Domestic violence awareness walk Oct. 22 at SAU

Julie Hartsfield Memorial

In response to the tragic loss of Julie Hartsfield, Dana Hill and Autumn Hartsfield, the Southern Arkansas University chapter of Psi Chi is sponsoring a domestic violence awareness walk at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22. The walk will begin at the SAU Wharton Nursing building in honor and to remember Hartsfield, a graduate of… Read More

Social Psychology Class hosts Campus Action Day

BP graphic for the One: Campus Action Day event

Southern Arkansas University students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to the first Campus Action Day hosted by Dr. Chrisanne Christensen’s social psychology class from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 15, 2013, at the SAU Reynolds Center plaza area. This student-designed class capstone will highlight “ONE,” an organization founded by rock star… Read More

Clothesline Project will return to SAU

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Southern Arkansas University will host “The Clothesline Project” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, on the mall area of the SAU campus. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place inside the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center Grand Hall…. Read More

Climate change expert will speak

Dr. Anita Hill

The College of Liberal and Performing Arts at Southern Arkansas University is hosting “The Climate Reality Project,” presented by Dr. Anna Hill, associate professor of biology at the University of Louisiana – Monroe. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and… Read More

Inaugural Lois Gean Kelly lecture will be presented

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

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

Clothesline Project will return to SAU

SAU students view the Clothesline Project during its 2010 exhibit.

MAGNOLIA – The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Southern Arkansas University will host “The Clothesline Project: Break the Silence” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, on the mall area of the SAU campus. “The Clothesline Project” is a traveling exhibit of approximately 300 hand decorated items of clothing, each representing… Read More

Christensen named to Heifer International advisory council

Dr. Chrisanne Christensen

MAGNOLIA – Dr. Chrisanne Christensen, associate professor of psychology at Southern Arkansas University, has been named a founding member of Heifer International’s College and University Program Advisory Council. The council is made up of only seven faculty members from across the nation. “The Advisory Council will help inform and guide us in our effort to… Read More

Faculty service project benefits local food pantry

food-drive

For the past two years, Dr. Chrisanne Christensen, associate professor of psychology at Southern Arkansas University, and other faculty in the department have put community service into action as an optional part of the curriculum. Though the faculty of the department are involved in many community-related projects, one that is close to their heart is… Read More

Business Students Learn About Relationship Violence

MAGNOLIA—Business and psychology students alike filled BUS 208 last Wednesday to hear Assistant Professor of Psychology Deborah Wilson speak on relationship violence. This seminar was a part of Profession Development Month (PDM), which is sponsored by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)/ Phi Beta Lambda (PBL). “This seminar is a little different than other seminars featured… Read More