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Winners of “Won in One” Idea Pitch competition announced

A diverse group of entrepreneurs from across the region highlighted the “Won in One” Idea Pitch competition, which challenges innovators to present their new ventures as part of Louisiana Tech University’s Innovation Enterprise. Like contestants on the popular television show “Shark Tank,” the competitors pitched their ideas recently with the goal of impressing the audience [more]

Braud offers fall graduates wisdom from the world of social media

“We are launching you. Discover your authentic self. Discover who you are really meant to be.” That was the message from keynote speaker Gerard Braud to 311 new Louisiana Tech University graduates during the school’s 314th commencement exercises Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center. Braud is the CEO of Braud Communications, a public relations firm [more]

Auditions announced for theatre production of “Sleeping Beauty”

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre will hold open auditions for its second production of the year, James Barry’s “Sleeping Beauty,” on December 7-8 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Young actors and actresses from grades 2 and up as well as college students are encouraged to audition for Barry’s adaptation of this [more]

Brooks Hull to lead University Advancement as new VP

Brooks Hull, formerly the vice president of Institutional Advancement at Austin College in Sherman, Texas, has officially assumed leadership of Louisiana Tech University’s Division of University Advancement as its new vice president. Hull, who will lead Louisiana Tech’s fundraising, development and alumni relations activities, was selected from a pool of outstanding candidates following an extensive [more]

COES offers new minor in actuarial science

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics has begun offering a new minor in actuarial science. Actuaries manage and reduce risk, and work for companies in a range of fields, analyzing the potential for undesirable events to occur and helping to plan for those events. These actuaries are currently in high demand, especially in [more]

Louisiana Tech earns designation as a Military Friendly School

For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media Inc., the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life. The 2016 Military Friendly Schools list highlights more than 1,400 institutions around the United States that exhibit best practices in support of military students and [more]

Kinesiology department offers exercise science services, expertise to public

The Department of Kinesiology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education is pleased to announce the opening of a Clinical and Performance Assessment service to the public. This service, offered through the Applied Physiology Laboratory and Sport and Movement Science Laboratory, will offer the general public an opportunity to take advantage of faculty expertise and [more]

Louisiana Tech liberal arts dean presents talk in D.C.

Dr. Donald P. Kaczvinsky, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Louisiana Tech University, gave a presentation at the 50th annual meeting of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences Nov. 4-7 in Washington D.C. Kaczvinsky’s presentation was part of a panel titled, “Restructuring the Unit: Lessons in How to Lead Reorganization.”  The [more]

Communications expert, Louisiana Tech alumnus to keynote fall commencement

Gerard Braud, CEO of Braud Communications and Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Braud, whose public relations firm specializes in crisis communications, said he is attempting to crowd source wisdom on social media to [more]

Kinesiology alumnae earns research fellowship

Brandi DeCoux, a kinesology alumnae from Louisiana Tech’s College of Education and Auburn University doctoral student, has recently received the Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer (AURIC) fellowship. DeCoux’s research is focusing on the relationship between lower extremity pain and movement using gait analysis in this population. According to Auburn, it is the first known [more]