BRTC Signs Memorandum of Agreement with ASU

Dr. Kelly Damphousse, ASU president (left), and Dr. Eggensperger, BRTC president

POCAHONTAS, AR Feb. 28 — Black River Technical College president Dr. Martin Eggensperger singed an agreement with Arkansas State University (ASU) president Dr. Kelly Damphousse to offer the Bachelor of Applied Science to BRTC students without students having to ever leave Pocahontas or Paragould.

ASU is the third university to sign to be a part of the BRTC University Center. The BRTC University Center will provide advisement and enrollment advice to students interested in pursuing a bachelor degree.

Students must complete degree requirements with at least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average in general education courses and at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average in upper cases.

More information about the BRTC University Center will be provided at a later date.

For more information about BRTC’s University Center, contact Dr. Brad Baine at (870) 248-4000 or