The mission of the Business and Community Outreach department at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus is to provide relevant customized and open enrollment industry training as well as community based educational and leadership initiatives. We seek to help Arkansas Tech University meet its mission to empower members of the community to achieve their goals and strive to better Arkansas, the region, and beyond through staying responsive to current needs.
ATU-Ozark specializes in providing customized industry training for your employees. We can utilize the expertise of our faculty or by sourcing third party training providers to meet your needs. Below are some of the customized trainings we have set up for employers in the past:
ATU-Ozark has a one of a kind partnership with Green Bay Packaging in Morrilton, AR to offer a full line of non-credit electrical and mechanical courses to your employees. Over 60 companies send their workforce to be trained at the Morrilton Training Site and registration is low cost and convenient. **Courses meet one day a week for 5 weeks. Currently, registration is only open to employers**
Electrical course offerings in Morrilton include:
Mechanical course offerings in Morrilton include:
Arkansas Tech Universiyt-Ozark Campus in partnership with Focus EduSolutions, is excited to announce the launch of micro-credentials in Food Truck Entrepreneurship and Trucking Operations. These two innovative micro-credentials were designed by industry experts for those looking to start a new profession or further their career in either the food truck or trucking industry. Both micro-credentials will teach the basice and fundamentasl of how to be successful in either career path.
Food Truck Entrepreneurship offers start-to finish content on starting a food truck, successfully operating a truck, and navigating the challenges that can arrise in the industry. From your business plan to menu designing, marketing to financial planning, inventory to hiring, and knowing your state's food truck regulations, this credential provides the details and information you need to know to successfully get your food truck up and running. Food Truck Entrepeneurship can also be very helpful to those currently in the industry and operating a truck who are looking to improve their skills and business success.
Trucking Operations is for the new-to trucking or entry-level trucking industry employee looking for an overview of trucking company operations, roles within the industry, and critical indusrty standards and regulations. This credential is also for the aspiring transportation operations manager who is learning to manage all transportation or hauling needs within a business. Trucking Operations covers how trucking and freight operations work across the United States, the foundations for various types of freight, trucking equipment, trucking loads, driver planning and driver hours of service, processes for being able to plan and dispatch loads to drivers, customer service, and basic understanding of accounting principles that are necessary for trucking management.
Click Here for Micro-Credentials Information and Enrollment: https://partnerships.focusedusolutions.com/atu/home
Arkansas Tech University-Ozark is proud to be a partner in several Arkansas communities through outreach and support. We strive to advance the mission of the institution in the communities we serve by working to identify potential community and educational partners, by attending community meetings, and events. We build lasting and reciprocal relationships at groups which include chamber of commerce, government agencies, educational entities, professional groups and associations. Our presence is noted through membership in the following communities.
Alma, Altus, Booneville, Charleston, Clarksville, Fort Smith, Ozark, Paris, Russellville, and Van Buren
Leadership Franklin County is an organization housed at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus that develops
current and emerging leaders to work together to serve the good of Franklin County
and the surrounding area. To learn more or to apply for the next class, please click
on the link above or contact Laura Rudolph at (479)508-3315 or email@example.com.
The ten-month leadership development program is an experiential curriculum, during which class participants:
Arkansas Tech-Ozark's Pre-College program offers exciting course and campus activities to students Pre-K through high school in an effort to promote the arts, technical learning and higher education.
Chief Business and Community Outreach Officer
Technology and Academic Support
1700 Helberg Lane, Room 121
Ozark, AR 72949