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College of Business to host annual Banker’s Day

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University will host banking executives from financial institutions throughout the region at its annual William D. Tindoll Banker’s Day, May 2 in the College of Business building. Executives from local and regional banking institutions will share their expertise with students on a variety of topics during economics and [more]

College of Business co-hosts annual Business Outlook Summit

The Colleges of Business at Louisiana Tech University and University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) hosted over 100 students and business professionals from throughout the region recently at the annual Business Outlook Summit at the CenturyLink Headquarters in Monroe. This event is a joint effort of College of Business Deans Dr. James Lumpkin from Louisiana [more]

College of Business to honor Davison, Post at Hall of Fame banquet

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business is proud to announce the induction of James E. Davison and Glen F. Post into the College’s Hall of Fame during its first ever Hall of Fame and Faculty Awards Banquet, presented by Squire Creek Country Club, at 6:00 p.m. May 8 at Squire Creek. In addition to the [more]

College of Business announces new online MBA degree

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business has developed and is accepting applications for its new online master of business administration (MBA) degree which will begin this coming fall. “We are pleased to offer this flexible alternative for those seeking an MBA,” said James Lumpkin, dean of the College of Business. “The new program offers the [more]

Sustainable Supply Chain Management program receives donation

The Purchasing Management Association of Lou-Ark has generously made a donation of $11,900 to the Sustainable Supply Chain Management program in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business. Students majoring in Sustainable Supply Chain Management study subjects related to sourcing, scheduling, logistics, SAP, information systems and strategy.  Graduates have found employment as purchasing analysts, production schedulers [more]

Business Analytics Day to be broadcast worldwide via Internet

Business Analytics Day, hosted by the Business Analytics Group in the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University and scheduled for January 10 at the Louisiana Tech Shreveport Center, will be broadcast via the Internet to individuals and groups in 78 developing countries around the world. The event will feature two nationally renowned speakers along [more]

Innovation, creativity abound at the TOP DAWG Idea Pitch

Teams of students from a variety of disciplines across the Louisiana Tech University campus pitched their creative and innovative product or service ideas during last week’s annual TOP DAWG Idea Pitch sponsored by Bulldog Entrepreneurs. The 2013 edition of the TOP DAWG Idea Pitch featured 16 teams with each delivering five-minute pitches about their ideas [more]

Business professor speaks in South Africa

Louisiana Tech College of Business professor Dr. James J. Cochran will give the plenary presentation at the 55th Conference of The South African Statistical Association this week in Polokwane, Limpopo Province. Cochran is the Bank of Ruston, Barnes, Thompson, and Thurman Endowed Research Professor and professor of quantitative analysis. The SASA and the Department of [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]