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 […]

Big boots to fill for Mulerider Baird as Maye graduates from SAU

Muleriders Megan Maye (Left) and Payton Baird

Megan Maye took the Mulerider mascot to new heights and helped Southern Arkansas University reach record enrollment numbers before she graduated on May 9, 2014, leaving some big boots to fill for the new Mulerider Payton Baird. Baird, a freshman pre-nursing major from Fouke, will have the reins officially passed to her from Maye during […]

SAU hosting higher education Vision 2025 meeting Friday, May 2

Vision2025 SAU Student Affiars panel_4044

Southern Arkansas University is hosting a meeting of the Vision 2025 Commission on the Future of Higher Education from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday, May 2, at the Reynolds Center Grand Hall. The public is encouraged not to miss this opportunity to participate and contribute in planning the future of Arkansas higher education. It […]

Free SAU Percussion concert offers something for everyone

SAU Percussion Concert 2011

The Southern Arkansas University Percussion Ensemble is offering a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in SAU’s Harton Theatre. “This concert will include a wonderful variety of styles and sounds. Featuring music and instruments from all across the world, there is truly something for every taste,” said Director of Percussion Michael Britt, […]

SAU Alumni Association to honor distinguished alumni

Nik Lewis

The Southern Arkansas University Alumni Association is hosting its annual Distinguished Alumni and Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the SAU Reynolds Center Grand Hall. Alumni and friends are invited to attend. RSVP by calling the SAU Alumni Office at (870) 235-4079 or toll-free at (800) 797-1986. The […]

Miss SAU 2014 Randee Jo Langley to speak out against bullying

Randy Jo Langley Miss SAU 2014

Randee Jo Langley hopes to use her title as Miss Southern Arkansas University to be a voice against bullying. Langley, 18, of Crossett, was crowned Thursday, January 23, as Miss SAU 2014. Her platform is “bullying has no age limit.” “I was bullied from the time I was in middle school through high school. If […]

Four competing in Miss SAU 2014 pageant

Miss SAU 14

Four Southern Arkansas University students will be vying for the Miss Southern Arkansas University 2014 title starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, at Harton Theatre. The contestants include Chelsa King, Sarah Clayton, Randee Jo Langley and Sierra Lites. King, 23, from Stamps, Ark., is a senior physical education wellness and leisure major. Her […]

Big auction to take place at SAU on Jan. 25

SAU Auction

A surplus property auction is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the SAU Physical Plant at 100 Military Drive in Magnolia, Ark. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Everything from four vehicles, shop equipment, furniture, office equipment, electronics, dairy equipment, sports […]

SAU to host 19th Annual MLK Day march and ceremony

2013 SAU MLK Day March

The Southern Arkansas University 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Memorial March and Ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2014. The March will begin at Miller’s Cafeteria on Vine Street at 5 p.m. and proceed down University Street to the SAU Reynolds Center. The ceremony will begin around 5:30 […]