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In a time of uncertainty, it is more important than ever to stay connected. Throughout 2020, ASU-Newport faculty and staff found creative ways to “visit” one another virtually. From virtual 5ks to Zoom picnics, technology granted us the ability to stay engaged while working from home.

Patrick Patterson, of Jonesboro, is the first recipient of the Noah Reeves Scholarship. The Arkansas State University-Newport Noah Reeves Scholarship is an institutional scholarship designed to assist ASUN students who have faced adversity while trying to reach their academic goals. 

In the spring, ASU-Newport postponed its commencement ceremonies in hopes of holding in-person celebrations in the fall. Because of the rise in COVID-19 cases across Arkansas, ASUN's leadership team decided a virtual ceremony would be the safest way to honor the 2020 Spring and Summer gradua

Arkansas State University-Newport’s Fall 2020 term will begin August 24, 2020. This is a one-week postponement from the originally planned start date of August 17, 2020.

Arkansas State University-Newport continues to plan for a safe and successful return to campus this fall.

ASU-Newport Return to Campus Frequently Asked Questions

Two Arkansas State University-Newport students will spend their summer learning hands-on skills in the natural science field.

Arkansas State University-Newport received CARES Act funding during the Spring 2020 semester to assist students facing a multitude of hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

More than 250 Arkansas State University-Newport students were named to the Chancellor’s or Vice-Chancellor’s lists for academic excellence for the Spring 2020 semester. 

Arkansas State University-Newport is working to implement reopening plans as the Fall 2020 semester approaches. In response to COVID-19, ASU-Newport moved to all online instruction in March 2020.