Every day 1,500 people die from cancer according to the American Cancer Society. Much research is being done to try to eradicate cancer, but as of now, the cure is still in the works. Everyone has been affected by cancer, if not directly, then indirectly. The Relay for Life organization is dedicated to raising money [...]
The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) of SAU reach out to the community in many ways each year. Food drives, collections and projects add to the educational experience for students of the department. Students bring a different type of food each month to support local food pantries. Some of the food is donated [...]
Ready. Set. Glow! That was the theme of Greene Hall’s Get Up and Glow 5k fundraiser. This was the second year for the 5k which not only encourages students, faculty and staff to come out and run for a good cause, but also invites the community to participate. All the funds raised were earmarked for [...]
Continuing the commitment to the community and giving back, Honors Hall hosted the Honors Goes Green event. Honors Hall teamed up with the Student Government Association to provide hot dogs and entertainment while getting others in the spirit of recycling and raising funds to help the Columbia County Animal Protection Society (CCAPS) in Magnolia. CCAPS [...]
Fincher Hall, Southern Arkansas University’s newest residence hall, is known as the learning and living hall. With its mission of service in mind, residents joined with others to organize several fundraising opportunities during the spring semester that resulted in a meaningful donation of $32,127 for the Arkansas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.