Australia-New Zealand Trip


The group from the SAU Foundation’s South Seas Wonders trip poses for a photo amidst travels from Australia to New Zealand. Pictured, front row from left, Lawrence and Ann Oliver Bearden, Jeanie Bismark, Lauretta and Travis Buchanan; second row from left, Mark Bearden, Paula Boaz, and Judy Brazell; and back row from left, Therral and Jan Pharr Story, and Sammy Brazell.

Tulip River Cruise


  The SAU Foundation trip walks in the beautiful Keukenhof Garden in the Netherlands during the Tulip River Cruise. Pictured, from left, are Jeanie Bismark, Linda Shinn Grace, Sarah Shinn Newton, Anne and Nate Evers, Peggy and Lamar Lee, Molly Burns, and Dr. John and Harriet Alexander.

The Gift of Giving

Rosie Matlock-Muldrew serves on the SAU Foundation Board of Governors.

By Rosie Lee Matlock-Muldrew SAU Class of 1985 Serves on the SAU Foundation Board of Governors I was born in McKamie, Arkansas, and graduated from Stamps High School in 1980. On graduation night, I watched a number of my classmates receive thousands of dollars in scholarships to attend various colleges. I received a $100 CB Radio Club Scholarship from a group spearheaded by Mrs. Esta Rufus, mother of one of my girlfriends, Donna Washington. Mrs. Rufus approached me after graduation Read More

SAU Foundation Board of Governors

The Foundation Board of Governors Chair Jerry Mayfield and SAU President Dr. David Rankin recently recognized retiring SAU Foundation Governors. Retiring members of the Foundation Board of Governors include: • Debbie Arnold ’85 of Magnolia, with six years of service and one term as chair of the Board • Lawrence Bearden ’61 of Smackover, with 12 years of service and three terms as chair of the Board • Paul Gean ‘94 of Springdale with six years of service • Claude Read More

Endowed scholarship established in husband’s memory

Robert E. Upperman
and Dorothy Camp Upperman

The Robert E. Upperman endowment becomes a part of the SAU Foundation General Endowment managed by the SAU Foundation Board of Governors. Named endowments, listed on the Endowment Honor Wall in the Reynolds Center, provide a perpetual source of income for the purposes selected by the donors. Endowments are designed to keep the principal intact while using the investment income to benefit the University through scholarships, academic enrichments, athletic enrichments, professorships or other designations. For more information on how you Read More