SAU Tech Career Academy Receives Funds from OSD
East Camden, AR (05/05/2022) — Southern Arkansas University Tech (SAU Tech) is pleased to announce that the Arkansas Office Skills Development has awarded the SAU Tech Career Academy $118,817 for its secondary welding program of study. The funds were awarded to top-tier secondary programs with strong workforce partnerships.
Rachel Gaston, Director of the Career Academy, stated that "We are excited about this opportunity to upgrade the equipment our students use to learn valuable skills that transition them into the Welding Academy of South Arkansas or the workforce."
The Academy's welding program instructor is Justin Freeland, an SAU Tech alumni who graduated from the Welding Academy of South Arkansas. To learn more about SAU Tech's Rocket High programs, go to https://www.sautech.edu/concurrent-enrollment.