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Tim Petrus to serve as winter commencement speaker

Tim Petrus, executive vice president and general partner of MorningStar Partners and a 1976 electrical engineering alumnus of Louisiana Tech University, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s winter commencement ceremonies, March 7 in the Thomas Assembly Center. Winter commencement begins at 10:00 a.m. and officially marks the end of the winter quarter [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked among nation’s top public colleges by The Business Journals

Louisiana Tech University is one of only two institutions in the State of Louisiana to be ranked among the nation’s top 150 public colleges, according to The Business Journal’s 2015 Best Public Colleges in America list released Thursday. The Business Journals analyzed 484 four-year public colleges, using data from the National Center for Education Statistics [more]

Hundreds of students converge on Spring Career Day

Louisiana Tech University held its annual Spring Career Day Thursday, with more than 100 employers gathering in the Student Center looking for interns and full-time employees from the university, and nearly 800 students attending the event. “If you go to Career Day, you are one step ahead of several other graduates,” said Reghan Lopez, a [more]

Louisiana Tech ranks No. 8 on list of nation’s most underrated colleges

Business Insider, the Internet’s largest business news and information website, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 8 in its list of the “50 Most Underrated Colleges in America,” released Wednesday. Louisiana Tech was the only higher education institution in the state to make the list. The 50 Most Underrated Colleges in America rankings primarily used [more]

Louisiana Tech receives $920K gift from Patrick F. Taylor Foundation

– Funds will support scholarships for first generation and outstanding students – The Board of Trustees of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation have presented Louisiana Tech University with a gift of $920,000 to fund scholarships for first generation and academically outstanding students. In addition to the gift from the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, Louisiana Tech [more]

Cast for Louisiana Tech production of ‘The Last Night of Ballyhoo’ announced

The Stone Theatre at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the seven-member cast for its upcoming production of “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” directed by Louisiana Tech Associate Theatre Professor Paul B. Crook. Performance dates for “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” are scheduled for January 28-31, 2015 and February 4-7, 2015 in Stone Theatre [more]

Ten stories that defined leadership, achievement at Louisiana Tech in 2014

Changes in leadership, growth in enrollment and a number of institutional rankings and achievements are just some of the successes that defined 2014 at Louisiana Tech University. In chronological order, here are ten of the most noteworthy institutional stories released by Louisiana Tech this past year. Louisiana Tech, CSC partner to produce high-tech opportunities across [more]