Tag: Education

Red Wolf Statue Unveiled on A-State Campus

JONESBORO – A new landmark was introduced to the Arkansas State University campus Tuesday morning when a 350-pound, bronze red wolf statue was presented to the university by the Student Government Association.

The statue was unveiled by Haley Stotts, president of the A-State Student Government Association, and Logan Mustain, SGA president when the idea for the statue originated during the 2015-16 academic year. Continue reading “Red Wolf Statue Unveiled on A-State Campus”

First Hytrol Scholarship Awarded to Brandon Cole

JONESBORO – An aspiring engineering major at Arkansas State University is the inaugural recipient of the Hytrol Scholarship for Engineering.

Brandon Cole is entering his junior year as a mechanical engineering major and the first Hytrol Scholar.

Born in Jonesboro, Cole grew up in Missouri then returned here to finish high school and begin his university experience at A-State. Continue reading “First Hytrol Scholarship Awarded to Brandon Cole”

WBC hires Blackwood as Director of Campus Safety

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Williams Baptist College has hired Joseph “Bubba” Blackwood as its new director of police and campus safety.  Blackwood, who is a Northeast Arkansas native, has over 20 years of law enforcement experience, most recently as the captain of the narcotics division with the Walnut Ridge Police Department. Continue reading “WBC hires Blackwood as Director of Campus Safety”