Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University officials say construction is on target for its campus in Queretaro, Mexico, to open to students in the fall of 2017.

The Jonesboro Sun reports that phase one of the project includes building an academic area on 87 acres of the 370-acre campus. It will include computer labs, a library, academic offices, a student union, classroom and labs.

ASU Implements iPad Requirement For Incoming Freshmen

Jun 10, 2013

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.