SAU Spring Commencement May 8

April 24, 2015

SAU Graduation

Southern Arkansas University’s Spring Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2015. A total of 483 candidates for graduation will be recognized in three ceremonies. The Department of Nursing will honor 90 nursing candidates at 10 a.m. Following will be the ceremony for the School of Graduate Studies at 2 p.m., during which 68… Read More

Groundbreaking planned for softball field house

April 23, 2015

SAU SOFTBALL COMPLEX

Southern Arkansas University hopes to knock one out of the park as it breaks ground on a $1 million expansion to the Mulerider Softball Complex at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 28. University officials have planned the construction of a new field house to meet several needs for the Mulerider softball program. The facility will… Read More

Groundbreaking set for SAU engineering building

April 22, 2015

SAU ENG Drawings-6

Southern Arkansas University will break ground on a new engineering building at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, just behind the University Science Center. SAU launched the only four-year engineering program in the southern half of Arkansas this past fall, and enrollment has reached more than 50 students in the first year. The University currently… Read More

Groundbreaking planned for track and field upgrades

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Southern Arkansas University’s track and field program is getting ready to clear a big hurdle as a ground breaking is set for major upgrades to the Mulerider Track and Field facility. The ceremony is slated for 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, at the track. Designed by WER architects, this project will result in a… Read More

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

Parents’ experience helps lead Camden native to career in business

April 17, 2015

Jesse Castleberry at SAU Business

During the summer of 2013, Jesse Castleberry knew something wasn’t right. Castleberry, a 2011 graduate of Harmony Grove High School in Camden, had two years of a science degree behind him. But he wasn’t happy with what he was studying. So during that fateful summer of 2013, he decided to change his major to business…. Read More

Marketing grad returns to classroom, playing field

March 23, 2015

deandre jenkins

DeAndre Jenkins was excited to graduate from college and begin his career so that he could . . . go back to school. Jenkins’ story is not the typical tale of a student returning to change his major or work on a graduate degree. Instead, Jenkins’ desire to return to school is motivated by a… Read More

Free Spring concert to feature Casey Donahew Band

March 20, 2015

SAU Spring Concert Casey Donahew Band

Southern Arkansas University’s seventh-annual free spring concert will highlight country music artists from Texas and Louisiana, with the Casey Donahew Band headlining and Frank Foster opening, at the SAU Story Arena on Thursday, April 16, 2015. The concert is free and the public is invited to attend. Doors will open at the Story Arena, located… Read More

SAU Engineering Chair gets $265,000 grant

March 17, 2015

SAU Bachri and research students

Dr. Abdel Bachri, chair of the Department of Engineering and Engineering Physics at Southern Arkansas University, has been awarded a research development grant totaling $265,000 to explore the effect of space radiation in a near-zero gravity environment on human chromosomes. The grant is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), and was awarded from… Read More

SAU Fishing Team making waves

SAU Fishing Team

As Southern Arkansas University’s Fishing Team continues to reel in points and rocket up the national rankings, the talented Mulerider anglers hope to recruit more team members and students to SAU. The SAU Fishing Team was established in 2012, and by the end of last year’s season had already reeled in a ranking of 44… Read More