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Trey Berry Appointed Chancellor at Henderson State University

Arkansas State University System President Chuck Welch appoints Trey Berry as Henderson State University’s next chancellor, effective Jan. 1. read more >
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Lithium Boom: Magnolia Gets Ready for the RushLock Icon

South Arkansas offers advantages beyond its mineral-rich underground water, Standard Lithium Ltd. CEO Robert Mintak says. read more >
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Sanders Appoints 3 to Parks, Recreation & Travel Commission

Eric Jackson, Trey Berry and Rebecca Lentz will serve terms that expire on Jan. 14, 2029. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

SAU Gets $654K in Grants From Windgate Foundation

Southern Arkansas University of Magnolia has received grants totaling $653,774 from the nonprofit Windgate Foundation and will use the money for its art and design program and scholarships. read more >
Maria Markham, director of the Arkansas Division of Higher Education
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Arkansas Colleges Shrinking, and ‘Cliff’ Still LoomsLock Icon

A recent college attendance dip in Arkansas doesn’t reflect the “enrollment cliff” that higher education leaders have harped about for years. It’s been more of a slow roll down to the edge. read more >
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SAU Approves Lease Agreement for Hotel

Annual payments on the 50-year agreement will go toward scholarships. read more >
Trey Berry, president of Southern Arkansas University, donors, Board of Trustee members and administrators conclude a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the First Financial Bank Poultry Education Facility with an “egg cracking."
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SAU Cuts Ribbon on New Poultry Education Facility

Southern Arkansas University celebrates the opening of its First Financial Bank Poultry Education Facility on the north side of its Agriculture Center. read more >
Southern Arkansas University President Trey Berry

SAU Announces First Doctoral Program

Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia will offer its first doctoral program in fall 2021. read more >
Southern Arkansas University President Trey Berry
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SAU Bucks Trend as College Rolls FallLock Icon

With record enrollment, Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia aims for $22 million in its "Love & Loyalty" capital campaign. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

Southern Arkansas Calling the Devil DogsLock Icon

Calling college prospects in Morrilton: Southern Arkansas University wants you! read more >

SAU Board Approve New Degree Program, Hears Project Updates

Southern Arkansas University announces the addition of a bachelor of business administration in international business degree program. read more >
The First Financial Bank Poultry Education Facility, seen here in a rendering by Chore-Time of Milford, Indiana, is set to open at Southern Arkansas University in the fall of 2019.
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Mission of New Program at SAU: Incubating Poultry Managers

A $100K grant and new facilities at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia offer a workforce pipeline for a big Arkansas industry. read more >
Magnolia Mayor Parnell Vann: “The city council and I see that as a moneymaker for our city, having visitors in our town. I’ll put it this way: We’d love to have a Blossom Festival once a month.”
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Blooming Magnolia Looking to BoomLock Icon

Magnolia has bloomed in the last couple of years, but local leaders say the south Arkansas city — despite its lack of interstate access — is on the cusp of even greater growth. read more >
University of Artemisa Proctor/President Carlos Eduardo Suarez Ponciano speaks Wednesday during the agreement signing event. On the left is SAU President Trey Berry.

SAU, Cuban University Sign Historic Agreement

Southern Arkansas University and the University of Artemisa in Cuba signed an agreement Wednesday in the rotunda of the State Capitol, formalizing an academic exchange between the two universities. read more >
Ed Kardas, professor of psychology and director of the Honors College at Southern Arkansas University.
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Trump’s Cuba Plan Puts Stone in Path of A Better Relationship (Ed Kardas Commentary)

Friday's news about Cuba was disheartening to Southern Arkansas University professor and Cuba expert Ed Kardas. read more >
Trey Berry
Education / Legal

SAU Allows Easier Transfers for Criminal Studies Students

The Southern Arkansas University System announced Tuesday that it has streamlined the path between criminal justice programs at its two campuses. read more >
Ed Kardas, professor of psychology and director of the Honors College at Southern Arkansas University.
Education / Government & Politics

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

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. read more >
Corbet Lamkin

Corbet Lamkin to Retire From Chancellor Role at SAU Tech

Corbet Lamkin on Friday announced he will retire as chancellor of Southern Arkansas University Tech effective on Jan. 4. read more >
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Construction / Education

SAU Breaking Ground on $12M Dormitories After Record Enrollment

Southern Arkansas University will break ground Friday on a $12 million construction project to build two new residence halls. SAU President Trey Berry talks to Arkansas Business about construction and growth at the university. read more >
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Ben Johnson Named Interim Provost at SAU

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. read more >