$4.4 million arena at SAU to host its first SAU rodeo; Farmers Bank gives $250K for reception center

Farmers Bank Reception Center donation

Farmers Bank and Trust, a supporter of SAU since the University’s beginning in 1909, recently committed $250,000 to the reception facility at Southern Arkansas University’s Story Arena. This generous donation provides the bank with naming rights for the facility – Farmers Bank Reception Center at Story Arena, which is located on SAU’s campus on the […]

4th Annual Rip Powell Golf Tourney April 25

Coach Raymond (Rip) Powell

The fourth-annual Southern Arkansas University Foundation Rip Powell Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, April 25, 2014. The four-man scramble will be held at the Magnolia Country Club from with proceeds going towards the naming rights of the Mulerider football field in honor of legendary coach Rip Powell. The goal is to raise $100,000 […]

Dedmon memorialized in naming of Agri student lounge

Kory Dedmon

Kory Jacob Dedmon was remembered at Southern Arkansas University Thursday, February 13, 2014, in a ceremony to name the student lounge at SAU’s Agriculture Center in his honor. Dedmon’s life was cut short in an automobile accident on December 26, 2007 just a semester before he was scheduled to graduate with a degree in Agriculture […]

Syrian conflict topic of upcoming SAU public lecture

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 […]

SAU mascot to be carried by two mules this season

Mulerider Megan Maye on Molly B

This Saturday will be the first Mulerider home football game in more than 20 years at Southern Arkansas University that the beloved mule, Molly B, will not be carrying the mascot. It is going to take two mules to fill her shoes. The loyal and gentle Molly B passed away on March 5, 2013, at […]


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