March 23, 2023

Jana Haskins named director of Beck Middle for Veterans

Jana Haskins has been named the brand new director of the Beck Middle for Veterans at Arkansas State College, mentioned Dr. Scott Gordon, dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Well being Professions. A 1994 A-State graduate, Haskins succeeds long-time middle director Lynda Nash, who retired earlier this yr.

“We’re excited to have Jana Haskins be a part of our crew as director of the Beck Middle for Veterans. Haskins brings excessive power, a wealth of expertise, and longstanding ties to A-State and the larger Jonesboro communities,” Gordon mentioned. “Furthermore, she comes from a navy household, which fuels her robust ardour to reinforce the well being and welfare of veterans, energetic navy members, and their households at A-State in addition to in Northeast Arkansas and past.”

“We’re eternally grateful for Lynda Nash’s previous decade of wonderful management as director, which constructed the middle into what it’s at this time. We look ahead to additional increasing upon that imaginative and prescient beneath Haskins’ management as director,” he added.

Haskins joins A-State after 12 years with St. Bernards Medical Middle, most not too long ago serving with SBMC’s Counseling Middle. She additionally has served as an adjunct professor within the A-State social work program since 2015. Haskins has expertise as a therapist and medical director with clinics and teams positioned within the Northeast Arkansas area.

Following commencement along with her bachelor’s in social work from A-State, she accomplished her grasp’s diploma with the College of Tennessee.

“I’m so excited to be a part of the Pack at A-State. My brief time as director of the Beck Middle for Veterans has been nothing in need of superb,” Haskins mentioned. “I look ahead to working with everybody and watching the expansion and progress of the Beck Middle and the rise of veterans served.”

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The Beck Middle for Veterans is now positioned in its new facility throughout the Turner Navy Science Constructing, occupying an expanded area from its earlier location on the Donald W. Reynolds Middle for Well being Sciences.