Phi Mu donates over $10,000 and Marissa Aranda’s hair

Phi Mu BP

Marissa Aranda put her hair on the line for Phi Mu’s childhood cancer awareness fundraiser. In the end, more than $10,000 and Aranda’s long brown hair were donated to the cause. She had her head shaved Saturday, September 28, in downtown Little Rock. The Southern Arkansas University Phi Mu chapter and the Greater Little Rock… Read More

Phi Mu member to shave head if fundraising goal is met

Phi Mu Community Involvement BP

Little is more important to the stereotypical sorority girl than her hair. Southern Arkansas University’s Marissa Aranda is breaking down that label by putting her long, brown hair on the chopping block for a good cause. Aranda’s Phi Mu sister, Presley Pennington, and the rest of her sorority sisters have set a goal of raising… Read More

Relay for Life

2012 relay for life team

Every day 1,500 people die from cancer according to the American Cancer Society. Much research is being done to try to eradicate cancer, but as of now, the cure is still in the works. Everyone has been affected by cancer, if not directly, then indirectly. The Relay for Life organization is dedicated to raising money… Read More

Behavioral and Social Sciences are doing their part

general psych students collected items for womens crisis center of south arkansas 2011

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) of SAU reach out to the community in many ways each year. Food drives, collections and projects add to the educational experience for students of the department. Students bring a different type of food each month to support local food pantries. Some of the food is donated… Read More

Greene Hall’s Get Up and Glow 5k fundraiser

Ready. Set. Glow

Ready. Set. Glow! That was the theme of Greene Hall’s Get Up and Glow 5k fundraiser.  This was the second year for the 5k which not only encourages students, faculty and staff to come out and run for a good cause, but also invites the community to participate. All the funds raised were earmarked for… Read More

Polar Plunge

polar plunge

Every year people participate in the Polar Plunge to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics.

Honors Goes Green

Honors goes green

Continuing the commitment to the community and giving back, Honors Hall hosted the Honors Goes Green event. Honors Hall teamed up with the Student Government Association to provide hot dogs and entertainment while getting others in the spirit of recycling and raising funds to help the Columbia County Animal Protection Society (CCAPS) in Magnolia. CCAPS… Read More

Fincher Hall donates big to the Ark. School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Fincher Hall ASBVI

Fincher Hall, Southern Arkansas University’s newest residence hall, is known as the learning and living hall. With its mission of service in mind, residents joined with others to organize several fundraising opportunities during the spring semester that resulted in a meaningful donation of $32,127 for the Arkansas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.