Dr. LaRee Johnson

A Degree Deferred: Acclaimed Pediatric Dentist Graduates from Arkansas Tech University

Maybe it was the fond memories of marching with Arkansas’ Band of Distinction on game days at Buerkle Field. It could have been a result of the persistence she developed during 6 a.m. conditioning...
Philip Parker ATU

Celebrating a Teacher Who Helped Open New Horizons

The Arkansas Tech University Symphonic Wind Ensemble will honor the 47-year career of ATU Department of Music faculty member Philip Parker during a concert at Witherspoon Auditorium on Sunday, April 28. The performance will begin...
Gary W. Johnston Leadership Award 2023 Amy Johnston and Leighton Johnson

ATU ROTC Student Earns Johnston Leadership Award

When you're named after a military base, there's a pretty good chance you will grow up with an admiration for those who serve the United States of America in the armed services. Such is the...
Dr. Robin E. Bowen, Jim Murphy and Fritz Kronberger 10-17-2019

Murphy Recognized for $1.2 Million Pledge

Jim Murphy of Russellville was recognized by the Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees on Thursday, Oct. 17, for a $1.2 million pledge he has made in support of scholarships at ATU. Fritz Kronberger,...
Bill Hardgrave at ATU 10-9-2023

Hardgrave Reminds Students There’s No Script for Life

Dr. Bill Hardgrave returned to his alma mater on Monday and told an audience of Arkansas Tech University students, faculty and staff that he is a “statistical anomaly.” President of the University of Memphis and...
1924 Wonder Boys Offense Tucker at Quarterback

Part I of Wonder Boys Documentary Released

Part one of a documentary film about the origin of the men's athletics nickname at Arkansas Tech University and the student-athletes who brought meaning to the term Wonder Boys is now available to the...
19 of the Last 9 Honorees 2021

Nineteen Recent ATU Grads Honored at Homecoming

Arkansas Tech University recognized its 19 of the Last 9 award winners during an ATU Homecoming 2021 weekend brunch on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the W.O. Young Building Ballroom. The 19 of the Last 9...
Green and Gold Give Back 2019

Green and Gold Give Back Planned for November 5

The 2022 edition of Arkansas Tech University's largest annual day of community service, Green and Gold Give Back, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5. ATU students who are available to serve are encouraged to assemble...
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New Award to Honor Young Alumni at Arkansas Tech

The Arkansas Tech University Alumni Association has created a new awards program designed to recognize the excellence of ATU's young alumni. The 19 of the Last 9 Award (named in honor of ATU's founding...
Dr. Kimberly McFall

ATU Music Education Graduate Earns Fulbright Award

Arkansas Tech University alumna Dr. Kimberly McFall has earned a Fulbright Scholar Award to study the integration of technology in K-12 classrooms in the post-COVID era. She will conduct the research while working at the...