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SAU Engineering gifted more than $1 million SAU Engineering gifted more than $1 million
A gift of more than $1 million by a Southern Arkansas University alumna will benefit scholarships for SAU’s growing Engineering program. The generous donor, Edna Cook Norvell, recently told SAU President Dr. Trey Berry that she chose to make the gift because of all the generous people who helped her while she was a student at Magnolia A&M (now SAU). Funds from this endowment will benefit future generations of students in the form of what will be known as NORCO SAU Engineering Scholarships. ... Read More
SAU Engineering gifted more than $1 million
SAU Engineering gifted more than $1 million
SAU to celebrate 101 years of homecoming SAU to celebrate 101 years of homecoming
Plan to experience a week of excitement as Southern Arkansas University celebrates “101 Years of Homecoming” Monday through Saturday, Sept. 26-Oct. 1. The homecoming week schedule is full of SAU traditions along with items debuting this year. One new feature is the ability to order SAU Homecoming T-shirts online at www.saualumni.com, or by calling the President’s Ambassadors, (870) 235-5217. The black T-shirts feature a large polka dotted “101,” inspired by 101 Dalmatians, with the silhouette of... Read More
SAU to celebrate 101 years of homecoming
SAU to celebrate 101 years of homecoming
For Arkansas 4-H President Mary Alice Cole, it’s always been SAU For Arkansas 4-H President Mary Alice Cole, it’s always been SAU
Mary Alice Cole never doubted she wanted to attend Southern Arkansas University, and now, after becoming state president of Arkansas 4-H, the incoming freshman has achieved that goal. “Ever since I was little, I always said I was going to SAU,” Cole said. “When I first came to tour, I got this feeling of home. It’s big enough for me to meet someone new every day, but small enough I can walk to class and see someone who knows me. I love it.” Cole, who is majoring in Agriculture Animal Science and... Read More
For Arkansas 4-H President Mary Alice Cole, it's always been SAU
For Arkansas 4-H President Mary Alice Cole, it’s always been SAU
Community collaborates to house SAU enrollment Community collaborates to house SAU enrollment
Breakfasts that are “the bomb” and “amazing” beds are two of the most popular aspects to living in area hotels hosting Southern Arkansas University students until Magnolia Hall opens in October. About 100 upperclassman residents and resident assistants are staying at the Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express in Magnolia. Record enrollment prompted the University to not only reserve 35 rooms at the Holiday Inn and 10 rooms at the Hampton, but use them, said Jennifer Rowsam, the residence hall direc... Read More
Community collaborates to house SAU enrollment
Community collaborates to house SAU enrollment
SAU Nursing excelling and expanding SAU Nursing excelling and expanding
More than a dozen initiatives at Southern Arkansas University’s Department of Nursing last year have paid off as SAU’s nursing graduates are earning top scores on the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) for this area. SAU’s official pass rate was 85.7% for July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016, which is the highest average among any university south of Little Rock, according to Dr. Brenda Trigg, chair of SAU’s Department of Nursing. “The hard work of our faculty and students are reflect... Read More
SAU Nursing excelling and expanding
SAU Nursing excelling and expanding
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