Spoken word poet to perform for Mallory Lecture

Marshall Davis Jones

Spoken word poet Marshall Davis Jones is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center Foundation Hall. The public is encouraged to attend what is sure to be a moving event, as Davis is renowned for his gift of poetry and perspective to connect others to their […]

Area young writers honored at SAU Writing Festival

The top 36 young writers from 537 entries were recently honored at the Southern Arkansas University annual Creative Writing Festival. Students from across south Arkansas submitted poems, short stories and creative non-fiction essays to be judged. Cash prizes were awarded for first, second and third place honors in the twelve categories, and first-place winners took […]

Dr. Johnson to deliver inaugural SAU Last Lecture

Dr. Ben Johnson

Southern Arkansas University professor of history Dr. Ben Johnson will deliver the inaugural installment of The Last Lecture Series at SAU at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The event will be held in the Reynolds Center Foundation Hall, and is free and open to the public. The “Last Lecture” tradition is one in […]

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 theatre shares choreography and makeup tips at MHS

MHS students learn how to do theatre makeup from SAU Theatre

A group of Southern Arkansas University Theatre students recently completed their annual workshop series to help Magnolia High School students prepare for the high school’s upcoming play. The SAU students were escorted by Judy Vasser, assistant professor of theatre and mass communication. Vasser and her students provided three choreography workshops and a makeup workshop. The […]


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