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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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(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Fowler Center to Offer ‘Sneak Peek’ Season Announcement of 2014-15 Performances


JONESBORO – Fowler Center at Arkansas State University will announce its 2014-15 season of presentations at its annual “sneak peek” event Tuesday, May 13, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Dr. Wendy Hymes, director of Fowler Center, will present an overview of the upcoming season’s concerts, including audio and video highlights, background on guest artists, and how the season evolved. The preview will be followed by a question and answer session and refreshments.  Those attending also will be eligible to win one subscription to each of the Fowler Center Series and ASU Theatre Series.

Fowler Center is home to the 970-seat Riceland Hall, Bradbury Gallery, and the Department of Theatre, including the 344-seat drama theater and the experimental black box teaching theater.

Beginning in September, Fowler Center will host an assortment of cultural events and entertainment during the academic year, including seven concerts in the Riceland Distinguished Performance Series, two “family friendly” concerts, four ASU Theatre productions, two summer children’s theatre productions, dozens of concerts by the A-State Department of Music faculty and students, the Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, and five additional art exhibitions.

Admission to the sneak peek is free, but space is limited, so interested individuals are encouraged so reserve a place by calling Fowler Center, (870) 972-3471.  Fowler Center is located at 201 Olympic Dr.

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