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Southern Arkansas University's Marine Biology Program Begins This Fall

by Lee Hogan 7/7/2014 10:37 am

Southern Arkansas University will offer the state's first marine biology degree beginning this fall. The university hopes the new program will draw in students from across the state and region.

Southern Arkansas Selects Presidential Search Committee

by Lee Hogan 6/16/2014 9:48 am

Southern Arkansas University has selected a 12-person search committee to find the university's next president. David Rankin announced his retirement May, which is effective June 30.

SAU Approves Bond Sale for University Village

by Associated Press 6/13/2014 1:30 pm

The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees has approved a $10 million bond sale that's expected to save the university more than $100,000 annually over the next 20 years.

Southern Arkansas University Raises Tuition

by Associated Press 6/1/2014 1:26 pm

The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.65-percent increase in tuition and fees.

SAU President David Rankin Announces Plans to Retire in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Rankin, who is also chairman of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors, has been president of the Magnolia university since 2002. He will officially step down June 30, 2015.

David Rankin, Southern Arkansas University President, to Retire

by Marty Cook 5/1/2014 1:47 pm

Southern Arkansas University President David Rankin says he will retire after the next academic year.

Mangan Holcomb, Social Innovation Get Go Green Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Mangan Holcomb Partners and Social Innovation, both of Little Rock, were recently awarded seven Go Green advertising awards in recognition for their work with Keep Arkansas Beautiful and Delta Plastics.

SAU Alumni Association Receives Record Gift for Pavilion

by Lee Hogan 2/24/2014 1:58 pm

What's being called a "record gift" from an alumna has put the Southern Arkansas University Alumni Association ahead of schedule on its plans for a pavilion in the Welcome Center lawn.

Engineering Program at Southern Arkansas University Gets State OK

by Mark Carter 2/3/2014 2:14 pm

Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia has been authorized by the state to establish a bachelor of science in engineering program, the school announced.

Report: 1,444 Students Have Received El Dorado Promise Money

by Lance Turner 1/22/2014 12:01 pm

The El Dorado Promise, which today marks its seventh anniversary, has issued its 2014 annual report. The brief report says that there have been 1,444 Promise scholarship recipients to date.

White River Health System Takes Two Diamond Awards for Marketing (Kudos)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2013 12:00 am

The awards, given by the Arkansas Hospital Association and the Arkansas Society for Healthcare Marketing & Public Relations, recognized the team for its work on the WRHS website and the White River Medical Center campus map design.

SAU Latest College to Opt Out of Guns on Campus

by Associated Press 6/21/2013 2:13 pm

The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees has voted to prohibit concealed weapons on campus.

Southern Arkansas' Ben Johnson Receives Endowed Professorship in State's History

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2013 12:00 am

Ben Johnson has been selected to receive the first endowed professorship in Arkansas studies. It was donated by John and Dora Ragsdale, who are known for their support of Arkansas history and chose Johnson on the basis of his research and commitment.

Ben Johnson Receives SAU Endowed Professorship in Arkansas Studies

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 2:20 pm

Southern Arkansas University said Monday that Ben Johnson, a history professor, has been selected to receive the first endowed professorship in Arkansas studies.

Southern Arkansas Saddles Up For Its Version of 'Gangnam Style'

by Tre Baker 11/1/2012 12:05 pm

The South Korean hit song "Gangnam Style" by Psy has spurred its fair share of parodies, with the latest one being a student-produced recruiting video for Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.