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ExxonMobil makes generous donation to Louisiana Tech




ExxonMobil has donated more than $230,000 to the Louisiana Tech University Foundation as part of ExxonMobil’s Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil’s Troy O’Laughlin, a 1999 chemical engineering alumnus from Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science alumnus, presented the check to Louisiana Tech President Les Guice, College of Engineering and Science Dean Hisham Hegab and [more]

Louisiana Tech announces spring honor students




Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its spring quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

Family, child studies instructor honored with lifetime service award




The Association of Child Life Professionals Board of Directors will present Louisiana Tech University Family and Child Studies instructor Anita Pumphrey with a Distinguished Lifetime Service Award during the organization’s 35th annual conference that will be held this week in Las Vegas. Pumphrey started the first child life program at St. Francis Medical Center in [more]

Louisiana Tech, CenturyLink partner for regional robotics event




The third and final Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) of Northeast Louisiana (NELA) competition for the 2016-2017 academic year was held recently at CenturyLink Headquarters in Monroe, with Louisiana Tech University staff, parents, teachers, and community partners watching as students competed for the grand championship and bragging rights as the best robotics team in the [more]

First-year engineering students showcase product prototypes




Teams of first-year Louisiana Tech University engineering students presented prototypes of their innovative products at the 2017 Freshman Design Expo held recently in the Student Center at Louisiana Tech University. Students showcased their expertise in research and design by presenting products that they created with Arduino and Raspberry Pi microcontrollers, to judges and attendees. The [more]

Louisiana Tech, graduates celebrate historic milestones at spring commencement




— Governor John Bel Edwards encourages record 973 graduates to “work hard, never quit” — Louisiana Tech University and a record number of new graduates celebrated milestones Saturday as the school conducted its 320th Commencement Exercises before a standing room only crowd at the Thomas Assembly Center. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards served as keynote [more]

TOP DOG New Venture Championship winners announced




A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded recently to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2017 TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “Lunch Pad” team of Jon Emas (supply chain), Nathaniel Foster [more]

Computer science, cyber engineering students weather ‘Cyber Storm’




Computer science and cyber engineering students in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science competed recently against each other and a black ops team of intruders from academia, industry and government institutions in the 2017 Cyber Storm – Louisiana Tech’s daylong “hackfest” competition. Each year, Cyber Storm tests what upper-level computer science and cyber [more]

Architecture, School of Design take home awards




Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design has received recognition from the American Institute of Architects for its design work with MedCamps of Louisiana. Two projects, Hero’s Launch and the Larkin Gibbs Memorial Pavilion, were celebrated for excellence in design from AIA’s Gulf States Region Honor Awards program. Overall, 28 projects were recognized from architects in [more]

English graduate students listed in Who’s Who 2017




Five students from the Master of Arts in English program at Louisiana Tech University were selected for inclusion in “Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Recent graduate Drew William Boyd (MA English, February 2017) and current graduate students Amber Nicole Jurgensen, Sarah Catherine Bryant, Hannah Jane Gissendanner and Emily Varisco received their [more]