SAU plays role in success of Economics Arkansas, Nonprofit Organization of the Year

Economics Arkansas was named Nonprofit Organization of the Year at the 25th anniversary of the Arkansas Business of the Year Awards event in Little Rock. Southern Arkansas University President Dr. David Rankin and College of Business Chair Dr. Lisa Toms serve on the board of Economics Arkansas. Associate Professor of Economics and Director of SAU’s […]

Murphy Lecture features business analyst Tobin Smith

Tobin Smith forWeb

Tobin Smith, FOX News business analyst and New York Times best-selling author, will be the 2012 Murphy Lecture speaker. The event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in Harton Theater on the Southern Arkansas University Campus. Smith’s lecture topic will be “Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way,” and […]

Members of SAU’s PBL chapter win recognition during annual conference

The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas, recently attended the 2012 National Leadership Conference (NLC) in San Antonio, Texas.  Seven chapter members and chapter advisers Sheryl Edwards and Traci Hughes attended the four-day conference, which included numerous leadership workshops, national competitive events, and national officer elections.  Members included:  Kelly […]

SAU PBL members compete at state, qualify for nationals

The Phi Beta Lambda chapter at Southern Arkansas University recently attended the 2012 State Leadership Conference in Little Rock where the chapter brought home 39 state awards and recognitions, including seven first place awards. A total of 23 chapter members and two advisers along with SAU PBL alum Candyce McCann attended the three-day conference. A […]

Dr. Trey Berry named VP for Academic Affairs

Dr. Trey Berry

Dr. Trey Berry has been named vice president for academic affairs at Southern Arkansas University effective July 1. With 20 years of experience in higher education, Berry currently serves SAU as dean of the College of Liberal and Performing Arts. He came to the University in fall 2011 from the Department of Arkansas Heritage where […]


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