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Student Chapter Arksansas Tech

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

Chapter President
David Rector

drector@atu.edu

Chapter Advisor
Jaime Earls

jearls@atu.edu

Secondary Advisor
Tracy Eichenberger

teichenberger@atu.edu

Chapter Web Site

Emergency management started at Arkansas Tech in 1997, and was one of the first bachelor's degree programs in the country in this discipline. In 2004, a grant was received for developing an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on campus, which opened in 2005 as one of only a few EOCs on college campuses. Also in 2005, the EM program became a department at Arkansas Tech. A master's degree program began in 2006. The Department of Emergency Administration and Management offers bachelor of science and master of science degrees in emergency management and homeland security. The contact for the ATU Student Chapter is Jamie Earls at jearls@atu.edu.