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+ Campus alert: A-State Closed Thurs. March 5

A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 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 operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday 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 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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Director of Civil Engineering


  • M.S., Texas A & M University (Agricultural Engineering)
  • B.S., Arkansas State University (Agricultural Engineering)

Professional Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Engineer, Arkansas

Teaching Specialties

  • First Year Experience
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Structural Analysis I

Research Interests

  • Site-specific agriculture (precision farming),
  • Cotton irrigation termination timing


  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
  • American Society of Agronomy - Certified Crop Adviser
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • National Society of Professional Engineers


Jason has been an instructor with the College of Engineering since 1998.  Upon completion of his M.S. degree, he began teaching Statics and Soil Mechanics courses at ASU.  He has headed up the freshman orientation course for the College of Engineering since its inception in 2002.  Jason has also assisted with student activities and competitions for the ASU ASCE chapter.  He has maintained professional engineering licensure in the state of Arkansas since 2003.  He is also a Certified Crop Adviser through the American Society of Agronomy.


Jason Stewart

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3226
F: 870-972-2088


Building: Lab Science West
Room: 247

Alternative Contact

Jennifer Cortez
P: 870-972-3565