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SAU Tech Awarded DRA WORC Grant

SAU Tech Announces Grant AwardDuring a Facebook Live event on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, Southern Arkansas University Tech announced that the College is the recipient of a US Department of Labor and Delta Regional Authority Grant-Workforce Opportunities in Rural Communities (WORC). The grant announcement came after the official press release earlier that day from the US Department of Labor. SAU …

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SAU Tech Graduates First Future Fit Class

SAU Tech Graduates First Future Fit Class Charles King, Director of Environmental Health & Safety with Armtec Defense Technologies, one of the events guest speakers. Southern Arkansas University Tech held its first Future Fit graduation on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Eleven students started the pre-employment course nine-weeks ago, and eleven graduated. The graduates are as follows: Ashley …

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The Rocket Preschool is Officially Open

South Central Service Cooperative and SAU Tech Partnership Results in new preschool Today, September 2, 2020, marked the official grand opening of the Rocket Preschool. The event took place inside the College’s auditorium due to unpredictable weather. The event was attended by Rocket Preschool children, their teachers, and Karen Kay McMahen, South Central Service Cooperative (SCSC), Stephanie Sliva, Rocket PreK …

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SAU Tech Mourns Passing of Hall of Fame Alumni

SAU Tech Hall of Fame Alumni is RememberedWe are saddened to learn of the passing of former SAU Tech gymnast, Rita Welch-O’Conner. On Monday, August 17, 20202, Mitzi (Bartek) Harris, a life-time friend and classmate of Rita, notified the College that the battle over cancer that Rita had fought so hard was over. Mitzi shared photos and memories of the …

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Employees Awarded at SAU Tech Zoom Convocation

SAU Tech Hosts Zoom Convocation and Employee Award EventA first, for the College, occurred today, August 14, 2020, as SAU Tech conducted fall convocation activities via Zoom. The event was attended by those receiving awards and select staff members who presented during the event. Dr. Jason Morrison encouraged the staff and faculty to work together this fall to ensure students’ …

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SAU Tech Prepares for Students

SAU Tech Prepares for Students to Start Classes Southern Arkansas University Tech Press Release August 13, 2020 Camden, Arkansas- Southern Arkansas University Tech (SAU Tech) is making final preparations for students to return to classes on-campus on Wednesday, August 19. Housing students move-in Saturday, and Monday thru Friday is late registration. The College spent the summer working on a comprehensive …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Continues Support of SAU Tech’s Workforce Training

Aerojet Rocketdyne Continues Support of SAU Tech’s Workforce Training Program Aerojet Rocketdyne and Southern Arkansas University Tech, both located in the Highland Industrial Park in East Camden, Arkansas, are excited to announce the latest collaborative engagement, helping to build strong career opportunities in South Arkansas.   Aerojet Rocketdyne recently donated a Computed Radiography (CR) system to SAU Tech’s Non-Destructive Testing and …

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Thomson Shows Support

Thomson shows support for rockets Pictured:  Martin Levinson, Rocket Men’s Basketball Coach, Betsy Thomson, Dr. Jason Morrison, SAU Tech Chancellor, Aramie Brooks, Women’s Basketball Coach Camden, AR- SAU Tech is pleased to announce a new local sponsor of Rocket Athletics. Betsy Thomson, the owner of a local State Farm Insurance Agency, is showing her support for Rocket athletes with a …

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Manning Picked to Serve on National Board

Gaye Manning Elected to HERS Board Camden, Arkansas- Southern Arkansas University (SAU Tech) is pleased to announce the appointment of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, Gaye Manning, to the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Board of Directors.  The news came on Friday, June 19, 2020, in a letter from the HERS Board Chair, Dr. Tuajuanda C. Jordan. The letter …

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SAU Tech Prepares for Fall Semester

SAU Tech Prepares for Fall SemesterCamden, AR-Since the middle of March when the COVID-19 restrictions started, SAU Tech has been adapting to the limitations and safety precautions recommended by the CDC and the State of Arkansas to keep both students and employees safe. To address the impact of COVID-19 on daily operations, Dr. Jason Morrison assembled a Pandemic Task Force …

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SAU Tech Receives Emergency Food Relief Grant

SAU Tech receives Emergency Food Relief Grant Dr. Jason Morrison, chancellor of SAU Tech, is excited to announce that the SAU Tech Food Pantry received $225 funding on May 26, 2020, from the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance through the Walmart Foundation. The 2020 Emergency Food Relief Grant gave feeding programs and other organizations across Arkansas the chance to apply for …

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SAU Tech Inducts 2020 Hall of Fame Members

SAU Tech 2020 Rocket Athletics Hall of Fame InductionsApril 30, 2020, marked the second SAU Tech Rocket Athletics Induction Ceremony for the College. Dr. Jason Morrison, during a Facebook Live event, announced the 2020 inductees and thanked the community for all the support given in the last few years for the new NJCAA athletic programs started by SAU Tech. After …

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SAU Tech to Celebrate Graduates with Alternative Ceremony

SAU Tech to Celebrate 2020 Graduates with Alternative Ceremony Southern Arkansas University Tech-Camden, Arkansas- SAU Tech is pleased to announce graduation plans for SAU Tech’s 2020 graduates. On May 9, 2020, starting at 9:30 am, SAU Tech graduates will begin entering the campus to line-up for a drive-through graduation ceremony to start at 10:30 am. SAU Tech staff and faculty …

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SAU Tech Adult Ed Receives Notice of Program Approval

SAU Tech’s Adult Education Program is Approved The photo above was taken earlier this academic year during the Adult Education Week. Southern Arkansas University Tech-Camden, Arkansas- SAU Tech’s Adult Education division, received word from the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services that SAU Tech’s request to continue as the Local Educating Authority for Adult Education for 2020-2024 was approved. Every three …

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Planning for the Future, SAU Tech Add Another University Transfer

SAU Tech and SAU Sign Agreement for Public Health Transfer Pictured Above: Back Row- Dr. Valerie Wilson, SAU Tech Vice Chancellor for Academics and Planning, Dr. David Lanoue, SAU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Front Row- Dr. Jason Morrison, SAU Tech Chancellor, Dr. Trey Berry, SAU System President. This spring delivered another university transfer for SAU Tech students. …