Dr. Trent Wells, assistant professor of Agricultural Education in the Department of Agriculture at Southern Arkansas University, recently published an article, “School-based Agricultural Education Teachers’ Experiences During a Year-long Field Test of the CASE Mechanical Systems in Agriculture (MSA) Curriculum,” in Volume 62, Issue 1 of the Journal of Agricultural Education, which is published by… Read More
Hailing from every corner and 23 counties of Arkansas, plus Louisiana, Missouri, and Vermont, Southern Arkansas University announces the first cohort admitted into the Doctor of Education in Rural and Diverse Educational Leadership program. The 32-member cohort includes a wide range of educational practitioners from school superintendents, university leaders, college and university teaching faculty, building… Read More
Southern Arkansas University history professor Dr. Svetlana Paulson recently published her article, “Face to Face with the Tsars’ Capital: American Diplomats and Urban Spectatorship in Imperial St. Petersburg,” in the prestigious Journal of Russian-American Studies. The article is based on Dr. Paulson’s extensive research in American and Russian archives. A research grant sponsored her travels through… Read More
Samantha Jones, a biology student at Southern Arkansas University, recently presented her research at the 104th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Sciences, winning first place in the Medical Science and Parasitology division. Jones, of El Dorado, competed against other universities across the state and presented research she conducted in the laboratory of Dr…. Read More
Members of Southern Arkansas University’s non-teaching professional and support staff were recently recognized for excellence and years of service during a virtual year-end staff meeting hosted by Dr. Trey Berry, SAU president. Receiving the 2021 Mary Anna King Whitehead Support Staff Excellence Awards were Angela Collins, Administrative Specialist I – Behavioral and Social Sciences, and… Read More
Southern Arkansas University honored the outstanding achievements of its faculty during a virtual assembly held Friday, April 23, 2021. Dr. Jennifer Logan, professor of economics, was named the 2021 Honor Professor. Logan received the ceremonial University Mace from Dr. Scott White, outgoing Honor Professor.
The Mulerider Rodeo Team again earned success despite a challenging pandemic year, with three students qualifying for the College National Finals Rodeo to be held this June in Casper, Wyoming. Strand Barricklow, Latham Dickson, and Harley Lynn will represent SAU in its 15th consecutive year of qualifying for the College National Finals. Coach Rusty Hayes… Read More
Under a recently-signed Memorandum of Understanding, Southern Arkansas University will provide concurrent enrollment classes to junior and senior students at Comm. Central Academy in Little Rock, SAU’s president, Dr. Trey Berry, has announced. Comm. Central is a homeschool academy that meets in the Central Little Rock area, serving students Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Southern Arkansas University will continue to waive the ACT and SAT composite score requirements for freshman admissions through fall 2022 entrance. “While testing sites are reopening gradually, we want students to be able to make early decisions without feeling anxious about future testing opportunities having limited capacity,” said Sarah Jennings, Asst. Vice President for Enrollment… Read More
Southern Arkansas University’s Master of Science in Agriculture program has been ranked fourth in the nation in a recently-issued online report through OnlineSchoolsReport.com. The MS in Agriculture gives graduate students advanced knowledge in agricultural education, preparing them to succeed in leadership and management in secondary schools and extension education.