Rankin College of Business

SOAR Sustainability Conference

April 24, 2024

at Southern Arkansas University

South Arkansas working together to build a sustainable future and a better tomorrow!

The SOAR conference is focused on increasing awareness, collaborations, and actions to build a sustainable future and a better tomorrow for South Arkansas. Founded by a community alliance of educational, business, and public organizations located in Magnolia, Arkansas membership, participation, and support is open to all interested in promoting a better South Arkansas. Our upcoming conference will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, on the campus of Southern Arkansas University. SOAR Stars will be awarded to businesses, organizations, people, and public agencies making progress on these goals.

2024 Sponsors

For questions and concerns, contact Conference Director Dr. Jennifer Logan at jllogan@saumag.edu (870-235-4310) or SOAR@saumag.edu.

  • Conference Director:  Jennifer Logan, Economics Professor, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Isabella Bernard, Mulerider Market, Student, Southern Arkansas University 
  •  Amy Bradshaw, Assistant Professor of Agriculture, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Michael Flowers, University Housing, Community Development Coordinator, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Sam Gladys, RCB Student, Marketing Intern, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Cheryl Goodheart, Director of Counseling Center, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Katie Heese, Volunteer Coordinator, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Rachel Jenkins, Magnolia Chamber of Commerce 
  • Florence Nunn, Business Consultant, Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center 
  • Alisa Proctor, Human Resources, PotlachDeltic 
  • Robin Sronce, Dean at Rankin College of Business, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Sophia Stephenson, Executive Director, Arkansas Environmental Education Association 
  • Allison Vatzlavick, RCB Social Media and Marketing Support, Southern Arkansas University 
  • Will Wood, Certified Public Accountant, Wood and Wood and representing Magnolia Rotary 
  • Hayder Zghair, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, Southern Arkansas University 
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