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Louisiana Tech Choirs to perform in Howard Auditorium

Louisiana Tech University Choirs will perform their Fall Quarter Concert titled, “Love, Laughter, and Lament” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 5th in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. Louisiana Tech’s Concert Choir will sing a variety of music including gospel and music from Brazil and Zambia.  The Chamber Singers will perform music by George [more]

COES works with area high schools to improve STEM skills

Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s STEM Talent Expansion Program (LaTechSTEP), a partnership between Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science and eight high schools in Caddo Parish, kicked off this year’s “Tech Step” program Friday in Shreveport. The program, held at the Louisiana Tech Shreveport Center, is a collaborative partnership with the Caddo Parish School [more]

Dual events to showcase student innovation, entrepreneurship

Tuesday, October 29 will be a big night at Louisiana Tech University for student entrepreneurs pitching their startup ideas and showcasing their innovative spirit. From 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus, students will pitch their product or service ideas during the annual TOP DAWG Idea Pitch.  Bulldog Entrepreneurs [more]

Kinesiology professor to present at national strength, conditioning clinic

Dr. David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology and strength and conditioning coach for Louisiana Tech’s baseball team, will give a presentation this weekend at the University of Southern Mississippi at a National Strength and Conditioning Association clinic in Hattiesburg, Miss. Szymanski, who holds the Eva Cunningham Endowed Professorship in Education at Louisiana Tech, will give [more]

Octubafest to feature multiple time periods of music

Louisiana Tech’s School of Performing Arts will present its ninth annual Octubafest concert Sunday, Oct. 27. Musicians from Louisiana Tech will perform music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic and 20th century periods and will also feature a piece from Tech student Josh Mattison. Hosted by Dr. Joe L. Alexander, professor of music, the concert will [more]

Emeritus faculty to be featured in Louisiana Tech art gallery exhibit

Louisiana Tech University’s Enterprise Center Art Gallery will host “Art & Architecture Professors Emeritus,” October 25 through November 15 at the Robert H. Rawle Enterprise Center at 509 West Alabama Avenue in Ruston. The exhibit will feature the works of Louisiana Tech Emeritus Faculty Phoebe Allen, Dean Dablow, Peter Jones, Robert Moran and Edwin Pinkston.  [more]

TBDC to host idea workshop

Louisiana Tech’s Technology Business Development Center will conduct workshops throughout the north Louisiana area to help individuals develop business ideas. Anyone who is interested in starting a new business as well as those operating businesses can receive more information at the FYI: Find Your Idea workshop. Each event will provide information and tools that can [more]

Tech to host safe driving program

Louisiana Tech will offer a distracted and drunken driving education program for students Monday, Oct. 21. The program is part of UNITE International’s Arrive Alive Tour, which uses a high-tech simulator, impact video and other resources to educate students about the dangers of drunk driving and texting while driving. The simulator allows students to experience [more]