Dr. Barbara Johnson, vice president for academic affairs at Arkansas Tech University, announced on Wednesday, Jan. 8, that Mike Bogue is the new director of the APEX Center for student success on the ATU campus in Russellville.
Bogue has served on the ATU staff since 1993, most recently as coordinator of student success at ATU-Ozark Campus since 2011. His previous experience on the ATU campus in Russellville includes work on the library staff (1993-2001) and leadership of tutoring and freshman mentoring programs (2001-11). Bogue also has classroom experience as an instructor for English and first-year experience courses.
Bogue holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in general studies from the University of the Ozarks, a certificate in food processing technology from Arkansas Valley Technical Institute (now ATU-Ozark Campus), a Bachelor of Arts degree in English education from ATU and a Master of Education degree in instructional technology from ATU.
In his new role as director of the APEX Center, Bogue will assist ATU students gain access to resources such as peer tutoring, academic coaching, group study sessions and test preparation.
APEX stands for "Accelerated Plan for Educational Excellence." The establishment of the APEX Center was in accordance with the strategic plan developed at ATU during the 2015-16 academic year.
Tutoring services for the spring 2020 semester will commence on Jan. 21.
Learn more about the APEX Center at www.atu.edu/tutoring.