Tech Freshmen to Enjoy Welcome Week

Access the orientation schedule. Incoming freshmen will be able to learn about the numerous student organizations at Tech and about area businesses at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 26 when Arkansas Tech hosts the annual Involvement Fair at the Hindsman Belltower. Following the fair, students will be able to enjoy a complimentary movie at the belltower beginning at 9 p.m. On Tuesday, August 27, students will continue their new student orientation activities. That evening, students will take part in a pep rally prior to a scrimmage by the football team.  The pep rally will take place at 5:30 p.m., and the Green and Gold Scrimmage will begin at 6 p.m. Classes for the semester begin at 7 a.m. Wednesday, August 28. Students will be able to snag a Tech t-shirt Wednesday, August 28 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Baswell Techionery.  Students may trade a high school or another university shirt for the Tech shirt, or they may purchase a shirt for $1. The Greek community will host Meet the Greeks at 6 p.m. that evening.  The informational event is designed to help students learn more about the Greek community at Arkansas Tech. At 9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28 Campus Recreation will offer Watermelon Fest at the Campus Recreation Fields.  The event will include a watermelon seed spitting competition and several recreational games including flag football, disc golf and ultimate Frisbee. On Thursday, August 29, students will be able to learn more about campus ministries at Tech.  The various campus ministries will join together at 6 p.m. at the Campus Recreation Fields to host a cookout.  Following the cookout, many of the campus ministries will offer an open house. At 9 p,m, students will be able to enjoy a movie in the Doc Bryan Student Services Building Lecture Hall.  The movie and snacks are complimentary to Tech students. The annual Tech Rave and Blacklight Party is scheduled for Friday, August 30 at 9 p.m. in the Young Ballroom. Access a PDF of the Welcome Week Schedule. Keep logging on to for more information about each specific event and complete coverage of Welcome Week 2013.  ]]>