Beebe to Make Grant Announcement Regarding ASU Research Project Today

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Officials from Arkansas State University's Jonesboro campus will meet with Governor Beebe today in the state Capitol, where Beebe is expected to announce grant funding for "major research projects" that involve the Jonesboro campus.

According to a release from ASU, "this project has strong potential for long-term beneficial impact to the economic development of the State of Arkansas."

The announcement is scheduled for 1 p.m. in the Governor's Conference Room of the Capitol.