Tim Daniels to deliver ‘Last Lecture’ March 18

March 2, 2015

Tim Daniels teaching SAU anotomy class

More than 30-year Southern Arkansas University faculty member Tim Daniels will offer this year’s SAU installment of “The Last Lecture” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Reynolds Center Foundation Hall. The event is free and open to the public. This will not be Professor Daniels’ actual last lecture. Rather, “The Last Lecture” is… Read More

SAU Nursing constructing regional simulation center

February 17, 2015

SAU Nursing Ginger Covington in Sim Lab

Construction is underway for the region’s first rural simulation-based healthcare educational training center at Southern Arkansas University, and that is just one of many things the SAU Department of Nursing is excited about. The 1,920 square-foot SAU Health Science Simulation Center (HSSC) will provide the latest technologies in simulation equipment. Construction cost for the project… Read More

SAU historian will speak at El Dorado event

James Willis, SAU Historian

The Preservation Society has announced that Professor James Willis, emeritus historian at Southern Arkansas University, will be the speaker at the meeting at 5:15 p.m. on March 2, at the Newton House Museum in El Dorado. The program is free and open to the public and seating is limited. Willis will be lecturing on the… Read More

Free blues concert at SAU Saturday

January 23, 2015

Flyer - DieDra and the Ruff Pro Band concert

Award-winning blues artist DieDra and the Ruff Pro Band will perform at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, in the Southern Arkansas University Reynolds Center. The public is encouraged to attend, and admission is free.  Hot chocolate and coffee will be served during the concert, courtesy of the Student Activities Board. The band is performing… Read More

Public invited to meet SAU presidential candidates

January 22, 2015


Southern Arkansas University is inviting the community to three upcoming receptions at the Reynolds Center Grand Hall to meet the applicants for president. The three receptions are scheduled as follows: February 2, from 5-5:45 p.m. – Phillip Wilson, Ed.D. Wilson currently serves as President of Rich Mountain Community College in Mena, Arkansas. February 4, from… Read More

SAU hosting Youth Criminal Justice Academy

January 20, 2015

SAU Criminal Justice Academy meeting

Southern Arkansas University’s new assistant professor of criminal justice, Louis Roy, started his teaching career in the Marine’s as an explosives instructor. He has ignited the SAU criminal justice program with his energy, ideas, and initiatives, including a week-long criminal justice youth academy coming in the summer. From June 7-13, 2015, a total of 40… Read More

SAU’s holds 20th Annual MLK festivities Monday

January 16, 2015

MLK Day 2014 March

The Southern Arkansas University 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Memorial March and Ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2015. The theme for the festivities is “Remember! Act! Celebrate! A Day On Not A Day Off!” The March will begin at the former Miller’s Cafeteria parking lot on Vine… Read More

Sweetheart Pageant set for Feb. 14 at SAU

January 14, 2015


An inaugural Sweetheart Pageant, open to girls newborn to 12 years, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on February 14, 2015, at SAU’s Harton Theatre. The fee is $35 for those who register by February 2, and $45 for registrants from Feb. 3 up to the day of the pageant. To compete in the photogenic category,… Read More

NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday

Dr. Adjoa Aiyetoro2

The Columbia County NAACP will host its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at 6 p.m. at the Grand Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Center Campus and Community Center. The public is invited, and tickets are $30 each.  The theme this year is “In Our Beloved Community, All Persons Count.” For… Read More

Senior Wellness aquatic class begins Monday

SAU Aquatic Center

Get a great start on your new year’s resolution this year by joining the upbeat and spirited Senior Wellness water exercise class at Southern Arkansas University. The class will meet at 9 a.m. at the SAU Aquatic Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting Monday, January 19, and running through May 2. Sandi Alston is… Read More