SAU announces new scholarship for female math education majors

August 1, 2012

MAGNOLIA – The Southern Arkansas University Foundation announced Wednesday that a new scholarship is available for the 2012-13 school year. The scholarship has a value of $1,100 per semester. Female student majoring in Math Education are invited to apply for the scholarship online at at For more information, contact SAU Foundation Director Jeanie Bismark… Read More

Sneed named Chamber’s Employee of the Year

April 9, 2012

Bronwyn Sneed

Bronwyn Sneed was fresh from college when she started a new job in the financial aid office at Southern Arkansas University in January 1985. On her very first day of work, the business administration major was handed a financial aid application. “In those days, they were the sheets with ‘bubbles’ that you filled in,” Sneed… Read More

University Summer Schedule

May 25, 2011

Southern Arkansas University is operating under its summer office hour schedule. Offices are open Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The University is closed on Friday. The University will return to regular office hours on Monday, August 15. The University will be closed and classes will not meet on Memorial Day (May 30) and… Read More

ADHE urges students to apply for Academic Challenge scholarships

May 11, 2010

MAGNOLIA– Southern Arkansas University hosted a public forum on new Arkansas scholarships on May 6 in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center.  Dr. Jim Purcell, director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, gave a presentation on the new Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, explaining changes and new criteria for the… Read More

SAU will host public forum on new Arkansas Academic Challenge scholarships

April 30, 2010

MAGNOLIA – Prospective college students, parents, teachers and others who are interested in learning more about the new Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship are invited to a public meeting from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, May 6, at Southern Arkansas University. The event will be held in Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center…. Read More

“Say Go College Week” kicks off at SAU

February 15, 2010

By Abigail Holihan, SAU Communications MAGNOLIA – Going to college just got easier than remembering your locker combination. “Say Go College Week” provides activities and events at colleges and universities across Arkansas to get high school students serious about beginning a college education. Southern Arkansas University has planned several events to help make this event… Read More

Former El Dorado band director honored with endowed scholarship

January 22, 2010

Alumni of the El Dorado Junior High School bands are honoring their former band director by establishing the William L. and Dorothy M. Craig Endowed Scholarship at Southern Arkansas University. Craig was junior high band director from 1952 to 1969 and is a graduate of the University. Prior to beginning his teaching career, Craig served… Read More

SAU gains national exposure for BAM student orientation

January 13, 2010

Student Affairs staff members prepare for a nationwide webinar.

Southern Arkansas University is receiving national recognition for its student orientation program, BAM: Becoming a Mulerider. It started when a group of SAU student affairs staffers presented at a national symposium for the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange in September 2008 in Little Rock. To be considered, the group had to present a paper…. Read More

College goal Sunday set for February 22 at Southern Arkansas University

February 24, 2009

Now is the time for students to begin working on their college financial aid applications. There’s a program in Arkansas called College Goal Sunday that students need to know about. College Goal Sunday is a free program to help students and their families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the college… Read More