SAU Alumni Association to honor distinguished alumni

McMahon Stadium

The Southern Arkansas University Alumni Association is hosting its annual Distinguished Alumni and Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the SAU Reynolds Center Grand Hall. Alumni and friends are invited to attend. RSVP by calling the SAU Alumni Office at (870) 235-4079 or toll-free at (800) 797-1986. The event is themed, “Tonight we ride in their shoes,” and will highlight the following award recipients: Distinguished Young Alumni – Nik Lewis, 2003 Distinguished Alumni Read More

Raise the roof: SAU Alumni Association hopes to raise funds for a pavilion

The SAU Alumni Association hopes to garner partners to help “Raise the Roof” on a new 2,720 square-foot pavilion on the lawn of the Welcome Center. “We are extremely excited about this new project and even more excited to offer our Mulegating alumni more comfortable accommodations to enjoy during their Mulegating experience,” said Ceil Bridges, SAU alumni director. The pavilion will benefit more than just those who Mulegate. It will be a perfect place to hold gatherings, reunions, and other Read More

Winter 2014 – In memory of

1940-1949 Ross McAlister ’40, April 3, 2013 1950-1959 Bettye (Taylor) Bean ’55, September 9, 2013 Leon Cottrell ’51, November 21, 2013 Sara Caroline “Sasa” Couch ’55, December 14, 2013 Charles Lanphere ’50, November 16, 2013 1960-1969 Dudley Wayne Cryer ’66, November 17, 2013 John Curry ’60, September 14, 2013 Mary (Craig) Nygaard ’60, August 22, 2013 1990-1999 Cynthia Lynell Hanry ’91, August 15, 2013 2000-2013 Jason Cook, November 29, 2013 Billy Raymond Brigham, November 13, 2013 Jacob Shireman, December 12, Read More

Winter 2014 – Little Muleriders

Madeleine Brice

C.T. and Tara (Grimmett) Almand ’08 of Waldo had their first child, Dixie Marie, on August 15, 2013. Dixie was 7lbs. 7 ½ oz. and 19” long. Dixie is welcomed into the world by grandparents Byron ’49 and Sandy (Brasher) Grimmett ’71 of Waldo and Darren and Julia (Smith) Almand ’91 of Texarkana, Ark. Chantal Brice (Communications Dept.) and Jared Brice ’05 welcomed their first child on August 14, 2013. Madeleine Hannah Brice was born at 9:26 a.m. in Magnolia Read More

Winter 2014 – Weddings

Lacey (Cobb) (Current Student) and Jeremy Morgan ’13 were married November 23, 2013, at Central Baptist Church in Magnolia, AR. Haley (Lambert) ’13 and Bryce Rowan ’12 ’13 were married on November 23, 2013, at Cullendale Baptist Church in Camden, Ark. Morgan (McRae) ’12 and Monte Elam were married on November 2, 2013. Lila (Sivley) ’11 married Clayton McWilliams ’10 on May 4, 2013. The ceremony was held at the bride’s parent’s home in Ashdown, Ark.