Athletics - Archives 2017
JONESBORO, Ark. (2/1/18) – The Arkansas State Athletics Department recognized a school-record 221 student-athletes appearing on its fall 2017 Athletics Director's Honor Roll during halftime of its men's basketball game Thursday night at First National Bank Arena.
The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees voted today to name A-State's football field "Allison Field" and its future north end zone facility "Centennial Bank Athletics Operations Center" in recognition of a combined $10 million from the Johnny Allison family and Centennial Bank to the Red Wolves Foundation. In 2014, Allison, founder and chairman of Home BancShares, made a $5 million contribution to the Red Wolves Foundation that matches his latest personal gift commitment as the largest in A-State history.
JONESBORO, Ark. (12/9/17) – Arkansas State University held its 2017 Fall Commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 9, inside First National Bank Arena, and 13 more student-athletes from A-State's NCAA intercollegiate sports programs have been presented with their college degrees.
JONESBORO, Ark. (11/20/17) – The Arkansas State Athletics Department was approved Monday to begin construction on its Centennial Bank Stadium $29-million "North End Zone Expansion" project following a vote by the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees granting ground lease and space lease agreements with the Red Wolves Foundation.
JONESBORO, Ark. (11/8/17) – The Arkansas State Athletics Department has set new school records for both its Graduation Success Rate (GSR) and federal graduation rate, according to the latest data announced Wednesday by the NCAA national office.
JONESBORO, Ark. (10/19/17) – In recognition of a $5 million contribution by First National Bank to the Red Wolves Foundation, the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees voted Thursday to rename A-State's multi-purpose facility currently known as the Convocation Center to "First National Bank Arena."
NEW ORLEANS, La. (8/15/17) – More than 2,100 Sun Belt Conference student-athletes were named to the 2016-17 Commissioner's List and Academic Honor Roll as announced by the league office Tuesday morning with A-State accounting for 172 of the honorees.
JONESBORO, Ark. (8/10/17) – The Arkansas State Athletics Department is set to host its 2017 Fan Day featuring the Red Wolves' football and women's soccer teams Saturday, Aug. 12, inside the Student Activity Center located adjacent to Centennial Bank Stadium's north end zone.
JONESBORO, Ark. (8/4/14) – Arkansas State University held its Summer Commencement ceremony Friday night at the Convocation Center, and 13 more student-athletes from the Red Wolves' athletics department have been awarded degrees.
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The Arkansas State Lettermen's Club will induct four new members into the A-State Hall of Honor during its annual banquet Friday, Sept. 15, at the Woodard McAlister Family Club inside the Johnny Allison Tower of Centennial Bank Stadium.