School library makeovers a win-win

November 13, 2014

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Two South Arkansas schools got help with library makeovers this summer thanks to student volunteer projects as a part of Southern Arkansas University’s Library Media and Information Specialist graduate program. Del Duke, SAU LMIS instructor, worked with the librarians at Oscar Hamilton Elementary School in Foreman and Arkansas High School in Texarkana to bring SAU’s… Read More

Kennedy assassination reporter to speak at SAU

November 12, 2014


Magale Library Friends and staff are pleased to welcome author, professor, broadcaster and journalist Bill Mercer as guest and speaker at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Foundation Hall of Southern Arkansas University’s Reynolds Center. Mercer’s presentation is entitled, “We Reported the Kennedy Assassination” in which he will share his experiences during this… Read More

SAU’s Magale Library hosts Civil War exhibit

August 9, 2014


MAGNOLIA – Fought in earnest: Civil War Arkansas, a traveling exhibit chronicling major historical events in Arkansas between 1861 and 1865, will be displayed at Southern Arkansas University’s Magale Library from September 17 – October 10, 2014. The exhibit is free and open to the public. It will be open from 8 a.m. – 5… Read More

Black trailblazer Dr. Mallory remembered

July 23, 2014

Dr. Kathleen Mallory

The life trailblazer and Southern Arkansas University icon Dr. Kathleen (Jordan) Mallory is being celebrated upon news of her parting from this world. “Dr. Mallory was a compassionate fighter for equality all around her. It did not matter who the person was, she took on the fight as if it was her own,” said Cledis… Read More

SAU launching online Ed. Leadership degrees

July 9, 2014

Dr. Marla Strecker

More aspiring Arkansas principals and superintendents will be able to earn their credentials thanks to Southern Arkansas University’s new online Educational Leadership Programs. The Arkansas Department of Education and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education both recently approved online delivery for SAU’s M.Ed. in Educational Administration and Supervision for licensure in Building Level (Principal) and… Read More

Forgive and Forget Canned Food Drive

November 15, 2012

Magale Library at Southern Arkansas University is sponsoring a Forgive and Forget Canned Food drive Nov. 19 – Dec. 14. The library will waive overdue library fines for users with outstanding library fines, if patrons donate canned food items, which will go to the SIFE food pantry on campus. Library staff will collect the items… 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

Noted author will speak at SAU

March 16, 2010

MAGNOLIA— Tickets are now available for a luncheon to feature author and Arkansas native Carla Killough McClafferty at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 7, in Salon C of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center Grand Hall at Southern Arkansas University. The luncheon is sponsored by Magale Library. McClafferty grew up in the small… Read More

Magale Library will feature SAU centennial history book

February 10, 2010

MAGNOLIA – A program on the recently published “Southern Arkansas University: The Mulerider School’s Centennial History, 1909-2009” will be presented from 2-3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, at Magale Library on the University campus for students, faculty, staff, and area citizens. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of Magale Library. Dr. James F. Willis, university historian,… Read More

Book Signing for Dr. James F. Willis

November 6, 2009

MAGNOLIA—Southern Arkansas University will host a book signing for James F. Willis, University Historian and author of Southern Arkansas University: The Mulerider School’s Centennial History, 1909-2009 at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the Grand Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. The event will include a reception for Willis at 6:30… Read More