SAU to swear-in new police chief

SAU Police Chief Anthony Williams

A swearing-in ceremony for the new Southern Arkansas University Police Chief Anthony Williams will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the SAU Reynolds Center Foundation Hall. The community is invited to attend in welcoming Williams. Chief Williams comes to SAU with 30 years of law enforcement experience from the city of […]

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 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 […]

Spoken word poet to perform for Mallory Lecture

Marshall Davis Jones

Spoken word poet Marshall Davis Jones is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center Foundation Hall. The public is encouraged to attend what is sure to be a moving event, as Davis is renowned for his gift of poetry and perspective to connect others to their […]

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 […]

‘Christmas miracle’ as Angel Tree provides for all 720 kids

Angel Tree gifts

Monetary donations helped tip the scales in the final push to provide presents this holiday for a whopping 720 youth in Columbia County thanks to the Angel Tree. “It is a miracle that we started last week with 300 angels on the tree and managed to find sponsors or donations for them all,” said Dr. […]

Late Night Feeding Frenzy Tuesday, Dec. 10

Feeding Frenzy poster

Take an evening break from studying for this semester’s Late Night Feeding Frenzy at the dining hall from 9-10 p.m. Tuesday, December 10, 2013. All students eat free with a valid I.D. The menu will include such comfort food items as chicken strips, jalapeño poppers, mozzarella sticks, French fries, burgers, nachos, Fritos, chili, pizza and […]

Angel Tree serving more than 700 children this year

Angel Tree at SAU

More than 700 youth in Columbia County will have a happier holiday thanks to the Angel Tree at Southern Arkansas University. The Angel Tree serves children in need from infancy through high school seniors by providing sponsors with information about each child’s age, gender, sizes and gift requests. It also serves as an economic engine […]

Dr. Fitz Hill to present annual Mallory Lecture

Dr. Ftitz Hill

Dr. Fitz Hill, president of Arkansas Baptist College, will present the annual Southern Arkansas University Kathleen Mallory Distinguished Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, in the Reynolds Center Foundation Hall. Hill’s speech is entitled, “Arkansas Baptist College – How an Institution is attempting to ‘Put the Neighbor Back in the Hood.’” The […]

Film screening will showcase students’ work

Area residents will have the opportunity to view films created by Southern Arkansas University students during a screening from 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. The program will feature the work of the Advanced Digital Cinema: Nonfiction and Intermediate Digital Cinema classes. There will […]