SAU criminal justice club helps women’s shelter

April 21, 2015

SAU Criminal Justice volunteers at Women's Shelter 1

Southern Arkansas University students, faculty, and friends of the local chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association recently completed a volunteer work day at the Living Water Domestic Violence Shelter in Magnolia. On Saturday, April 11, 2015, representatives from SAU’s Lambda Epsilon Iota (LEI) helped do repairs, landscaping and overall pick-up around the facility, which… Read More

African American pioneers to be honored at Feb. 16 event at SAU

February 6, 2015

MLK Day 2014 Ceremony

A Black History Month spring conference entitled “African American Social Work Pioneers: Remembering the Visionaries and the Call for Social Justice” will be held at Southern Arkansas University from 3-4:30 p.m. on February 16, 2015, in the Reynolds Center Grand Hall. The conference is free and open to the public. It is being hosted by… Read More

SAU hosting Youth Criminal Justice Academy

January 20, 2015

SAU Criminal Justice Academy meeting

Southern Arkansas University’s new assistant professor of criminal justice, Louis Roy, started his teaching career in the Marine’s as an explosives instructor. He has ignited the SAU criminal justice program with his energy, ideas, and initiatives, including a week-long criminal justice youth academy coming in the summer. From June 7-13, 2015, a total of 40… Read More

Criminal Justice Club preparing care packages for service members

November 11, 2014


Southern Arkansas University’s Criminal Justice Club hopes to brighten the holidays for U.S. military personnel serving overseas this holiday season. “These men and women are spending the holidays away from their loved ones and in a foreign country to protect our freedom,” said Louis Roy, assistant professor of criminal justice at SAU. “A package from someone… Read More

SAU hosts events for Domestic Violence Awareness month

October 13, 2014

Ceil Bridges, director of alumni relations, stands with three shirts she designed in honor of Julie Hartsfield and her daughter and granddaughter, Dana and Autumn. The shirts were part of the Clothesline Project, a traveling exhibit that raises awareness for domestic abuse. The exhibit was recently on display on the SAU Mall as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Southern Arkansas University is bringing attention to a topic that touches many families across our community and nation as it recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. On Friday, October 17, the department will host two speakers on the topic of domestic violence. Rebecca Ojeman, J.D., will… Read More

Murder Mystery Dinner at SAU on Oct. 25

October 6, 2014


Tickets are on sale for a Murder Mystery Dinner at Southern Arkansas University on October 25, 2014, with funds benefiting academic enrichment for the SAU criminal justice program. The audience-engaged entertainment and dinner will be from 6-8 p.m. at the SAU Reynolds Center. Tickets are $30 for an individual or $50 for a couple. No… Read More

Register for affordable DSM-5 workshop at SAU


A national presenter on the DSM-5, Dr. George Haarman, will be offering an affordable workshop from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on November 14, 2014, at Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center Grand Hall. Haarman’s presentation is entitled “The DSM-5: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Psychological and Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents.” It has been… Read More

Domestic violence awareness walk Oct. 22 at SAU

October 18, 2013

Julie Hartsfield Memorial

In response to the tragic loss of Julie Hartsfield, Dana Hill and Autumn Hartsfield, the Southern Arkansas University chapter of Psi Chi is sponsoring a domestic violence awareness walk at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22. The walk will begin at the SAU Wharton Nursing building in honor and to remember Hartsfield, a graduate of… Read More

Social Psychology Class hosts Campus Action Day

April 11, 2013

BP graphic for the One: Campus Action Day event

Southern Arkansas University students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to the first Campus Action Day hosted by Dr. Chrisanne Christensen’s social psychology class from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 15, 2013, at the SAU Reynolds Center plaza area. This student-designed class capstone will highlight “ONE,” an organization founded by rock star… Read More

Clothesline Project will return to SAU

April 3, 2012

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Southern Arkansas University will host “The Clothesline Project” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, on the mall area of the SAU campus. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place inside the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center Grand Hall…. Read More