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Delta Center for
Economic Development

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The Delta Center for Economic Development coordinates the economic development outreach services of A-State and works to provide a comprehensive approach to serving the businesses, governments, and citizens of Arkansas. Services offered through the Delta Center range from helping to retool today’s workforce to training the current and future leaders of Arkansas corporations. 

Developing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Delta Center reaches out to experts within Arkansas State University and the private sector to facilitate research studies, economic impact analysis, feasibility studies, and economic forecasting for targeted areas. Working together with our community economic development partners, the Center is constantly pursuing to improve the economy of Arkansas and strengthen our communities.

AR R&R Arkansas Recovery and Resiliency Initiative

The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) has partnered with the Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI) and the Delta Center for Economic Development at Arkansas State University (Delta Center) to create a Arkansas Recovery and Resiliency plan. The two Arkansas EDA University Centers will join forces with the eight EDA Planning and Economic Development Districts (Development Districts) in Arkansas to provide training, documentation, resources and planning for local governments, schools, small businesses, the healthcare community, manufacturing; and other entities affected by this unprecedented pandemic.

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Project Management - Online

The Delta Center for Economic Development is offering the Project Management Course Online. 

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A-State Innovate

The A-State Innovation System is a coordinated network of sites and support services designed to foster entrepreneurship in East Arkansas.

The Lab 

The Lab is located in the Arkansas Biosciences Institute on ASTATE Campus on the top floor.

504 University Loop

Jonesboro AR 72401

Phone: 870-972-2025

Fax: 870-972-2026

Postal Address:

P.O. Box 639

State University, AR  72467

The Garage

611 University Loop

Jonesboro AR 72401

Phone: 870-972-3981

The Shop

5501 Krueger Dr.

Jonesboro AR 72401

Phone: 870-972-3981

 

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The Shop
The Lab
The Garage
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Economic Development Resources

There are a variety of programs promoting economic development both regionally and on a national level.

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