SBTDC and College of Business offer market research to local businesses

August 25, 2010

MAGNOLIA – The Southern Arkansas University Small Business and Technology Development Center and the SAU College of Business will team up again this semester to provide market research projects to local small businesses. Market research enables entrepreneurs to access data and analysis to assist them in making sound business decisions relative to site selection, potential… Read More

State’s premier business assistance program to announce new name Oct. 30 at SAU

October 24, 2008

MAGNOLIA— Innovation and technology businesses sprout up in the fertile fields and research labs of Arkansas, not just in Seattle and Silicon Valley. Arkansas Small Business Development Center, the state’s largest and most comprehensive business assistance program, is changing its name to underscore its commitment to helping Arkansas science and technology entrepreneurs pursue new ideas… Read More

SAU SIFE team hosts program to boost ethics in young people

March 11, 2008

MAGNOLIA—- SAKE Fx, a Students Acquiring Knowledge through Economics competition was held at Southern Arkansas University on Friday, Feb. 15. This was the first year that SAKE Fx was held and both El Dorado High School and Junction City High School attended. The competition is an important effort to teach high school students business ethics,… Read More

Small Business Development Center at SAU announces Arkansas Entrepreneur Day

January 18, 2007

For the seventh consecutive year, the Arkansas Small Business Development Center will celebrate Arkansas Entrepreneur Day by offering its “Starting a Business in Arkansas” seminar in 14 locations around the state simultaneously from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25.

The seminar is designed to prepare participants for the intensive business planning process. It identifies

SAU students to hear from young entrepreneur

September 11, 2006

Students from the College of Business at Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, will have an opportunity to hear from a young entrepreneur on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 14 and 15.

Bryan Gallinger, of Seattle, Wash., will speak on topics such as business development, free enterprise, private franchising, and e-commerce. Gallinger will be assisted by Jonathan Oswalt, a

SAU to co-sponsor customer service seminar in Ashdown

August 8, 2006

The Small Business Development Center at Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, will offer an “Exceptional Customer Service” seminar from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, in Ashdown.

The seminar will be held in room 101 of the Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas in Ashdown. Co-sponsors include CCCUA/SBAE and the Little River Chamber

SAU SBDC recognizes local business at luncheon

July 7, 2006

The Small Business Development Center at Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, recognized two area business owners at the Entrepreneur Showcase Luncheon held in June in the Grand Ballroom of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center located on the University campus.

The purpose of the Entrepreneur Showcase Luncheon was to recognize successful small businesses in southwest

SAU to co-sponsor disaster preparedness for small business seminar

November 30, 2005

The Small Business Development Center at Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, and the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce will present “Act Now! Disaster Preparedness for Small Business” from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, in room 210 of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center.

This three-hour seminar will provide participants with the background information

SAU to co-sponsor seminar in Hope

October 4, 2005

The Small Business Development Center at Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, will co-sponsor an “IRS Small Business Tax Seminar II” from 5:15 to 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

The seminar will be held in room 201 of the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Student Center. Co-sponsors include UACCH and Willis Financial Services.

This seminar will