SAU alum fighting for democracy in Ukraine

Mefford and former Ukranian First Lady Kathy Yushchenko

With 15 years invested in Ukrainian’s fight for democracy, former Arkansas grassroots politician Brian Mefford urges the U.S. to take a tough policy with Russia to prevent annexation of Crimea and to give strong support for the new Ukrainian government. “If 25,000 Russian troops arrived in Alaska because they claimed it was their historical land, […]

SAU College of Business needs business attire donations for students

SAU Career Closet graphic

The College of Business at Southern Arkansas University is seeking donations of contemporary, interview-appropriate clothing and accessories for their Career Closet for their students. The College of Business is seeking help from the community to help build the inventory of the Career Closet. Specific needs include professional suits and separates for men and women of […]

SAU Fall Commencement ceremonies Friday night

SAU Graduation

The Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for December 13, 2013, at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. The first commencement ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m., during which the School of Graduate Studies and the College of Liberal and Performing Arts will celebrate their respective candidates for graduation. Later at 7 p.m., candidates […]

Diaper drive goal at 6,000 for Columbia County residents

Diaper goal drive at 6,000

Phi Beta Lambda of Southern Arkansas University’s College of Business is holding a diaper drive this month, which culminates with a Diaper Drop-off Day on October 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the SAU Reynolds Center Plaza. The goal for this year’s drive is to collect at least 6,000 diapers. The diapers collected […]

Peoples Bank invests $25,000 in SAU’s College of Business

Peoples Bank of Magnolia, Ark., has made an investment of $25,000 in the College of Business at Southern Arkansas University. The contribution will fund $5,000 for current use of the College, with the remaining $20,000 endowing the Harold Fincher and Gerald F. Scott SIFE/ENACTUS Enrichment Endowment. This endowment will benefit business students who participate in state and national ENACTUS competitions. Pictured are (Left to Right) Back Row: ENACTUS students Ben Bower, Yalile Johnson, Megan Maye, Christian Hunter, Megan Godsel, Chase Hardy, Lacy Guy, and Andrew Sawyer. Second Row:  Peoples Bank Representatives Leslie Sharp, Dina Hayes, Fonda Miller, Sharon Gathright, and Jill McClinton; SAU Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Trey Berry; D.J. Fincher; Jonathan Baird; SAU President Dr. David Rankin; Dean of the SAU College of Business Dr. Lisa Toms; and Dr. James Clark, SAU Associate Professor of Marketing and ENACTUS Advisor.


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