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A-State Remains Closed Through Fri. 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 Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday 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 Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, 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.

More Information
University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Jeff McLaughlin

Assistant Professor of Theatre


  • M.F.A., Scenic Design, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.A., Theatre and Speech Communications, Magna Cum Laude, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas

Teaching Specialties

  • Scene Painting
  • Scenic Design
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Stage Lighting
  • Sound Design
  • Stage Management
  • Stagecraft
  • Principles and Elements of Design

Research Interests

  • Computer and Hand Rendering Techniques
  • Sound Editing
  • Photography of Theatre Productions


  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology


Jeff is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's MFA Scenic Design program. He has worked with many theatres including the Mt. Washington Valley Theatre Company, Coterie Theatre, American Player's Theatre, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival and New Stage Theatre. In addition to serving as Designer and Technical Director, Jeff teaches courses in Scenic Design, Stage Lighting, Sound Design, Scenic Painting, Stagecraft, Principles and Elements of Design and Computer-aided Design.