Orval Childs Lecture Hall – SAU Agriculture Center

A campaign to name the large lecture hall in the Agriculture Center

 for Orval Childs, an icon who devoted his life to agriculture students at SAU.


Connecting with the past to benefit the future

Your investment of $5,000, which may be paid over three years, will be placed towards the effort to name the large lecture hall in the new Agriculture Center in honor of Orval Childs.  The total amount of your contribution will be placed towards equipping the new facility with the most advanced technology and resources to educate the next generation of leaders in agriculture.

 CLICK HERE to be a part of the campaign to name the large lecture hall in honor of Orval Childs.

By investing in this facility, you will be investing in Southern Arkansas University, the community, and the region, as we prepare to feed and clothe the world in the 21st Century.


Thank you to the following alumni and friends who are participating in this campaign.

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bailey

Mrs. Holly Childs

Dr. B.C. Dodson

Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Duckett

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Duckett

The Fullenwider Family

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Golden

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hines

Dr. and Mrs. Corbet Lamkin

Senator and Mrs. Bruce Maloch

Elwin and Peggy Maloch

Mr. and Mrs. Doss Walker



Mission Statement

The mission of Southern Arkansas University Foundation is to assist and coordinate in raising and managing funds and resources on behalf of Southern Arkansas University to be used exclusively in furthering the literary, scientific, and educational purposes of the university.

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