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Time-Out for Tech Set for February 13

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High school seniors and their families are invited to attend the annual Time-Out for Tech event on Thursday, Feb. 13.  The event is hosted by the Arkansas Tech University Office of Admissions, and the preview day is designed to allow prosepective students to learn more about the academic programs, student housing options and campus life opportunities available on the Russellville campus. Pre-registration is required for high school seniors planning to attend, and registration is available online at The deadline to register is Jan. 31. “All high school seniors in the state of Arkansas and surrounding areas will want to attend Time-Out for Tech,” said Shauna Donnell, assistant vice president for enrollment management at Arkansas Tech. “Arkansas Tech has grown its enrollment by 169 percent since 1997 because we offer a wide breadth of programs on a dynamic campus while maintaining the personal and friendly atmosphere that we are known for. Time-Out for Tech provides high school seniors with a chance to experience those attributes for themselves.” Check-in at Time-Out for Tech begins 8:30 a.m., and the opening session will begin at 9:30 a.m. There will be a drawing during the opening session for three tuition scholarships to Arkansas Tech for the fall 2014 semester. Individuals must be present to win. As part of the day, high school seniors and their families will be able to meet with 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. 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.