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Delta Center for
Economic Development

A Comprehensive Approach to Serving the Delta

The Delta Center for Economic Development coordinates the economic development outreach services of A-State and works to provide a comprehensive approach to serving businesses, governments, and citizens of Arkansas.

Upcoming Community Classes


Leadership in Banking Series

2023-24 Leadership in Banking Series

The Leadership in Banking Series will provide a monthly gathering of regional bankers to explore contemporary issues and skills related to the banking industry.

Oct. 2023 - Feb 2024 / 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Delta Center, Room 201
319 University Loop, Jonesboro, Ark.

Registration Fee: $350

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Crafting Holiday Ornaments

Crafting Holiday Ornaments

The best gifts are unique. Find out how to make personalized ornaments for the holidays.

Oct. 24, 2023 / 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The Garage
611 University Loop, Jonesboro, Ark.

Registration Fee: $20

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Thrown to the Wolves!

Thrown to the Wolves Artwork

Thrown to the Wolves is a project-based learning challenge for area high schools that is based on the “Shark Tank” television program. Stay tuned for information about the coming year's competition.


Intent to Participate (PDF) >>
A-State Resource Directory

A-State Directory Screenshot

Universities are sources of significant economic development assets. The Delta Center has put together a directory to connect A-State to communities in need.


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A-State Innovation System

A-State Garage, Lab, and Shop

By integrating innovation, support for start-ups, technology transfer and a portfolio of partnerships with businesses and communities, we connect entrepreneurs to business resources.