Tradition Keeper Application Open for Spring ’21 Grads

Tradition Keepers ATU Spring 2019
File photo of Arkansas Tech University Tradition Keeper honorees from spring 2019.

Spring 2021 Arkansas Tech University graduates are encouraged to apply for the ATU Tradition Keeper designation.

According to the ATU Alumni Association, ATU Tradition Keepers are students who have “maintained the value of the student experience while completing their degree.” Participation in Arkansas Tech events and organizations, demonstrated leadership and service experience and an authentic affection for Arkansas Tech are among the characteristics present in ATU Tradition Keepers.

Those selected for the honor are awarded green recognition cords to wear at commencement. They also receive special recognition in the commencement ceremony program and the ATU Tradition Keeper designation is reflected on the graduate’s official university transcripts.

The application to become an ATU Tradition Keeper is available at

Spring 2021 ATU graduates must complete the application by March 1 in order to be considered for the honor.

Learn more about the ATU Tradition Keeper program at