Mary Colen currently serves Southern Arkansas University as an Accounting Tech I and Cashier. Mary began working at SAU in July 1998 as a secretary and cashier. She previously worked for the Arkansas Department of Human Services for over 20 years. Mary graduated from Red River Vocational School in 1979. She resides in Magnolia with her husband, Dr. Wendell F. Colen, an alumnus of SAU. They have two children and two grandchildren.