Gift hopes to open doors for business students at ASU

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - One of the Colleges at Arkansas State University got an unexpected gift that hopes to open doors for students.

Scott and Kay Keasler Dawson gave a substantial gift to the College of Business.

Interim Dean for the College of Business at ASU, Jim Washam, said the funds will be used to create a state of the art trading lab called the "Dawson Capital Markets Lab".

"It won't be us coming in to just give examples anymore," said Washam. "We won't necessarily pull the numbers out of the textbook; the numbers will come from live date."

The new lab will contain 36 dual computer stations and 6 televisions that will monitor world markets.

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