RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Tech has hired Paul Smith as the school's sports information director.
Officials say Smith previously served as sports information director at Arkansas-Monticello, Delta State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
His most recent assignment in the field was as assistant sports information director at NCAA Division I member Oakland University in Michigan from 2007-2009.
Smith graduated from Arkansas-Monticello in 2003. He was a student assistant in the school's sports information office while working on his bachelor's degree in speech with an emphasis in communications and a minor in sports administration.
Smith also has served on the media relations staff at seven college football bowl games, the 2008 PGA Championship, a 2008 men's basketball NCAA Tournament regional and the 2009 NCAA Men's Final Four.
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