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curriculum, Advanced Placement classes, and academic and career and technical education programs and concurrent-credit enrollment. ASU-Newport received five positions to work in public school systems in Jackson, Poinsett and Craighead counties. For more information, contact the Dean of Students for Student Affairs kimberly_long@asun.edu.

CAREER PATHWAYS INITIATIVE Arkansas Career Pathways is a grant funded program that provides assistance to qualified Arkansas parents and/or legal guardians who want to complete short-term training to enter the workforce. For eligible individuals, student support services include academic and career counseling, as well as possible financial support services for tuition, books, testing, childcare and transportation. Application and documentation of eligibility, including, but not limited to, income and family size, are required for the program. The Career Pathways program is available for both credit and non-credit students at the ASUNewport 870-512-7856, ASUN Jonesboro Campus 870-680-8731 and ASUN Marked Tree Campus 870-358-8615. For more information, contact Career Pathways at 1-866454-4686 (toll-free) or email career_pathways@asun.edu. The funds for this project are provided by Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

CAREER SERVICES The Division of Student Affairs offers a wide range of services to current students and alumni to assist them in career decision making, the job search process, and career advisement. Services include:  Workshops: Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills, Business Etiquette  Job Search  Job Referrals: Job announcements are sent via student email accounts.  Special Programs: Job Search Counseling

CONTINUING AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CEU) The Continuing and Professional Education programs provide opportunities for individuals to explore training areas that not only benefit their life or career paths, but enhance leisure time activities. Most courses are non-credit but may lead to credit opportunities. Through these offerings, ASUN offers a valuable service to its community participants of seminars and other noncredit programs earn One CEU for each ten clock hours of classroom instruction attended.

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ASU-Newport Catalog 2016 - 2017  
ASU-Newport Catalog 2016 - 2017