On Track To...D.C., Philly, and NYC

In May 2015, Arkansas Tech students who have gone above and beyond to participate in the On Track program will be On Track to Washington D.C., and Los Angeles, CA.  

In order to be considered for selection, the student must complete the online application form on the GOLD Cabinet page on theLink and choose a time to interview with the selection committee. Once the student has completed his/her application and interview, he/she will be notified of the selection committee's decision. If a student is offered occupancy for the trip, he/she will be required to attend all information sessions regarding the trip and sign a contract confirming his/her attendance and appropriate behavior for the trip.

These cities are rich in opportunities and have a number of activities for students to immerse themselves in during their stay! Some popular attractions to these cities include:

Washington, D.C.

  • Meeting with State Senator or State Representative
  • Witness oral argument at Supreme Court
  • Tour Capitol Building
  • S.O.M.E. Soup Kitchen
  • Tour national monuments
  • Smithsonian Natural History Museum
  • National Museum of American History
  • Performance at Kennedy Center
  • Newseum
  • Arlington National Cemetery (Changing of the Guard)
  • George Washington University
  • Bike Tour
  • Run the Lincoln Memorial steps

Los Angeles, CA

  • Los Angeles Times
  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
  • No Kill-L.A. 
  • Hands On program through Volunteer L.A.
  • L.A. Monthly Art Walk
  • Tour China Town
  • California African American Museum
  • The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • Hollywood Movie Museum
  • University of California, L.A. 
  • American Film Institute
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Hike to the Hollywood sign
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