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SAU sets summer commencement for Aug. 4 SAU sets summer commencement for Aug. 4
Summer commencement ceremonies at Southern Arkansas University are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Aug. 4, 2017, at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. More graduate students are graduating in this ceremony than undergraduates. A total of 199 candidates from the School of Graduate Studies and 42 undergraduates from SAU’s four academic colleges will be recognized. John Ward, superintendent of Magnolia schools, will provide the commencement address.  Ward has served as superintendent since 2014. Prior to jo... Read More
SAU sets summer commencement for Aug. 4
SAU sets summer commencement for Aug. 4
Mulerider Kids and Teens Colleges inspire almost 500 youth Mulerider Kids and Teens Colleges inspire almost 500 youth
The third annual Mulerider Kids College (MKC) continued its record-setting growth this year and was followed by a new Mulerider Teen College (MTC) in what was two weeks of learning and fun at Southern Arkansas University. A total of 417 children from grades 1-6 registered for this year’s Mulerider Kids College camps, with 321 attending the morning MKC camp. The afternoon MKC camp, which was a new addition this year to accommodate the growing community interest, hosted 205 kids. A total of 123 MK... Read More
Mulerider Kids and Teens Colleges inspire almost 500 youth
Mulerider Kids and Teens Colleges inspire almost 500 youth
Braswell named executive director of SAU Foundation, Woods to direct Alumni Relations Braswell named executive director of SAU Foundation, Woods to direct Alumni Relations
Southern Arkansas University has announced the hiring of Macy Braswell to serve as its new Foundation executive director and Mike Woods as the new director of Alumni Relations, said Josh Kee, SAU’s vice president for development. Braswell, a resident of Magnolia, received her BS in agriculture business from SAU in 1999 and her MBA from Louisiana State University in 2006. She is executive director for Life Touch Hospice and SHARE Foundation in El Dorado. Woods, also of Magnolia, received his BBA ... Read More
Braswell named executive director of SAU Foundation, Woods to direct Alumni Relations
Braswell named executive director of SAU Foundation, Woods to direct Alumni Relations
Ice Breaker: SAU alum joins scientific team in Antarctica Ice Breaker: SAU alum joins scientific team in Antarctica
A 2016 graduate of Southern Arkansas University recently returned from a 65-day expedition to the Ross Sea in one of the harshest and most remote locations of the world – Antarctica. Casey O’Hara, who graduated from SAU with a BS in chemistry, was among the two dozen scientists who set sail from Lyttleton, New Zealand, for Antarctica on April 10. O’Hara, of Little Rock, Ark., said the expedition aimed to discover why, at a time when most polar areas are shrinking, the Ross Sea is covered with mo... Read More
Ice Breaker: SAU alum joins scientific team in Antarctica
Ice Breaker: SAU alum joins scientific team in Antarctica
SAU senior enjoys internship with Albemarle SAU senior enjoys internship with Albemarle
Dakotah Cooper, a senior chemistry major at Southern Arkansas University, is gaining valuable real-world experience at Albemarle in Magnolia, where he is interning this summer. The native of Greenbrier, Arkansas, said he has long been fascinated with science and chose SAU after learning it had started a Chemical Engineering program to compete with others in the state. “My interest in majoring in engineering began in the eighth grade,” Cooper said. “I realized how much I enjoyed problem-solving u... Read More
SAU senior enjoys internship with Albemarle
SAU senior enjoys internship with Albemarle
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