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Post-Castro, Cubans Can Look Forward to the Future (Ed Kardas Commentary)

by Ed Kardas 12/2/2016 8:00 am

d Kardas, a professor at Southern Arkansas University who was part of a delegation to the University of Artemisa in Cuba last week, writes about the impact of Fidel Castro's death.

Gaming, Interactive Media Degrees Add to State's Focus on Technology Education

by Alexis Crowe 10/25/2016 1:51 pm

It's the lazy college student cliché: sitting in a dorm room playing video games until 2:30 a.m. But for some students, video games have a new, more productive role.

UALR Recognizes Elaine Eubank, Paul Nolte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Elaine Eubank, president and CEO of Easter Seals Arkansas, will receive the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 at a luncheon on May 13, and Paul Nolte, an entrepreneur in the election equipment industry, will receive the President’s Award.

Lockheed Martin Gives SAU $20K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/15/2016 3:11 pm

Southern Arkansas University Engineering receives $20,000 from Lockheed Martin, a contribution that brings the total amount raised to SAU Engineering to more than $350,000.

Heavy Rain Prompts Closure of Roads, Schools in Arkansas

by Associated Press 3/10/2016 7:47 am

Heavy rainfall has prompted the closure of some schools and roads in southern Arkansas, and forecasters say the deluge will continue for the rest of the week.

Arkansas Colleges Live With Legacy of 1942 Vote

by Gwen Moritz 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Placed on the statewide ballot by petition and adopted on Nov. 3, 1942, Amendment 33 insulated institutes of higher education and “all charitable, penal or correctional institutions” from the whims and provincialism of politicians.

Tesseract Center, Arkansas Universities Embrace Game Design

by Marty Cook 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas universities are embracing the curriculum of digital game design, an industry that pays its software developers a median income of more than $90,000.

David Ashby Recognized by Arkansas Society of CPAs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

J. David Ashby recently received the Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award for 2015 from the Arkansas Society of CPAs.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes $40,000 Donation to SAU Engineering

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/2/2015 9:11 am

GenCorp Foundation, the philanthropic arm of GenCorp and its subsidiary company Aerojet Rocketdyne of Camden, invested $20,000 in the engineering program at Southern Arkansas University, completing a $40,000 overall donation.

Southern Arkansas University Student Elected National President of FFA

by Associated Press 11/2/2015 7:07 am

Taylor McNeel was elected Saturday during the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky.

SAU Board Chairman Buddy Franks Dies

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2015 10:18 am

O.A. "Buddy" Franks Jr., the chairman of the Southern Arkansas University board of trustees, died Monday morning at his home in Magnolia, the university announced Tuesday.

SAU To Name Business School for David Rankin

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2015 10:34 am

Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia has raised more than $780,000 to name its College of Business after retiring school president David Rankin and create an endowment in his honor, it was announced Monday.

Lawrence Bearden Named to SAU Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2015 5:24 pm

He fills a vacancy left by the passing of board chair Bill Stringfellow last year. The appointment expires in January 2016.

Ben Johnson Named Interim Provost at SAU

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2015 10:09 am

Southern Arkansas University has named Ben Johnson its interim provost and vice president for academic affairs for the 2015-16 academic year, the school announced Friday.

Foundation Grant Will Buy Equipment for SAU Simulation Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2015 10:20 am

The Blue & You Foundation has given a $149,128 grant to Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia for the purchase of equipment for the university's Health Sciences Simulation Center.

Trey Berry Named President of Southern Arkansas University

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2015 4:47 pm

Southern Arkansas University's Board of Trustees said Thursday that it has selected Trey Berry as its 12th university president.

SAU Begins Construction of Health-Care Training Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/17/2015 10:54 am

Construction on the 1,920 SF Health Science Simulation Center at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia is underway, the school announced Tuesday.

Murphy USA Gives $25K for SAU's New Field House

by Associated Press 1/28/2015 7:27 am

An El Dorado company has donated $25,000 to help Southern Arkansas University build a new field house.

SAU Names 3 Finalists for in Search for New President

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2015 9:53 am

The finalists are: Trey Berry, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at SAU; Phillip Marc Wilson, President of Rich Mountain Community College in Mena; and Cornelius Wooten, Vice President for Administration and Finance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

SAU Names Three Finalists for in Search for New President

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2015 9:53 am

The finalists are: Trey Berry, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at SAU; Phillip Marc Wilson, President of Rich Mountain Community College in Mena; and Cornelius Wooten, Vice President for Administration and Finance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania