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 Courses:


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:

 

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Leadership for Supervisors
  • Welding certification
  • Business communication skills
  • HVAC
  • Precision Maintenance
  • ISO
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS Instructor
  • Crane & Mobile Crane Training
  • Train the Trainer
  • AC-DC Motor Workshop

                                         

  • Painting for Industrial Applications
  • Hydraulics
  • Procurement
  • Rigging
  • Pump and Seal
  • Efficiency Principles in Manufacturing
  • Lean
  • HVAC and Refrigeration
  • Gauge Calibration
  • Computer Applications
  • Cybersecurity

                                           

  •  NFPA 70E Electrical Safety
  • Steam Systems
  • Technical Math
  • Onsite Sootblower
  • Safety Interjection
  • Cause Mapping
  • Pipe Welding
  • Aluminum Welding
  • ICD-10
  • JLG and Scissor Lift 

                      

GBP Facility

Open Enrollment Courses:

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 2022 schedule of courses:

ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENTATION COURSE SCHEDULE 2022                            MECHANICAL COURSE SCHEDULE 2022                                                  

        Electrical course offerings in Morrilton include:

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

       Mechanical course offerings in Morrilton include:

  • 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
  • Millwright Practices
  • Machine Shop Practices

To register your workers or for a tour of the facility please call or email:

Justin Smith at jsmith30@atu.edu, (479)508-3348                                  Alina House at ahouse6@atu.edu, (479)508-3365


Certified Nursing Assistant Program (cna) 

ATU-Ozark offers non-credit CNA courses through Adult Education at two locations.

*Scholarships can be available to cover the course fee but certain provisions may apply.*

Please contact the following locations if interested in enrolling to become a CNA. 

Ozark Adult Education: (479) 667-3520
Fort Smith Adult Education: (479) 785-1232

Community Outreach

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, Boonevillle, Charleston, Clarksville, Fort Smith, Ozark, Paris, Russellville, and Van Buren


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.

  • ACT Test Prep with Chad Cargill 
  • FFA Day/Prep Contest 
  • Baby Steps to the Ozark Campus 

 

 


 

Contact Us 

 JSmith

 

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 

 

 

LRudolph

 

Laura Rudolph

Director of Community Outreach 
Public Relations & Leadership Frankin County
1700 Helberg Lane, Room 114
Ozark, AR 72949
(479) 508-3315

lrudolph@atu.edu