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TOP DOG Idea Pitch winners announced




Louisiana Tech University student teams recently pitched their new product and service ideas during the 2016 TOP DOG Idea Pitch sponsored by Bulldog Entrepreneurs. This year’s event featured 19 teams delivering five-minute pitches about their ideas to see how professional judges rated their concepts. Students and community members visited each team’s booth and voted for [more]

Accountancy student part of winning team at national competition




Darrian Carr, a graduate student in the College of Business’ School of Accountancy at Louisiana Tech University, recently participated in the annual Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) Honor Society’s “Project Run With It” competition and was part of the winning team that analyzed and assisted the Ulman Cancer Fund. Carr, who is from Benton, Louisiana and [more]

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 12th annual William D. Tindol Banker’s Day on Friday, October 28 in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business. “We are honored to have professional leaders in the world of banking and finance come to campus and participate in Bankers [more]

College of Business receives funds for Student Managed Investment Fund




The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University has received over $100,000 of contributions and pledges to create a Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) that will be managed by undergraduate finance students who will be responsible for all investment research, portfolio positions and reporting. With initial seed capital provided by Louisiana Tech College of Business [more]

TOP DAWG New Venture Championship winners announced




A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded last week to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2016 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “EZ Read Monitoring System” team (mechanical engineering majors Rhodes [more]

Finalists selected for TOP DAWG New Venture Championship




Judges for the preliminary round of Louisiana Tech University’s 2016 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship have selected seven teams to progress to the final round competition which is scheduled for April 22 in the auditorium of University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. The New Venture Championship is held each spring quarter and provides an [more]

College of Business receives $500,000 gift for scholarships




The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University has received a generous gift of $500,000 for scholarships from an anonymous donor. The “College of Business REAL Scholarships” are for incoming freshmen (high school seniors) living in Caddo and Bossier Parishes, and are received in addition to funds from Louisiana’s Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS). [more]

College of Business’ DBA program ranked No. 5 in nation




Top Management Degrees, an online resource for information about business and management education and careers, has ranked Louisiana Tech University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program No. 5 in the nation in its 2016 list of the Top 50 Doctorate in Business Management Programs. Designated as an Area of Excellence by the University of Louisiana [more]

Interdisciplinary faculty team selected for NSF Pathways to Innovation Program




A team of Louisiana Tech University faculty and administrators has been selected by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) as one of only 14 university teams to join the Pathways to Innovation Program in 2016. Dr. Kelly Crittenden, associate professor of mechanical engineering and nanosystems engineering, and Kyle [more]