Campus and Facilities
Pulaski Technical College is located on a 40-acre wooded campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in western North Little Rock, Arkansas. The college’s contemporary, well-maintained buildings and grounds are a source of pride for the students, faculty and staff.
The three-story Campus Center, with its clock tower, plaza and promenade, serves as the signature building on the college’s main campus in North Little Rock. The 92,000-square-foot center houses the Student Services offices of Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Counseling and Advising Services, Disability Support Services and Student Activities. In addition, the Campus Center houses the Business/Cashier’s Office, Tutoring Services, Cyber Lounge, open computer lab, Campus Bookstore, Food Court, instructional space, faculty and staff offices and multipurpose classrooms.
The Grand Hall on the first floor has space for events with as many as 300 attendees. The Private Dining Room features the same audio-visual capabilities and wireless Internet access as the Grand Hall and can accommodate up to 25 people. The R. J. Wills Lecture Hall on the second floor has a seating capacity of 200 and is available for public use. The Campus Center, which opened in summer 2006, was part of a $19 million project that also included renovating and expanding the library.
Pulaski Technical College now has two libraries to serve its growing community. Ottenheimer Library and the Little Rock- South Library contain an expanding collection of resources to help students, faculty and staff achieve their educational and professional goals. Among these resources are six professional librarians, five library technicians, more than 17,000 print volumes, 340 print periodicals, and 2,300 videos and DVDs. The Library Web site provides access to a wealth of electronic resources including 45 databases and more than 17,000 e-books.
The Science Building, adjacent to the library, was built in 1996 and houses the Mathematics and Natural and Social Sciences Division along with faculty offices and laboratories. The Administration Building, built in 1976, houses the Fine Arts and Humanities Division, Career Pathways, TriO Scholars, Veterans Upward Bound, the Office of the President and administration offices, and classrooms.
The Information Technology Center, completed in 1999, contains 40,000 square feet of instructional space, computer laboratories, an open computer lab and a multipurpose community room. It houses the Information Technology Division, as well as academic and administrative Computing Services.
The Allied Health Education Center, completed in 2002, contains 33,000 square feet and houses Allied Health and Human Services Division programs, as well as multipurpose classrooms and offices.
The Industrial Technology Center was built in 1984 to provide laboratory and lecture rooms for the Machine Shop, Welding and Diesel Technology programs.
The Aviation Technology Center, constructed in 1985, is located at the North Little Rock Airport and houses the Aviation Maintenance Technology programs. The hangar-style laboratory and lecture rooms encompass 11,000 square feet.
The Business building contains classrooms, offices and several computer laboratories and is located across from the entrance to the Administration Building. Constructed in 1986, it houses the Accounting, Office Supervision, Legal Secretarial, Office Technology and Paralegal Technology programs.
The Automotive Technology Center, constructed in 1987 and expanded in 1989, features classroom space and state-of the-art automotive repair and collision repair laboratories.
The Business and Industry Center, which opened in 2000, is located on the campus of the Aerospace Education Center at 3303 East Roosevelt Road in Little Rock. The center features computer and industrial training laboratories, as well as a multipurpose conference room and meeting space.
The Saline County Adult Education Center is located on Interstate 30 in Benton and provides General Education Development (GED) preparation and testing, basic skills, English as a Second Language (ESL), Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) and computer literacy programs for residents of Saline County and the surrounding area. In fall 2002, the College opened the Saline County Career Center on the former Alcoa Reynolds campus at Bauxite. At the center, the college offers secondary career programs for high school students in Saline County and technical courses and programs for the general public.
In fall 2004, the college opened the Little Rock – West location at 8901 Kanis Road in west Little Rock. In fall 2007, the college purchased the assets of the Arkansas Culinary School, which serves students enrolled in the culinary arts certificate and degree programs.
In 2008, the college opened the Little Rock – South campus in the former Little Rock Expo Center building, located on Interstate 30. The site houses the Arkansas Culinary School and the college’s programs in automotive technology, collision repair technology, diesel repair technology, and motorcycle/ATV repair technology. A wide array of general education and developmental education courses are offered.
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