Grand Opening for $4.4 mil. Story Arena

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The official Grand Opening for the $4.4 Story Arena at Southern Arkansas University was held Thursday, Nov. 6, on the opening night of the 2014 SAU Intercollegiate Rodeo. Festivities kicked off with a grand entry of distinguished guests and members of the Mulerider family, including President David Rankin and the Story family. “This SAU Rodeo is… Read More

SAU to host annual Veterans Day tribute

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Wear your patriotic colors and join Southern Arkansas University’s annual Veterans Day Salute to Troops from 12:15-1 p.m. on November 11, 2014. Due to the possibility of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in Reynolds Center Grand Hall. Please invite a service member or bring a photo or memorabilia in their honor to be… Read More

Pre-game festivities announced for Murphy USA Classic vs. Henderson State

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MAGNOLIA, Ark. ­– Southern Arkansas University and its athletic department have announced a full slate of pre-game festivities on Saturday, November 8 as the SAU football team will square off against nationally-ranked Henderson State in the sixth-annual Murphy USA Classic game, which will be held at Memorial Stadium in El Dorado. Tickets for the game… Read More

Intern enjoying national success with Northwestern Mutual

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Shane Harris has wanted to work in business for as long as he can remember, but even he has been a little surprised by the success he is enjoying. Harris, a senior marketing major in the College of Business at Southern Arkansas University, is currently ranked 8th in the nation among interns with Northwestern Mutual…. Read More

SAU STEM Center will host free workshop

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The Southern Arkansas University STEM Center for K-12 Education along with the College of Science and Engineering will host a free one-day Science and Engineering Institute from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015. The event is open to students in grades six through 10 and will be held at the University’s… Read More

Community to transform city of Magnolia

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The small town of Magnolia is about to have a “Big Splash” on October 25, during which hundreds of volunteers from across the community are going to join forces with business owners to give their Main Street a makeover. The transformation will include removal of old signs, adding landscaping, painting businesses and curbs, trimming existing… Read More

SAU hosts events for Domestic Violence Awareness month

Ceil Bridges, director of alumni relations, stands with three shirts she designed in honor of Julie Hartsfield and her daughter and granddaughter, Dana and Autumn. The shirts were part of the Clothesline Project, a traveling exhibit that raises awareness for domestic abuse. The exhibit was recently on display on the SAU Mall as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Southern Arkansas University is bringing attention to a topic that touches many families across our community and nation as it recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. On Friday, October 17, the department will host two speakers on the topic of domestic violence. Rebecca Ojeman, J.D., will… Read More

Murder Mystery Dinner at SAU on Oct. 25

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Tickets are on sale for a Murder Mystery Dinner at Southern Arkansas University on October 25, 2014, with funds benefiting academic enrichment for the SAU criminal justice program. The audience-engaged entertainment and dinner will be from 6-8 p.m. at the SAU Reynolds Center. Tickets are $30 for an individual or $50 for a couple. No… Read More

‘Romeo and Juliet’ at SAU Oct. 9-12

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William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” will be Southern Arkansas University’s first play of the season, running October 9-12, 2014, and will feature professionally-choreographed sword fighting and beautiful costumes, scenery, and lighting effects. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased online at www.showtix4u.com or by calling (870)235-4256. Season tickets are also available, with discounted… Read More

Register for affordable DSM-5 workshop at SAU

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A national presenter on the DSM-5, Dr. George Haarman, will be offering an affordable workshop from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on November 14, 2014, at Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center Grand Hall. Haarman’s presentation is entitled “The DSM-5: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Psychological and Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents.” It has been… Read More