Southern Arkansas University is excited to offer a new major in Healthcare Administration through the David F. Rankin College of Business. The degree will prepare students to work in various professional positions in the medical field, aiding doctors, nurses, and other specialists in healthcare delivery. “The healthcare industry is expanding rapidly, and we see this… Read More
Through the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising initiative in its 112-year history, Southern Arkansas University has far surpassed its goal of raising $22.275 million thanks to the generosity of Mulerider alumni and friends. The Love and Loyalty Campaign, an effort to strengthen SAU’s commitment to affordability and innovation, began in October 2016 and concluded Oct…. Read More
The Nursing Department at Southern Arkansas University has obtained new equipment that will provide students the hands-on training they need to work in clinical situations treating COVID patients or other patients on ventilators, another example of the cutting-edge technology SAU offers to the 80 students in its BSN program. Dr. Karen Landry, Chair of Nursing,… Read More
Historic Bussey Hall, one of the architectural landmarks on the SAU campus, has been restored to its former glory thanks to a generous grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC). The grant totaled $698,060 and is the largest the University has received to date from the ANCRC.
Southern Arkansas University is thrilled to celebrate Homecoming October 4-9, 2021, with a whole week of exciting traditions and events. The theme for Homecoming 2021 is Love and Loyalty, representing the completion of the Love and Loyalty Campaign. The Campaign Celebration takes place on Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9. The Love and Loyalty… Read More
The Southern Arkansas University Mulerider Band will sport a new look for the first time in more than 15 years thanks to a generous grant by the Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust of Arkadelphia. This grant of $100,000 will provide the majority of funding needed to purchase new uniforms. J.P. Wilson, director… Read More
The extraordinary generosity of SAU’s alumni and friends led to this year’s seventh-annual Giving Day becoming one for the books! Generous Mulerider supporters provided a total of $199,626 during the event held Thursday, Sept. 16. A record-setting 219 gifts contributed to the day’s success, and donors included students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.
The time has finally arrived to continue one of Southern Arkansas University’s most treasured traditions! Family Day will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The schedule of events will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day with activities for everyone to enjoy. The Family Day 2021 schedule of events will be as follows:… Read More
A beloved, longtime geology and science professor will be honored this fall with a new endowment and the naming of a room in the Science Center at Southern Arkansas University. The Leo Carson Davis Travel Endowment, established by his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Davis, will support student and/or faculty travel and field experiences for the College… Read More
Despite the second year in a world-wide pandemic, Southern Arkansas University increased enrollment for the fall semester. Returning to in-person classes, headcount is slightly up overall with a total of 4,434 students. SAU was pleased to see its graduate enrollment up by 29 percent this year. Some of the largest growth areas include the Master… Read More