Name: Southern Arkansas University Tech
Chancellor: Corbet Lamkin
Campus Setting: Town, Remote
Year Established: 1968
Governing Board Website
Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data
2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Part Time: 64.8%
Full Time: 35.2%
African American: 35.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 0.5%
Native American: 0.4%
Quote from the Chancellor
"Southern Arkansas University Tech (SAU Tech) is a two-year college that serves students and the community by offering career and technical programs, transfer programs, and operating the Arkansas Fire Training Academy, the Arkansas Environmental Training Academy and the Ouachita, Calhoun and Columbia County Adult Education Centers. The college has a strong concurrent enrollment program and operates a secondary career center on its campus to serve students from area high schools. SAU Tech is unique in that it is located inside Highland Industrial Park, which is the largest privately owned industrial park in the southern United States."
- SAU Tech provides training for an average of 300 area workers each year.
- The college has a video and film production program that helps students find internships and jobs in the major motion picture industry.
- SAU Tech’s other unique programs include graphic design, web design, and aviation maintenance technology.
- The college started a welding academy this fall that offers an intensive nine-month certification training course for students who already have basic welding skills.