Tagged: arkansas state university

Farm Bureau Firms Up Friendship With UA's Dale Bumpers College (Kudos)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Arkansas Farm Bureau is being recognized as a “Friend” of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. In addition, Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ewell Welch, who is retiring at the end of 2013, is receiving a Distinguished Service Award from the college.

Mark Pryor Holding Nominee to Get Answers About ASU's ROTC Program

by Lance Turner 11/1/2013 11:30 am

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., says that he'll hold a U.S. Department of Defense nominee until "Arkansas State University receives the justification for the Army's abrupt decision to shutter its Reserve Officers' Training Corps Program.

New Jonesboro Medical Center Drawing Retail Development Boom

by George Waldon 10/21/2013 12:00 am

The six-story, 550,000-SF hospital, adjoining 213,000-SF medical office building and 34,000-SF cancer care facility are still a few weeks away from opening. But the 77-acre campus has already drawn a string of restaurants and shops northward along Stadium Boulevard to East Johnson Avenue.

ASU Herald Says iPads for Freshmen Getting 'Mixed Reviews'

by Lance Turner 9/10/2013 03:33 pm

Arkansas State University's move to require freshmen to purchase iPads for use in its first-year "Making Connections" classes is getting mixed reviews from students, according to the Jonesboro campus' student newspaper.

With ASU Already Weighing Options, Another Osteopathic School Could Be Coming

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

We're sure you know about Arkansas State University looking into starting an osteopathic medical school, but did you know there is talk of such a school being placed in Fort Smith — or another part of the state?

$9.4 Million Sorority Row Gets Debut at ASU

by Mark Friedman 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas State University at Jonesboro recently unveiled its $9.4 million Sorority Row, which features five houses for sororities.

Arkansas State University Among 3 Collaborating on Delta Leadership Institute

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2013 10:58 am

Arkansas State University will partner with the University of Mississippi and the University of Louisiana at Monroe to run the Delta Leadership Institute.

The Wall Street Journal Visits Johnny Cash's Boyhood Home in Dyess

by Lance Turner 7/8/2013 11:11 am

The Wall Street Journal on Sunday took a look at efforts to restore Johnny Cash's boyhood home in Dyess in northeast Arkansas.

Jason Penry Appointed Vice Chancellor for University Advancement at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2013 10:58 am

Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson announces the promotion of Jason Penry of Jonesboro to vice chancellor for university advancement.

ASU Readies Freshmen for iPad-Intensive 'Making Connections' Class

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2013 02:50 pm

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is set to implement a program this fall that will require all freshmen to use an iPad as part of a first-year experience course called "Making Connections."

First Chancellor at ASU-Newport to Retire

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2013 07:04 am

Larry Williams, the first chancellor of Arkansas State University at Newport, is retiring Aug. 31 after 12 years at the campus.

A Health Care Gap (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/10/2013 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides an excellent education for physicians, but the state lacks programs to train dentists and veterinarians.

Video: Martha Shoffner, UALR, ASU & More in the Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 6/8/2013 10:43 am

Today in the Arkansas Business Week in Review on THV 11 News: Martha Shoffner's legal woes multiply, UALR announces a new high-tech center, ASU studies adding a new medical school in Jonesboro and much more.

ASU Explores Starting Osteopathic Medical School in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2013 11:24 am

Arkansas State University is exploring public-private partnerships to establish an osteopathic medical school in Jonesboro. City leaders said such a school would be a new economic engine for the Delta, attracting medical professionals and increasing the availability of primary care.

Main Street Jonesboro, Workforce Initiatives Draw Accolades in Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

Jonesboro is on the move and people have noticed. The past two years, the city received Arkansas Business City of Distinction recognition for workforce development and main street preservation.

Arkansas State University Goes The Distance To Enhance Students' Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

There are always innovative things happening on the ASU campus to better serve and educate the school's 14,000 students and provide for continued growth.

Diverse Economy Powers Jonesboro Toward Future

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

A tour of Jonesboro's industry provides a glimpse into the economic powerhouse of northeast Arkansas. The list of world class manufacturing companies in Jonesboro is impressive; companies like Nestle Prepared Foods, Frito-Lay, Unilever, Nordex USA, Great Dane, Nice-Pak Products, Hytrol Conveyor Company, Post Foods and many others have chosen to invest in Jonesboro.

Video: Your Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 12/15/2012 10:47 am

With the help of our news partners at THV 11 News, here's quick recap of some of the business stories we covered in the week of Dec. 10-14.

Updated: Bryan Harsin Is Your New ASU Football Coach (Includes Agreement Document)

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 03:24 pm

Arkansas State University names University of Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin as its next football coach.

Arkansas State Taps Texas Offensive Coordinator Bryan Harsin As New Football Coach

by Chris Bahn 12/12/2012 08:38 am

Arkansas State is expected to name Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin as its next football coach today. A 2 p.m. press conference is scheduled in Jonesboro to announce the new coach. Harsin, 35, is the hire, according to multiple sources.