Pre-game festivities announced for Murphy USA Classic vs. Henderson State

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MAGNOLIA, Ark. ­– Southern Arkansas University and its athletic department have announced a full slate of pre-game festivities on Saturday, November 8 as the SAU football team will square off against nationally-ranked Henderson State in the sixth-annual Murphy USA Classic game, which will be held at Memorial Stadium in El Dorado. Tickets for the game… Read More

Intern enjoying national success with Northwestern Mutual

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Shane Harris has wanted to work in business for as long as he can remember, but even he has been a little surprised by the success he is enjoying. Harris, a senior marketing major in the College of Business at Southern Arkansas University, is currently ranked 8th in the nation among interns with Northwestern Mutual…. Read More

SAU STEM Center will host free workshop

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The Southern Arkansas University STEM Center for K-12 Education along with the College of Science and Engineering will host a free one-day Science and Engineering Institute from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015. The event is open to students in grades six through 10 and will be held at the University’s… Read More

Community to transform city of Magnolia

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The small town of Magnolia is about to have a “Big Splash” on October 25, during which hundreds of volunteers from across the community are going to join forces with business owners to give their Main Street a makeover. The transformation will include removal of old signs, adding landscaping, painting businesses and curbs, trimming existing… Read More

SAU hosts events for Domestic Violence Awareness month

Ceil Bridges, director of alumni relations, stands with three shirts she designed in honor of Julie Hartsfield and her daughter and granddaughter, Dana and Autumn. The shirts were part of the Clothesline Project, a traveling exhibit that raises awareness for domestic abuse. The exhibit was recently on display on the SAU Mall as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Southern Arkansas University is bringing attention to a topic that touches many families across our community and nation as it recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. On Friday, October 17, the department will host two speakers on the topic of domestic violence. Rebecca Ojeman, J.D., will… Read More

Murder Mystery Dinner at SAU on Oct. 25

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Tickets are on sale for a Murder Mystery Dinner at Southern Arkansas University on October 25, 2014, with funds benefiting academic enrichment for the SAU criminal justice program. The audience-engaged entertainment and dinner will be from 6-8 p.m. at the SAU Reynolds Center. Tickets are $30 for an individual or $50 for a couple. No… Read More

‘Romeo and Juliet’ at SAU Oct. 9-12

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William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” will be Southern Arkansas University’s first play of the season, running October 9-12, 2014, and will feature professionally-choreographed sword fighting and beautiful costumes, scenery, and lighting effects. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased online at www.showtix4u.com or by calling (870)235-4256. Season tickets are also available, with discounted… Read More

Register for affordable DSM-5 workshop at SAU

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A national presenter on the DSM-5, Dr. George Haarman, will be offering an affordable workshop from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on November 14, 2014, at Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center Grand Hall. Haarman’s presentation is entitled “The DSM-5: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Psychological and Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents.” It has been… Read More

GenCorp Foundation gives $40,000 to SAU Engineering

GenCorp Foundation, the philanthropic arm of GenCorp and its subsidiary company Aerojet Rocketdyne of Camden, recently gave $40,000 to SAU’s Engineering program. Pictured, from left, are Aerojet Rocketdyne representatives Gary Vaughan, executive director of Camden operations, Connie Wilbur, human resources manager, and Rob Shenton, vice president of solid propulsion operations; from SAU, President Dr. David Rankin, Dean of the College of Science and Engineering Dr. Scott McKay, Director of the SAU Foundation Jeanie Bismark and Assistant Vice President for Development Josh Kee.

GenCorp Foundation, the philanthropic arm of GenCorp and its subsidiary company Aerojet Rocketdyne of Camden, has committed $40,000 over the next two years for the new engineering program at SAU. The College of Science and Engineering plans to purchase equipment for testing the tensile stress and compressive strength of different materials for use in the… Read More

Luminaries on sale for ‘Light for the Fight’

Luminaries line the sidewalk in front of the SAU Business building during the 2013 "Light for the Fight" event.

The Southern Arkansas University College of Business is helping shine light on breast cancer awareness with “Light for the Fight” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014. The ceremony will take place at the Business Building fountain, and is free and open to the public. The ceremony is to help kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness… Read More