Southern Arkansas University is now approved to offer the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Rural and Diverse Educational Leadership according to a recent decision by its regional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission. SAU’s first cohort of doctoral students will be admitted for Fall 2021. The program will be offered fully online, and requirements can be… Read More
Whitney Gass, assistant professor of criminal justice at Southern Arkansas University, taught Field Practicum (internship) in the Spring Semester of 2020 in which students interned in four different states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Florida – a first for the program. A total of 14 students were enrolled. Kyle West, a senior Criminal Justice major from… Read More
Each year, SAU’s College of Science and Engineering selects one outstanding undergraduate in each department, one overall COSE outstanding undergraduate student, and one outstanding graduate student. The following are the selections for 2019-2020: Elizabeth Baker, BS Nursing Elizabeth Baker was chosen as the 2019-2020 COSE Outstanding Undergraduate Student. Elizabeth will complete her BSN in May… Read More
The campuses of the Southern Arkansas University System (SAU in Magnolia and SAU Tech in Camden) are working tirelessly taking precautions and planning for its campuses to re-open for the fall semester. Because the health and safety of students, faculty and staff remains our top priority, the Risk Management Task Force is working diligently to… Read More
Facing a widespread shortage of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), Southern Arkansas University’s Engineering and Physics Department adapted its 3D-printing resources to produce face shields for Magnolia Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and other first responders in the community. According to Dr. Abdel Bachri, dean of the College of Science and Engineering, there is mounting evidence that… Read More
Southern Arkansas University’s Biology and Chemistry Departments are pleased to announce that a number of graduating seniors have accepted offers to enter professional programs in fall 2020. The SAU Department of Biology congratulates the following Pre-Health Majors who will enter medical, dental and veterinary programs: Keely Stofer (2020) of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, will attend the University… Read More
Mulerider Band members continue to share their sound and skills with other aspiring high school musicians during this world-wide pandemic. SAU music majors are offering 25-minute lessons to 9th-12thgraders via Skype, Facetime, or Zoom at no cost. The student-teachers in the Music Education program are reaching out to these students and providing online instruction aimed… Read More
Southern Arkansas University is committed to the safety and wellbeing of its students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. During this worldwide pandemic, the University has been forced to make unprecedented decisions in an effort to protect its most valuable asset — its people. Because of this, SAU is announcing that the May 2020 commencement ceremonies will be postponed and combined with its summer ceremonies on August 7 and August 8.
Degrees for spring graduates will be conferred in May and students will receive diplomas this summer. However, the University welcomes all graduates, along with their families and friends, to have the opportunity to celebrate this milestone by attending a full commencement ceremony in August. Students will receive more information regarding these ceremonies from the Office of the Registrar in the coming weeks.
The Southern Arkansas University Hallman Scholarship has been awarded to two inspiring young women who will be incoming freshmen in Fall 2020. The Hallman Scholarship is funded by SAU Foundation’s Cinda Hallman Scholarship Endowment and provides scholarships for incoming freshmen women in the College of Science and Engineering. The 2020 inductees are Mallory Bell of… Read More