SAU recognizes seven outstanding graduating seniors and graduate students

May 12, 2014


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

SAU alum fighting for democracy in Ukraine

March 7, 2014

Mefford and former Ukranian First Lady Kathy Yushchenko

With 15 years invested in Ukrainian’s fight for democracy, former Arkansas grassroots politician Brian Mefford urges the U.S. to take a tough policy with Russia to prevent annexation of Crimea and to give strong support for the new Ukrainian government. “If 25,000 Russian troops arrived in Alaska because they claimed it was their historical land,… Read More

SAU College of Business needs business attire donations for students

March 5, 2014

SAU Career Closet graphic

The College of Business at Southern Arkansas University is seeking donations of contemporary, interview-appropriate clothing and accessories for their Career Closet for their students. The College of Business is seeking help from the community to help build the inventory of the Career Closet. Specific needs include professional suits and separates for men and women of… Read More

SAU Fall Commencement ceremonies Friday night

December 9, 2013

SAU Graduation

The Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for December 13, 2013, at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. The first commencement ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m., during which the School of Graduate Studies and the College of Liberal and Performing Arts will celebrate their respective candidates for graduation. Later at 7 p.m., candidates… Read More

Diaper drive goal at 6,000 for Columbia County residents

October 11, 2013

Diaper goal drive at 6,000

Phi Beta Lambda of Southern Arkansas University’s College of Business is holding a diaper drive this month, which culminates with a Diaper Drop-off Day on October 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the SAU Reynolds Center Plaza. The goal for this year’s drive is to collect at least 6,000 diapers. The diapers collected… Read More

Peoples Bank invests $25,000 in SAU’s College of Business

March 27, 2013

Peoples Bank of Magnolia, Ark., has made an investment of $25,000 in the College of Business at Southern Arkansas University. The contribution will fund $5,000 for current use of the College, with the remaining $20,000 endowing the Harold Fincher and Gerald F. Scott SIFE/ENACTUS Enrichment Endowment. This endowment will benefit business students who participate in state and national ENACTUS competitions. Pictured are (Left to Right) Back Row: ENACTUS students Ben Bower, Yalile Johnson, Megan Maye, Christian Hunter, Megan Godsel, Chase Hardy, Lacy Guy, and Andrew Sawyer. Second Row:  Peoples Bank Representatives Leslie Sharp, Dina Hayes, Fonda Miller, Sharon Gathright, and Jill McClinton; SAU Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Trey Berry; D.J. Fincher; Jonathan Baird; SAU President Dr. David Rankin; Dean of the SAU College of Business Dr. Lisa Toms; and Dr. James Clark, SAU Associate Professor of Marketing and ENACTUS Advisor.

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

February 28, 2013

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… Read More

Murphy Lecture features business analyst Tobin Smith

November 7, 2012

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… Read More

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

July 10, 2012

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… Read More

SAU PBL members compete at state, qualify for nationals

May 3, 2012

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… Read More