Tagged: arkansas state university

O'Reilly Gets Hilton OK for Embassy Suites, Convention Center at Arkansas State

by Lance Turner 7/19/2016 1:05 pm

O'Reilly Hospitality Management has reached an agreement with Hilton Worldwide to build a 202-room Embassy Suites Hotel and a 40,000-SF convention center on the Arkansas State University campus.

ASU Appoints Mihir New Assistant Vice Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2016 11:14 am

Arkansas State University Provost Lynita Cooksey announced this week the appointment of Mihir as the new assistant vice chancellor for institutional effectiveness at ASU.

A-State's Jason Penry Receives Circle of Excellence Award (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Jason C. Penry, vice chancellor for university advancement at Arkansas State University, was one of six recipients of the 2016 LSU-Shreveport Circle of Excellence Award, honoring alumni for leadership and professional achievements. Ruth Hawkins, director of the Arkansas State University Heritage Sites program, was recently awarded a lifetime achievement award at the 75th annual awards banquet of the Arkansas Historical Association

Board Votes to Increase Arkansas State Tuition 1.9 Percent

by George Jared 6/2/2016 10:16 am

The Arkansas State University System board of trustees voted Wednesday to raise its tuition and fees by 1.9 percent at its flagship Jonesboro campus for the 2016-17 school year.

Arkansas State Names Carl Cates Dean of New College (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro has named Carl Cates of Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia, to be the first dean of a newly structured college that combines programs in the fine arts, humanities, social sciences, media and communication.

St. Bernards Adds Justin Yancey to Medical Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Justin Yancey has joined the medical staff of St. Bernards Healthcare as a pediatric hospitalist.

ASU Appoints Carl Cates to Lead Newly Structured College

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2016 10:23 am

Arkansas State University appointed Carl Cates of Valdosta State University to be the first dean of a newly structured college that combines colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and Media & Communication.

ASU Uses Unique Partnership to Expand into Mexico

by George Jared 4/22/2016 11:37 am

Red Wolves are not indigenous to central Mexico, but Arkansas State University plans to create new ones when it opens a new college campus in Queretaro, Mexico, in 2017.

‘He Was a Gentleman’ (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Ray Thornton, who died last week at the age of 87, recalled an earlier era in Arkansas politics, when compromise wasn’t considered treason, when people could be political foes but personal friends or, at least, friendly.

Arkansas State University's Campus in Mexico to Open in 2017

by Associated Press 4/12/2016 9:55 am

Arkansas State University officials say construction is on target for its campus in Queretaro, Mexico, to open to students in the fall of 2017.

Aid for Athletes Puts Red Wolves in London

by George Jared 4/11/2016 12:00 am

When Terry Mohajir became Arkansas State University's athletic director a few years ago, he decided to institute a program to help all A-State student-athletes find jobs upon graduation. The Red Wolves Leadership Academy was born.

Hutchinson Commits $100K to Johnny Cash Boyhood Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 3:50 pm

At the "Evening with Rosanne Cash" fundraiser at the Governor’s Mansion on March 3, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a commitment of $100,000 for the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home project.

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Celebrates More Than $500M in Grants

by Associated Press 3/30/2016 6:51 am

A research program created through Arkansas' settlement with tobacco companies is marking its receipt of more than half a billion dollars in grants since it was created more than a decade ago.

Too Many Centers (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Jonesboro doesn’t need two convention centers any more than Texarkana did.

Mary Jean Bradley Named New Education Dean at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Mary Jane Bradley has been named dean of the College of Education & Behavioral Science at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, effective July 1. A faculty member since 1987, Bradley has been serving as director of Professional Education Programs and professional licensure officer within the college.

ASU Convention Center Moves Forward With Grant From Delta Regional Authority

by Alexis Hosticka 3/22/2016 3:14 pm

A hotel and convention center project by Arkansas State University and O’Reilly Embassy Suites is moving forward even though a similar project has received significant financial support from the Jonesboro Advertising & Promotions Commission.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An education resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

UA Courts Pulaski Tech, Rich Mountain Community College

by Gwen Moritz 3/11/2016 2:32 pm

The University of Arkansas is in merger talks with both Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock and Rich Mountain Community College in Mena.

Lyon College's Jenn Daniels Placed on National 'Outstanding' Top 10 List (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Jenn Daniels, assistant professor of psychology and co-director of the Year One program at Lyon College in Batesville, has been named one of 10 Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates by the National Resource Center for the First Year Experience & Students in Transition and Cengage Learning.

Jonesboro A&P Chooses Keller Hyatt Convention Center Project Over ASU Proposal

by George Jared 3/2/2016 4:48 pm

The Jonesboro Advertising & Promotions Commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday afternoon to financially support the Keller Family Hyatt group in its attempt to build a convention center and hotel in northeast Arkansas’ hub city.