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Arkansas State Board Approves $12.6M Renovation Plan

by Alexis Hosticka 8/27/2015 3:01 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees Thursday approved a $12.6 million plan to renovate and modernize the historic Wilson Hall on campus in Jonesboro. The university plans to lease the hall to the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Bradburys Give $500K for Art Museum at Arkansas State

by Mark Carter 8/26/2015 9:09 am

Stephens Inc. COO Curt Bradbury and his wife Chucki have made a $500,000 matching gift to transform an art gallery that bears their name at Arkansas State University.

Permit Approved for Alcohol Sales at Arkansas State

by Associated Press 7/21/2015 7:38 am

A permit has been approved allowing alcohol to be served at some events on the Arkansas State University campus.

Wilson Family Gives $1M to ASU

by Alexis Hosticka 7/14/2015 2:18 pm

Perry Wilson has announced his family will endow a faculty chair in Agricultural Business with a $1 million gift to Arkansas State University.

Memorial Scholarship Created at Arkansas State University

by Associated Press 6/29/2015 7:17 am

The family, friends and colleagues of a former Arkansas State University journalism instructor have endowed a memorial scholarship in her honor following her death.

ASU Professor Receives $1.7 Million Research Grant

by Alexis Hosticka 6/24/2015 2:57 pm

Dr. Shiguang Yu, assistant professor of immunology in the Arkansas Biosciences Institute at Arkansas State University, has been awarded a $1.7 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health.

ASU System Names Debra West Mid-South Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2015 3:21 pm

Arkansas State University System President Charles Welch announced Friday the selection of Debra West as chancellor of the ASU Mid-South campus.

Collegiate Ag Programs Take Modern Turn

by Rick Fahr 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Even a generation ago, most “agriculture” students at colleges and universities studied the business concepts involved in operating a farm. They learned about depreciation and tax incentives. Those who followed expanded into the marketing arena, and those newly minted graduates introduced brokering and data-driven selling to the farm. Biotechnologists burst on the scene, and with them they brought genetically modified varieties of various crops.

Arkansas State Board of Trustees Approve Tuition Increase

by Associated Press 5/11/2015 7:08 am

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has approved tuition and fee increases at its meeting in Jonesboro.

A-State College of Business Dean Shane Hunt on Staying Linked in Supply Chain

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/11/2015 12:00 am

Shane Hunt, who was an associate professor of marketing at A-State, was named dean of the College of Business on April 3, 2014.

Arkansas State Down to 4 for Mid-South Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/6/2015 10:08 am

Arkansas State University System President Charles L. Welch said Tuesday that the university has chosen four candidates to interview for chancellor at Arkansas State University Mid-South.

Commission Approves Osteopathic Medical School at Arkansas State

by Associated Press 4/24/2015 7:42 am

The New York Institute of Technology says its proposal for a College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro has been approved.

Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin: Anti-Discrimination Changes Unnecessary

by Associated Press 4/23/2015 6:54 am

The mayor of Jonesboro said a proposal from Arkansas State University students to add protections for gays and lesbians to the city's anti-discrimination policy is unnecessary.

Arkansas State, Harding Teams Take Top Awards at DWR Governor's Cup

by Mark Carter 4/22/2015 2:54 pm

Teams from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Harding University in Searcy took top honors at the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business-plan competition awards.

Arkansas State University Leaders to Approve Limited Alcohol Sales

by Associated Press 4/10/2015 1:30 pm

Leaders of Arkansas State University have approved alcohol sales in limited areas during athletic and entertainment events.

Arkansas State University Leaders to Consider Alcohol Sales

by Associated Press 4/10/2015 7:32 am

Leaders of Arkansas State University are considering allowing alcohol sales in limited areas during athletic and entertainment events.

Delta Research Consortium to Unite Regional Leaders

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/7/2015 11:47 am

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is hosting the Delta Research Consortium Leadership Summit on Thursday and Friday, seeking to unite universities and other private and public institutions in eight states to produce research and innovation that will help the Delta economy.

Central Arkansas Group Asks NCAA for Division I Bowl at War Memorial

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/1/2015 11:44 am

If approved, a game to be played in December would match teams from the Sun Belt Conference, which includes Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, and the American Athletic Conference.

Coe Gift to Fund Engineering Professorship at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2015 11:19 am

A planned estate gift of $250,000 from the late Henry and Verbeth Coe will establish an endowed professorship in engineering at Arkansas State University, the school announced Monday.

Niel Crowson Appointed to A-State Board of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2015 12:00 am

Niel Crowson has been appointed to a five-year term on the ASU Board of Trustees. Crowson currently serves as president and CEO of E.C. Barton & Co. in Jonesboro.