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Louisiana Tech, graduates celebrate historic milestones at spring commencement

— Governor John Bel Edwards encourages record 973 graduates to “work hard, never quit” — Louisiana Tech University and a record number of new graduates celebrated milestones Saturday as the school conducted its 320th Commencement Exercises before a standing room only crowd at the Thomas Assembly Center. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards served as keynote [more]

TOP DOG New Venture Championship winners announced

A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded recently to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2017 TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “Lunch Pad” team of Jon Emas (supply chain), Nathaniel Foster [more]

Governor John Bel Edwards to keynote spring commencement

— President Emeritus Daniel D. Reneau to be inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni — Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement ceremony at 10:00 a.m. May 20 at the Thomas Assembly Center. In addition to honoring its spring quarter graduates, Louisiana Tech will present [more]

Stage set for Theatre Department production of Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is set to raise the curtain on its fourth and final production of the 2016-2017 season with “Rumors,” written by Neil Simon and directed by Paul B. Crook, professor of theatre at Louisiana Tech. Simon’s famous farce will run at 7:30 p.m. nightly May 2-6, and at 2:00 p.m. [more]

Louisiana Tech, LDCC sign tuition reduction agreement

Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will allow full-time faculty and staff of LDCC to enroll at Louisiana Tech University for undergraduate or graduate programs at a reduced tuition rate.  The agreement also enables full-time Louisiana Tech employees to enroll in programs at LDCC [more]

Music Department selects Alumnus of the Year, Honor Recital soloists

Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. April 28 in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté was selected as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year. Boutté earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance in 1982 and went on [more]

LTCA hosts Russian National Ballet for performance of ‘Cinderella’

The Louisiana Tech Concert Association (LTCA) welcomes the Russian National Ballet for an exclusive performance of “Cinderella” at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. The Russian National Ballet, which has been credited with inspiring young dancers from around the world with their technique, grace and all-around enchantment, returns to [more]

I-20 Top 20 to highlight regional economic, business development

An array of economic and business development activities from across north Louisiana’s I-20 corridor will be on display at the I-20 Top 20 regional showcase April 25 at Louisiana Tech University. This annual gathering brings together community and business leaders, featured entrepreneurs and innovators, and other forward-thinking members of the community for a night of [more]

Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter honor students announced

Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its winter quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the President’s Honor List. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours completed [more]