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PDRIB outreach specialist selected as 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Sheena Manuel, an outreach specialist for Louisiana Tech University’s Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness (PDRIB), has been selected as the 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Louisiana chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. Manuel’s work for the PDRIB led to this honor and her immeasurable contributions to educating blind [more]

Student from A.E. Phillips Lab School places in state competition

Amanda Meng, an eighth grader at A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University, placed fourth at the Louisiana State MATHCOUNTS Competition in Alexandria, for sixth-eighth grade middle schools, and will participate in the national competition this May. Meng placed fourth in the written competition and was the runner up in the countdown round among [more]

Louisiana Tech researchers helping New Orleans PD find ‘best fit’ in new officers

— AROS developing process to assist in selection of applicants for the NOPD police academy — AROS, a research and consulting group comprised of faculty and students within Louisiana Tech University’s industrial-organizational psychology doctoral program, is partnering with the New Orleans Police Department to develop an entry-level selection test battery and analysis tools to identify [more]

Keith-Vincent earns Post-Secondary Educator of the Year Award

Lindsey Keith-Vincent, director of the Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) and Office of Outreach and External Funding for Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, has earned the Post-Secondary Educator of the Year Award for Region VIII from the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE.) Keith-Vincent received the honor with over 400 colleagues and [more]

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]