Tagged: arkansas state university

Landscape Project Gets Underway in Jonesboro

by Mark Friedman 4/21/2014 12:00 am

A landscaping project at an entrance to Arkansas State University at Jonesboro is expected to cost about $150,000 and be completed in about two months.

Dyess Administration Building Restoration Nearly Complete

by Associated Press 4/7/2014 08:14 am

A project to restore the boyhood home of Johnny Cash and the Dyess Administration Building is underway in the tiny Mississippi County town, and the projected completion date of the first phase is the end of April.

Arkansas State Names Shane Hunt Business College Dean

by Lee Hogan 4/3/2014 03:15 pm

Shane Hunt, an associate professor of marketing at Arkansas State University, was named dean of the university's College of Business on Thursday.

NYIT Votes to Put Osteopathic School in Jonesboro

by Lance Turner 3/17/2014 02:59 pm

The New York Institute of Technology on Friday approved a resolution to establish a second site of its College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University's campus in Jonesboro.

ASU Negotiating with Firm for Hotel, Convention Center

by Lee Hogan 3/12/2014 09:54 am

Arkansas State University says it's negotiating with Jonesboro Hotel and Convention Center LLC of Effingham, Ill., to build the proposed hotel and convention center at the university's Jonesboro campus.

Arkansas State Board Approves Partnership for Osteopathic School

by Lee Hogan 2/28/2014 02:32 pm

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees approves a resolution allowing it to partner with the New York Institute of Technology for the development of an osteopathic medical school at the Jonesboro campus.

McEntire, Bare, Lynn to Headline Cash Music Festival

by Lee Hogan 2/26/2014 08:48 am

Three Country Music Hall of Famers will grace the stage at the Johnny Cash Music Festival this summer in Jonesboro.

In Mexico, Work Underway on Arkansas State's $50M Campus

by Lee Hogan 2/24/2014 11:01 am

Arkansas State University officials and representatives of Querétaro broke ground Thursday on a $50 million, privately funded Arkansas State campus, which is expected to open for classes in fall 2015 in the north-central Mexican state.

ASU Says Study Confirms Need for Osteopathic School

by Mark Carter and Mark Friedman 2/4/2014 03:42 pm

The Arkansas State University System says that a study it commissioned found that an osteopathic medical school at its Jonesboro campus would help meet a demand for primary-care physicians in the Delta and inject $70 million into the region.

Big Moves Made at ASU's Small Business & Technology Development Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/27/2014 12:00 am

Laura Miller was selected as the new director of the Small Business & Technology Development Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Miller, formerly a lead business consultant at ASBTDC, has been with the center for 13 years. Robert Bahn was promoted to lead business consultant.

Research Commercialization Workshops Planned for ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2014 01:22 pm

The ASBTDC sessions are intended for researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs and students involved in developing products with high commercial potential.

ASU Prepares for 20th Agribusiness Conference

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2014 10:30 am

Arkansas State University is preparing for its 20th Agribusiness Conference, which this year includes presentations by Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Butch Calhoun, agricultural economist David Kohl and J.B. Penn, chief economist for Deere and Co.

Another Osteopathic Medical School for Arkansas Under Consideration

by Mark Friedman 1/6/2014 12:00 am

The Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation has been added to the list of organizations that want to open an osteopathic medical school in Arkansas. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro also has announced its intention of opening a school.

Guz Malzahn, The AP Coach of the Year

by Lance Turner 12/23/2013 02:03 pm

Guz Malzahn -- former Springdale High School coach, former University of Arkansas offensive coordinator, former head coach at Arkansas State University, and now head coach at Auburn University -- is your Associated Press Coach of the Year

Here's Football Coach Blake Anderson's Contract Details at Arkansas State University

by Lance Turner 12/19/2013 03:35 pm

Details of Blake Anderson's football coaching agreement with Arkansas State University.

Fort Smith Foundation Considers Osteopathic Medical School

by Lance Turner 12/19/2013 08:27 am

The Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation is looking into creating an osteopathic medical school in Fort Smith.

Arkansas State Loses Football Coach Bryan Harsin But Gets Payday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

It's not the best way to generate revenue, but Arkansas State University doubled its investment after losing its third head football coach in three years.

Marion Brings All Hands on Deck for Sultana Exhibit (Tourism | Winner, Between 5,000-20,000)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

A 19th century disaster becomes the focus of a historical exhibit bringing visitors in the 21st century to Marion. For that success, the eastern Arkansas city is the winner in the 2013 Arkansas Business City of Distinction Tourism Development category for cities between 5,000 and 20,000 people.

ASU Gets 2 Proposals for On-Campus Convention Center, Hotel

by Lance Turner 12/6/2013 02:36 pm

Arkansas State University receives two proposals to build a hotel and convention center on its Jonesboro campus.

Video: ASU Exploring On-Campus Hotel, Convention Center

by Lance Turner 12/4/2013 11:17 am

The city of Jonesboro has been in the hunt for a convention center for a long time. Now Arkansas State University is exploring the possibility of one on campus.