University News

  • Bowen Receives National Diversity Award

    Dr. Robin E. Bowen, president of Arkansas Tech University, is one of 27 administrators from around the United States selected for the 2016 Giving Back Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. According to the magazine, recipients were selected based on their ÔÇťoutstanding demonstration of […]

  • New ATBI Ratings Show Economic Growth

    Fourteen of the 18 municipalities tracked by the Arkansas Tech Business Index (ATBI) saw their index ratings increase during November 2015. The biggest move forward was made by Conway, which increased its ATBI rating 1.9 points. Other cities with increases of one point or greater included Van Buren (+1.4 points), Pine Bluff (+1.33 points), El […]

  • Skaggs Takes Leadership of SGA

    Scholarships and acceptance to the University Honors program motivated Bethany Skaggs to enroll at Arkansas Tech University. She never dreamed that she would hold one of the top student leadership positions on campus, but she achieved that distinction when she became president of the Arkansas Tech Student Government Association for the spring 2016 semester. Skaggs, […]

  • Busy Five-Day Stretch Begins at Home

    Arkansas Tech University will begin a five-day period in which it will play three Great American Conference basketball doubleheaders by hosting Ouachita Baptist University at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville on Thursday, Feb. 11. Game times are set for 5:30 p.m. (women) and 7:30 p.m. (men). Tickets will be available at the door. Those with a […]

  • Long-Time Faculty Member Passes Away

    Dr. Lyman Harris, who gave four decades of service on the Arkansas Tech University faculty and led the institution’s rehabilitation science program to national recognition, died on Tuesday, Feb. 9, following an illness. Harris joined the Arkansas Tech faculty in December 1974 and retired in August 2014. He was professor of rehabilitation science and program […]