Marketing grad returns to classroom, playing field

March 23, 2015

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DeAndre Jenkins was excited to graduate from college and begin his career so that he could . . . go back to school. Jenkins’ story is not the typical tale of a student returning to change his major or work on a graduate degree. Instead, Jenkins’ desire to return to school is motivated by a… Read More

Dr. Trey Berry introduced as next SAU president

February 20, 2015

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Dr. Trey Berry was formally introduced as the president-designate of Southern Arkansas University during a press conference on the Magnolia campus Friday afternoon. The SAU Board of Trustees tapped Berry to be the University’s 12th president during a special meeting on Thursday, and he will assume the role on July 1. Berry joined SAU in… Read More

Higginbotham relishes marketing internship

February 9, 2015

Robbie Higginbotham

After three years of college, Robbie Higginbotham still wasn’t quite sure in what direction his degree in marketing would take him. However, he got a much better idea through an opportunity he wasn’t really expecting. Higginbotham, a senior marketing major at Southern Arkansas University, applied for the internship program at the start of his fourth… Read More

SAU College of Business earns coveted AACSB accreditation extension

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The College of Business at Southern Arkansas University recently had its esteemed AACSB accreditation extended for five years following an encouraging peer review. A continuous improvement review team visited the SAU College of Business in the fall semester, and their recommendation for accreditation extension was ratified by the Board of Directors of AACSB, or the… Read More

SAU MBA ranked among best online programs

November 11, 2014

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The MBA program at Southern Arkansas University was recently recognized by the Affordable Colleges Foundation’s “Best Online MBA Programs for 2014-15.” SAU’s MBA was ranked 19 of the 68 schools making the list, and was the only program in Arkansas honored. “We in the SAU College of Business are proud to be recognized for this… Read More

Intern enjoying national success with Northwestern Mutual

October 28, 2014

Shane Harris

Shane Harris has wanted to work in business for as long as he can remember, but even he has been a little surprised by the success he is enjoying. Harris, a senior marketing major in the College of Business at Southern Arkansas University, is currently ranked 8th in the nation among interns with Northwestern Mutual…. Read More

Luminaries on sale for ‘Light for the Fight’

September 24, 2014

Luminaries line the sidewalk in front of the SAU Business building during the 2013 "Light for the Fight" event.

The Southern Arkansas University College of Business is helping shine light on breast cancer awareness with “Light for the Fight” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014. The ceremony will take place at the Business Building fountain, and is free and open to the public. The ceremony is to help kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness… Read More

SAU PBL students win national awards

July 8, 2014

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Three Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter members from Southern Arkansas University recently won national awards at the 2014 National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Nashville, Tenn. The winners from SAU included Andrew Sawyer, a junior accounting major, who won tenth place in the Macroeconomics event; Jason Rakes, a May 2014 graduate in Management who won ninth… Read More

Big boots to fill for Mulerider Baird as Maye graduates from SAU

May 14, 2014

Muleriders Megan Maye (Left) and Payton Baird

Megan Maye took the Mulerider mascot to new heights and helped Southern Arkansas University reach record enrollment numbers before she graduated on May 9, 2014, leaving some big boots to fill for the new Mulerider Payton Baird. Baird, a freshman pre-nursing major from Fouke, will have the reins officially passed to her from Maye during… Read More

SAU recognizes seven outstanding graduating seniors and graduate students

May 12, 2014

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Nathan Dunn Dunn is the outstanding graduate student from the College of Science and Technology. He is completing the MCIS (Master of Science in Information and Computer Science) degree program. Dunn earned his B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and joined SAU in the Fall 2012. He joined Dr. Khalil Dajani in research of Quantum Algorithms and… Read More