Tagged: arkansas state university

ASU Hires Shane Broadway As VP for Governmental Relations

by Lance Turner 12/17/2014 2:00 pm

The Arkansas State University System hires Shane Broadway, the director of the state Department of Higher Education, as vice president of governmental relations.

Plans for Osteopathic School on A-State Campus Rejected, Officials Will Try Again

by Lee Hogan 12/15/2014 9:46 pm

An accreditation commission has rejected an application by the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine to open a site at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Organizers say they will apply again early next year.

ASU Board Names President's Home After Supporter

by Associated Press 12/7/2014 2:04 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has named the home it provides the ASU System president in Little Rock in honor of a university supporter.

Arkansas State, Haag Brown Partner for 26-Acre Commercial Development Project

by Lee Hogan 12/2/2014 12:30 pm

A partnership between Arkansas State University and Haag Brown Commercial of Jonesboro is eying a 26-acre tract in northeast Jonesboro for commercial development.

Barn-Raising Planned at Johnny Cash Home

by Associated Press 12/1/2014 8:25 am

Hoping to collect money for a barn-raising at the site of the boyhood home of country music legend Johnny Cash, the Arkansas State University Alumni Association is planning an online fundraising campaign for Tuesday.

Arkansas State Professors Co-Author Winning Paper

by Associated Press 11/21/2014 2:56 pm

Two professors in Arkansas State University's College of Business have won the 2013 Bernard J. LaLonde Best Paper Award.

ASU's Zhou Receives ASTA Grant for Novel Cancer Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2014 12:30 pm

Hong Zhou of Arkansas State University has received an Arkansas Science & Technology Authority grant of $43,374 to fund his research into early detection and prevention of skin cancer.

ASU-Beebe Warns Campuses of Possible Data Breach

by Lance Turner 10/28/2014 7:40 am

Arkansas State University-Beebe says some students and employees may be affected by a possible data breach at its campuses.

Brad Phelps Hired as Arkansas State Associate General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:25 pm

Brad Phelps, Arkansas' chief deputy attorney general, has been hired by Arkansas State University as associate general counsel.

Top College Officials See Sizable Pay Raises

by Mark Friedman 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed the Administrator’s Compensation Survey reports filed with the state Department of Higher Education for the 2010 and 2014 fiscal years. In the four-year period, the number of six-figure employees included in the report increased from 460 to 703.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Betting on Graduates

by Michelle Corbet 10/6/2014 12:00 am

The direct link between college scholarships and gambling was something Arkansas’ first state lottery commissioners weren’t eager to point out, but a new class of commissioners is hoping to remind Arkansans of that link each time they attend a football game.

2 New Osteopathic Med Schools Hope to Fill Need

by Marty Cook 10/6/2014 12:00 am

Groundwork has already started on the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith, which will include a 100,000-SF main building and several other buildings with an expected price tag of approximately $32 million. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro is building a College of Osteopathic Medicine with its partner, the New York Institute of Technology.

'Jobs Now' Summit Examines Growing Skills Gap

by Mark Carter 9/24/2014 7:30 am

Ways to address a growing manufacturing skills gap was the focus of Tuesday's "Jobs Now: Arkansas Works When We Do" summit hosted by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.

Mike Beebe Archives Headed to Arkansas State University

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 2:55 pm

Once he leaves office in January, eight years worth of papers, video, photographs and other memorabilia from Gov. Mike Beebe will make their way to Arkansas State University.

A-State, NYIT Prepare for October Summit on Proposed Medical School

by Lee Hogan 9/17/2014 3:39 pm

Officials with the proposed New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro have set a graduate medical education summit for October. The GME Summit, scheduled Oct. 16, will bring together state and national healthcare leaders, hospital executives and practicing physicians.

Arkansas State to Change Helmet Decals After Complaint

by Lance Turner 9/10/2014 2:52 pm

Arkansas State University will modify helmet decals that honor former player Markel Owens and former equipment manager Barry Weyer after receiving a complaint that the decal in the shape of a cross is a violation of the separation of church and state.

Johnny Allison Donates $5M to Arkansas State Athletics Department

by Lee Hogan 8/26/2014 4:06 pm

Johnny Allison, chairman of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway and an Arkansas State University alumnus, made the largest personal gift commitment in the A-State athletics department's history: $5 million.

Arkansas State Delays Opening of Mexico Campus

by Lee Hogan 8/22/2014 9:31 am

Arkansas State University had plans to open its campus in Mexico in fall 2015, but unforeseen problems have pushed that date to 2016.

Depression Colony Cashes In On Johnny Cash's Fame

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 8/15/2014 11:28 am

Money and memorabilia from Johnny Cash's family and friends have helped historians restore a significant part of the Historic Dyess Colony, a government collective built to pull Depression-era families out of poverty.

Arkansas State University Closes Outreach Center

by Associated Press 7/30/2014 9:16 am

Arkansas State University is closing its decades-old Continuing Education and Community Outreach Center.