Tagged: arkansas state university

Mohammad Abrar Alam Regarded for Biosciences Work (A-State Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Mohammad Abrar Alam, assistant professor of chemistry at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, was recently recognized by the Arkansas Biosciences Institute with its New Investigator of the Year award for 2017.

Governor Releases $500K to Fund ASU Efficiency Study

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 1:04 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is releasing $500,000 in state discretionary money to the Arkansas State University System to help fund its "Accelerate ASU" efficiency study.

Hutchinson Floats $5.6B Budget, Asks Colleges to Freeze Tuition

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/9/2018 1:26 pm

Arkansas' governor proposed a $5.6 billion budget on Tuesday that increases funding for the state's Medicaid program while setting aside surplus money for future tax cuts and highway needs, and the Republican asked the state's four-year colleges and universities to freeze tuition rates for in-state residents.

With 1 Worker, Arkansas State Center Aims to Aid Innovators

by Associated Press 1/8/2018 6:55 am

An innovation center at Arkansas State has only one employee — its director — after six months in operation, but has been able to help more than a dozen people work on patents and prototypes for their products.

Centennial Bank, Johnny Allison Donate $10M to A-State Athletics

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/11/2017 2:44 pm

Arkansas State University renames the football field and names a planned athletics operations center following donations of $5 million each by Centennial Bank and the family of Johnny Allison.

ASU Trustees Approve Lease For $29M North End Zone Project

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/20/2017 1:02 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees in a special meeting Monday approved a lease that will kick-start the $29 million north end zone expansion project at Centennial Bank Stadium on the Jonesboro campus.

City of Jonesboro Hires Two (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Bill Reznicek has been hired as chief financial officer for the city of Jonesboro, where Tiffny Calloway has been hired as grants administrator.

Recalling the Infancy of Public Radio in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A recent panel of broadcasters noted several milestones, including the 50th anniversary of legislation funding the CPB, the 50th year of AETN and the 60th anniversary of KASU, the state’s oldest public media outlet.

Jill Simons to Lead Retention Effort at Arkansas State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Jill Simons has been named associate vice chancellor for retention and completion at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, where she was previously assistant vice chancellor for undergraduate studies in the university’s Division of Academic Affairs.

Len Frey of Arkansas State University (WINNER: Education CFO)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Len Frey is vice chancellor for finance and administration at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, a position he has held for five years. He previously served as dean of the university’s College of Business.

$5M From First National Bank Gets Naming Rights to A-State Convocation Center

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 10/20/2017 8:52 am

Arkansas State University's board of trustees vote to rename the university's Convocation Center to "First National Bank Arena" following a $5 million contribution to the Red Wolves Foundation from the Paragould-based bank.

At Forum, A-State Will Focus on Education Innovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/18/2017 1:50 pm

Arkansas State University will hold a "Forum for Innovation" on Thursday at the Fowler Center.

Jim Brown Named Director of Convocation Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/18/2017 1:48 pm

James W. "Jim" Brown II of Dayton, Ohio, will be as the new director of the Convocation Center at Arkansas State University, A-State announced Wednesday.

A-State Announces First Recipients of Vaughn Endowed Professorships

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 10:18 am

Arkansas State University announced Tuesday that three veteran faculty members are the first recipients of $250,000 Vaughn Endowed Professorships.

Arkansas State Leases Land for Emergency Response Training

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/19/2017 10:53 am

Arkansas State University signs long-term lease agreements tied to its disaster preparedness training program with the cities of Imboden and Walnut Ridge.

Arkansas State Eyes Training Sites in Imboden, Walnut Ridge

by Associated Press 9/14/2017 11:00 am

The board of trustees for Arkansas State University is considering plans to build facilities in Imboden and Walnut Ridge for use in a disaster preparedness training program.

Universities Report Record-Breaking 11th Day Counts

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/11/2017 10:57 am

Seven Arkansas universities reported record-breaking enrollment this week, though the University of Arkansas also said its growth had slowed.

Brandon Kemp Accepts Interim Position at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Brandon Kemp has been named interim associate dean of the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and will lead the engineering programs for the 2017-18 academic year.

Miami Cancels Game at Arkansas State Over Irma Concerns

by Associated Press 9/6/2017 11:38 am

No. 16 Miami's game at Arkansas State on Saturday has been cancelled over concerns about Hurricane Irma, a powerful Category 5 storm that forecasters believe will affect Florida this weekend.

Luxury Student Housing Comes Online In Jonesboro

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 8/30/2017 11:48 am

As college enrollment rates continue to rise in the United States, universities are forced to be more competitive to attract students with amenities common to all-inclusive resorts.