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Make-A-Wish grants Disney trip to Harper Stephenson

Harper Stephenson, 3, walked into the new Southern Arkansas University Association of Baptist Students’ facility Saturday afternoon to hear that her wish had been granted – she is going to Disney World. Doctors at Arkansas Children’s Hospital discovered a large tumor in her right lung last spring.  Thankfully, the tumor is not cancerous and will… Read More

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Dr. Ben Johnson named Interim Provost

Southern Arkansas University has appointed Dr. Ben Johnson to serve as Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs for the 2015-16 academic year. SAU President Dr. David Rankin made the announcement to campus on Thursday, March 12. “Dr. Johnson is the Ragsdale Professor of Arkansas Studies and the current SAU Honor Professor,” said Rankin… Read More

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Lawrence Bearden appointed to SAU Board of Trustees

When he first came to Southern Arkansas University in the late 1950s, Lawrence Bearden had one goal: graduation. More than 50 year after successfully completing that first challenge, he continues to be part of the University’s life as the newest member of the SAU Board of Trustees. Bearden was appointed to his new post earlier… Read More