4 hrs ago
RHS receives $50,000 grant
This summer, Russellville High School was awarded a grant for $50,000 from the Arkansas Department of Education for a College and Career Readiness Planning Program . The CCRPP grant is available to school districts to help with the creation of a post-secondary preparatory program.
8 hrs ago
Eaton addresses ROTC cadets at ATU
Mayor Bill Eaton addressed Army ROTC cadets during their contracting ceremony Thursday at Arkansas Tech University. Shakeena Johnson, Forrest Been, Kristen Harris, Corey Runion, John Fisk and Tommy Cohen were recognized for their commitment to the program.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The City Wire
Enrollment numbers released for ATU, ATU-Ozark
Enrollment numbers show 2,172 individuals studying at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark campus, which has seen its enrollment increase by 622% since joining Arkansas Tech in 2003; Arkansas Tech University reported a preliminary 11th day enrollment of 12,003 students for the fall 2014 semester on Friday. Enrollment at ATU has increased 5.6% over fall 2013.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Arkansas Tech English Honor Society Book Sale
Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society at Arkansas Tech University, will be hosting a non-profit book sale at Vintage Books on Saturday, September 13. It will be be open from morning to evening. The proceeds will go to the Equestrian Zone, a program to aid those with disabilities.
Arkansas Tech Becomes Third Largest University In State
On Thursday , the university did a preliminary headcount on the 11th day of class and had 12,003 students for the fall 2014 semester, the release states. Thanks to the increase, Arkansas Tech University has passed by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Central Arkansas in Conway to become the third largest institution of higher learning in The Natural State, the release states.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Aldermen discuss streets, sidewalks
The Russellville City Council's Finance Committee discussed funding three items from the Capital Improvement Plan during its Tuesday meeting - paving streets, the Reasoner Lane extension and fixing some sidewalks, particularly on North Phoenix Avenue. The committee has earmarked $500,000 for overlay of city streets, but Mayor Bill Eaton said it may be awhile before any overlay is done.
Log Cabin Democrat
Bowne to direct urban garden project
Crystal Bowne of Conway is getting started in her role as garden coordinator at the Faulkner County Urban Farm Project at the Faulkner County Library. The weather will turn cooler soon, and she'll be planting lettuce, kale, spinach and other cool-weather vegetables.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
QuickBooks for Beginners (Hands on) - #ATUSBTDC
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will present "QuickBooks for Beginners" on September 10 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. This hands-on workshop introduces QuickBooks to small business owners and their employees with little or no experience using this accounting software.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
QuickBooks Beyond the Basics (Hands on) - #ATUSBTDC
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will present "QuickBooks Beyond the Basics" on August 27 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.
Taco Villa closes El Paso Avenue location for good
Following the closing of Taco Villa on North El Paso Avenue nearly three weeks ago, a construction crew works on Monday afternoon near the closed business's recently resurfaced parking lot.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Arkansas Tech Freshmen Arrive For Move-In Day
Members of the freshman class that will be living in campus housing began moving in at 7 a.m. Saturday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The City Wire
Hammonds named adult and continuing education director at ATU-Ozark
Clycia Hammonds of Magazine has been named the full-time instructor of the Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus Adult and Continuing Education.
Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation Employment Protections Added To ATU
The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees voted on Thursday afternoon to add gender identity and sexual orientation employment protections, according to a news release.