SAU’s Whitney Hall witnesses SAU enrollment growth from her hometown area

May 20, 2015

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Whitney (Black) Hall of Texarkana earned her college degree from Southern Arkansas University, and she was so blown away by the experience that she now shares her story in promoting SAU to high schools around her hometown. Hall is a 2005 graduate of Redwater High School and earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from… Read More

SAU to have Arkansas’ most affordable complete music theatre BFA

January 30, 2015

SAU Theatre I Hate Hamlet_Christian Williams

Stand by lights… Cue music! Southern Arkansas University was approved today to offer Arkansas’s most affordable Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts with studies in Musical Theatre and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts with studies in Theatre by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. “SAU’s BFA in Musical Theatre will be… Read More

SAU enrollment has sprung up yet again

January 29, 2015

SAU Engineering Students walking near Science Center

Southern Arkansas University’s record enrollment trend has continued this spring with a 6.7% overall enrollment increase, and an epic 33% bump in graduate student enrollment compared to Spring 2014. SAU recorded an enrollment of 3,313 students on the eleventh class day of the spring semester on January 28, 2015. Following a momentous fall record of… Read More

SAU earns another affordability honor

December 9, 2014

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College tuition across the U.S. continues to rise, yet Southern Arkansas University has earned another cost-efficient accolade with its recent high ranking by AffordableColleges.com’s “50 Most Affordable Public Schools for Out-of-State Students.” AffordableCollege.com ranked SAU number six for affordability in the U.S. for out-of-state students. The annual out-of-state tuition cost quoted by the site is… Read More

SAU enrollment tops 3,500, shatters multiple records

September 12, 2014

SAU attracted more freshman students this year than ever before. They gathered for Mulerider Roundup to learn about SAU’s complete college experience before their first day of classes in August.

For the first time in its 105 year history, Southern Arkansas University has more than 3,500 students enrolled on its Magnolia campus, and numerous enrollment records were broken as the fall 2014 numbers became official today. “It is exciting to see enrollment in Magnolia top 3,500 for the first time in our history,” said SAU… Read More

SAU launching online Ed. Leadership degrees

July 9, 2014

Dr. Marla Strecker

More aspiring Arkansas principals and superintendents will be able to earn their credentials thanks to Southern Arkansas University’s new online Educational Leadership Programs. The Arkansas Department of Education and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education both recently approved online delivery for SAU’s M.Ed. in Educational Administration and Supervision for licensure in Building Level (Principal) and… Read More

Big boots to fill for Mulerider Baird as Maye graduates from SAU

May 14, 2014

Muleriders Megan Maye (Left) and Payton Baird

Megan Maye took the Mulerider mascot to new heights and helped Southern Arkansas University reach record enrollment numbers before she graduated on May 9, 2014, leaving some big boots to fill for the new Mulerider Payton Baird. Baird, a freshman pre-nursing major from Fouke, will have the reins officially passed to her from Maye during… Read More

SAU Spring Commencement set for Friday, May 9, 2014

May 5, 2014

SAU graduates smiling

Southern Arkansas University’s Spring Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014. A total of 420 candidates for graduation will be recognized in three ceremonies. Related Stories Big boots to fill for Mulerider Baird as Maye graduates from SAU Megan Maye took the Mulerider mascot to new heights and helped Sout… SAU Fall Commencement… Read More

Miss SAU 2014 Randee Jo Langley to speak out against bullying

January 24, 2014

Randy Jo Langley Miss SAU 2014

Randee Jo Langley hopes to use her title as Miss Southern Arkansas University to be a voice against bullying. Langley, 18, of Crossett, was crowned Thursday, January 23, as Miss SAU 2014. Her platform is “bullying has no age limit.” “I was bullied from the time I was in middle school through high school. If… Read More

Four competing in Miss SAU 2014 pageant

January 22, 2014

Miss SAU 14

Four Southern Arkansas University students will be vying for the Miss Southern Arkansas University 2014 title starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, at Harton Theatre. The contestants include Chelsa King, Sarah Clayton, Randee Jo Langley and Sierra Lites. King, 23, from Stamps, Ark., is a senior physical education wellness and leisure major. Her… Read More