After more than 20 years as an award-winning journalist and newspaper editor, Shea Hutchens-Wilson had an unexpected change in careers, but she stayed true to her passion to her four-legged friends. In April 2011, Hutchens-Wilson left her beloved career in journalism to take on the challenges of Communications Administrator for the Arkansas Department of Corrections… Read More
About Toni Walthall
Graduated with a B.A. in graphic design from SAU in 1999. I got my start in journalism as a political cartoonist at "The Bray" and spent 12 years working as a reporter, columnist, writer, editor, illustrator/cartoonist and occasional photographer for WEHCO Media, Stephens Media and "The Birmingham News" (Birmingham, Ala.). I returned to SAU in 2010 as marketing & project coordinator for communications and became University Editor July 2012 and Media Relations Manager by the end of 2012. Proud to be a Mulerider!
Young James Willis spent much of his childhood in Heber Springs checking out books from a one-room library in city hall. He loved to read. “My parents were very intelligent, but like so many people of their generation in Arkansas, neither graduated from high school,” he said. He worked from the time he was 11,… Read More
Dr. David Ashby became interested in finance early. He was inspired by watching people and their spending habits, noting how some high income families managed to spend all their money while others on more modest incomes were able to accumulate comfortable nest eggs that would allow them to retire comfortably. He was influenced by his… Read More
Growing up in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area of Texas, Don Unamba had a single focus. “I grew up thinking football. I have never wanted to do anything else,” he said. Growing up in a state known for its love of football, Unamba watched his brother, Trumaine Johnson, on the gridiron and was a loyal fan… Read More
Dr. James Willis Contributing The championship Mulerider football team of 1972 learned a lifetime of lessons from Coach James “Sonny” Whittington – lessons that made a difference on the gridiron and in life. His enduring influence in their lives sparked a group of alumni teammates to start an endowment in Whittington’s honor. “As a defensive… Read More