Southern Arkansas University is now approved to offer the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Rural and Diverse Educational Leadership according to a recent decision by its regional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission. SAU’s first cohort of doctoral students will be admitted for Fall 2021. The program will be offered fully online, and requirements can be… Read More
Southern Arkansas University has received a generous grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC) to benefit the restoration of one of its historic residence halls, Bussey Hall. The grant amounts to a total of $698,060 and is the largest grant the University has received to date from the ANCRC.
A desire to generously give back to his community in a significant way inspired Joey Baker (77) to endow the Emerson, Arkansas Scholarship for students from his hometown who choose to make Southern Arkansas University their college home. “Emerson School and SAU helped shape who I am today,” Baker said. “I want to give back… Read More
The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees met Thursday, June 18, 2020, in the Reynolds Center Grand Hall on the SAU campus. The Board approved the 2020-2021 University system budget as presented. SAU held the in-state undergraduate tuition constant showing no increase per credit hour, and mandatory student fees were unchanged but reflected a temporary… Read More
In response to the extraordinary financial challenges faced by college students, those in need of food and/or personal items will find a valuable resource in the FREE Mulerider Market, located in the Donald W. Reynolds Center on the campus of Southern Arkansas University. Macye Plunk, SAU + VISTA Campus & Community Engagement Fellow, said students… Read More
The Southern Arkansas University System Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2020, in the Reynolds Center Grand Hall on the campus of SAU. Board members and presenters only will meet face-to-face. Guests are invited to attend this public meeting virtually via Zoom on smartphone, laptop or desktop by logging in at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82122377270 and… Read More
Whitney Gass, assistant professor of criminal justice at Southern Arkansas University, taught Field Practicum (internship) in the Spring Semester of 2020 in which students interned in four different states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Florida – a first for the program. A total of 14 students were enrolled. Kyle West, a senior Criminal Justice major from… Read More
Each year, SAU’s College of Science and Engineering selects one outstanding undergraduate in each department, one overall COSE outstanding undergraduate student, and one outstanding graduate student. The following are the selections for 2019-2020: Elizabeth Baker, BS Nursing Elizabeth Baker was chosen as the 2019-2020 COSE Outstanding Undergraduate Student. Elizabeth will complete her BSN in May… Read More