The David F. Rankin College of Business at Southern Arkansas University proudly announces the 2020 Hall of Fame Class honoring three inductees who exhibit outstanding professional achievement, remarkable peer leadership, and exceptional support for the Rankin College of Business. The second Hall of Fame class includes Dr. David Rankin, president-emeritus of SAU; Mr. Ron LeMay,… Read More
Southern Arkansas University’s Intercollegiate Rodeo will be held at Story Arena October 22-24 beginning at 7:00 p.m. nightly. Capacity at this year’s event is limited due to the pandemic, and tickets are available by advance purchase only. Tickets will not be sold at the gate. Paper or electronic tickets (e-tickets) will be accepted. Tickets may… Read More
Southern Arkansas University continues to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among its students, faculty and staff. As the University looks to the spring semester, it is taking steps now to continue to keep the campus safe. Changes have been made to the spring semester calendar to reduce the potential of students traveling… Read More
The Business Student Advisory Council at the Rankin College of Business at Southern Arkansas University is sponsoring its eighth annual Light for the Fight during the month of October. Light for the Fight honors those who have battled, or continue to battle, cancer by placing luminaries in Blanchard Hall on the SAU campus. Because of… Read More
Southern Arkansas University will celebrate its 2020 homecoming October 19-24, but it will look a bit different than years past. The University has tagged this year’s festivities “Not Your Average Homecoming” because of the need to celebrate within the current COVID boundaries. “The obvious difference is there won’t be a football game,” said Steve Browning,… Read More
Southern Arkansas University is adding new food options on campus. We Proudly Serve Starbucks (WPS Starbucks), one of the Starbucks Coffee solution platforms, will open a site on the campus of Southern Arkansas University in January 2021. The Seattle-based coffee house will be located in the Reynolds Center at the current site of Java City…. Read More
Even in the midst of the uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 crisis, Southern Arkansas University surpassed Fall 2019 college enrollment (excluding high school enrollment) by 55 with 4,107 students compared to 4,052. Graduate enrollment increased by 11 percent with totals of 985 compared to 888. The total fall enrollment for Fall 2020 is 4,432. SAU… Read More
As Southern Arkansas University looks forward to beginning the 20-21 academic year August 11, Dr. Trey Berry, president, urges students, faculty, and staff to be heroes by practicing the safety protocols established to maintain a healthy campus. “This year will be like no other in our history, but we are in this journey together,” Berry… Read More
Southern Arkansas University is committed to the safety and wellbeing of its students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. During this worldwide pandemic, the University has been forced to make unprecedented decisions in an effort to protect its most valuable asset — its people. Because of this, SAU is announcing that the May 2020 commencement ceremonies will be postponed and combined with its summer ceremonies on August 7 and August 8.
Degrees for spring graduates will be conferred in May and students will receive diplomas this summer. However, the University welcomes all graduates, along with their families and friends, to have the opportunity to celebrate this milestone by attending a full commencement ceremony in August. Students will receive more information regarding these ceremonies from the Office of the Registrar in the coming weeks.