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PROGRAMMING SUCCESS: College of Business’ CIS program builds lifelong skillsets, careers

This is the second article in a six-part series highlighting academic programs at Louisiana Tech University that are having significant impacts on the region and whose graduates are contributing to the growth of the economies, communities and competitiveness of north Louisiana. RUSTON, La. – College is just the beginning. For students majoring in computer information [more]

Louisiana Tech students shine at Louisiana Startup Prize competition

Student and faculty entrepreneurs from Louisiana Tech University were among the top performers during the first qualifying round of the Louisiana Startup Prize competition held this past weekend in Shreveport. Teams participating in the Louisiana Startup gave short investor pitches during three “Sit & Pitch” roundtable competitions. Louisiana Tech alumni and former TOP DAWG New [more]

Bisping to serve as interim dean of College of Business

Dr. Tim Bisping, associate dean of graduate programs and research and associate professor of economics, has been named interim dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, replacing Dr. James Lumpkin who is leaving Louisiana Tech to accept a position with the University of Texas at Tyler. Bisping’s appointment will take effect on June 1, [more]

College of Business students earn NELA-SHRM scholarships

Jenny Curry and Daryl Ware, students majoring in human resources at Louisiana Tech University, recently earned scholarships from the Northeast Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management (NELA-SHRM). “NELA-SHRM exists to build and sustain partnerships with human resource professionals, businesses, and academic institutions that influence the effectiveness and sustainability of our communities,” said Fred Baragona, chapter [more]

Louisiana Tech honors high school students for aspirations in computing, IT

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and College of Business recently hosted and recognized young women from high schools throughout the state at the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) 2014 Louisiana Aspirations in Computing Awards celebration.  The NCWIT event honors young women for computing-related achievements.  They are selected based on [more]

TOP DAWG New Venture Championship set for April 25

Business decks for innovative and creative products and services developed by students at Louisiana Tech University will be presented during the TOP DAWG New Venture Championship, Friday, April 25 in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. The competition, which is open to the public and sponsored by Bulldog Entrepreneurs, will take place between 10:30 [more]

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]