Arkansas State University

Local & Regional News
9:23 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Construction Set On Arkansas State's Mexico Campus

The chancellor of Arkansas State University says construction is scheduled to begin in February on ASU's campus in Mexico.

ASU Chancellor Tim Hudson says the $50 million campus in Queretaro is expected to open in fall 2015.

ASU will become the first comprehensive U.S. university in Mexico with an American-style campus. Hudson says the first phase of academic space on the 200 acre campus is being designed to accommodate up to 5,000 students, with a goal of 1,000 students in the first year.

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Local & Regional News
4:00 am
Mon June 10, 2013

ASU Implements iPad Requirement For Incoming Freshmen

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is requiring all incoming freshman to have iPads for class beginning this fall, officials said.

Students will be using the tablets to download e-textbooks and utilize article databases like JSTOR, LexisNexis and EBSCOhost. ASU faculty will also use services like iTunes U and iBooks Author to develop innovative, multimedia-based programs to better engage students with the learning process. 

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