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Southern Arkansas University

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SAU offers more than 80 academic programs,
from Engineering to Musical Theatre to Plant Science


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  • SAU Business student succeeds at balancing family life with work, study

    Devin Cole, a Magnolia resident, balances home life with work and study. She is a student in the Rankin College of Business at Southern Arkansas University.

    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…)

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SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY
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More than
80
Degrees & Programs
Approximately
4,700
Students
Established over
100
Years Ago
1,390
Acres on the northern edge of Magnolia, Arkansas
17
to 1
Student / Teacher Ratio
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