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SAU offers more than 80 academic programs,
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  • SAU Trustees approve budgets of the SAU System for FY2022

    The Southern Arkansas University System Board of Trustees met in a regular session Wednesday, June 9, 2021, on the SAU campus.

    President Dr. Trey Berry announced in his comments to the Board that the SAU Foundation endowment has now surpassed $50 million and when combined with the institutional endowment SAU’s total endowment is over $55 million. Dr. Berry also highlighted recent student achievements, including job placements of many recent graduates and a 99% current NCLEX pass rate of recent nursing graduates. Current students are completing internships across the state this summer, including Naija White, who was chosen as one of fifteen Arkansas college students to participate in the inaugural class of the Tjuana Byrd Summer Internship Program. The SAU Alumni Association has launched a new app to promote alumni and friends’ engagement. The app is available for all smartphones and includes a marketplace link to numerous retail discounts in addition to information about upcoming events. (more…)

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