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06-12-2020 | ASU System Office

ASU Three Rivers Receives Grant from Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council

Arkansas State University Three Rivers received a grant of $663,263 from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC) at its June 3 meeting. The grant funds will allow the college to begin Phase I of the Historic Ritz Theatre restoration in downtown Malvern.

06-04-2020 | ASU System Office

ASU Board Approves Flat Tuition, Fee Rates; System Institutions Reduce Budget by 5 Percent

Arkansas State University System institutions will keep tuition and fees steady for students this fall while reducing budgeted expenses by almost $14 million or 5 percent in anticipation of lower state revenue and possible enrollment losses.

05-21-2020 | Arkansas State

A-State Efforts to Enhance Health Care Access Reach Milestone with NYIT Medical School’s First Graduates

Arkansas State University’s effort to expand and enhance medical care throughout Arkansas and the Delta reaches a historic milestone today (May 21) as its partner, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, holds a virtual commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. for its inaugural class of medical school graduates.

05-04-2020 | ASU System Office

ASU System Announces Intent for In-Person Fall Classes

Arkansas State University System’s six current institutions, as well as future member Henderson State University, intend to return to in-person classes on campuses this fall as part of the Covid-19 pandemic recovery, President Chuck Welch announced today.

04-20-2020 | ASU System Office

Welch Appointed to State Recovery Task Force as ASU System Addresses Covid-19 Challenges

Arkansas State University System institutions continue ongoing measures to address safety and financial challenges and planning presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, System President Chuck Welch said today. Welch will also help advise Gov. Asa Hutchinson in the state’s planning to return the economy to normal. The governor appointed him to the newly established Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force

03-06-2020 | ASU System Office

ASU System Board Adopts Policy to Enhance Financial Oversight

A new financial reserves policy adopted today by the Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees will help protect the long-term fiscal health of its member institutions. One of the first of its kind in Arkansas or the country, the policy focuses on building and maintaining an adequate level of cash and unrestricted net assets to support daily operations in the event of unanticipated shortfalls

03-06-2020 | Arkansas State

Surprise A-State Endowment Gift Honors Trustee Christy Clark

In honor of his wife Christy, William Clark of Little Rock today revealed he is making a $100,000 endowment gift to Arkansas State University. The endowment will support a student scholarship in an academic program to be decided by Mrs. Clark.

03-05-2020 | Arkansas State

Embassy Suites Red Wolf Convention Center Celebrates Grand Opening at A-State

Hundreds of city, county, state and university representatives packed the Arvest Ballroom of the Red Wolf Convention Center at Embassy Suites by Hilton Jonesboro for the ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration Thursday on the Arkansas State University campus. From Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to rising country music performer Cory Jackson, the program was highlighted start to finish with comments and entertainment suitable for the historic milestone event.

02-17-2020 | Arkansas State

A-State Receives 10th Military Friendly Status Designation

Arkansas State University has been designated as a Military Friendly® School with a bronze rating for 2020-21. The Military Friendly schools list, in its 11th year, sets the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses.

01-31-2020 | Arkansas State

Arkansas State Explores Partnership with Adtalem for First In-State Veterinary Medicine School

Arkansas State University announced an agreement to collaborate with Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE) to explore the feasibility of creating the first in-state veterinary medical school, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse said Friday.

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