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Family Day
Rescheduled for October 6
All Family Day activities are being moved to Saturday, October 6, due to the increasing threat of inclement weather. The Mulerider football game will still kickoff Saturday at 6 p.m. at Wilkins Stadium. More details will be released in the upcoming week about the new Family Day schedule for October 6.
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SAU offers more than 80 academic programs,
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  • New Public Health program exemplifies SAU’s commitment to service, career preparation

    Southern Arkansas University now offers a degree in Public Health, a field Jennifer Kelton-Huff, program coordinator, said offers a rewarding career path to students with a “servant’s heart.”

    In addition to core public health courses, the 120-hour Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree plan includes courses in nursing, biology, psychology, sociology, health sciences, and recreation. The curriculum also incorporates an upper-level public health internship, which emphasizes the importance of community collaboration and SAU’s commitment to meaningful career preparation, skills development, and effective citizenship. The program is being offered for the first time this fall at SAU.

    Kelton-Huff comes to SAU from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, bringing years of professional and academic experience to the new curriculum at Magnolia. She thinks of the public health field as an “unknown gem,” attracting students who want to serve in their communities.


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