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Louisiana Tech named a National Center of Academic Excellence for cyber education

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Louisiana Tech University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The designation, which covers the 2014 through 2020 academic years, was awarded in recognition of Louisiana Tech demonstrated ability to meet the increasing demands of the [more]

Economics students take part in Federal Reserve Bank program

Five Louisiana Tech University economics students participated recently in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ 2015 Economics Scholars Program to learn more about the science of economic research and its presentation. Hunter Greene, Sarah Funderburk, Michael Lites, Priya Raj and Louisiana Tech’s 2014 Economics Student of the Year Erica Stewart, traveled to Dallas to participate [more]

New dean selected to lead College of Business

Dr. Christopher L. Martin, dean of the Frost School of Business at Centenary College in Shreveport, will assume leadership of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business as its new dean, effective July 1. Pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Martin will bring 21 years of administrative experience at public 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 11th annual William D. Tindoll Banker’s Day on Tuesday, March 31 in the Louisiana Tech University College of Business. “This event provides a unique opportunity for business and academia to collaborate in a college setting,” said Dr. Timothy Bisping, [more]

Master’s in accounting program one of most affordable in nation

Students pursuing a master’s degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business are enrolled in one of the nation’s most affordable residential programs, according to Accounting Degree Review’s list of the “30 Most Affordable Residential Master’s Programs in Accounting 2015.” The national rankings, released last week, placed Louisiana Tech at No. 18 in [more]

Louisiana Tech, CIC host global IT leaders for consortium meeting

— Focus on growing state’s cyber economy via academia, industry and government collaboration — Representatives from leading global IT and cyber industry companies, federal and state defense and economic development agencies, and legislative delegates converged on north Louisiana last week for a meeting of the Louisiana Cyber and Data Consortium (LACDC) – a collaborative endeavor [more]

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]