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Boots, books, and a mule: Baird handing SAU Mulerider reins to Guin Boots, books, and a mule: Baird handing SAU Mulerider reins to Guin
Mulerider Payton Baird has led the charge at Southern Arkansas University since 2014, an era that has seen record-breaking enrollment growth. Now Baird is preparing to hand over the reins to the newest Mulerider, Abbie Guin. “As most people know, SAU has one of the most unique mascots in the country,” Baird said. “I find it very important because (the mascot) gives the public a chance to see what our University stands for: loyalty and support.” She will graduate from SAU’s Nursing Department on... Read More
Boots, books, and a mule: Baird handing SAU Mulerider reins to Guin
Boots, books, and a mule: Baird handing SAU Mulerider reins to Guin
SAU group to tour China in May 2018 SAU group to tour China in May 2018
A Southern Arkansas University group tour of China is being assembled for 2018. Dr. Svetlana Paulson, professor of history, said the tour is open to “anyone in the local community or in the United States” who would like to see Beijing, the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an, among other famous sights. The tour will be May 15-26 and offers students optional course credit in History or Education. Stipends for travel may be available as well as other forms of aid, and anyone interested... Read More
SAU group to tour China in May 2018
SAU group to tour China in May 2018
SAU alum working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon SAU alum working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Growing up in Venezuela, Joze Moreno Pelayo always wanted to study abroad, and as his country slid into political turmoil and economic disarray in 2011, he knew that it was time to leave. Corruption and massive economic inflation had made it difficult for everyday citizens to make ends meet, and Pelayo had big dreams. “When I realized that even if I finished college it would be impossible to afford a car, I knew something was wrong,” he says. “Things were getting so expensive; I knew I was not ... Read More
SAU alum working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon
SAU alum working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon
SAU inducts four into Educational Leadership Hall of Fame SAU inducts four into Educational Leadership Hall of Fame
Four area educators were inducted into the Educational Leadership Hall of Fame at Southern Arkansas University on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Honored at the event were Jason Sanders, superintendent of Ashdown schools; John Ward, superintendent of Magnolia schools; DeMarcus Green, principal, Kilpatrick Elementary School in Texarkana, Ark.; and Jody Vines, principal, Washington Middle School in El Dorado. Dr. Trey Berry, president of SAU, welcomed the audience, and Beth Anne Rankin, associate direc... Read More
SAU inducts four into Educational Leadership Hall of Fame
SAU inducts four into Educational Leadership Hall of Fame
SAU Theatre to present ‘The Little Mermaid’ SAU Theatre to present ‘The Little Mermaid’
Southern Arkansas University Theatre is set to perform their big spring musical, The Little Mermaid, at Harton Theatre from April 20-23, 2017. The show will run at 7 p.m. nightly from April 20-22, as well a 2 p.m. performance on April 23. An actor talk back session will follow the April 22 performance. Tickets can be purchased at www.showtix4u.com. Community patrons can purchase individual tickets for $15 on the website or by calling SAU Theatre at (870) 235-4291. SAU faculty, staff, and student... Read More
SAU Theatre to present 'The Little Mermaid'
SAU Theatre to present ‘The Little Mermaid’
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