SAU to have Arkansas’ only complete music theatre BFA

January 30, 2015

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Stand by lights… Cue music! Southern Arkansas University was approved today to offer Arkansas’ most comprehensive Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts with studies in Musical Theatre and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts with studies in Theatre by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. “SAU’s BFA in Musical Theatre will be… Read More

Wildlife photo presentation at SAU Jan. 28-29

January 23, 2015

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Professional wildlife photographer Tom Ulrich will present his year in images at the Southern Arkansas University Reynolds Center Foundation Hall from 7-8:30 p.m. on January 28-29, 2015. This is Ulrich’s twenty-third wildlife photography presentation at SAU. The event is free and open to the public. A freelance photographer since 1975, Ulrich is highly acclaimed around… Read More

Auditions Feb. 7 for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at SAU

January 22, 2015

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Auditions for Southern Arkansas University’s spring musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, are scheduled for February 7, 2015. Callbacks will be February 8. Auditions will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 870-235-4356 to reserve an audition slot. According to SAU Director of Theatre Clayton Guiltner, there are a wide variety of roles… Read More

SAU hosting Youth Criminal Justice Academy

January 20, 2015

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Southern Arkansas University’s new assistant professor of criminal justice, Louis Roy, started his teaching career in the Marine’s as an explosives instructor. He has ignited the SAU criminal justice program with his energy, ideas, and initiatives, including a week-long criminal justice youth academy coming in the summer. From June 7-13, 2015, a total of 40… Read More

SAU theatre offers ‘Dutchman’ in honor of Black History Month

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In honor of February being Black History Month, the Southern Arkansas University Department of Theatre and Mass Communication is pleased to present “Dutchman” at 7 p.m. nightly from February 5-7, 2015 “Dutchman” is a one act play by African-American playwright LeRoi Jones. It will be performed in Harton Room 120, and has a 45 minute… Read More

“A Christmas Carol” opens Dec. 4 at SAU

December 3, 2014

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Southern Arkansas University Department of Theatre and Mass Communication will be opening “A Christmas Carol” at 8 p.m. in Harton Theatre in conjunction with the Celebration of Lights. The play is by Charles Dickens and has been adapted for the stage by Clayton Guiltner, assistant professor of theatre. Tickets can be purchased at the door,… Read More

Reppert earns mass media teaching award

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James E. Reppert, associate professor of mass communication at Southern Arkansas University, recently received the President’s Award for Outstanding Instruction in Mass Media from the Kentucky Communication Association. The honor was given at the Kentucky Communication Association’s annual convention, held September 26-27 at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, Buckhorn, KY. Reppert was recognized for interactive… Read More

Join SAU on May ’15 trip to Spain

November 26, 2014

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Students and community members are invited to join the annual Southern Arkansas University group tour of Europe for the May 13-24, 2015, voyage to Spain. Travelers will enjoy the magnificent vistas of Madrid, Granada, and Costa del Sol. All will have the chance to admire the cathedrals of Barcelona and Toledo. The group will relax… Read More

SAU Board approves bond issues

November 21, 2014

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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

Criminal Justice Club preparing care packages for service members

November 11, 2014

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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