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New VC for Student Services Joins SAU Tech’s Staff

SAU Tech Hires New Executive Staff Member Camden, Arkansas-Southern Arkansas University Tech is pleased to introduce Dr. Edward Rice as the College’s new Vice Chancellor for Student Services. Dr. Edward Rice II is a native of Greenville, Ms. He received his A.A. degree from Mississippi Delta Community College in General Studies. He completed his B.A. degree at Mississippi State University …

SAU Tech Picked as State’s Best

SAU Tech Picked as State’s Best Community CollegeCamden, Arkansas- Southern Arkansas University Tech (SAU Tech) made the list as the best community college in Arkansas by Stacker.com. Stacker announced on November 6, 2020, a list of community colleges, one from every state, chosen as the best in their respective states. Stacker looked at data from Niche to find the top …

Brookshire’s Creates Scholarship Endowment

Brookshire Grocery Company Creates Endowment Pictured Above: Brookshire’s Assistant Manager, Yolanda Bradford, Paul Lindsey, SAU Tech Foundation Chair, Oliver Warren, Camden Brookshire’s Director, and Dr. Jason Morrison, SAU Tech Chancellor. Camden, Arkansas, November 9, 2020-The SAU Tech Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of an endowed scholarship by Brookshire Grocery Company out of Tyler, Texas. The company chose the …

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SAU Tech Course Earns Quality Matters Certification

SAU Tech Course Earns QM CertificationNovember 3, 2020 — Southern Arkansas University Tech’s (SAU Tech) Principles of Speech course earned the Quality Matters (QM) Certification Mark following a rigorous review process. The QM Certification Mark is the internationally recognized symbol of online and blended course design quality. It represents SAU Tech’s ongoing commitment to creating online learning environments that provide learners …

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SAU Tech’s Academic All-Star has big plans for the future.

SAU Tech ACC Academic All-Star Makes Plans for the FutureHenessae Shavers might not be the typical second-year college student when she starts talking about her plans for the future. A Bryant, Arkansas, high school graduate, Shavers has dreams and ambitions to train to be a forensic pathologist that may take her far away from her native state one day. Shavers …

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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, 2020, 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 …