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Engineering professor receives state faculty professionalism award

Dr. Jay Wang, associate professor of civil engineering and construction engineering technology and program chair of civil engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2015 Engineering Faculty Professionalism Award from the Louisiana Engineering Foundation. The award was presented to Wang at the 19th Joint Engineering Societies Conference held recently in Lafayette, Louisiana. Wang earned [more]

Louisiana Tech ranks No. 8 on list of nation’s most underrated colleges

Business Insider, the Internet’s largest business news and information website, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 8 in its list of the “50 Most Underrated Colleges in America,” released Wednesday. Louisiana Tech was the only higher education institution in the state to make the list. The 50 Most Underrated Colleges in America rankings primarily used [more]

College of Engineering and Science announces 2015 Distinguished Alumni

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is pleased to announce its 2015 Distinguished Alumni. These alumni are recognized as industry and community leaders, and serve as role models for future generations of engineers and scientists. The 2015 honorees are as follows: • William Rainey Brown, IV: civil engineering (1975), vice president [more]

Louisiana Tech Percussion Ensemble to perform

Louisiana Tech University’s department of music continues its concert schedule Monday, Feb. 9 with a performance by its Percussion Ensemble. Directed by percussion faculty member Dr. Gregory Lyons, the Percussion Ensemble will perform selections by composers Per Andreasson, Blake Tyson, Michael Colgrass, Manu Delago, Henry Cowell, Susan K. Powell, John Cage/Lou Harrison and Emmanuel Séjourné. [more]

HIIM professor featured on national medical association website

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has selected Dr. Prerna Dua, associate professor of health informatics and information management at Louisiana Tech University, to feature nationally as part of their “Faces of AMIA” website showcase. Dua, who also serves as director of the health informatics master’s degree program at Louisiana Tech, is one of just [more]

English instructor to have poems published

April C. Honaker, an instructor of English in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Literature and Language, will see two of her poems published in the coming months. “The Way She Carries Us” will be published in volume 13 of “Mom Egg Review,” and “Louisiana” will soon appear in “Southern Voice,” an online publication of “Deep [more]

COES receives gift from Phillips 66 to support student education, experiences

Phillips 66, a national leader in energy supply, has donated $15,000 to the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University. The gift will help the College continue to provide students with innovative, hands-on education to prepare future industry leaders for companies like Phillips 66. Dr. Hisham Hegab, dean of the College of Engineering [more]

Louisiana Tech receives $920K gift from Patrick F. Taylor Foundation

– Funds will support scholarships for first generation and outstanding students – The Board of Trustees of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation have presented Louisiana Tech University with a gift of $920,000 to fund scholarships for first generation and academically outstanding students. In addition to the gift from the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, Louisiana Tech [more]

Shreveport poets to read works, conduct book signing at GTM

Award-winning Shreveport poets Ashley Mace Havird and David Havird will visit Louisiana Tech University January 29 to discuss and read their poetry and hold a book signing. The two poets will speak from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in George T. Madison Hall Auditorium, Room 105. The readings are free to attend and open to the public. Ashley [more]