Arkansas State University-Newport will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tues., July 16 celebrating the opening of the new Fowler Family Hospitality Services Education building on ASUN’s Jonesboro campus. The ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m.

The Fowler Family Hospitality Services building will welcome its first students in the fall semester of 2013, offering Associate of Applied Science degrees in Culinary Services or Food Service & Management. Students can also pursue Technical Certificates in Culinary Services or Food Service & Management, as well as a Certificate of Proficiency in Hospitality Services. ASU-Newport Chancellor Dr. Larry Williams will address those in attendance, and officials from ASUN and the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce will be available for interviews following the ceremony. Light refreshments will be provided. Arkansas State University-Newport’s Jonesboro campus is located at 5504 Krueger Dr. in Jonesboro.