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 […]

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 […]

SAU Spring Commencement set for Friday, May 9, 2014

SAU graduates smiling

Southern Arkansas University’s Spring Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014. A total of 420 candidates for graduation will be recognized in three ceremonies. The Department of Nursing will honor 94 nursing candidates at 10 a.m. Following will be the ceremony for the School of Graduate Studies at 2 p.m., during which 69 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Honor Professor Mary Armwood will address fall graduates

Mary Armwood, assistant professor of nursing and the 2011 honor professor at Southern Arkansas University, will deliver the keynote address at the University’s fall commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 9 in the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. Two ceremonies will be held. Graduates from the College of Liberal and Performing Arts and the School of Graduate […]

Plans made for 28th annual Celebration of Lights

Community members are invited to join faculty, staff, and students from Southern Arkansas University for the 28th annual Celebration of Lights. The event takes place on Thursday, December 1, immediately following the Magnolia Christmas parade. During the Celebration of Lights, multiple student organizations will light the campus for everyone to enjoy. The event, sponsored by […]