ATU Foundation Adjusts Scholarship Deadlines

The Arkansas Tech University Foundation has announced it will adjust the scholarship deadlines for university foundation scholarships, including the alumni scholarship. Much more to come in the coming weeks on this change.

Scholarship Donor and Recipient Reception

Students who have benefited from scholarships funded through the Arkansas Tech University Foundation and the people who made those scholarships possible will come together for a reception during the fall 2019 semester.

The reception is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Chambers Cafeteria West Dining Room. More information will be shared with scholarship donors and recipients as the date draws near.

Call (479) 968-0400 for more information.

Arkansas Governor’s School Comes to ATU

Arkansas Tech University is hosting almost 400 rising high school seniors for the 40th Arkansas Governor’s School during summer 2019.

Visit to learn more.

Inaugural 19 of 9 Recognition at Homecoming

Arkansas Tech University will honor a select group of young alumni during Homecoming 2019.

The inaugural “19 of 9” class will recognize 19 individuals who have graduated from ATU over the past nine years and excelled in their chosen fields. The name of the award was selected in honor of Arkansas Tech’s founding year, 1909.

More details will be posted here as they become available.

For more information about the 19 of 9 awards, call (479) 968-0242 or send e-mail to

Sculpture to Be Revealed During Homecoming

Arkansas Tech University will unveil its first large-scale, outdoor artwork during Homecoming 2019.

The sculpture is being created by Manami Ishimura, who worked at ATU as its artist in residence during the spring 2019 semester.

The ATU artist in residency program is possible through a grant from the Windgate Foundation.

Ishimura is a native of Tokyo, Japan. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tama University in Japan and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tama Art University Gallery and Ginza Seido Gallery are among the places where her art has been placed on exhibition.