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A-State Hosts National Virtual Transportation Conference

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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 the Apple app store or Google Play.

Arkansas State University is hosting a virtual conference June third and fourth on several transportation-related topics, such as planning, structures, materials, safety, and more. The conference is sponsored by the Transportation Consortium of South Central States also known as Tran-SET. Telling us more is one of the Associate Directors of Trans-SET and Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Arkansas State University Dr. Zahid Hossain.

Click on the Listen button for the entire interview. More information is at transet.lsu.edu.

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.