Tagged: arkansas state university

Jonesboro Area? It Conveys Everything

by Kyle Massey 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Smack in the middle of a business surge driven by the e-commerce revolution sits Jonesboro and northeast Arkansas, the little-known conveyor capital of the United States.

Arkansas State University Names Kelly Damphousse as Chancellor

by Lance Turner and Todd Traub 5/17/2017 10:37 am

Arkansas State University names Kelly Damphousse, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, as its new chancellor.

St. Bernards Medical Center Tops Jonesboro’s Construction Projects List

by Mark Friedman 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Construction projects are flourishing in Jonesboro, despite the financial woes plaguing one of its largest commercial ventures.

Three Finalists for A-State Chancellor Named

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2017 12:31 pm

Arkansas State University on Thursday announced three finalists for the chancellor position who will be interviewed on the Jonesboro campus in May.

Hospitality Arrives Before Hotel at Arkansas State

by Kyle Massey 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas State University’s new hospitality management program has plenty of vacancies, partly because few students know about it: Officials are waiting for a $50 million billboard to point to.

Amy Hopper Leaps Into Innovation Hub (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Amy Hopper has been hired at the Innovation Hub at Winrock International as manager of the organization’s Delta I-Fund and will relocate to Little Rock in the coming months.

Arkansas State University Discusses Metal Detectors

by Associated Press 4/21/2017 6:37 am

Arkansas State University might be adding metal detectors at athletic events this fall.

ASU Convention Center Project Also Delayed

by Mark Friedman 4/17/2017 12:00 am

The other convention center being developed in Jonesboro hasn’t broken ground, but it is on schedule to open on the Arkansas State University campus before the start of the fall 2018 semester.

3 Universities Research Spinach to Bioengineer Cell Tissues

by Associated Press 4/10/2017 7:12 am

Popeye isn't the only one reaping the benefits of spinach. Arkansas State University researcher Fabricio Medina-Bolivar said spinach may also be used in the future to repair damaged hearts.

Diversity of Base Driving Jonesboro’s Continued Momentum

by Mark Young 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The economy of Jonesboro continues to exhibit great momentum. Having a diverse economic base has been a key ingredient to economic growth and that continues to be the case today.

Bradbury Family Foundation Gives $300K For Free Enterprise Scholarships

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/16/2017 10:29 am

Arkansas State University announces a $300,000 gift from the Bradbury Family Foundation of Little Rock that will fund merit-based scholarships to six students each year who enroll in the new Bradbury Free Enterprise Scholars Program.

Barbara Ross-Lee: Arkansas Can Support 3 Medical Schools

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/7/2017 3:50 pm

Arkansas "absolutely, positively" needs doctors and can sustain three medical schools, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee tells the Little Rock Rotary Club.

ASU Trustees Approve Operations Agreement for New Campus in Mexico

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2017 3:49 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved an updated 10-year collaboration agreement with a nonprofit partner of A-State that is building a $100 million, 800,000-SF campus in Queretaro, Mexico.

Pro-Trump Arkansas Resists Anti-Sanctuary Bill (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/13/2017 6:50 am

A legislative panel's rejection of an effort to cut off funding to so-called sanctuary campuses shows resistance by lawmakers to fully embrace the president's immigration rhetoric, even in a solidly red state.

Quality Pre-K Important for Workforce, Military (Hugh McDonald and Maj. Gen. William D. Wofford Commentary)

by Hugh McDonald and Maj. Gen. William D. Wofford 2/13/2017 12:00 am

As the former president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas and as the former adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard, we know from personal experience that one of the keys to success in business and in the military is the ability to look over the horizon and anticipate future challenges and opportunities.

In Jonesboro, 2 Convention Center Projects Take Shape

by Todd Traub 2/7/2017 1:10 pm

After years of trying for one, the city now has two hotel and convention center facilities in various stages of development and construction, one near the interstate and one on the Arkansas State campus.

Shane Speights In as New Dean at Osteopathic School in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Shane Speights has been hired as dean of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine’s site at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro.

Momentum Jonesboro on Pace to Grow Jobs in Key Sectors

by Todd Traub 1/31/2017 6:00 am

Momentum Jonesboro, the economic development fundraising plan targeting job growth in northeast Arkansas, is on track to reach its $3.7 million goal.

$200K Grant Aims to Lure Doctors to Delta

by Mark Friedman 1/23/2017 12:00 am

To address the shortage of primary care physicians, the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is using a grant to establish residencies in Delta-area hospitals.

Michael Bowman Steps In as Interim Assistant Dean at Arkansas State (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Michael Bowman will serve as interim assistant dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Communication at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He is an assistant professor in creative media production at the university.

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