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 2017 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
    River Valley Assisted Living Tuesday, September 19, 2017 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

    Inaugural Swinging for Our Troops Golf Classic September 22-24, 2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Students will be volunteering with River Valley Prevention Coalition. This golf tournament aims to raise money for Veteran Suicide Prevention and Wounded Veterans.

    Chamberlyne Country Club & Golf Course

    10614 Country Club Dr., Danville, AR 72833

    Amy Mellick, 479-967-3370
    National Public Lands Day Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Students will be volunteering as a part of the National Public Lands Day cleanup. The cleanup last from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM with a free lunch to follow. Students should wear work clothes and closed-toed shoes. 1010 N Rochester Ave, Russellville, AR 72802 Davis Gateley
    dgateley@fccare.org
    479-968-5039

     

  •  October
    Agency When Time What Location Contact
    River Valley Arts Center Thursday, October 5, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Students will volunteer with River Valley Arts Center. Students will help with various projects including yard work and small construction activities. Students should bring work gloves (if available) and wear casual clothing. 1001 East B Street, Russellville, AR Tanya Hendrix, rvartscenter@gmail.com, 479-968-2452
    Lake Dardenelle State Park Saturday, October 14, 2017 9: 00 AM - 12:00 PM Volunteers will be assisting with projects in the park. Students should wear work clothes, and closed-toed shoes. 2428 Marina Road, Russellville, AR Megan Ayres, meganyayres@arkansas.gov, 479-967-5516
    Pope County Library October 17-31, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Students can have the opportunity to build, create costumes, do makeup or star in the annual Haunted House. 116 E 3rd Street, Russellville, AR

    Sherry Simpson, 479-331-2173

     

    Friendship Community: Fall Carnival Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Students will volunteer with Friendship Pediatrics annual Fall Carnival. Wear an ATU shirt, jeans, closed-toed shoes. 116 E 3rd Street, Russellville, AR

    Karla Bowden, 479-967-2322

     

  •  November
    Regina Kilgore, 479-331-3270‚Äč
    Agency When Time What Location Contact
    Pope County Senior Wellness Activity Center Tursday, November 9, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Students will teach senior citizens how to use smart phones, tablets, and new technology. 1010 N Rochester Avenue, Russellville, AR

    Davis Gateley
    479-968-5039

     River Valley Assisted Living Tuesday, November 14, 2017 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
    City of Dover Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Students will volunteer with the City of Dover Animal Shelter to assist in building a small animal shelter. Students should wear casual clothing and close-toed shoes. 8904 Market Street, Russellville, AR Regina Kilgore, 479-331-3270