National accreditation has been awarded to the Online MS in Kinesiology-Coaching at Southern Arkansas University, signaling “top quality in an online setting,” said Steve Dingman, chair of the Health, Kinesiology and Recreation (HKR) Department. “We are very excited to receive the news that our online program has been nationally accredited,” Dingman said. “With this accomplishment,… Read More
Two students at Southern Arkansas University have been awarded internships with Major League Baseball. The HKR Department has announced that Yuichi Takizawa, a senior in Athletic Training Education, recently completed a three-week internship with the Kansas City Royals. At the conclusion of his internship, Takizawa interviewed with the team’s medical coordinator for minor league teams… Read More
Elizabeth Ray, coordinator of the Southern Arkansas University Aquatic Center, said one of the most important aspects of her job is building relationships. “We have people who use these facilities every single day to enhance their health and longevity,” she said. “We want them to feel comfortable, like they are home. It’s important we get… Read More
Similar to an athlete striving for peak performance, drive and determination propelled Keith Kelley to earn a spot as a collegiate student coach position for men’s basketball his freshman year all the way to a senior internship with the Great American Conference staff. Keith is set to complete his GAC internship and graduate with a… Read More
The Masters of Science in Kinesiology-Coaching online program at Southern Arkansas University has attracted students from Philomath, Oregon, to the opposite side of the U.S. at Tarrytown, New York, and everywhere in between. The rise of this program is due its affordability and to a number of other factors, according to Dr. Kim Bloss, dean… Read More
Two Southern Arkansas University departments have forged mutually-beneficial collaborations with the UAMS South Residential Training Track Family Medicine Program in Magnolia. The SAU Athletic Training Department is serving as the sports medicine rotation for the UAMS South residents and, across campus, the UAMS South resident program is working with pre-health majors by offering shadowing opportunities… Read More
MAGNOLIA – Officers from the Southern Arkansas University Police Department will be among several groups plunging into the National Guard Armory pond on Friday, Feb. 26, as part of the Area 15 Special Olympics “Polar Bear Plunge” fundraiser. The plunge will be the first of its kind in Magnolia. Sponsored by Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority… Read More
Steve Dingman, chair of the Health, Kinesiology and Recreation department at Southern Arkansas University, presented “Starting on the Right Path with Pathwise” with five Physical Education, Wellness and Leisure majors on November 6 in Eureka Springs at the Arkansas Association of Health Physical Education Recreation Dance State Convention. Pictured are, from left to right, Dingman,… Read More
MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Southern Arkansas University Alumnus Jordan Babineaux will return to his college home on April 24 to talk about his experience as a defensive back for the Seattle Seahawks. The special event is being sponsored by the SAU Foundation and proceeds will benefit the foundation and the Kathleen Mallory Lectureship Endowment. A private… Read More
MAGNOLIA—Two squads are better than one and increase the odds of capturing more national championships.
That is the shared outlook of the Southern Arkansas University co-ed cheerleading squad and the new all girl squad added this fall. The additional squad doubles the cheering power of the group to 30 strong.
Mykolas Sakevicius, a junior from Little Rock