Archives for November 2013

Dec. 2 Final Day to Drop Courses

Monday, Dec. 2, is the last day Arkansas Tech University students may withdraw from courses or change from credit to audit for full-term fall 2013 semester courses.

Students must bring a completed add/drop form to the Office of the Registrar no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 2 to change their class schedule.

Students who do not withdraw from classes by the deadline may receive a grade of “F”.

Withdrawal and audit dates may be different for courses with beginning and/or ending dates different from the full-term.

Withdrawal dates for these classes are available at:

It is strongly recommended that students who have withdrawn from classes during the semester check their class schedule to verify they are not enrolled.

Students may view their class schedule at:

Students dropping all of their classes for the term are required to follow the official withdrawal procedure which requires reporting to the Office of the Registrar. Students can withdraw from the current term without causing changes to future terms in which they are enrolled.

Click below for more information:

Schedule Changes:

Withdrawing from school:  (Note: scroll down for fall withdrawal information)

Golden Suns to Face Top Seed in Regional

Arkansas Tech University is seeded eighth for the 2013 NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament Central Regional and will face the top-seeded University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs in the first round on Thursday, Dec. 5.

The bracket for the 2013 NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament was announced on Monday night over View the complete bracket.

The Golden Suns (25-11) earned the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament from the Great American Conference by defeating Harding University 25-19, 32-30, 25-17 in the championship match of the GAC Tournament on Saturday.

Arkansas Tech will be the lone GAC representative in the 2013 NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament. The Golden Suns are making their third appearance in the event, having previously earned a berth in the NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament in 2000 and 2011.

Minnesota-Duluth (31-2) earned the automatic bid from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The nationally second-ranked Bulldogs defeated six-time defending NCAA Division II national champion and nationally third-ranked Concordia-St. Paul 25-22, 25-21, 29-27 in the championship match of the NSIC Tournament on Sunday.

As the top seed, Minnesota-Duluth will host the NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament Central Regional at Romano Gymnasium in Duluth.

Times for the first-round matches in Duluth will be announced in the days to come.

Meal Plan Change Forms Now Available

Arkansas Tech University students interested in changing their meal plans for the spring 2014 semester may do so through the Office of Residence Life web site.

The meal plan change form is available at:

Students may adjust their meal plan for the spring 2014 semester through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

Commuter students or those living in the University Commons or Vista Place qualify to purchase a commuter meal plan. Students interested in that particular meal plan may sign up in Doc Bryan Student Services Center room 104.

For more information, call (479) 968-0376.

Wonder Boys Throttle Tigers 103-44

Arkansas Tech University prepared for a very challenging weekend to come by defeating the Champion Baptist Tigers 103-44 in non-conference men’s basketball at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville on Monday night.

The Wonder Boys (3-2) scored the first 11 points of the game and never looked back as they improved to 61-10 at home since the beginning of the 2008-09 season.

Arkansas Tech shot 65 perecent (41-of-63) from the field and finished with a 54-26 rebounding edge. The Wonder Boys led 50-15 at halftime and by as many as 62 points in the second half.

Tech’s Marshawn Arnold scored a career-high 19 points on 9-of-9 shooting from the field.

Willie Rogers notched 13 points, Tyler Friedel and Darrick Little netted 12 points apiece, Marc Davin had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Nick Wayman scored 10 points for the Wonder Boys.

Tim Gillespie scored a team-high 12 points for Champion Baptist (1-12).

The win marked the first time that Tech’s men have topped 100 points in a game since Nov. 15, 2011.

Arkansas Tech will host Northeastern State University at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, and Midwestern State University at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, as part of a weekend classic at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville. Both NSU and MSU have been ranked in the top 10 in the nation at the NCAA Division II level this season.



Off-location spring classes at Russellville, Booneville, Van Buren

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus is offering several classes this spring at its off-campus locations.

Open registration for the spring semester, which runs Jan. 13 through May 6, begins Monday, Dec. 2. For more information, contact the Office of Student Services at (479) 667-2117.

The following classes will be offered at the Booneville Training Site, 2932 State East Highway 10:

  • Composition II, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday;
  • Spreadsheets, 6:15-9:15 p.m. Tuesday;
  • Intro to Computers, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday;
  • Medical Terminology, 8-9:20 a.m. Monday and Wednesday;
  • Human Anatomical Structure, 9:30-10:50 a.m. Monday and Wednesday.

The following classes will be offered in Russellville, either at Morton Hall (1700 W. C St.) or the Arkansas Tech Career Center (2201 S. Knoxville Ave.):

  • PC Maintenance I, 5:30-8:20 p.m. Wednesday, ATCC;
  • Welding for Trade & Industry, 5:30-8:20 p.m. Monday, ATCC;
  • Technical Mathematics II, 5:30-8:20 p.m. Thursday, ATCC;
  • First Aid & CPR, 9 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 15-22, April 19-26), MH;
  • Emergency Medical Technician, 5-9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, MH;
  • Health Data Content/Structures, 11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, MH;
  • Medical Terminology, 8-9:20 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, MH;
  • Human Anatomical Structure, 9:30-10:50 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, MH;
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9-11:50 a.m. Friday, MH;
  • Basic Pharm w/ Overview Micro, 2-3:20 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, MH.

Also in Russellville, Medical First Responder will be offered at 9:30-10:50 a.m. Monday and Wednesday at the Arkansas Tech University Ross Pendergraft Library, Room 300B.

The following classes will be offered in Van Buren, either at the Van Buren Adult Education Center (605 Alma Blvd. Circle) or Van Buren High School Career Center (501 N. 24th St.):

  • Intro to Computers, 5:30-8:20 p.m. Monday, VBAEC;
  • Technical Mathematics II, 5-6:20 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, VBAEC;
  • Medical Terminology, 5-7:50 p.m. Wednesday, VBHSCC;
  • Human Anatomical Structure, 5:30-8:20 p.m. Thursday, VBHSCC.