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SAU Tech to Host Rocket Night with Houston Nutt

Coach Nutt Featured Speaker at Rocket Night The Southern Arkansas University Tech Foundation is pleased to announce that Coach Houston Nutt will be the featured guest for Rocket Night on April 24, 2021, at 6:30 pm. Rocket Night is an annual fundraiser for student scholarships and a night to recognize SAU Tech’s students’ academic and athletic achievements. Coach Nutt had …

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Betty J. Lewis Unsung Hero, Dr. Valerie Wilson

Dr. Valerie Wilson – Betty J. Lewis Unsung Hero Dr. Valerie Wilson has been chosen as the Betty J. Lewis Unsung Hero for March 2021 by the Black History Celebration Committee. Each year the group, comprised of college staff and community members, hosts an annual fundraiser to raise money for the Betty J. Lewis Minority Scholarship Fund. Due to the …

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SAU Tech Registrar Awarded

SAU Tech Registrar Service Awards SAU Tech is proud to announce the recent honors received by Registrar, Wayne Banks. During the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO) virtual conference, Banks was awarded a distinguished service award and honorary membership for his dedication and years of service to SACRAO. During his time with SACRAO, Banks served on numerous …

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SAU Tech at 100% with Strong Start to Finish Initiative

SAU Tech Making Students a PrioritySouthern Arkansas University Tech (SAU Tech) is proud to share that the College’s recent participation in the Strong Start to Finish initiative with the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) is progressing successfully. The Strong Start to Finish initiative is an effort by Arkansas’s colleges to ensure that students who start college underprepared are enrolled …

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OPED Announces Workforce Training

OPED Announces Payment of Workforce Training Incentive Representatives from the Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development (OPED) board of directors, SAU Tech, and Aerojet Rocketdyne officials met at the OPED offices for a check presentation ceremony on Monday, January 11 at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony reflects the payment of workforce training incentives to Aerojet Rocketdyne under an agreement executed with the …

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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 …