Tagged: arkansas state university

Report: Jonesboro Weathered Recession Well, Leads State in Job Growth

by George Jared 2/12/2016 8:54 am

The Great Recession caused millions of workers nationwide to lose their jobs in 2008 and afterward, and thousands of those losses were in Arkansas. Jonesboro, however, fared much better than other Arkansas cities during the economic downturn, and its job growth continues to be a standard-bearer in the Natural State.

Innovation Hub Expands to East Arkansas Through ASU Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2016 2:29 pm

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub announced Tuesday that it will extend its services to the East Arkansas Regional Innovation System (EARIS), created this week thanks to a $500,000 federal grant awarded to Arkansas State University.

Kays Foundation Contributes $50K to Museum at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2016 10:10 am

The Kays Foundation has awarded a $50,000 gift commitment to the Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University

Tim Gunter To Lead New Band Program at Central Baptist College (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Tim Gunter, the director of athletic bands at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville for 15 years, has been named director of bands and an associate professor of music for Central Baptist College’s new band program.

Beck PRIDE Center Receives $25K from Walmart Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2016 2:23 pm

The Beck PRIDE Center for America’s Wounded Veterans at Arkansas State University received a grant for $25,000 from the Walmart Foundation.

Rosanne Cash to be Featured at Fundraising Event at Governor's Mansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/28/2016 1:56 pm

Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash will be in Little Rock Thursday, March 3, for “An Evening with Rosanne Cash” at the Governor’s Mansion.

State Rice Convention to Take Place in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2016 11:50 am

The Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers will hold their annual meeting and trade show Friday, Feb. 5, at the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro beginning at 9 a.m.

Arkansas State, Indonesian University to Explore Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2016 3:13 pm

Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Manado, a public university located in the province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia.

Police: Arkansas State Suspect Decided Not to Shoot Others

by Associated Press 12/11/2015 2:55 pm

The gunman who prompted a campus lockdown at Arkansas State University said he initially wanted to shoot other people but changed his mind and was planning on killing himself before he was arrested, police said Friday.

Update: Armed Man Arrested at Arkansas State University; No Shots

by Associated Press 12/11/2015 7:37 am

An armed man who had posted on Facebook that he was homicidal drove onto the Arkansas State University campus Thursday, sparking a lockdown before police took him into custody without any shots fired, university and police officials said.

The Latest on the Lockdown at Arkansas State University

by Lance Turner 12/10/2015 3:38 pm

An armed man drove onto Arkansas State University's campus Thursday and was surrounded by police without any shots fired, a university spokesman said.

COCA Endorses NYIT Osteopathic School at Arkansas State

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 11:48 am

Arkansas State University said Tuesday that the New York Institute of Technology's plans for a College of Osteopathic Medicine on A-State's Jonesboro campus has been endorsed by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

O'Reilly Hospitality Seeks 10-Year Jonesboro Commitment to Hotel

by Associated Press 12/4/2015 3:35 pm

The company in charge of opening a hotel and convention center at Arkansas State University plans to ask a Jonesboro commission to make a 10-year commitment to the space worth more than $2 million.

Karla Fisher Named Chancellor at ASU-Beebe

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2015 12:32 pm

Arkansas State University System President Charles Welch on Thursday named Karla Fisher the next chancellor of ASU-Beebe.

Aflac Partners with ASU to Create New Sales Scholarship

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/1/2015 10:54 am

Aflac (The American Family Life Assurance Company) has entered into a corporate partnership with Arkansas State University with a $25,000 scholarship endowment to the R.M. “Bob” Wood Sales Leadership Center in the College of Business.

KJNB Funds Scholarship at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2015 11:21 am

KJNB-TV in Jonesboro has established an academic scholarship endowment with the Arkansas State University Foundation, the university announced.

St. Bernards Makes Leadership Changes

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2015 12:25 pm

St. Bernards has announced changes involving its executive leadership team.

Arkansas State & Brookland School District Play Host to Campus Construction

by George Waldon 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Two high-profile projects at Arkansas State University were delivered this year, propelled by extremely different timetables.

Commercial Construction Finds Home In Jonesboro

by George Waldon 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Several new projects and redevelopments along Jonesboro's thoroughfares are simmering, contributing to a tally of commercial construction that topped $66 million through the first nine months of 2015.

ASU-Beebe Selects Finalists for Chancellor Position

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2015 10:53 am

Arkansas State University System President Charles L. Welch announced Friday that three candidates have been invited to the ASU-Beebe campus to interview for the position of chancellor.