- SAU Business student succeeds at balancing family life with work, study
Determination, perseverance, and caring faculty members have been three factors in the academic success of Devin Cole, a sophomore Entrepreneurial Finance major at Southern Arkansas University.
Last fall, Cole earned a 4.0 while also raising a family and working full-time at a Magnolia insurance company. She and her husband, Matthew, have three small children: Wyatt, Bentlee, and Bexley.
Finding out that she had attained a 4.0 GPA was “monumental,” Cole said. “I was told I couldn’t earn all A’s, but I did. It was the kind of happiness you wish you could bottle.”
The native of Junction City, Arkansas, did not begin her college career immediately after high school. However, several of her family members are alums of SAU, and she decided to extend that tradition by becoming a Mulerider. (more…)