Louisiana Tech University Logo

Louisiana Tech University


News @ Tech

History students honored for research




Two Louisiana Tech University graduate students were honored for their research efforts when the North Louisiana Historical Association held its annual spring banquet in Natchitoches. Paula J. Rowe, of Bossier City, took first place in the graduate division of the association’s annual W. Darrell Overdyke competition for the best research paper on the history of [more]

Stage set for Theatre Department production of Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is set to raise the curtain on its fourth and final production of the 2016-2017 season with “Rumors,” written by Neil Simon and directed by Paul B. Crook, professor of theatre at Louisiana Tech. Simon’s famous farce will run at 7:30 p.m. nightly May 2-6, and at 2:00 p.m. [more]

Louisiana Tech, LDCC sign tuition reduction agreement




Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will allow full-time faculty and staff of LDCC to enroll at Louisiana Tech University for undergraduate or graduate programs at a reduced tuition rate.  The agreement also enables full-time Louisiana Tech employees to enroll in programs at LDCC [more]

COES announces outstanding students, faculty




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science (COES) has announced its 2017 Outstanding Students and Faculty. Each Spring Quarter, COES faculty vote to recognize juniors and seniors who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and participate in service through student organizations. Graduating seniors vote on the two faculty members who most influenced their educations at [more]

Waggonner Center hosts speaker to discuss public opinion




Louisiana Tech’s Waggonner Center will welcome Dr. Michael Henderson to discuss The Louisiana Survey of public opinion Tuesday, April 25. The Louisiana Survey is an annual survey sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University and is designed to provide a nonpartisan source of public opinion data to politicians [more]

Music Department selects Alumnus of the Year, Honor Recital soloists




Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. April 28 in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté was selected as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year. Boutté earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance in 1982 and went on [more]

LTCA hosts Russian National Ballet for performance of ‘Cinderella’




The Louisiana Tech Concert Association (LTCA) welcomes the Russian National Ballet for an exclusive performance of “Cinderella” at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. The Russian National Ballet, which has been credited with inspiring young dancers from around the world with their technique, grace and all-around enchantment, returns to [more]

Historian to visit, speak on history of ‘political correctness’




The United States’ “culture wars” take center stage when Louisiana Tech’s department of history continues its annual International Affairs Speaker Series at 11:30 a.m. April 21 in Wyly Tower Auditorium. Dr. Lora Burnett, a historian from the University of Texas at Dallas, will deliver a lecture, “Toward a Correct History of ‘Political Correctness.’” The event [more]

Department of Theatre sets stage for Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’




In only two weeks, the Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre will open the door on its fourth and final production: Rumors, written by Neil Simon and directed by Paul B. Crook. Rumor has it, the Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre is opening their fourth and final production: Rumors that will leave their audiences laughing out [more]