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Arkansas State University's Heritage Sites Reopen

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Arkansas State University

Each site has a reduced tour schedule due to COVID-19.

Welcome to A-State Connections. I am your host Johnathan Reaves. Over the next hour, you will hear interviews and stories about the people of Arkansas State who are making an impact throughout the communities in the region. This show not only focuses on things that are going on at just the Jonesboro campus, but also on the other campuses across the ASU System. More information and today’s features on A-State Connections can be found at kasu.org, go to Shows, and find the A-State Connections drop down link. You can also find show segments on the new KASU app. Just use the search term “KASU app” in iTunes or Google Play.

Up First…Heritage Sites. After having to shut down due to COVID-19, Arkansas State University’s Heritage Sites are back open, with limited tours. Executive Director of the Heritage Sites Dr. Adam Long gives an update in this interview. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.

Dr. Adam Long is the executive director of the Arkansas State University Heritage Sites. When we come back, we will have another segment of A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count. You’re listening to A-State Connections on KASU.

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.