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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:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • 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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Lisa M. Drake

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Mountain Home Campus


Education

  • MSN - Arkansas State University
  • BSN - Indiana University

Professional Credentials

  • MSN
  • RN

Teaching Specialties

  • Mental Health
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Professional Development

Affiliations

  • ArNA - Arkansas Nurses Association
  • NLN - National League for Nursing
  • ANA - American Nurses Association

Biography

Lisa has worked as a registered nurse since 1991. Her past working experience in the hospital setting was in critical care and patient/staff education. She began working at Arkansas State University in 1999 as a part-time adjunct faculty. In 2001, she was hired as full-time nursing faculty where her focus is on Role of the Professional Nurse, Mental Health, and Medical-Surgical Nursing. She is currently employed at Hensley Behavioral health Unit as a mental health staff nurse.

Lisa M. Drake


Contact Information

P: 870-508-6171
F: 870-508-6283


Office

Building: Health Science Building
Room:



Alternative Contact

Paula Thitoff
P: 870-508-6113
pthitoff@astate.edu