Archives for March 2014

Agri Department to Host Golf Tournament

The Arkansas Tech University Department of Agriculture will host a four-person scramble golf tournament at Chamberlyne Country Club in Danville on Saturday, April 12.

Cost for the event will be $300 per team. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Arkansas Tech Department of Agriculture scholarship fund.

The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in all flights. Lunch will be catered by Chamberlyne Country Club.

For more information, call (501) 269-0066 or (501) 733-9387.

‘Do-Over Week’ for Student Satisfaction Survey

A revised Adult Learner Inventory (ALI) survey link called “Do-Over Ozark Campus Survey” will be sent through OneTech on Monday, March 31, giving Ozark Campus students who were timed out from the initial survey an additional week to complete the ALI.

Students are also invited to complete the survey in the Student Union computer lab for “Do-Over Day” on Tuesday, April 1, from 1-5:30 p.m.

“The survey only takes 15-20 minutes, so students can come by anytime between 1 and 5:30 p.m.” said Coordinator of Student Success Mike Bogue. “I will also be on hand to provide assistance to students who have not taken the survey or who were timed out when trying to take the survey.”

Taking the ALI survey enters the student in a drawing for one of two $100 and one of eight $25 Ozark Campus Bookstore gift cards.

The ALI will be open for students to take or re-take from Monday, March 31, through Friday, April 4.  The prize drawings will be held on Monday, April 7, and the prize winners will be notified the same day.

Designed for community college students, the ALI asks how important campus facilities, resources, and services are to students, as well as how satisfied students are that the campus is fulfilling those expectations.

More information is available by calling Bogue at 479-508-3368 or emailing him at jbogue@atu.edu.

Vallejo Named GAC Pitcher of the Week

Randy Vallejo of Arkansas Tech University is the Great American Conference pitcher of the week for the period ending Sunday, March 30.

The league office announced its weekly award winners on Monday.

Vallejo, a left-handed junior relief pitcher from Del Valle, Texas, recorded four saves while helping the nationally 15th-ranked Wonder Boys post a 4-0 week.

He allowed no runs on four hits over four innings of work on his way to GAC pitcher of the week honors.

Vallejo has tied the Arkansas Tech school record for saves in a single season with nine. He has matched the school-record total established by Tony Ferguson when he notched nine saves for the 1999 Wonder Boys.

Arkansas Tech (24-8 overall, 13-5 GAC) is in first place in the Great American Conference baseball standings going into the month of April. The Wonder Boys have not won a baseball conference championship since 1998, when they were regular season co-champions of the Gulf South Conference West Division.

Tech will host Oklahoma Christian University for a 3 p.m. non-conference game at Tech Field on Monday, March 31. Admission will be free.

Bowen to Visit Arkansas Tech Tuesday

Dr. Robin E. Bowen, one of four finalists to become the 12th president of Arkansas Tech University, will participate in a pair of public events on the main campus of Arkansas Tech in Russellville on Tuesday, April 1.

Bowen will speak and take questions from the audience during a campus forum in the Doc Bryan Student Services Center Lecture Hall from 10-11:15 a.m. on Tuesday. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

There will be a community reception with Bowen for alumni and other supporters of the university from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Chambers Cafeteria West Dining Hall.

Bowen is executive vice president and provost at Fitchburg State University (Mass.).

Arkansas Tech is seeking a successor for Dr. Robert C. Brown, who announced on Aug. 23, 2013, that the current academic year would be his last as active president of the university. Brown has served as president at Arkansas Tech since July 1, 1993.

Similar campus forums and community receptions will be held for Arkansas Tech presidential search finalists Dr. J. William Berry (Thursday, April 3), Dr. Rex Gandy (Tuesday, April 8) and Dr. Robert Marley (Tuesday, April 15).

For more information, visit www.atu.edu/presidentialsearch.

Bowen to Visit Ozark Campus Monday

Dr. Robin E. Bowen, one of four finalists to become the 12th president of Arkansas Tech University, will visit Arkansas Tech-Ozark Campus on Monday, March 31, for a campus and community reception.

The reception will take place from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Student Services Conference Center. All students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend.

Bowen is executive vice president and provost at Fitchburg State University (Mass.).

Arkansas Tech is seeking a successor for Dr. Robert C. Brown, who announced on Aug. 23, 2013, that the current academic year would be his last as active president of the university. Brown has served as president at Arkansas Tech since July 1, 1993.

For more information, visit www.atu.edu/presidentialsearch.