Tagged: arkansas state university

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Betting on Graduates

by 10/6/2014 12:00 am

The direct link between college scholarships and gambling was something Arkansas’ first state lottery commissioners weren’t eager to point out, but a new class of commissioners is hoping to remind Arkansans of that link each time they attend a football game.

2 New Osteopathic Med Schools Hope to Fill Need

by Marty Cook 10/6/2014 12:00 am

Groundwork has already started on the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith, which will include a 100,000-SF main building and several other buildings with an expected price tag of approximately $32 million. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro is building a College of Osteopathic Medicine with its partner, the New York Institute of Technology.

'Jobs Now' Summit Examines Growing Skills Gap

by Mark Carter 9/24/2014 7:30 am

Ways to address a growing manufacturing skills gap was the focus of Tuesday's "Jobs Now: Arkansas Works When We Do" summit hosted by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.

Mike Beebe Archives Headed to Arkansas State University

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 2:55 pm

Once he leaves office in January, eight years worth of papers, video, photographs and other memorabilia from Gov. Mike Beebe will make their way to Arkansas State University.

A-State, NYIT Prepare for October Summit on Proposed Medical School

by Lee Hogan 9/17/2014 3:39 pm

Officials with the proposed New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro have set a graduate medical education summit for October. The GME Summit, scheduled Oct. 16, will bring together state and national healthcare leaders, hospital executives and practicing physicians.

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.