$4.4 million arena at SAU to host its first SAU rodeo: Farmers Bank gives $250K for reception center

March 17, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Farmers Bank and Trust of Magnolia recently donated $250,000 for the Farmers Bank Reception Center at Story Arena.  Pictured from left, are Farmers Bank President Steve Keith, Executive Director of the SAU Foundation Jeanie Bismark, SAU President Dr. David Rankin, Farmers Bank Chairman and CEO Bob Burns, and SAU Director of Major Gifts Josh Kee. […]



Dedmon memorialized in naming of Agri student lounge

March 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Kory Jacob Dedmon was remembered at Southern Arkansas University Thursday, February 13, 2014, in a ceremony to name the student lounge at SAU’s Agriculture Center in his honor. Dedmon’s life was cut short in an automobile accident on December 26, 2007 just a semester before he was scheduled to graduate with a degree in Agriculture […]

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Hawaii by Land and Sea

December 10, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

Southern Arkansas University presents Hawaii by Land and Sea February 6 – February 15, 2015 Featuring a 7-night cruise aboard NCL’s Pride of America 10 Days – 22 Meals:  8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, and 8 Dinners Highlights:  Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu City Tour, Maui, Hilo, Kona, Kauai, North Shore of Oahu BOOK […]



The Gift of Giving

March 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

The Gift of Giving  Rosie Lee Matlock-Muldrew  SAU Class of 1985  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 […]

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Robert E. Upperman Scholarship Endowment

Mrs. Dorothy Camp Upperman has established an endowed scholarship at Southern Arkansas University in memory of her husband, Robert E. Upperman. A native of Springhill, Louisiana,... [Read more]

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Area Farm Bureaus Invest in Agriculture

Union County Farm Bureau has invested  $10,000 in the Agriculture Center at Southern Arkansas University.  This commitment will help ensure that agriculture students and faculty... [Read more]