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April 2019

Arkansas State University-Newport’s Chancellor, Dr. Sandra Massey, will serve on the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors.

Arkansas State University-Newport is proud to announce students won more than a dozen medals at the SkillsUSA competition in Hot Springs April 8-10. Competing against other community colleges in the state, students won medals in the following categories:

A cosmetology student at Arkansas State University-Newport at Marked Tree received a scholarship from Great Clips in Jonesboro. Raya Malone was awarded the scholarship that included $500 worth of cosmetology tools.

Arkansas State University-Newport at Marked Tree hosted nearly 100 area high school students to test their skills in three competitions. Students competed in Automotive Service Technology, Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology and Computer Networking Technology.

Arkansas State University-Newport is excited to share Clayton Baker is the recipient of the Williams/Blackburn Scholarship. The Williams/Blackburn Scholarship was created to honor Dr. Larry Williams and his wife Dr. Amy Blackburn. Dr. Williams was ASU-Newport's first ever chancellor.