Action Days

Every month in the fall and spring semester, Arkansas Tech features multiple service opportunities for students. Students will give back to the community, learn from their experiences, and leave a positive impact on the Russellville community. Check out our scheduled Action Days for the Spring 2016 semester by using the monthly tabs below.

Transportation for Action Days

Arkansas Tech University is not responsible for student transportation to service locations. However if students need help finding carpool options or service opportunities on or near campus, please contact Campus Life at 479.968.0276 or campuslife@atu.edu.

  •  September
    Agency When Time What Location Contact
    Pope County Senior Wellness Activity Center Thursday, September 9th 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Students will teach senior citizens how to use smart phones, tablets, and new technology.  1010 N Rochester Ave, Russellville, AR 72802

    Davis Gateley
    dgateley@fccare.org
    479-968-5039

    ARVAC, Inc. Thursday, September 15th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Students will sort, organize, and pack food for distribution in the community. 504 Union Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Audra Butler
    outreach@popelibrary.org
    479-968-4368 
    Arkansas Tech University: Constitution Day Friday, September 16th 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Help promote the Constitution by leading the celebration of Constitution Day! To participate, contact Dr. Rogers (Witherspoon 257, mrogers6@atu.edu) or Dr. Pearson (Witherspoon 258, jpearson9@atu.edu) by September 1. On Campus or Elementary Schools, will need to connect with Dr. Rogers or Dr. Pearson. Dr. Rogers
    mrogers6@atu.edu
    479-968-0447
    Pope County Library Saturday, September 17th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Work clothes. Students will be helping the Pop County Library with painting and organizing storage unit. 117 E. 3rd Street, Russellville, AR 72802 Tammy Montjoy
    outreach@popelibrary.org
    479-968-4368
    River Valley Assisted Living Tuesday, September 20th 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students get the opportunity to socialize, create crafts, and play games with the residents at River Valley Assisted Living. 1909 E Fairway Blvd., Russellville, AR Crystal Harmon
    rnurse@rivervalleyalf.net
    479-567-5578
    Lake Dardanelle State Park: National Public Lands Day Saturday, September 24th 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Lake Dardanelle State Park will be hosting its annual National Public Lands Day Cleanup event. Students will be doing cleanup throughout the park and community. They should wear clothes that can get dirty, closed toe shoes, sunscreen and bug spray. Supplies will be provided for students to pick up litter. 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802 Megan Ayres
    megan.ayres@arkansas.gov
    479-890-7479
    Equestrian Zone Friday, September 30th 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students will be working on a large number of outdoor projects ranging from clearing brush to helping build a sensory trail, constructing/installing stations, painting, etc. Dress appropriate for the weather and working outside. Please park at the barn, not the house. 4800 South Frankfort, Russellville, AR 72802 Ariel Finkenbinder
    equestrianzone@suddenlink.com
    479-970-9379

     

  •  October
    Agency When Time What Location Contact
    Main Street Russellville, Inc.: Great Arkansas Clean Up Saturday, October 1 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Dress to paint the fence at the Train Depot from Arkansas Avenue to El Paso in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of the Historic Train Station. 320 West C Street, Russellville, AR 72802 Betsy McGuire
    msrsvl@centurytel.net
    479-967-1437
    River Valley Assisted Living Tuesday, October 4th 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students get the opportunity to socialize, create crafts, and play games with the residents at River Valley Assisted Living. 1909 E Fairway Blvd., Russellville, AR Crystal Harmon
    rnurse@rivervalleyalf.net
    479-567-5578
    Pope County Senior Wellness Activity Center Thursday, October 6th 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Students will teach senior citizens how to use smart phones, tablets, and new technology. 1010 N Rochester Ave, Russellville, AR 72802 Davis Gateley
    dgateley@fccare.org
    479-968-5039
    ARVAC, Inc Wednesday, October 12th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Students will sort, organize, and pack food for distribution in the community. 504 Union Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Audra Butler
    outreach@popelibrary.org
    479-968-4368
    Equestrian Zone Friday, October 14th 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students will be working on a large number of outdoor projects ranging from clearing brush to helping build a sensory trail, constructing/installing stations, painting, etc. Dress appropriate for the weather and working outside. Please park at the barn, not the house. 4800 South Frankfort, Russellville, AR 72802 Ariel Finkenbinder
    equestrianzone@suddenlink.com
    479-970-9379
    Pope County Library October 16th - November 1 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Students will be building, running, tearing down, and acting in the Haunted House. Work clothing. 116 E. 3rd Street, Russellville, AR 72802 Tammy Montjoy
    outreach@popelibrary.org
    479-968-4368
    Campus Life: Play Unified Thursday, October 27th 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Play Unified brings individuals with and without developmental disabilities together on the same team. This event is inspired by a simple principle: playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. There will be flag football, kickball, and many other games available to play. Hindsman Tower Kara Johnson, Coordinator of Leadership and Service
    kjohnson40@atu.edu
    479-968-0280

     

  •  November
    Agency When Time What Location Contact
    River Valley Assisted Living Tuesday, November 1st 2:00-4:00pm Students get the opportunity to socialize, create crafts, and play games with the residents at River Valley Assisted Living. 1909 E. Fairway Blvd., Russellville, AR 72802 Crystal Harmon
    rnurse@rivervalleyalf.net
    479-567-5578
    Equestrian Zone Friday, November 4th 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students will be working on a large number of outdoor projects ranging from clearing brush to helping build a sensory trail, constructing/installing stations, painting, etc. Dress appropriate for the weather and working outside. Please park at the barn, not the house. 4800 South Frankfort, Russellville, AR 72802 Ariel Finkenbinder
    equestrianzone@suddenlink.com
    479-970-9379
    Pope County Senior Wellness Activity Center Thursday, November 10th 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Students will teach senior citizens how to use smart phones, tablets, and new technology. 1010 N. Rochester Ave, Russellville, AR 72802 Davis Gateley
    dgateley@fccare.org
    479-968-5039
    Campus Life: Green and Gold Give Back Thursday, November 12th 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM A day of multiple service projects in the Arkansas Tech Community. Clothing appropriate for weather conditions and working outside is suitable. Service opportunities will be announced during the Fall 2016 semester. Meet at Doc Bryan Kara Johnson, Coordinator of Leadership and Service
    kjohnson40@atu.edu
    479-968-0280
    ARVAC, Inc Thursday, November 17th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Students will sort, organize, and pack food for distribution in the community. 504 Union Street, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Audra Butler
    outreach@popelibrary.org
    479-968-4368
    Pope County Library: International Games Day Saturday, November 19th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Casual Attire. Students will help with games and activities for the event. 116 E. 3rd Street, Russellville, AR 72802 Tammy Montjoy
    outreach@popelibrary.org
    479-968-4368