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

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 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