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College of Business’ Jessica George Named 2018 Vantage Educator of the Year

Jessica George, director of student services and placement at Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, has been named the Vantage Health Plan 2018 Visionary Educator of the Year. The peer-nominated honor is awarded to outstanding faculty and staff members who have shown a strong commitment to the field of education through hard work and dedication [more]

Nursing Council ranks Louisiana Tech program first in nation

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing has ranked Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing first in the nation for the exceptional performance of its graduates on the NCLEX-RN exam. The council ranks programs for the rate at which graduates pass the licensing exam – both at the state and national level. During the [more]

Tech co-sponsors international STEAM/STEM conference

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education SciTEC and UTeachTech partnered with the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) to sponsor the STEAM/STEM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math; science, technology, engineering, and math) and Education Conference June 6-8 in Honolulu, Hawaii. “Louisiana Tech is committed to being a global leader in STEAM education through [more]

Engineering and Technology Management program named a Best Online Master’s in Engineering

The Louisiana Tech University Engineering and Technology Management program has been named among the “25 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Management Programs” in the United States for 2018. TheBestSchools.org has ranked the Engineering and Technology Management (MSETM) program No. 18 in the nation for students earning a master’s degree in engineering management. The Louisiana Tech [more]

Hankins appointed to McGinty Chair in History

Dr. Jeffery R. Hankins, associate professor of history has been chosen to occupy the Louisiana Tech University Garnie W. McGinty Chair in History.  The late Dr. Garnie W. McGinty endowed the chair in 1975 for the purpose of recognizing a faculty member in history who has made significant contributions in the areas of teaching, research, [more]

Jenkins, ’18, to serve in Ghana on education fellowship

If she keeps a journal during her three-week summer stay on West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, McKenna Jenkins should have an easy time writing her back-to-school “What I Did On My Summer Vacation” essay in September. A May 2018 elementary education graduate of Louisiana Tech, Jenkins is part of a 25-person team of educators who’ll [more]

Four Engineering and Science students earn selective scholarship

Four Louisiana Tech University students have earned a CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) award for the 2018-19 academic year. Kimberly Atienza (computer science), Joseph Bingham (cyber engineering), Kaelyn Nguyen (computer science) and Ryan Parker (computer science) earned the award for excellent academic achievement and commitment to a career in cybersecurity. The CyberCorps SFS program is [more]

Tech announces spring honor roll

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its spring quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

Louisiana Tech awards over 1,000 degrees at spring commencement

Louisiana Tech University held its spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 19, in the Thomas Assembly Center. Graduates were: Louisiana                                                                        Alexandria Cari Elisabeth Barrett, Master of Arts Courtney Nicole Billberry, Bachelor of Science Kristyn Elizabeth Bordelon, Bachelor of Science Dustin Jerrell Coleman, Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering Mary Katheryn Deweese, Bachelor of Science William Marcellaine [more]

Benefactors Dinner honors supporters

Walpoles inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni The Louisiana Tech University Foundation honored University supporters with its annual Benefactors Dinner Thursday at the Davison Athletic Complex. Alumni and friends joined students, faculty, and staff to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and recognize two Tower Medallion winners and the recipient of the University Foundation Professorship Award. As [more]