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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]

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]