Archives for November 2012

Chartwells Announces Holiday Dining Hours

With students heading home for Thanksgiving break, Chartwells has announced special hours of operation during next week.

The reduced hours will go into effect on Tuesday, November 20.

On Tuesday, both Grab-N-Go locations will cease operations at 1:30 p.m., and the Baswell Techionery and the convenience store will close at 2 p.m.

Chambers Cafeteria will be open throughout the break but will offer reduced service beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Their schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, November 20

  • Continual Service – 2-4:30 p.m.
  • Dinner (only one open station) – 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 21

  • Continental Breakfast 8-9 a.m.
  • Lunch (burgers) – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Dinner (sub sandwiches) – 5-6 p.m.

Thursday, November 22

  • Continental Breakfast 8-9 a.m.
  • Lunch (turkey lunch) – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Dinner (pizza) – 5-6 p.m.

Friday, November 23

  • Continental Breakfast 8-9 a.m.
  • Lunch (sandwiches) – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Dinner (chili station) – 5-6 p.m.

Saturday, November 24

  • Lunch (continental breakfast and burgers) – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Dinner (chicken nuggets) – 5-6 p.m.

Sunday, November 25

  • Lunch (one station) – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Dinner – 5-6:30 p.m.

Chartwells will resume full dining service operations on Monday, November 26.

CMLA Schedules Nov. 26 Meeting

The Arkansas Tech University Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) will meet on Monday, Nov. 26, at Crabaugh Hall room 304.

The Arkansas Tech University Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) will meet on Monday, Nov. 26, at Crabaugh Hall room 304.

The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. CMLA officer Ben Hare reported that the meeting is potluck, so attendees are asked to bring their favorite dish or snack. 

For more information, contact Hare at bhare@atu.edu or Mandy Wilson at mwilson27@atu.edu.

Spirit Squads Plan 2013 Clinics

Area youth interested in improving their skills in cheerleading and dance are invited to participate in one of two clinics that the Arkansas Tech University spirit squads will host in early 2013.

Area youth interested in improving their skills in cheerleading and dance are invited to participate in one of two clinics that the Arkansas Tech University spirit squads will host in early 2013.

The Arkansas Tech Cheerleaders and the Arkansas Tech Golden Girls dance team will host a youth spirit clinic for children age 5-12 on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.

The clinic will last from noon-2:30 p.m. in Hull Physical Education Building room 112, and all clinic participants will be invited to perform at halftime of the Arkansas Tech women’s basketball game later that evening at Tucker Coliseum.

Tip-off for the basketball game is scheduled for 4 p.m.

Youth age 13 and older are invited to participate in a spirit critique clinic hosted by the Tech Cheerleaders and Golden Girls on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.

The spirit critique clinic will last from 1-4 p.m. in Hull Physical Education Building room 112.

Cost for the clinics is $25 per person, which includes a clinic T-shirt.

Learn more about and register for the youth spirit clinic for children age 5-12.

Learn more about and register for the spirit critique clinic for youth age 13 and older.

Lean more about the Arkansas Tech spirit squads.

Talent Expo and Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Arkansas Tech International and Multicultural Student Services Office (IMSSO) held a photo contest and a talent expo last week as a part of International Education Week.

The Arkansas Tech International and Multicultural Student Services Office (IMSSO) held a photo contest and a Talent Expo last week as a part of International Education week.

The theme for the photo contest was “Sports Around the World” and it was open to all Tech students.

The Talent Expo featured dance styles from all around the world.

The winners of the photo contest are:

  • First Place: Jesse Dare
  • Second Place: Sai Kishore Devulapalli
  • Third Place: Anh Bui

The winners of the Talent Expo are:

  • First Place: Mexican Group Dance led by Lizet Rodriguez
  • Second Place: Bollywood Masala Dance by Sai Kishore Devulapalli
  • Third Place: Nexican Carnical Group Dance led by Ana Maria Paz

For information about the IMSSO offices visit their page on the Tech website.

New Option for Accessing Software

Arkansas Tech University is making it easier for students to access software needed to complete assignments.

 

Arkansas Tech University is making it easier for students to access software needed to complete assignments.

Computer Services is now offering a pool of virtual desktops that will allow students to access software that is normally available in the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center.

The software packages available includes Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, SolidWorks, MATLAB, SPSS and more.

Officials in Computer Services say the virtual desktops are available from any computer or iPad that has an internet connection.  The virtual desktops are available 24 hours a day.

The vDesktop technology that allows the virtual desktops is currently being used in several labs across campus.

Computer Services says they hope the virtual desktops will enhance student-learning by allowing easier access to the technology.

Visit the Computer Services website to learn more.