A Celebration of Opportunity through Giving to Southern Arkansas University was the theme of the annual Southern Arkansas University Foundation, Inc. dinner recognizing donor milestones achieved during the past year. Videos created by the SAU Communications Center proved the attendees with expressions of appreciation from students as well as glimpses of new and innovative academic programs.
SAU broke ground on two major athletic projects this spring. The first, on April 27, celebrated major upgrades upcoming for the Mulerider Track and Field facility. Designed by WER architects, this project will result in a complete overhaul of the existing track and field complex. The scope includes all-new infrastructure, track and event surfaces, seating for 500 spectators, and… Read More
As if earning a spot in the College National Finals Rodeo five years in a row for Southern Arkansas University’s Loni Pearce was not enough, she became the goat tying national champion in her final trip to Casper, Wyoming, on June 20, 2015. Pearce entered the short round in first place. Her final run of 6.8-seconds was best by… Read More
Southern Arkansas University broke ground on a new engineering building on Tuesday, April 28, just behind the University Science Center. SAU launched the only four-year engineering program in the southern half of Arkansas this past fall, and enrollment has reached more than 50 students in the first year. The University currently offers four degree possibilities with the Bachelor of Science in… Read More
Rather than worrying about burning up on the beach, nine Arkansas engineering students are spending their summers concerned with helping state agencies burn less energy. This summer marks the first year of the energy engineering summer internship program, which is sponsored by the Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse. After only a couple of weeks recovering from the spring semester, the emerging engineers… Read More