Craighead County

First-Year Academic Expo Held, Student Projects Receive Awards

JONESBORO – Students from Arkansas State University competed in the First-Year Experience (FYE) Academic Expo on Wednesday, Nov. 29. “The FYE Academic Expo offers students hands-on experiential learning that helps them connect to each other, their faculty as mentors, and the campus,” said Kelli Listenbee, coordinator, First-Year Experience. Advertisement Back [read more…]

Craighead County

AState Professors Attract Federal Grants to Conduct Food Grain Protection Research

JONESBORO –  Two professors at Arkansas State University have received grant funding totaling more than $700,000 to conduct research that will ultimately help secure the nation’s food supply. Dr. Tanja McKay, professor of entomology and interim department chair for biological sciences, and Dr. GwanSeon Kim, assistant professor of agricultural economics, [read more…]

Poinsett County

Superintendent Resignation Prompts Leadership Transition at Harrisburg School District

HARRISBURG, Ark. – In a statement sent to faculty tonight, the Harrisburg School District confirmed the resignation of Chris Ferrell from the position of superintendent. Acknowledging the existing curiosity surrounding this development, the district expressed gratitude for the dedicated efforts of all teachers and staff members who have persevered amid [read more…]