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Dear Students, Over the past eight years and as a result of the efforts of our campus community, Louisiana Tech University has made significant impacts and achieved substantial growth in the face of unprecedented financial constraints and operational challenges. These accomplishments have shown what can be accomplished when working together to create opportunities for our [more]

A Message from Louisiana Tech President Les Guice – Higher Education Budget




Over the past eight years and as a result of the efforts of our campus community, Louisiana Tech University has made significant impacts and achieved substantial growth in the face of unprecedented financial constraints and operational challenges. These accomplishments have shown what can be accomplished when working together to create opportunities for our students and [more]

Keith-Vincent earns Post-Secondary Educator of the Year Award




Lindsey Keith-Vincent, director of the Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) and Office of Outreach and External Funding for Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, has earned the Post-Secondary Educator of the Year Award for Region VIII from the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE.) Keith-Vincent received the honor with over 400 colleagues and [more]

Waggonner Center to host CABL President Barry Erwin




The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech University will host Barry Erwin, president of the Counsel for a Better Louisiana (CABL) for a discussion on the state’s budget crisis and possible options for solving the deficit dilemma. Erwin’s presentation, which will focus on the gravity of the current and projected [more]

New Frontiers lecture series welcomes distinguished chemist, chemical biologist




Louisiana Tech University will host a presentation by Dr. Wilma K Olson, the Mary I. Bunting Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University, on February 15 for the next installment of its 2015-2016 New Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering seminar series. Olson’s presentation titled, “Insights into Gene Expression and Packaging from Computer Simulation” will [more]

College of Education showcases innovative clinical residency program




Louisiana Tech University’s TEAM Model Clinical Residency Program had an opportunity to showcase itself this week during a visit to Lincoln Parish by Julie Stephenson and Rebecca Freeland of the Louisiana Department of Education’s (LDOE) Believe and Prepare Educator Grant Program. The TEAM (Teacher Educators and Mentors) program at Louisiana Tech represents a transformative redefinition [more]

History Department to host talk on backlash against the Civil Rights Movement




In commemoration of Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s history department will sponsor, “The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation,” by Dr. John Kyle Day, an associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The talk will take place at the Lincoln Parish Library at 6 p.m. Thursday, [more]

Louisiana Tech choirs to perform Feb. 23




Louisiana Tech’s Chamber Singers and Concert choir will perform during an evening of music at its annual Winter Choir Concert. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 in Howard Auditorium, Center for the Performing Arts, located on Louisiana Tech’s campus. Selections will include music by Ticheli, Rutter, Praetorius, Brahms, Copland, Duruflé, and [more]

Historian contributes to new book on Iraq, Afghanistan




The U.S. military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan are still fresh in the minds of many Americans, but some historians are already trying to place them in the context of the nation’s past. One scholar who has been working to connect the recent past to the longer story is Louisiana Tech University assistant professor of [more]

College of Engineering and Science honors 2016 Distinguished Alumni




The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is pleased to announce its 2016 Distinguished Alumni. Each honoree has typified the Louisiana Tech tradition of excellence as recognized industry and community leaders and role models for future generations of engineers and scientists. Dr. Hisham Hegab, dean of the College of Engineering and Science [more]