SAU sets three enrollment records for fall 2013

September 16, 2013

SAU students on first day of fall 2013 semester

Southern Arkansas University not only has a record enrollment this fall, the SAU also has the highest number of beginning freshman and the most students living on campus in the University’s history. At the end of the11th class day, when the official enrollment numbers are transmitted to the state, SAU had an overall record enrolment… Read More

SAU hosts diverse artists in March

February 28, 2013

Southern Arkansas University’s Department of Art and Design will host three artists on campus during the month of March. Turkish artist Cemille Ateykin will exhibit her works in the Edge Gallery of Brinson Fine Arts Building room 111, March 7- March 30. Aytekin, who assumed associate professor title in 2011 in the field of painting,… Read More

Photographer Tom Ulrich to present at SAU

January 30, 2013

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World renowned wildlife photographer Tom Ulrich will present his work at his 21st annual visit to Southern Arkansas University at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 and 14 in Foundation Hall of the D.W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. His work will include captured images from his 2012 adventures in Alaska, Africa, Glacier National Park and… Read More

Lecture will focus on the arts and the economy

April 2, 2012

Are the arts necessary in a depressed economy? That question will be discussed by four guest speakers during a presentation at Southern Arkansas University at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. Presenters will include Michael Osborne of San Francisco, Timothy Goodman and Chris… Read More

Wildlife photos to make 20th appearance at SAU

January 27, 2012

The works of wildlife photographer Tom Ulrich will be displayed at Southern Arkansas University February 13-14 in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. The 20th annual presentation at SAU will take place each night from 7-8:30 p.m. Ulrich will present photos from Ecuador, New Zealand and Glacier National Park each… Read More

Inaugural Lois Gean Kelly lecture will be presented

September 6, 2011

MAGNOLIA – Dr. Robert Gean Jones will be the inaugural speaker for the Lois Gean Kelly Lectureship in the Humanities at Southern Arkansas University. The lecture is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. The lectureship was established with an anonymous gift… Read More

Dr. Trey Berry named LPA dean

August 23, 2011

Dr. Trey Berry

MAGNOLIA – Dr. Trey Berry has been named dean of the College of Liberal and Performing Arts at Southern Arkansas University. With 20 years experience in higher education, Berry came to SAU from the Department of Arkansas Heritage where he served as deputy director for two years. He previously worked at Ouachita Baptist University from… Read More

Mini grant supports historic preservation project

July 11, 2011

MAGNOLIA – Planning will soon begin for construction of a historic decorative sidewalk at Southern Arkansas University. The University recently received a $500 mini grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the Department of Arkansas Heritage to support the project. Once completed, the walkway will contain stained images of the original campus buildings. Grant funds… Read More

Exhibit will feature work of 1980s rock star

March 30, 2011

MAGNOLIA – The Department of Art and Design at Southern Arkansas University will sponsor an exhibition of work by Mark Mothersbaughs in the Brinson Fine Arts Gallery from April 1-13. Mothersbaughs was the front man for the 1980s rock group “Devo.” The show is titled “We must repeat” and will begin with a reception and… Read More

Internationally renowned artist will speak, give demonstration at SAU

October 4, 2010

MAGNOLIA— Arkansas native and internationally renowned artist Derek Yaniger will be on campus at Southern Arkansas University on October 4-5. His visit is a part of the visiting artist program in the Department of Art and Design. A reception for Yaniger will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4, in the Brinson Art… Read More