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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • 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.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • 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 Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.
  • The Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Departments Homepage.

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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Associate Professor of Teacher Education


  • BSE Ouachita Baptist University
  • MSE Henderson State University
  • Ph.D. University of North Texas

Professional Credentials

  • Arkansas Teaching License, 1-6 grades, K-8 principal
  • Superintendent

Teaching Specialties

Middle Level Education


  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Middle School Association
  • National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education
  • Arkansas Association of Middle Level Educators


Gregory B. Meeks is an associate professor of middle level education in the Department of Teacher Education. He is a native Arkansan who grew up in Iowa and Louisiana. He received his undergraduate degree in elementary education from Ouachita Baptist University and his master’s degree from Henderson State University in elementary and middle school administration. His doctorate of philosophy degree is from the University of North Texas in curriculum and instruction with a minor in educational administration. Dr. Meeks served as a middle level teacher and elementary principal in Hot Springs, AR in the late 70’s. From 1982 until 1993, he served as a K-8 principal of Morrison Academy Bethany Campus and from 1993 until 2002 as K-12 superintendent of Morrison Academy, which are located in Taiwan. Dr. Meeks is married to Jackie Hunter of Paragould, AR. 

Gregory B. Meeks

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8011
F: (870) 972-3344


Building: Education
Room: 371