Business & Community Outreach
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.
Business and Industry Training
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:
Open Enrollment - Green Bay Packaging Morrilton Training Site
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 40 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.
Please click on the links below for the 2017 schedule of courses:
Electrical and Instrumentation Course Schedule 2017
Electrical course offerings in Morrilton include:
Mechanical course offerings in Morrilton include:
To register your workers or for a tour of the facility please call or email Justin Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org, (479)508-3348, or Laura Rudolph at email@example.com, (479)508-3315.
Detention Center Staff Continuing Education (For current Detention Center Staff only)
Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus is now offering online continuing education training approved by CLEST (Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards & Training) for Arkansas detention centers and detention staff. This online course is designed and intended to satisfy the 16 hours of continuing education required of Arkansas Criminal Detention Facilities staff. The course will be offered on a semester basis for the Fall and Spring, coinciding with the Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus academic calendar. The course will consist of 16 clock hours involving videos, PowerPoint presentations, and documents for reading. Please see the attached registration form and Frequently Asked Questions document for more information and to sign up your employees.
ATU-Ozark is proud to be a partner in several Arkansas communities through outreach and support at groups which include chambers of commerce, government agencies, educational entities, professional groups and associations, and more.
Leadership Franklin County
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ten-month leadership development program is an experiential curriculum, during which class participants:
- Learn about themselves;
- Explore the history and culture of Franklin County;
- Identify and examine important issues that are relevant to the community and become active agents of positive change;
- Meet a network of diverse people who are interested in making a difference;
- Practice team building through work in small groups to achieve common goals.
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.
- ACT Prep
- FFA Day/Prep Contest
- Kids Campus