Murphy USA invests $25,000 in SAU softball complex

January 27, 2015

MurphyUSA gives $25K to SAU Softball

The Southern Arkansas University Mulerider softball team is one step closer to a new field house after a $25,000 gift from Murphy USA of El Dorado. The contribution will help fuel momentum for a $1 million construction project that will begin later this year. Over the past few years, the University has worked to improve… Read More

Wildlife photo presentation at SAU Jan. 28-29

January 23, 2015

1.30.14 Tom Ulrich Mule Dear Doe

Professional wildlife photographer Tom Ulrich will present his year in images at the Southern Arkansas University Reynolds Center Foundation Hall from 7-8:30 p.m. on January 28-29, 2015. This is Ulrich’s twenty-third wildlife photography presentation at SAU. The event is free and open to the public. A freelance photographer since 1975, Ulrich is highly acclaimed around… Read More

Auditions Feb. 7 for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at SAU

January 22, 2015


Auditions for Southern Arkansas University’s spring musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, are scheduled for February 7, 2015. Callbacks will be February 8. Auditions will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 870-235-4356 to reserve an audition slot. According to SAU Director of Theatre Clayton Guiltner, there are a wide variety of roles… Read More

Public invited to meet SAU presidential candidates


Southern Arkansas University is inviting the community to three upcoming receptions at the Reynolds Center Grand Hall to meet the applicants for president. The three receptions are scheduled as follows: February 2, from 5-5:45 p.m. – Phillip Wilson, Ed.D. Wilson currently serves as President of Rich Mountain Community College in Mena, Arkansas. February 4, from… Read More

SAU hosting Youth Criminal Justice Academy

January 20, 2015

SAU Criminal Justice Academy meeting

Southern Arkansas University’s new assistant professor of criminal justice, Louis Roy, started his teaching career in the Marine’s as an explosives instructor. He has ignited the SAU criminal justice program with his energy, ideas, and initiatives, including a week-long criminal justice youth academy coming in the summer. From June 7-13, 2015, a total of 40… Read More

SAU theatre offers ‘Dutchman’ in honor of Black History Month

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In honor of February being Black History Month, the Southern Arkansas University Department of Theatre and Mass Communication is pleased to present “Dutchman” at 7 p.m. nightly from February 5-7, 2015 “Dutchman” is a one act play by African-American playwright LeRoi Jones. It will be performed in Harton Room 120, and has a 45 minute… Read More

SAU’s holds 20th Annual MLK festivities Monday

January 16, 2015

MLK Day 2014 March

The Southern Arkansas University 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Memorial March and Ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2015. The theme for the festivities is “Remember! Act! Celebrate! A Day On Not A Day Off!” The March will begin at the former Miller’s Cafeteria parking lot on Vine… Read More

Sweetheart Pageant set for Feb. 14 at SAU

January 14, 2015


An inaugural Sweetheart Pageant, open to girls newborn to 12 years, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on February 14, 2015, at SAU’s Harton Theatre. The fee is $35 for those who register by February 2, and $45 for registrants from Feb. 3 up to the day of the pageant. To compete in the photogenic category,… Read More

Muleriders chosen as preseason favorites in GAC baseball coaches’ poll


The 2015 Great American Conference preseason baseball coaches’ poll was released on Wednesday by the league office, and for the fourth-consecutive year, the Southern Arkansas baseball team tops the rankings as the preseason favorite in the GAC with seven of 11 first-place votes. Last season, the Muleriders finished third in the GAC regular season standings… Read More

NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday

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The Columbia County NAACP will host its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at 6 p.m. at the Grand Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Center Campus and Community Center. The public is invited, and tickets are $30 each.  The theme this year is “In Our Beloved Community, All Persons Count.” For… Read More