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Leeder Withdraws from Agreement to Join ATU

Mike Leeder, who agreed in early May to become the next director of athletics at Arkansas Tech University, has decided to remain in his current role as director of athletics at Georgia...
Dr. Mary B. Gunter

Gunter Honored by Great American Conference

Arkansas Tech University's Dr. Mary B. Gunter is the 2019-20 Great American Conference faculty mentor of the year. The award recognizes faculty members for their dedication to supporting...
ATU GAC Softball Tournament Champions 2019

ATU Softball Uses Reading, Technology to Serve

Balance, strength and speed are foundational elements in building a successful college softball program. But during spring 2020, the Arkansas Tech University Golden Suns were focused on sharing...
Mike Leeder

Leeder Named ATU Director of Athletics

Dr. Robin E. Bowen, Arkansas Tech University president, has announced that Mike Leeder will become ATU director of athletics on July 1, 2020. Leeder has served as director...
Mark Downey

Downey Returns as ATU Head Men’s Basketball Coach

It turns out all those country roads were leading Mark Downey on a journey back to Arkansas Tech University. Downey, who served as head men's basketball coach at...
Golden Suns Tennis Team and Coach Abby Davis 2020

Timing is Everything: Golden Suns Ace Hunger Relief

Arkansas Tech University's women's tennis team has good timing. It's a requirement when serves are hurtling toward you at speeds similar to cars on the interstate.
Tyler Dunlop

Dunlop Named 2020 John Tucker Award Winner

Tyler Dunlop, a two-time All-Great American Conference and 2019 All-America punter for the Arkansas Tech University football program, is the 2020 John Tucker Award winner as the most outstanding senior male student-athlete...
Kami Ward

Ward Named 2020 Jeanice Falls Award Winner

Kami Ward of Hot Springs, a four-year letter winner for the Arkansas Tech University tennis program, is the 2020 Jeanice Falls Award winner as the most outstanding senior female student-athlete at ATU....
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Brightest of All: A Film About ATU’s National Champions

In 2016, Arkansas Tech University produced a documentary film in celebration of the induction of its 1992 and 1993 NAIA national championship women's basketball teams into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame....
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Remainder of 2019-20 Athletics Season Suspended

The Great American Conference Council of Presidents announced an indefinite suspension of the conference's athletic competitions for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year effective immediately on Thursday, March 12.