NEWPORT – With the launch of its first intercollegiate sports programs, Arkansas State University-Newport will utilize local facilities for its home games. ASU-Newport recently announced its acceptance into the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

“We’re excited to partner with these great facilities in Newport and provide our student-athletes with quality venues to showcase their skills and represent ASU-Newport,” said Chancellor Dr. Johnny M. Moore. “ASUN is a community college. It’s fitting we can work with our community leaders to launch this new endeavor, further highlighting the strength of support we have in Newport and Jackson County.”