Hundreds of high school seniors and their families will gather at Arkansas Tech on Thursday for the annual Time-Out for Tech event. The annual preview day is designed to allow prospective students to learn more about Arkansas Tech University. Check-in for Thursday's event begins at 8:30 a.m., while the opening session begins at 9:30 a.m. During the opening session, there will be a drawing for three tuition scholarships to Arkansas Tech for the fall 2014 semester. Individuals must be present to win.Following the opening session, those attending will meet with the faculty from the academic program that interests them the most.
Additionally, Time-Out for Tech will also offer residence hall tours, a chance to meet with representatives from student organization and sessions with staff members from such campus entities as financial aid, athletics and Greek life. All students attending Time-Out for Tech will receive a free T-shirt and a photo opportunity with campus ambassador Jerry the Bulldog. Arkansas Tech University will be covering Time-Out for Tech on social media using the hashtag #toft14. Those taking part in the festivites are encouraged to use the hashtag as well. For more information about Time-Out for Tech or about applying to become a student at Arkansas Tech University, call (800) 582-6953 or (479) 968-0343.