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Master’s in accounting program one of most affordable in nation

Students pursuing a master’s degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business are enrolled in one of the nation’s most affordable residential programs, according to Accounting Degree Review’s list of the “30 Most Affordable Residential Master’s Programs in Accounting 2015.” The national rankings, released last week, placed Louisiana Tech at No. 18 in [more]

Tech ensemble to perform big band jazz

Louisiana Tech’s Jazz Ensemble will present its winter concert starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in Howard Auditorium. Lawrence Gibbs, an associate professor of music and director of jazz activities, said the concert will be entertaining for anyone who enjoys big band jazz music. “This is our Winter Quarter Concert which presents all genres [more]

Tim Petrus to serve as winter commencement speaker

Tim Petrus, executive vice president and general partner of MorningStar Partners and a 1976 electrical engineering alumnus of Louisiana Tech University, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s winter commencement ceremonies, March 7 in the Thomas Assembly Center. Winter commencement begins at 10:00 a.m. and officially marks the end of the winter quarter [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked among nation’s top public colleges by The Business Journals

Louisiana Tech University is one of only two institutions in the State of Louisiana to be ranked among the nation’s top 150 public colleges, according to The Business Journal’s 2015 Best Public Colleges in America list released Thursday. The Business Journals analyzed 484 four-year public colleges, using data from the National Center for Education Statistics [more]

Cast set for production of ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

The Department of Theatre at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the cast its final production of the 2014-2015 school year, Neil Simon’s classic “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” directed by Dr. Ken Robbins. The seven-member cast includes the following: • Collin Cagle, a freshman from Covington, Louisiana, as Eugene Jerome • Johnny Marley, a senior [more]

Choirs combine to sing at Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech University’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir are combining with the West Monroe High School choir for a night of music later this month. The choirs will perform music by composers Stanford, Mendelssohn, Vaughan Williams, Joseph Martin, and Jim Taylor. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23 in Howard Auditorium, Center [more]

History scholarships available for 2015-2016 academic year

Louisiana Tech University’s department of history is accepting applications for the Garnie W. McGinty and Travis E. Melton Jr. undergraduate scholarships in history for the 2015-2016 academic year. To be eligible for consideration, entering freshmen must have a minimum ACT composite score of 26. Students already attending Tech must have an overall GPA of 3.5 [more]

Louisiana Tech, Lincoln Parish Library event celebrates Black History Month

As February is Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University historians are joining forces with the Lincoln Parish Library to present “Hidden Histories: The Black Towns Project,” a lecture by Rhonda Ragsdale, an associate professor at Lone Star College-North Harris in Houston, Texas. Ragsdale will introduce listeners to the inspiring story of industrious African Americans who [more]