Phi Mu donates over $10,000 and Marissa Aranda’s hair

Phi Mu BP

Marissa Aranda put her hair on the line for Phi Mu’s childhood cancer awareness fundraiser. In the end, more than $10,000 and Aranda’s long brown hair were donated to the cause. She had her head shaved Saturday, September 28, in downtown Little Rock. The Southern Arkansas University Phi Mu chapter and the Greater Little Rock […]

Phi Mu member to shave head if fundraising goal is met

Phi Mu Community Involvement BP

Little is more important to the stereotypical sorority girl than her hair. Southern Arkansas University’s Marissa Aranda is breaking down that label by putting her long, brown hair on the chopping block for a good cause. Aranda’s Phi Mu sister, Presley Pennington, and the rest of her sorority sisters have set a goal of raising […]

SAU cheerleaders help with tornado cleanup

SAU cheerleaders go to Moore, Okla. to help with tornado cleanup

Seven representatives from the Southern Arkansas University cheerleading squad recently worked two grueling days to help clean the devastation left by the May 20 tornado that tore through Moore, Okla. When the group first checked in to volunteer on June 17, someone joked that the dolled-up squad must have come to help with administrative duties. […]

SAU ceramics class gives art and history lesson to Magnolia Kindergarten

Helping bring art to students in the community

Southern Arkansas University Professor of Art Steven Ochs and his ceramics students recently gave hands-on art history lessons to Magnolia kindergarten students. Ochs and his SAU students headed up the all-day workshop on April 24, 2013. Approximately 230 children at the Magnolia Kindergarten got their hands dirty and worked on clay projects that also gave […]

Muleriders in Magnolia – Athletes help the “Caring Place”

Athletes help the "Caring Place"

On April 11, 2013, four SAU student athletes lent a helping hand to a local church as a part of Muleriders in Magnolia. John Mark Abbey, Demario Thomas, Quan Warren, and Tylker Sykora sanded iron railing to be repainted at the Caring Place, which is associated with the First United Methodist Church in Magnolia. The […]

Student Athletes volunteer in elementary school classroom

Athletes pose with 5th grade class

SAU athletes have been visiting Central Elementary school to bring positive male influences to a fifth grade class. The class is preparing for big tests. Tyler Sykora, Chris Terry and Chris Davis spoke to the class about the importance of working hard in the classroom and then went out to shoot some hoops with the […]

Phi Beta Lamda Diaper Drive

PBL Diaper Drive 1

In 2011 the Phi Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Lamda, in collaboration with the Arkansas Rice Depot, collected and donated 6,000 diapers to hand out to mothers in Columbia county in need.

International Student Association Dinner

International Student Association Dinner

Every year SAU’s international students come together to share the diverse cultures of their country with students, faculty, staff and community members. The community gets to sample a rich diversity of foods, music, visual and cultural performances at the International Student Association Banquet. The ISA has more than 100 members from 30 different countries.

Annual Celebration of Lights

Celebration of Lights

Southern Arkansas University holds its 29th annual Celebration of Lights, where multiple student organizations light the campus for everyone to enjoy.                        


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