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PROGRAMMING SUCCESS: Industrial and Organizational Psychology graduates building better workplaces, workforces

This is the sixth and final 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. – Good companies rely on good people working in good [more]

Department chair to serve as keynote speaker for graduation

Louisiana Tech’s summer commencement ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, and the university’s own Dr. Pauline E. Leonard will serve as keynote speaker. Leonard, the department chair of curriculum, instruction and leadership in the College of Education, received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and her M.Ed. from St. Francis Xavier [more]

Kinesiology professor to present research at international symposium

Dr. Braden Romer, assistant professor of kinesiology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, will give a presentation titled, “Influence of Tactile Feedback on Muscle Activity During Walking,” at the International Running Biomechanics Symposium, August 15 in Calgary, Canada. Romer’s research project, which was partially funded by Adidas footwear, focuses on understanding the effects of [more]

Science, education partnership presented at international conference

Representatives from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and College of Education were recently invited to present their collaborative work and highlight their outreach partnership to colleagues from around the world at the International Conference on Chemistry Education, held in Toronto, Canada. Alicia Boudreaux, outreach coordinator for the Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials [more]

Kinesiology professor reelected to second term on national board

Dr. David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University and strength and conditioning coach for the Louisiana Tech baseball team, has been reelected to a second term as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Szymanski, who was reelected during the NSCA’s national conference in [more]

PROGRAMMING SUCCESS: Kinesiology program keeps careers, communities moving forward

This is the third 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. – The courses taught in Memorial Gymnasium at Louisiana Tech University before [more]

Kinesiology professor runs for second term on national board

Dr. David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University and strength and conditioning coach for the Louisiana Tech baseball team, is running for a second term as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Szymanski has served on the NSCA Board since 2011, including a [more]

College of Education to host graduate program info session in Shreveport

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education will hold a Graduate Program Information Session at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at Louisiana Tech’s Shreveport Center located at 8028 Shrevepark Drive. The two-part session will begin with overviews of Louisiana Tech’s graduate programs.  The second part will allow prospective graduate students time for breakout sessions with university [more]

Tech to host adaptive sports seminar, wheelchair basketball tournament

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Kinesiology will host an Adaptive Sports Seminar and National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, February 7-8 in Scotty Robertson Memorial Gymnasium and the Lambright Sports and Wellness Center on the Louisiana Tech campus. Jared Rehm, adaptive sports specialist and head wheelchair basketball coach for Auburn University, will present a seminar titled, “Adaptive [more]

Kinesiology professor to present at national coaches conference

Dr. David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology and strength and conditioning coach for Louisiana Tech’s baseball team, will present a lecture titled, “Essential Components to a Baseball Resistance Training Program” on January 11 as part of the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) 2014 Coaches Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Szymanski’s presentation will address the anatomy [more]