Tag: Education

Women’s Business Leadership Conference Set for March 30

JONESBORO – Women in the professional arena and female students will have an opportunity to participate in interactive discussions and workshops as well as exchange ideas at the third annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference hosted by Arkansas State University’s College of Business and the Women’s Business Leadership Center, Thursday, March 30.

A key element to the conference is it is the first conference following the founding of the Women’s Business Leadership Center on the A-State campus and is a celebration of the center’s opening. The center, the only one of its type in the state of Arkansas and the Delta region, officially opened in November. Continue reading “Women’s Business Leadership Conference Set for March 30”

April 8: Annual Arkansas Roots Music Festival

JONESBORO – KASU, the public broadcasting service of Arkansas State University, along with A-State’s Department of English, Philosophy and World Languages and the West End Neighborhood Association will present the Arkansas Roots Music Festival on Saturday, April 8. Continue reading “April 8: Annual Arkansas Roots Music Festival”

Jaw-jacking student gets disorderly conduct charge

JONESBORO, Ark. – A Success Academy student had several opportunities to make the right decision while interacting with a Jonesboro officer Tuesday but he took the wrong path, according to the report.

At about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, JPD Officer Paul Williams was working as a school resource officer at Success School. While walking the hallways, he reported that he heard juvenile officer Aaron Moore instruct two students in classroom 404 to get out of the doorway and to go inside the classroom.

But as he looked toward the classroom, he said he saw the two juvenile males standing in the doorway, not complying to officer Moore, who told them again to get out of the doorway and go in the classroom. Continue reading “Jaw-jacking student gets disorderly conduct charge”