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Higher Learning Commission to evaluate SAU for accreditation

By Nathan Salsbury On December 4, a group of five faculty members from various schools in the region will visit Spring Arbor University (SAU) to evaluate the school and decide whether or not it will maintain its regional accreditation.   On Monday, October 16, a student leadership meeting was held to inform students about SAU’s upcoming evaluation. Professor of Sociology John Hawthorne, alongside a team of other faculty members, has been

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Phishing emails continue to test SAU cyber security

By Kayla Williamson Every morning, Chief Information Officer Chris Blackstone runs a report that pulls a list of all email accounts that have forwarding rules set up. He then looks at the name of each email account that is forwarded for any clue it might be a fake email. “The challenge with all this is that it’s kind of like a dam that’s cracking and trying to put your finger in the holes,” Blackstone said. “It’s kind

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New Wi-Fi installed on campus and other tech news

By Kayla Williamson Over the summer, the Information Services team launched a $1 million project to overhaul Spring Arbor University’s (SAU) Wi-Fi network. Completely funded by the Information Services budget, this network rebuild replaces every Wi-Fi box on campus and more than doubles the number of access points on campus. This means Wi-Fi signals should range farther and be stronger across campus. The dorms’ boxes have already been

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New Microbiology Lab: Weatherwax Foundation Sponsors Upgrade

By Nathaniel Salsbury The Department of Biology and Chemistry upgraded one of its labs in Whiteman-Gibbs over the summer to create a more modern environment thanks to donors and a grant. Spring Arbor University (SAU) decided a renovation was needed because Whiteman-Gibbs was built nearly 50 years ago. “The facilities are older than I would like and so I’m rejoicing that we have a

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