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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.

State Higher Ed Board OKs Osteopathic School at Arkansas State

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2014 1:42 pm

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board grants the New York Institute of Technology certification for an additional osteopathic medical school site on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro.

Tuition, Fees On the Rise at State's Major Universities

by Lee Hogan 6/2/2014 1:37 pm

Pupils at the state's five largest public, four-year universities can expect one thing for certain next year: higher tuition and fees. The increases are between $210 and $391 for 30 credit hours.

Arkansas State Notified of Data Breach; Up to 50,000 Could Be Affected

by Lee Hogan 5/30/2014 2:44 pm

The Arkansas Department of Human Services has notified Arkansas State University that a data breach could expose the personal information, including partial Social Security numbers, of about 50,000 individuals.

Arkansas State Gets Grants for Dyess Colony, V.C. Kays Home

by Lee Hogan 5/22/2014 4:16 pm

Arkansas State University received two grants nearing a total of $1 million from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council to be used as part of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home project in Dyess and the renovation of the V.C. Kays House on the Jonesboro campus.

UA System Board Approves Tuition, Fee Increase for Campuses

by Lee Hogan 5/22/2014 10:23 am

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees approved a tuition and fees increase on Wednesday for its campuses in the 2014-15 academic year. The increases range from 3.5 to 6 percent.

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.