SAU Honors College

The SAU Honors College was founded in 2003 by Dr. David Rankin, president of SAU. Dr. Lynne Belcher served as founding director and continues to serve as a faculty member and advisor. The Honors College seeks and admits qualified students who seek to pursue a serious academic program with equally gifted peers and committed teachers. Honors classes are small and provide academically enriching opportunities for students and the faculty who teach them. Currently, SAU enrolls 162 honors students and graduated 12 in 2012-2013. Anyone interested in applying to the Honors College or seeking further information should contact the director, Dr. Edward P. Kardas at or at 870 904-8897.

Friday, August 8, 2014

C. J. Heaton Graduates

Caitlyn Heaton

Caitlyn Heaton graduated today and has already begun to work a a junior high school social sciences teacher (teaching world history) in Pine Bluff. Congratulations!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Jessica Zigler Graduates

Jessica Zigler

The Honors College congratulates Jessica Zigler upon her graduation in May 2014.

Clinton Winters Graduates

Clinton Winters

The Honors College congratulates Clinton Winters upon his graduation in May 2014.

Rachel Wetherington Graduates

Rachel Wetherington 

The Honors College congratulates Rachel Wetherington upon her graduation in May 2014.

Pui Tan Graduates

Pui Tan 

The Honors College congratulates Pui Tan upon her graduation in May 2014.

James Stone Graduates

James Stone

The Honors College congratulates James Stone upon his graduation in May 2014. He plans to pursue a career in Agricultural education, and is currently looking for jobs in several schools of the State of Arkansas. He plans to pursue a Master at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville if he fails to obtain a job as a teacher in either Agriculture or Biology after his certification.

Subir Shakya Graduates

Subir Shakya

The Honors College congratulates Subir Shakya upon his graduation in May 2014. He plans to entertain his parents by taking them around the East Coast for a month, and spend the rest of his Summer vacation at the Smithsonian. He plans to start Graduate school at Louisiana State University next fall.