Distinguished Alumnus to Speak February 21

Mike Miller of Russellville, a 2016 inductee into the Arkansas Tech University Hall of Distinction, will be the ATU Department of Campus Life Lunch with a Leader speaker on Thursday, Feb. 21.

Miller will speak beginning at noon in Doc Bryan Student Services Center room 242. It will be an On Track event on the Leader Identified track. Lunch will be served on a first come, first served basis.

A 1972 graduate of Arkansas Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, Miller is former owner of Van Horn Construction of Russellville.

The company gained licensure in more than 25 states and completed a number of landmark structures under Miller’s leadership, including Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center and Doc Bryan Student Services Center at Arkansas Tech.

Miller has given of his time and talents as a member of the Arkansas Tech Foundation Board of Directors, the Arkansas Tech College of Business Advisory Board and the Arkansas Tech Department of Engineering Advisory Committee.

He is also an active member of Green and Gold and an ardent fan of the Golden Suns and the Wonder Boys.

Miller’s community involvement has included service to Jaycees, Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce and the River Valley Christian Clinic. His efforts to make health care available to the less fortunate were recognized in 2014 when he received the Arkansas Medical Society Shuffield Award, the highest honor the organization presents to a non-physician.

For more information about the Lunch with a Leader series, call (479) 968-0276 or send e-mail to campuslife@atu.edu.

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