School library makeovers a win-win

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Two South Arkansas schools got help with library makeovers this summer thanks to student volunteer projects as a part of Southern Arkansas University’s Library Media and Information Specialist graduate program. Del Duke, SAU LMIS instructor, worked with the librarians at Oscar Hamilton Elementary School in Foreman and Arkansas High School in Texarkana to bring SAU’s… Read More

SAU enrollment tops 3,500, shatters multiple records

SAU attracted more freshman students this year than ever before. They gathered for Mulerider Roundup to learn about SAU’s complete college experience before their first day of classes in August.

For the first time in its 105 year history, Southern Arkansas University has more than 3,500 students enrolled on its Magnolia campus, and numerous enrollment records were broken as the fall 2014 numbers became official today. “It is exciting to see enrollment in Magnolia top 3,500 for the first time in our history,” said SAU… Read More

SAU launching online Ed. Leadership degrees

Dr. Marla Strecker

More aspiring Arkansas principals and superintendents will be able to earn their credentials thanks to Southern Arkansas University’s new online Educational Leadership Programs. The Arkansas Department of Education and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education both recently approved online delivery for SAU’s M.Ed. in Educational Administration and Supervision for licensure in Building Level (Principal) and… Read More

SAU alum new superintendent for Magnolia Schools

John Ward

The new Magnolia School District Superintendent John Ward was welcomed to the community Monday before his official first day on July 1 at an ice-cream social at Southern Arkansas University. Ward earned his superintendent certification from SAU in 2008, and told the crowd of around 65 that he has appreciated the overwhelming welcome from the… Read More

SAU Fall Commencement ceremonies Friday night

SAU Graduation

The Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for December 13, 2013, at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. The first commencement ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m., during which the School of Graduate Studies and the College of Liberal and Performing Arts will celebrate their respective candidates for graduation. Later at 7 p.m., candidates… Read More

Dr. Trey Berry named VP for Academic Affairs

Dr. Trey Berry

Dr. Trey Berry has been named vice president for academic affairs at Southern Arkansas University effective July 1. With 20 years of experience in higher education, Berry currently serves SAU as dean of the College of Liberal and Performing Arts. He came to the University in fall 2011 from the Department of Arkansas Heritage where… Read More

Commencement exercises set for May 4

Southern Arkansas University is set to confer degrees on 347 students during spring commencement exercises on Friday, May 4. Three ceremonies are planned. Students receiving degrees from the Department of Nursing will graduate during a ceremony at 2 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. The speaker for… Read More

Career Day set for April 10

The Employment Resource Center at Southern Arkansas University will host its annual Career Day from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, in the Grand Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. All SAU students and alumni are invited to visit with representatives from various companies, governmental agencies, and graduate… Read More

Spring semester ushers in new records

Records have been set at Southern Arkansas University during the spring 2012 semester. Not only are more students enrolled in spring semester classes than ever before, but there are also a record number of students living on campus. A total of 3,091 students are enrolled at SAU for the spring semester. Of those students, 2,625… Read More