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12/12/2019 | Arkansas State
The Arkansas Department of Education, Arkansas State University and the Arkansas Public School Resource Center today announced a partnership program to provide a statewide online coding curriculum starting with the fall 2020 semester. The first offering of its type to the high school students of Arkansas, the UpSkill program is designed to support the Governor’s initiative on computer science skills. The course structure leads students through a nine-month curriculum that prepares them to receive a certificate in Swift coding.
12/06/2019 | ASU System Office
The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees today approved a merger agreement and transition plan with Henderson State University, which would become the ASU System’s seventh member institution. Previously approved by the Henderson Board of Trustees on Nov. 21, the agreement is subject to approval of the Higher Learning Commission and action by the Arkansas General Assembly. ASU System President Chuck Welch said the target for completing the transition is Jan. 1, 2021.
11/21/2019 | ASU System Office
Henderson State Board Approves Merger Agreement, Transition Plan to Join Arkansas State University System
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — The Henderson State University Board of Trustees today approved a merger agreement and transition plan with the Arkansas State University System. The agreement is subject to approval of the ASU Board of Trustees and the Higher Learning Commission, as well as action by the Arkansas General Assembly. ASU System President Chuck Welch said the system board will be asked to approve the agreement at its regular meeting on Dec. 6 in Little Rock and the target for completing the transition would be Jan. 1, 2021.
11/11/2019 | Arkansas State
To honor America’s service members, Arkansas State University has established a special scholarship plan for all United States active duty personnel and their spouses. The plan reduces all tuition for active duty personnel and their spouses at Arkansas State to equal the federal government tuition assistance program standard per credit hour rate.
11/05/2019 | ASU System Office
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named Arkansas State University-Beebe and Arkansas State University-Mountain Home among the 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America's community colleges. Based on strong and improving student outcomes – including in learning, completion rates, employment rates, earnings and equity – 15 percent of community colleges nationwide have been invited to apply for the Aspen Prize.
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The Accelerate ASU initiative enables us to lead the way in addressing the goals set forth in the State of Arkansas’ Master Plan regarding higher education attainment.
Higher Education is an Investment
Dr. Chuck Welch explains the importance of higher education as an investment in the future of our families, communities and the State of Arkansas.