SAU PBL students win national awards

July 8, 2014


Three Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter members from Southern Arkansas University recently won national awards at the 2014 National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Nashville, Tenn. The winners from SAU included Andrew Sawyer, a junior accounting major, who won tenth place in the Macroeconomics event; Jason Rakes, a May 2014 graduate in Management who won ninth… Read More

Diaper drive goal at 6,000 for Columbia County residents

October 11, 2013

Diaper goal drive at 6,000

Phi Beta Lambda of Southern Arkansas University’s College of Business is holding a diaper drive this month, which culminates with a Diaper Drop-off Day on October 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the SAU Reynolds Center Plaza. The goal for this year’s drive is to collect at least 6,000 diapers. The diapers collected… Read More

SAU PBL members compete at state, qualify for nationals

May 3, 2012

The Phi Beta Lambda chapter at Southern Arkansas University recently attended the 2012 State Leadership Conference in Little Rock where the chapter brought home 39 state awards and recognitions, including seven first place awards. A total of 23 chapter members and two advisers along with SAU PBL alum Candyce McCann attended the three-day conference. A… Read More

Public invited to “Sweet Home Southern Arkansas”

February 23, 2012

It may not be every day that one has the opportunity to meet a reality television star, but that opportunity will present itself on Thursday, March 1, during an event called “Sweet Home Southern Arkansas.” Taking its name from CMT’s hit series “Sweet Home Alabama,” the event at the SAU Welcome Center will give attendees… Read More

Phi Beta Lambda seeks diaper donations

October 25, 2011

MAGNOLIA – For the second consecutive year, students from the Southern Arkansas University College of Business will be seeking donations of diapers to meet the need of families in Columbia County. Members of Phi Beta Lambda collected more than 4,200 diapers in the “Every Little Bottom” diaper drive in 2010. According to the organization, one… Read More

SAU-PBL named National Outstanding Chapter

July 11, 2011

Front Row left to right: Valerie Smith, Lauren Mitchell, Cecilie Lane, and Brittany Holleman. Back Row left to right: Adam Choate, Derek Fletcher, Amanda Watson, Deana Hughes, and Tommy Clark

MAGNOLIA – The Phi Beta Lambda chapter at Southern Arkansas University recently attended the 2011 National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., where it was recognized as a National Outstanding Chapter. Eleven chapter members and adviser Traci Hughes attended the four day conference, which included numerous leadership workshops, national competitive events, and national officer elections. Members… Read More

College of Business celebrates National FBLA-PBL Week

February 8, 2011

Magnolia Mayor Parnell Vann signs a proclamation for National FBLA-PBL Week as SAU PBL officers Kristi Canada of Camden, Brittany Holleman of Prescott, Valerie Smith of Junction City, and Tommy Clark of Magnet Cove look on.

MAGNOLIA – The Southern Arkansas University PBL chapter is celebrating National FBLA-PBL Week, February 6–12. Magnolia Mayor Parnell Vann visited the SAU campus on Monday and signed a proclamation proclaiming “the week of February 7 through February 11, 2011, as Future Business Leaders of American-Phi Beta Lambda Week in the City of Magnolia.”  He urges… Read More

SAU PBL chapter hosts state conference

November 1, 2010

Faculty from the SAU College of Business and members of the Business Ambassadors serve lunch to guests at the PBL State Fall Leadership Conference.

MAGNOLIA – The Phi Mu chapter of Phi Beta Lambda at Southern Arkansas University hosted the 2010 PBL State Fall Leadership Conference on Friday, Oct. 22.  More than 100 PBL members and advisers from across the state joined local chapter members for the two-day conference held at the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center… Read More

More than 4,200 diapers collected for local families in need

SAU PBL members pose with diapers collected during the Every Little Bottoms Diaper Drive.

MAGNOLIA – More than 4,200 diapers were collected on October by the Southern Arkansas University Phi Beta Lambda chapter as part of the “Every Little Bottom Diaper Drive.” The drive was sponsored by SAU PBL which held a competition between other campus organizations to donate diapers. “This is the first year we’ve been involved, and… Read More

First El Dorado Promise graduate receives degree from SAU

August 16, 2010

By Janice McIntyre, El Dorado News-Times  (re-published with permission) She was worried about money for college. Never in her wildest dreams did Ashley Baldwin, a 2007 graduate of El Dorado High School, think when she entered the high school gym one cold, January day, that her worries would be over. Now, about three and a… Read More