Tagged: arkansas state university

Arkansas State Trustees Approve Tuition, Fees Hike for 2014-15

by Lee Hogan 5/16/2014 4:09 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved a tuition and fees increase for its campuses in the 2014-15 academic year during its meeting Friday.

Kenneth Heiles Named Dean of Proposed Fort Smith Osteopathic Medical School

by Lee Hogan 5/15/2014 10:39 am

The proposed osteopathic medical school in Fort Smith now has a dean. Kenneth A. Heiles was named dean of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith.

Incoming ASU Business Dean Shane Hunt Plans for A New Era In Business

by Luke Jones 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Shane Hunt won’t officially start his new job as Arkansas State University’s business dean until June 16, but he already has plans for future Arkansas entrepreneurs.

Historic Dyess Colony Project Expects to Bring Tourists, Revenue

by Lee Hogan 5/2/2014 1:58 pm

The restoration of the Dyess Administration Building and the Johnny Cash boyhood home are part of a broader Historic Dyess Colony project, led by the Arkansas Heritage Sites. Project leaders hope the restoration, and inclusion into the Arkansas Heritage Sites, will incite investment and increase revenue in the area.

Higher Education Board Approves Mexican Campus for Arkansas State University

by Associated Press 4/25/2014 4:19 pm

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved the Queretaro, Mexico, campus of Arkansas State University that is scheduled to open in August 2015.

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 8:14 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 3:15 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 2:59 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 9:54 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 2:32 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 8:48 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 3:42 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.

Mike Beebe Names Tim Langford to ASU Board of Trustees

by Associated Press 1/30/2014 2:03 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe has named a Little Rock doctor to serve on the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees.

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 1:22 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.

Arkansas State to Break Ground on Campus in Mexico

by Associated Press 12/26/2013 8:55 am

A Feb. 5 groundbreaking is scheduled for Arkansas State University's new campus in Mexico, a $50 million undertaking that's being funded with private money.