2018 Tech Open House Planned for Oct. 20

High school students and other individuals interested in learning more about educational opportunities at Arkansas Tech University are invited to the 22nd annual Tech Open House on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville.

The event, which is sponsored by the Arkansas Tech Office of Admissions, will last from 10 a.m.-noon with campus tours departing from the coliseum every 15 minutes. Advance registration for Tech Open House is not required.

Representatives from every degree program offered at Tech will be available to answer questions and speak with prospective students. Personnel from academic advising, admissions, financial aid, student housing and university honors will also be on hand to provide information.

Current Arkansas Tech students seeking more information about a potential major field of study are also invited to attend.

Prospective students and family members who attend Tech Open House will receive complimentary tickets to the Homecoming football game between Arkansas Tech and Southwestern Oklahoma State University at 2 p.m. that afternoon at Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field.

Prospective students and their families are also invited to Party at the Plaza, the pre-game tailgating celebration outside the stadium on Centennial Plaza, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Party at the Plaza will include a free concert by ATU alumnus Lance Carpenter, a Show Dog Nashville recording artist.

The Tech Open House door prize will be a fall 2019 tuition scholarship to Arkansas Tech. The scholarship winner will be announced during the Tech-SWOSU game.

For more information about Arkansas Tech Open House, call (479) 968-0343, (800) 582-6953 or visit www.atu.edu/admissions/openhouse.php.