SAU Board approves bond issues

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The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees approved at their quarterly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 18, the issuance of bonds not to exceed $10 million for three facilities – engineering, a softball complex and a world-class track. All of the SAU Board members were in attendance for their quarterly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 18, which was held… Read More

SAU Celebration of Lights Dec. 4

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The 31st Annual Celebration of Lights at Southern Arkansas University on December 4, 2014, promises to spread holiday cheer with illuminating displays, festive song and food, free photos with Santa, and a special presentation of “A Christmas Carol.” The Celebration of Lights will follow the Magnolia Christmas Parade, “Christmas Night of Lights,” which runs from… Read More

SAU returns to row cropping with 400 acre gift

Southern Arkansas University students work to clear brush in preparation for the first crops at the Monroe farm in southern Lafayette County. The farm property recently became available for use by SAU through a trust agreement.

Southern Arkansas University’s farming operation is growing again, this time with the gift of approximately 400 acres of crop land in southern Lafayette County. Ted Jackson Monroe, Sr., of Bradley recently transferred ownership of the farm land to a private trust which will be managed by the University, and SAU students and farm employees are… Read More

School library makeovers a win-win

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Two South Arkansas schools got help with library makeovers this summer thanks to student volunteer projects as a part of Southern Arkansas University’s Library Media and Information Specialist graduate program. Del Duke, SAU LMIS instructor, worked with the librarians at Oscar Hamilton Elementary School in Foreman and Arkansas High School in Texarkana to bring SAU’s… Read More

Kennedy assassination reporter to speak at SAU

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Magale Library Friends and staff are pleased to welcome author, professor, broadcaster and journalist Bill Mercer as guest and speaker at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Foundation Hall of Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center. Mercer’s presentation is entitled, “We Reported the Kennedy Assassination” in which he will share his experiences during this… Read More

Group turns small idea into a Big Splash

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It began small – a husband and wife driving down Main Street in Magnolia wondering how much better their town would look with a little tender loving care. But on Saturday, Oct. 25, after months of planning and organizing, the small idea blossomed into a “Big Splash,” bringing a sense of renewal and community pride… Read More

Criminal Justice Club preparing care packages for service members

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Southern Arkansas University’s Criminal Justice Club hopes to brighten the holidays for U.S. military personnel serving overseas this holiday season. “These men and women are spending the holidays away from their loved ones and in a foreign country to protect our freedom,” said Louis Roy, assistant professor of criminal justice at SAU. “A package from someone… Read More

SAU MBA ranked among best online programs

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The MBA program at Southern Arkansas University was recently recognized by the Affordable Colleges Foundation’s “Best Online MBA Programs for 2014-15.” SAU’s MBA was ranked 19 of the 68 schools making the list, and was the only program in Arkansas honored. “We in the SAU College of Business are proud to be recognized for this… Read More

SAU repeats in physics competition

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For the second year in a row, a Southern Arkansas University physics student has taken the title at the competitive Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Research Conference held Nov. 7-8 in Fayetteville. Joshua Grant earned first place honors in Physics Poster for his work titled, “Growth and Initial Characterization of Ge1-xSnx Films.”… Read More

SAU singers hosting Madrigal Feast

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Hear, ye! Hear, ye! Lords and ladies, one and all are invited to join the Heritage and Chamber Singers of Southern Arkansas University for a Madrigal Feast at 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2014, in the Grand Hall of the Reynolds Center. Reservations must be made by noon on Tuesday, November 11. Tickets and/or reservations… Read More