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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]

TOP DAWG Idea Pitch to showcase student innovation

Louisiana Tech University students from a variety of majors are preparing to pitch their creative and innovative product or service ideas at the TOP DAWG Idea Pitch competition on October 27. Hosted by Louisiana Tech’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology (CEnIT) and Bulldog Entrepreneurs, 18 teams of students will showcase their ideas from 5:30 [more]

TBDC’s Power Hour helps innovators, entrepreneurs expand businesses

In just one hour, innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, students and faculty can learn how to expand businesses successfully through seminars hosted by professional advisers through Louisiana Tech University’s Innovation Enterprise. At the Power Hour sessions, professional advisers will explain how to move from a new business idea to a basic action plan. Innovators can attend the [more]