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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


Entrepreneurship Training Series

2024 Entrepreneurship Training Series

The Entrepreneurship Training Series will provide an opportunity to learn about Arkansas Delta success stories in entrepreneurship, fundamentals for pursuing your entreprenerurial project and information on support resources.

April 11, 18, 25 / 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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

Registration Fee: FREE

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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.