‘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

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

Arkansas on the big screen lecture at SAU on Sept. 25

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Robert Cochran will deliver the annual Robert B. Walz Lecture in Arkansas and Regional Studies at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 25, in Foundation Hall of the Southern Arkansas University Reynolds Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. Cochran’s presentation is “True Hearts Under Coarse Frocks: Arkansas on the Big Screen.” The… Read More

SAU enrollment tops 3,500, shatters multiple records

SAU attracted more freshman students this year than ever before. They gathered for Mulerider Roundup to learn about SAU’s complete college experience before their first day of classes in August.

For the first time in its 105 year history, Southern Arkansas University has more than 3,500 students enrolled on its Magnolia campus, and numerous enrollment records were broken as the fall 2014 numbers became official today. “It is exciting to see enrollment in Magnolia top 3,500 for the first time in our history,” said SAU… Read More

SAU to host gaming competition in Texarkana

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Registration is now open for Southern Arkansas University’s “Super Smash Bros. Brawl” tournament to be held from 1-7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Borderland Games, 2846 Richmond Road, Texarkana, Texas. Sponsored by the University’s gaming and animation design programs, the tournament is open to high school students in grades nine through 12. There is… Read More

SAU hosting 9/11 ceremony Thursday

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MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University is hosting a 9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service ceremony Thursday from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in Harton Theatre. Members of the community are invited to come remember those who lost their lives, to honor first responders and military personnel, and to encourage acts of service. First responders and military personnel in… Read More

SAU Family Day features fun and football

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MAGNOLIA – This year’s Family Day at Southern Arkansas University on Saturday, Sept. 6, will offer visitors a mixture of fun events, a passing of the reigns between former and incoming Mulerider mascots, and remembrance at the Mulerider football game. This year’s Residence Hall Association Bed Race at 1 p.m. is the 34th installment of… Read More

FB&T Distinguished Speaker Series will feature author James Bradley on Sept. 23

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Best-selling author James Bradley will be the presenter for the 10th annual Farmers Bank and Trust Distinguished Speaker Series on September 23 at Southern Arkansas University. Tickets for the event are now on sale. To purchase tickets by phone, call the SAU Office of Development at 870-235-4321. Tickets can be purchased online at www.SAUFoundation.org by… Read More

SAU’s Magale Library hosts Civil War exhibit

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MAGNOLIA – Fought in earnest: Civil War Arkansas, a traveling exhibit chronicling major historical events in Arkansas between 1861 and 1865, will be displayed at Southern Arkansas University’s Magale Library from September 17 – October 10, 2014. The exhibit is free and open to the public. It will be open from 8 a.m. – 5… Read More

SAU promotes Josh Kee to Asst. VP for Development

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MAGNOLIA – Josh Kee was recently promoted to Assistant Vice-President for Development at Southern Arkansas University. Effective July 1, 2014, Kee transitioned from his former position as Director of Major Gifts at SAU. He will now be responsible for the overall development activities of the University, and will continue to work closely with the SAU… Read More