Tagged: arkansas state university

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.

Arkansas State University to Hold Women’s Business Leadership Conference April 2

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/23/2015 2:41 pm

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is holding a Women’s Business Leadership Conference on April 2 in Centennial Hall at the Carl R. Reng Student Union and at the Delta Center for Economic Development.

Jonesboro's Hytrol Conveyor Gifts $200k to ASU College of Engineering

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/16/2015 11:07 am

Arkansas State University has received a $200,000 gift from Hytrol Conveyor Company Inc. of Jonesboro to endow scholarships in the ASU College of Engineering, the school announced Monday.

Tuckerman Couple Give $650K to Stadium Project at A-State

by Lance Turner 3/3/2015 2:29 pm

Arkansas State University is using more than $650,000 of an almost $1 million estate gift to help finance construction of new club and suite-level seating at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro.

A-State Negotiates for Embassy Suites, Conference Center on Campus

by Lance Turner 2/27/2015 2:59 pm

Arkansas State University is negotiating with O’Reilly Hospitality Management LLC for a land lease agreement that would develop an Embassy Suites hotel, a conference center and Houlihan's restaurant on campus.

Arkansas State University Honored for Military Education

by Associated Press 2/17/2015 7:19 am

Military Advanced Education has awarded Arkansas State University the designation of a "Top School" in its 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities.

ASU Athletics Director Agrees to New, 4-Year Contract

by Associated Press 2/13/2015 11:35 am

Arkansas State University Athletics Director Terry Mohajir has been awarded a new, four-year contract through June 30, 2019.

Asa Hutchinson Appoints Niel Crowson of Jonesboro to ASU Board of Trustees

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2015 11:01 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Niel Crowson of Jonesboro to a five-year term on the ASU Board of Trustees.