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

In May 2014, Arkansas Tech students who have gone above and beyond to participate in and/or coordinate the On Track program throughout the Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters will be On Track to Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York City.

In order to be considered for selection, the student must complete the online application form on the Student Life 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.

  • Living Social headquarters
  • Hands On Greater DC Cares
  • Newseum
  • Smithsonian-American History Museum
  • Arlington National Cemetery (Changing of the Guard)
  • George Washington University
  • Howard University
  • Witness Oral Argument at Supreme Court
  • Meet with State Senator or State Rep
  • Tour FedEx Field

Philly

  • Urban Outfitters headquarters
  • Serve Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Liberty Bell
  • Independence Hall
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Drexel University
  • Temple University
  • National Constitution Center
  • The Franklin Institute (interactive science museum)

NYC

  • Associated Press
  • NBC studios
  • MTV studios
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • Etsy headquarters
  • Twitter headquarters
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals headquarters
  • The Rockefeller University
  • Central Park
  • Empire State Building
  • Times Square
  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • New York University
  • Columbia University
  • New York Fire Department
  • Carnegie Mansion/Carnegie Hall
  • Jackie Robinson House
  • Alfred E. Smith House
  • Tour Yankees Stadium
  • Tour Madison Square Garden
  • Founder's Hall
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