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A-State Connection 2019

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, and Office of Recruitment at Arkansas State University will host A-State Connection on Friday, April 26, 2019 and Saturday, April 27, 2019.

What is A-State Connection?

A-State Connection is an overnight diversity recruitment program designed for high achieving high school juniors from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds. Students will receive information about A-State resources and tips on how to successfully navigate college. The weekend will be filled with fun and informative sessions to connect students to all aspects of academic and campus life at A-State.

A-State Connection Requirements

  1. The student must reside in Arkansas or the Memphis, TN metro area
  2. The student must be from a marginalized racial/ethnic background (Examples: African American, Asian American, Native American, Hispanic)
  3. The student must be a junior matriculating in a college preparatory curriculum
  4. The student must have either (1) a 2.75 cumulative GPA and a 19 ACT OR (2) a 3.00 cumulative GPA and an 18 ACT.

What can I expect during A-State Connection?

Check out this Tentative Program Schedule from last year to get an idea of what to expect. 


APPLY HEREA-State Connection 2019 Application


Questions? Contact the A-State Multicultural Center at 870.680.4052 or astatemc@astate.edu