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Tech graduates largest class in history during two Saturday ceremonies

Louisiana Tech University graduated its largest class in University history during two commencement ceremonies Saturday. A total of 1061 graduates walked across the stage at the Thomas Assembly Center – 909 undergraduates received associate’s and bachelor’s degrees and 152 earned master’s and doctoral degrees. During his commencement address, Dr. Jim Henderson, president of the University [more]

College of Business announces Caddo and Bossier REAL scholarship recipients

Dr. Chris Martin, dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University, recently announced the recipients of the College’s REAL Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. George C. Booras, of Bossier City, Parkway High School Zachary Byrd, of Shreveport, Caddo Magnet High School Aaron M. Haygood, of Benton, Benton High School Aubrey L. Smith, [more]

Graduate spotlight: Cassie Shoesmith

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series on Louisiana Tech University Spring 2018 graduates. Commencement is Saturday, May 19, in the Thomas Assembly Center. The College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Business, and College of Engineering and Science commencement will begin at 10 a.m.; the College of Education and College of [more]

John Allen, ’73, honored with Tower Medallion

John Allen, a 1973 business graduate, member of the Southland Conference track and field champions that spring and Louisiana Tech University’s Alumnus of the Year in 2012, will become the University’s newest Tower Medallion recipient when he is inducted into Tech’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni at the Spring Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May [more]

College of Business to partner with new Louisiana Angel Fund 2

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University is one of six North Louisiana institutions selected to partner with the New Louisiana Angel Fund 2 (NLAF 2), a $3 million angel investment fund comprised of approximately 60 accredited angel investors or entities. With a goal of exposing business students to such areas as entrepreneurship, investment [more]

TOP DOG New Venture Championship winners announced

A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes was awarded during the TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were given to the top three finishers as well as for entrepreneurial spirit. This past October, teams developed ideas and competed in the TOP DOG Idea pitch. After the pitch, student teams had [more]

Business students present at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Economic Scholars Program Conference

Nine Louisiana Tech University College of Business students recently attended the 12th annual undergraduate research conference for the Economic Scholars Program (ESP) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. With more than 90 submissions from over 20 universities, seven College of Business students were selected as presenters, poster session presenters, and discussants. Senior economics major [more]

New ideas, growing businesses to be showcased at I-20 Top Twenty

Louisiana Tech’s University Hall will transform into a marketplace of ideas and innovation Tuesday, May 1 for the annual I-20 Top Twenty regional showcase. The event will feature ventures and founders who are leading economic growth across north Louisiana and will facilitate the formation of relationships between peers and experienced entrepreneurs alike. The Top Twenty [more]

Business opens applications for 2+2 program in Computer Information Systems

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University is accepting applications for the 2+2 “Pathway to Tech” program in computer information systems (CIS) beginning Fall 2018. This program is designed to offer students with an associate’s degree a seamless transfer into Louisiana Tech’s CIS program to earn a bachelor’s degree. Classes will take place both [more]

2018 ‘Just Business’ Grant Recipients Announced for College of Business

Dr. Chris Martin, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, recently announced the “Just Business” grant award recipients for 2018. “The projects selected this year truly support our mission to connect business with technology and innovation,” said Dr. Martin. “I’m grateful to our alumni and friends for investing in this initiative again this year. [more]