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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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A-State Website Presents Recap Videos Of GoDaddy Bowl Weekend


JONESBORO, Ark. — For those fans unable to make the trip to Mobile, Ala., Jan. 5 to see Arkansas State defeat Ball State, 23-20, at the 2014 GoDaddy Bowl or who just want to relive and reflect on the exciting bowl experience, A-State’s website is providing a series of links depicting the various events throughout the weekend.

Along with the special bowl highlight video seen on Facebook and Vimeo, the page includes bowl weekend highlights from the team’s arrival in Mobile to the hoisting of the championship trophy. To access, go to the astate.edu home page and click on the “Learn More” link on the sliding news bar which reads, “Relive the 2014 GoDaddy Bowl.”

CBSSports.com writer Tom Fornelli ranked all of the college football bowl games using a formula to determine how exciting all of the games were and placed Arkansas State's win over Ball State as the seventh best game of the bowl season.

The victory is the second consecutive GoDaddy Bowl for the Red Wolves and the third straight appearance for A-State.

Among the highlights are all other videos and features seen on A-State social media, a conversation with alum Johnny Allison who received the Champion of Life award, scenes from the Wintzell’s Alumni Reception, and a pre-game interview with former Red Wolf and Baltimore Raven great Bryan Hall.

In addition, there are video clips of the Red Wolf team pre-game ritual, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe saluting Red Wolf supporters, halftime highlights, quarterback Fredi Knighten’s joyous reaction following a touchdown pass reception, and the team response to a block of Ball State’s field goal attempt late in the game.

There are also post-game interviews with defensive lineman Ryan Carrethers, receiver Carlos McCants, quarterback Phillip Butterfield, kicker Brian Davis, receiver R.J. Fleming, running back Sirgregory Thornton and Knighten.

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