John Jones of University of Arkansas speaks to SAU Upward Bound

john Jones speaking to SAU Upward Bound students

Mr. John Jones addressed a group of Upward Bound juniors and seniors on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.  Mr. Jones, who participated in the program at Southern Arkansas University (2002-2005), encouraged the students to have a vision, set goals, and remain focused.  Students were impacted by the fact that he, himself, grew up in a small […]

SAU’s Upward Bound programs get $4,000 for technology

SAU Upward Bound Program

Southern Arkansas University’s two Upward Bound program were recently given $4,000 by the Arkansas Lottery Commission and its two international vendors. These grants were a part of a statewide gift of $40,000 for all the Arkansas Upward Bound programs to improve technology-based education for UB students. “The Arkansas Lottery Commission takes pride in helping deserving […]

SAU Upward Bound program graduation ceremony Saturday

The Upward Bound program at Southern Arkansas University will be hosting a senior recognition and awards ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Harton Theatre. A total of 33 graduates will be recognized, and they represent 11 different high schools from across southwest Arkansas. For U.B. I, Cory Walker from Magnolia High […]

Upward Bound plans graduation ceremony

Tim'm T. West

MAGNOLIA –The Upward Bound program at Southern Arkansas University will hold its 2011 graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, in Harton Theatre. More than 30 students from area high schools will participate in the graduation ceremony. The public is invited to attend. SAU Upward Bound alumnus (1990), Tim’m T. West will be […]

Upward Bound Program to present “Cinderella’s Glass Slipper”

The Upward Bound Program at Southern Arkansas University will present two performances of the musical drama, “Cinderella’s Glass Slipper” at 10 a.m. July 1 and at 6 p.m. July 2. Both performances will be held at Harton Theatre on the University campus and are free and open to the public. “Cinderella’s Glass Slipper,” a two-act […]

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