Registration open for baby swim lessons

June 2, 2015

SAU Aquatic Center

Registration is open for an exciting new “Mommy and Me Swim Lessons” class scheduled for July 6-9, 2015, through the Division of Continuing Education at Southern Arkansas University. Kathleen Dingman brings her more than 10-year swim coaching experience to this class that will benefit mothers and children ages three months to three years. The class… Read More

Get fit this summer at SAU’s Aquatic Center

May 27, 2014

SAU Aquatic Center

A summer aquatic wellness class starts this week at Southern Arkansas University’s Aquatic Center, and there is still time to register. For registration information or forms, contact Marianne Woodard at (870) 235-4140 or Sandi Alston will be teaching the water exercise course, which is available for class credit or as non-credit. Alston has 12… Read More

Horseback riding class to be offered at SAU Story Arena in July

May 7, 2014


Learn all the basics of English horseback riding this July in a course offered at Southern Arkansas University’s Story Arena through SAU’s Division of Continuing Education. Alan Shaw is the instructor for the course, and the class size is limited to three students per session. The class will meet each Tuesday from July 8-22, with… Read More

Several SAU Continuing Education courses available this summer for all ages

April 29, 2014

The Division of Continuing Education at Southern Arkansas University has an interesting array of more than 10 affordable non-credit class options, including six classes for children, available for the public this summer. To register for the following classes, simply email Caroline Waller at, call (870) 235-4006, visit SAU Business 111, or register online. Class… Read More

SAU Senior Wellness summer water class still has openings

June 10, 2013

The Senior Wellness Water Exercise Class at Southern Arkansas University still has openings available. Beat the heat this summer and enjoy a low-impact wellness program. The class is $40 and meets in the SAU pool from 9 – 9:45 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday through August 1, 2013. Sandi Alston leads students through water… Read More

Continuing education summer schedule announced

May 29, 2012

Learning to golf, craft or even play the piano is not out of the question this summer as the Office of Continuing Education at Southern Arkansas University prepares for its summer offerings. Courses are taught by community instructors and are offered throughout the summer. Courses being offered include the following: Youth Theatre – This course… Read More

Dr. Trey Berry named VP for Academic Affairs

May 1, 2012

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… Read More

Continuing Education will host dance class

August 17, 2011

MAGNOLIA – Beginning this fall, the Office of Continuing Education at Southern Arkansas University will host dance classes for ages three and up. Registration for the classes will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 23, in the SAU Business Building, Room 107. Classes to be offered include tap, jazz, hip-hop, beginner ballet, and beginner clogging…. Read More

University reports increase in spring enrollment

February 8, 2011

MAGNOLIA – Officials at Southern Arkansas University are reporting an increase in spring semester enrollment for 2011 with 3,087 students registered for classes. This marks the first time that spring semester enrollment has exceeded 3,000 on the Magnolia campus. “We are excited to see that more of our students are choosing to continue their educations… Read More

ERZ program recognized by U.S. Department of Education

June 1, 2010

MAGNOLIA – For the third consecutive year, the United States Department of Education has recognized Southern Arkansas University’s Southwest-B Educational Renewal Zone as a model for the nation for how the federal Math Science Partnership grants are designed, administered and evaluated. “Unlike years in the past, grants are now performance based, not compliance based,” said… Read More