Dr. Johnson to deliver inaugural SAU Last Lecture

March 12, 2014

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… Read More

SAU alum fighting for democracy in Ukraine

March 7, 2014

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,… Read More

Syrian conflict topic of upcoming SAU public lecture

January 21, 2014

Dr. David Lesch to speak on Syria

Middle East scholar Dr. David W. Lesch will discuss the Syrian conflict, which rages into its third year of death and destruction, at the 2014 Southern Arkansas University Emerson-Thomas-Crone Lecture. The event is free and open to the public. It is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on February 24, 2014, in the SAU Reynolds Center Grand… Read More

Explore Greece on tour led by SAU history professor

December 10, 2013

Greece 2

Explore the settings and culture of the once-mighty Greek empire, while enjoying the food, traditions and beauty that remain today during Southern Arkansas University’s group tour of Greece. Dr. Svetlana Paulson, associate professor of history, will be leading the tour on May 11-19, 2014, for SAU students and alumni and the Magnolia community. “I think… Read More

Williams to speak at the 18th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 11, 2013

williams-darrin MLK

Representative Darrin Williams of Arkansas District 36 is the 2013 Keynote Speaker for the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance at Southern Arkansas University. The day will include the Memorial March at 5 p.m. from the parking lot of Millers Cafeteria to the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. The memorial program… Read More

Historic Campus Plaza to be dedicated

November 14, 2012

Dedication of Southern Arkansas’ Historic Campus Plaza was held Thursday, Nov. 15 at 12:30 p.m. in front of Harton Theatre. A reception with refreshments and food was held afterwards in the lobby of Harton Theatre. The Historic Campus Plaza tells story of Arkansas’ 1909 Experiment with Agricultural Schools. SAU’s ancestor, the Third District Agricultural School, was one… Read More

Jay Barth to deliver 2012 Walz Lecture Sept. 26.

September 12, 2012

Dr. Jay Barth

Jay Barth will deliver the annual Robert B. Walz Lecture in Arkansas and Regional History, 7 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Foundation Hall of the Reynolds Center. Dr. Barth’s presentation is “2012: The End of the Progressive Reform Era in Arkansas Politics?” Dr. Barth is M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Professor of Politics and… Read More

John Kirk will present annual Walz lecture

September 12, 2011

Dr. John Kirk

MAGNOLIA – Dr. John A. Kirk will deliver the Robert B. Walz Lecture in Arkansas and Regional History at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center at Southern Arkansas University. His presentation is titled “Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas.” Kirk is… 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