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SAU responds to teacher shortage with new MAT tract SAU responds to teacher shortage with new MAT tract
To help fill the need in Arkansas for the escalating teacher shortage, a new Masters of Arts in Teacher in Elementary Education program was approved by the Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees at its quarterly meeting held at SAU Tech on Thursday, May 26, 2016. SAU’s new MAT K-6 program will begin admitting students in fall 2016. It will be added to the current MAT tracts – middle, secondary, or K-12 licensure. The program includes a year of coursework, followed by a yearlong paid inte... Read More
SAU responds to teacher shortage with new MAT tract
SAU responds to teacher shortage with new MAT tract
SAU Hallman Scholars both from NE Texas SAU Hallman Scholars both from NE Texas
The Southern Arkansas University Hallman Scholarship has been awarded to two inspiring young females who will be incoming science freshmen from Northeast Texas. SAU Hallman Scholar Elizabeth Jacobs The Hallman Scholarship is awarded through the SAU Foundation and provides two scholarships for incoming freshmen women in the SAU College of Science and Engineering. The scholarships are annual amounts of $12,000 and of $17,000 based on ACT scores and other aid. The 2016 inductees are Elizabeth Jacob... Read More
SAU Hallman Scholars both from NE Texas
SAU Hallman Scholars both from NE Texas
Mother overcomes odds and beats son to college degree Mother overcomes odds and beats son to college degree
Darryl Webb III was not able to say he was a first-generation college graduate because his mother, Carla, 45, accepted her degree from Southern Arkansas University just two hours prior to her son. Carla was the first in the Webb family of the Falcon Community near Buckner to walk across a college graduation stage at SAU’s first evening commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6. She earned a degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Social Work. Darryl’s ceremony was just two hours later, and he wa... Read More
Mother overcomes odds and beats son to college degree
Mother overcomes odds and beats son to college degree
Scholarship by Quota honors late Norma Hayes Scholarship by Quota honors late Norma Hayes
Quota International of Magnolia signed an endowment agreement and presented a check to the SAU Foundation on April 14, 2016. Pictured, from left, are Charles Hayes, husband of the late Norma Hayes; Quota member Lu Waters and Quota President Pam Schulz; and Jeanie Bismark of the SAU Foundation. Quota International of Magnolia has established an endowment in memory of Norma Hayes through the Southern Arkansas University Foundation. The Norma Hayes Nursing Scholarship Endowment is to provide a scho... Read More
Scholarship by Quota honors late Norma Hayes
Scholarship by Quota honors late Norma Hayes
Creative Writing Festival benefits from endowment Creative Writing Festival benefits from endowment
For the past twenty years, the Gerald F. and Betty Fincher Scott Endowment has provided funding for the annual Southern Arkansas University Creative Writing Festival hosted by the SAU Department of English and Foreign Languages. The annual festival grew out of a summer writing class taught by Dr. Kathleen Mallory, former professor of English. Approximately 415 students from 20 area schools participated in the April 1 event at the SAU Reynolds Center. Students had the opportunity to enter their w... Read More
Creative Writing Festival benefits from endowment
Creative Writing Festival benefits from endowment
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