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Business hosts second annual etiquette dinner

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University hosted the second annual Etiquette Dinner on March 27 in the Davison Athletics Complex. Sponsored by Graphic Packaging International, more than 160 students attended the event to hone the professional skills that will set them apart in a business setting. “Training in areas such as etiquette and [more]

College of Business Announces 2018 ‘Inside the C-Suite’ Speaker Series

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University recently announced the lineup for the third annual “Inside the C-Suite: A Series of Critical Conversations with CEOs, CIOs, CFOs and Key Executives” Executive Speaker Series. Bobby Robertson, ’91, chief executive officer for Omnigo Software, will kick off the series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 12. [more]

College of Business Makes $150,000 Investment from Student Managed Investment Fund

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University recently made the initial investment of $150,000 from the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) on March 13. Managed by undergraduate finance students, the SMIF provides real-world experience in managing a long-term investment portfolio. “The SMIF is an opportunity that few people — even in the real world [more]

Grad Spotlight: Colin McKenzie

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series on Louisiana Tech University Winter 2018 graduates. Commencement will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Thomas Assembly Center. Name: Colin McKenzie Age: 22 Hometown Montgomery, Texas Degree: Finance The son of restaurant owners and Louisiana Tech graduates, senior finance major Colin McKenzie [more]

Competitors shine with bright ideas at Won in One 2018

A low-cost medical product used for blood salvaging during surgery was a two-time winner at the recent Won in One competition at Louisiana Tech’s Rawle Enterprise Center. The annual cash-prize competition is a chance for community members and students to share their innovative ideas. Each contestant or team has 60 seconds to present their concept [more]

Ideas, prizes, opportunities take center stage in Won in One 2018

Entrepreneurs and innovators from across north Louisiana have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to audience members and a panel of judges to win cash prizes at the Won in One idea pitch competition at 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at Louisiana Tech University’s Rawle Enterprise Center. Like on the hit show “Shark Tank,” a panel [more]

Help is here to prepare your pitch

The ability to pitch an idea in a cohesive and dynamic manner is an essential tool for aspiring entrepreneurs or anyone with an idea to share. This technique of succinctly stating an idea, often referred to as an elevator pitch, is a valuable asset to any skill set. At 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the [more]

Plans Take Wing For College Of Business

Confetti and a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorated the opening of a new wing for the Louisiana Tech College of Business. In early November, Tech students and faculty, donors to the wing and others gathered to witness the official dedication of the construction. Remarks were made by Tech president Les Guice and College of Business dean Chris [more]

Louisiana Tech’s 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 13th annual William D. Tindol Banker’s Day on Friday, October 20, in the Louisiana Tech University College of Business. “We are honored to have professional leaders in the world of banking and finance come to campus and participate in [more]