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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 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 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.
  • 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.

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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Interim Director of Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program

Professor of History
University Archivist


Dr. Brady M. Banta, Archivist of the Dean B. Ellis Library, has been appointed to the position of Associate Director of the Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program.

Dr. Banta will supervise the processing of archival collections by Heritage Studies Graduate Assistants. In addition to his new position, Dr. Banta will continue teaching graduate level courses.

Dr. Banta came to Arkansas State University in April 1997. Prior to that, he served as the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, where he served as the President of the Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association (1996-97).

Dr. Banta has published numerous articles & papers and is an active member of several professional societies, including the Academy of Certified Archivists and the Southern Historical Association.

Brady Banta

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2612


Building: Library
Room: 710C