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Benefactors Dinner honors supporters

Walpoles inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni The Louisiana Tech University Foundation honored University supporters with its annual Benefactors Dinner Thursday at the Davison Athletic Complex. Alumni and friends joined students, faculty, and staff to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and recognize two Tower Medallion winners and the recipient of the University Foundation Professorship Award. As [more]

Tech graduates largest class in history during two Saturday ceremonies

Louisiana Tech University graduated its largest class in University history during two commencement ceremonies Saturday. A total of 1061 graduates walked across the stage at the Thomas Assembly Center – 909 undergraduates received associate’s and bachelor’s degrees and 152 earned master’s and doctoral degrees. During his commencement address, Dr. Jim Henderson, president of the University [more]

Division of Nursing holds spring pinning ceremony

The Louisiana Tech University Division of Nursing held its traditional Pinning Ceremony for the Spring 2018 graduates at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018 in Howard Auditorium. Thirty-five graduates received their professional Louisiana Tech nursing pins. The graduates are as follows: Erica Lianne Baker Morgan Blazier Colvin Julianne Elizabeth Cousans Rachel Danzy Kimberly Anne Davidson Lindsey [more]

Tech to award degrees to first cohort of UTeachTech graduates

Louisiana Tech University will award degrees to its first cohort of UTeachTech graduates at the Spring 2018 Commencement Saturday morning. Four students have completed the program, earning a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a minor in Secondary Education. Justin Biggs (of Winnsboro), Allison Free (of Ruston), Chase Sanders (of Shreveport) and Kayla Nicole Schubert [more]

College of Business announces Caddo and Bossier REAL scholarship recipients

Dr. Chris Martin, dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University, recently announced the recipients of the College’s REAL Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. George C. Booras, of Bossier City, Parkway High School Zachary Byrd, of Shreveport, Caddo Magnet High School Aaron M. Haygood, of Benton, Benton High School Aubrey L. Smith, [more]

Student selected as 2018 Louisiana Distinguished Civil Engineering Senior

Civil Engineering student Josh Ridley has been selected as a 2018 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Louisiana Section Distinguished Civil Engineering Senior Student Award. As part of his award, Ridley attended the Louisiana Section Spring Conference Awards Luncheon in Baton Rouge, where he participated in workshop sessions and received a plaque, a small nameplate [more]

First-year engineering students present prototypes, win awards

Each year, first-year engineering students at Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science present novel products that they have developed over a series of yearlong Living with the Lab and Living with Cyber courses. Over the course of a year, first-year students learn the basics of programming and choose a product for the market. They then [more]

Pi Delta Phi inducts new members

Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society, held its annual initiation ceremony and reception recently. New members include: Akin Bailey, Monroe Casey Fernandez , Mandeville Lam Emily Fettet, New Orleans Collin King, Ruston Yassine Kone, Ivory Coast Bailey Stevenson, Shreveport At the ceremony, Certificats de mérite (Certificates of Merit), for outstanding support of the promotion [more]

Student service beautifies retirement community

Residents in the Pecan Villa Retirement Community of Ruston will have fresh vegetables and a more attractive landscape for many years to come, thanks to a group of students involved in the Plant Science program at Louisiana Tech University. Greenscape, the University’s plant science club, recently completed the installation of a raised bed vegetable garden [more]

Graduate spotlight: Natalie Alfandre

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series on Louisiana Tech University Spring 2018 graduates. Commencement is Saturday, May 19, in the Thomas Assembly Center. The College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Business, and College of Engineering and Science commencement will begin at 10 a.m.; the college of Education and College of [more]