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College of Education showcases innovative clinical residency program




Louisiana Tech University’s TEAM Model Clinical Residency Program had an opportunity to showcase itself this week during a visit to Lincoln Parish by Julie Stephenson and Rebecca Freeland of the Louisiana Department of Education’s (LDOE) Believe and Prepare Educator Grant Program. The TEAM (Teacher Educators and Mentors) program at Louisiana Tech represents a transformative redefinition [more]

A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech is a “Top 25” public school




— School Performance Score of 123.2 earns an “A” from Louisiana Education Department — A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2015 accountability assessment of the [more]

Kinesiology department offers exercise science services, expertise to public




The Department of Kinesiology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education is pleased to announce the opening of a Clinical and Performance Assessment service to the public. This service, offered through the Applied Physiology Laboratory and Sport and Movement Science Laboratory, will offer the general public an opportunity to take advantage of faculty expertise and [more]

Kinesiology alumnae earns research fellowship




Brandi DeCoux, a kinesology alumnae from Louisiana Tech’s College of Education and Auburn University doctoral student, has recently received the Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer (AURIC) fellowship. DeCoux’s research is focusing on the relationship between lower extremity pain and movement using gait analysis in this population. According to Auburn, it is the first known [more]

Kinesiology, Agricultural Sciences students collaborate to beautify campus




Students from the Department of Kinesiology in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education partnered recently with students from the agricultural sciences student organization, Greenscape, as well as staff from the Louisiana Tech Greenhouse for a “Plant & Trim Memorial Gym” project. The group spent time planting a beautiful new plant and flower bed in front of [more]

College of Education dean named Vantage 2015 Visionary Educator




Dr. Don Schillinger, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Chase Bank Endowed Associate Professor, has been recognized as the Vantage Health Plan 2015 Visionary Educator. The Visionary Educator honor is reserved for outstanding educational leaders working to build Louisiana Tech’s reputation of being a leader in quality programming and projects for university [more]

COES students to promote STEM to children at Ruston Farmers’ Market




Students from the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University will run a booth at the Ruston Farmers’ Market 2015 to showcase “Sensational STEMulations,” a project to will promote more diverse participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. The project, spearheaded by the Engineering and Science Association (ESA) at Louisiana Tech, [more]

College of Education receives grant to bridge gap between physical education, STEM fields




Dr. Braden Romer, assistant professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University, and Mrs. Lindsey Keith-Vincent, director of SciTEC in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education, were recently awarded a $52,000 grant by the Lincoln Health Foundation to help develop a program to bridge the gap between physical education and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) [more]

Louisiana Tech to launch 2015-2016 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research series




Interdisciplinary collaborations, alumni spotlights and features, and research discussions by renowned guest speakers will form the foundation for the 2015-2016 edition of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research seminar series at Louisiana Tech University. A presentation by Dr. Michelle Dawson titled, “Mechanics and Malignancy: Biophysical Approaches for Understanding Cancer” will begin the 2015-2016 series on [more]

Education professor receives International Literacy Association award




Dr. Carrice Cummins, endowed professor of education at Louisiana Tech University, has been awarded the International Literacy Association’s Special Service Award, which recognizes individuals who are working to advance literacy in schools and communities, is given periodically for unusual and distinguished service to ILA. Cummins was the past president of ILA (then the International Reading [more]