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Inaugural Call Me MiSTER Program at Louisiana Tech University Gains Community Support

Jonesboro Bank recently presented the Louisiana Tech University College of Education with a gift to support the new Call Me MiSTER program. The College of Education’s Call Me MiSTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) program has a goal of expanding the pool of available teachers, including those from traditionally underrepresented populations in the [more]

Waggonner Center presents ‘Pelican State Politics, 2017’

“Journalism and Politics in the Pelican State” is Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. in Wyly Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. Featuring five of the state’s leading political journalists, the event is produced by The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech, whose principal focus is to educate, inform, and [more]

Jones Receives AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

Ethel G. Jones, director and associate professor in the School of Human Ecology at Louisiana Tech, was honored as a recipient of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) 2017 Distinguished Service Award during the 108th Annual Conference & Expo in Dallas this month. Jones has been a dynamic, motivational, and committed family [more]

ExxonMobil donates to engineering programs at Louisiana Tech University

ExxonMobil recently presented the Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science (COES) a $9,000 check to help support engineering programs at the University. College of Engineering and Science alumni employed in leadership positions at ExxonMobil presented the donation for the civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering programs to COES dean Hisham Hegab. “ExxonMobil is [more]

Tech ranks 2nd in state, top 2.4 percent globally in CWUR report

Louisiana Tech University ranks second in the state among public institutions and in the top 2.4 percent worldwide in this year’s Center for World University Rankings, the largest ranking of global universities, released Monday. The top 1,000 research-intensive institutions received rankings. The rankings measure the quality of education and training of students, along with the [more]

Louisiana Tech’s College of Business to host annual Banker’s Day

Local and regional banking executives will share their expertise on a variety of topics during the 13th annual William D. Tindol Banker’s Day on Friday, October 20, in the Louisiana Tech University College of Business. “We are honored to have professional leaders in the world of banking and finance come to campus and participate in [more]

Debate Team wins in season-opening tournament

The Louisiana Tech Debate Team returned to Ruston with a first place in the varsity division and a second place in overall percentage wins in the season-opening tournament at the University of Arkansas-Monticello. Junior accounting major Nate Foster was the varsity division champion; he won four elimination rounds and lost only two ballots throughout the [more]