All seven PBL students from the Rankin College of Business who qualified for the Phi Beta Lambda’s National Leadership Conference in June returned to Magnolia with national awards. Pictured, from left, are Austin Taylor, Brian Billings, Danny Jones, Macy Frazier, Alex Alexander, Justin Blann, Matthew Chaput, PBL Advisor Gerald Plumlee.

SAU business students earn national awards

Southern Arkansas University’s Rankin College of Business (RCB) had seven students earn a trip to Phi Beta Lambda’s National Leadership Conference, and each returned with a national award. RCB students and faculty representatives attended the conference from June 23-27, 2015, in Chicago. Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Gerald Plumlee escorted the students on the trip,… Read More

Berry family SAU Tree Planting

Berry starts presidency by honoring SAU’s past

The Magnolia community and the Mulerider family came out to welcome Southern Arkansas University’s 12th President Dr. Trey Berry at a tree-planting ceremony on his first day in office. Berry spoke under the shade of the picturesque pines in the front lawn of SAU’s Overstreet Hall to a crowd of around 150. He pointed to… Read More


Engineering interns improve energy efficiency at Arkansas universities

Rather than worrying about burning up on the beach, nine Arkansas engineering students are spending their summers concerned with helping state agencies burn less energy. This summer marks the first year of the energy engineering summer internship program, which is sponsored by the Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse. After only a couple of weeks recovering from… Read More