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

Customized:

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:

  • Leadership for Supervisors
  • Welding certification
  • Business communication skills
  • HVAC
  • Precision Maintenance
  • ISO
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS Instructor
  • Crane and Mobile Crane Training
  • NFPA 70E Electrical Safety
  • Steam Systems
  • Technical Math
  • ICD-10
  • Painting for Industrial Applications
  • Hydraulics
  • Procurement
  • Rigging
  • Efficiency Principles in Manufacturing
  • Lean
  • HVAC and Refrigeration
  • Gauge Calibration
  • Computer Applications

 

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

Mechanical Course Schedule 2017

Electrical course offerings in Morrilton include:

  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) – Level 1 and 2
  • Basic Electricity and Electronics for Industrial     Applications
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Batteries and DC Circuits for Industrial Applications
  • Transformers and AC Circuits for Industrial Applications
  • Reading Technical Diagrams
  • Electrical Measuring Instruments

 

Mechanical course offerings in Morrilton include:

  • Bearings and Lubrication for Industrial Applications
  • Maintenance of Mechanical Drives
  • Precision and Laser Alignment
  • Introduction to Hydraulics and Hydraulic Equipment
  • Hydraulic Systems Maintenance
  • Pneumatic Systems Maintenance
  • Pump Systems for Industrial Applications
  • Introduction to Blueprint Reading

 To register your workers or for a tour of the facility please call or email Justin Smith at jsmith30@atu.edu, (479)508-3348, or Laura Rudolph at lrudolph@atu.edu, (479)508-3315.

Additional Offerings: 

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.

Registration form

FAQ

 

Community Outreach

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 lrudolph@atu.edu.

The ten-month leadership development program is an experiential curriculum, during which class participants:

Pre-College Programs

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.

 

Contact Us

 

 Justin

Justin Smith
Chief Business and Community Outreach Officer
Technology and Academic Support
1700 Helberg Lane, Room 121
Ozark, AR 72949
(479) 508-3348
jsmith30@atu.edu 

 Laura

Laura Rudolph 
Director of Community Outreach / LFC Director
Technology and Academic Support Building
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949
(479) 508-3315
lrudolph@atu.edu