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries as well as other multi-traumas. Mrs. Keith became an instructor in the PTA program at ASU in the fall of 2001 and became the program director in 2005. She currently serves as a consultant to the Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission performing wheelchair evaluations for clients. She is also the physical therapist for the Beck PRIDE center for American's wounded veterans.

Becky Keith

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2896
F: (870) 972-3652


Building: Eugene Smith Hall
Room: 112

Alternative Contact

Rebecca Bridges
P: (870) 972-3591