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Winners of “Won in One” Idea Pitch competition announced

A diverse group of entrepreneurs from across the region highlighted the “Won in One” Idea Pitch competition, which challenges innovators to present their new ventures as part of Louisiana Tech University’s Innovation Enterprise. Like contestants on the popular television show “Shark Tank,” the competitors pitched their ideas recently with the goal of impressing the audience [more]

Braud offers fall graduates wisdom from the world of social media

“We are launching you. Discover your authentic self. Discover who you are really meant to be.” That was the message from keynote speaker Gerard Braud to 311 new Louisiana Tech University graduates during the school’s 314th commencement exercises Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center. Braud is the CEO of Braud Communications, a public relations firm [more]

Brooks Hull to lead University Advancement as new VP

Brooks Hull, formerly the vice president of Institutional Advancement at Austin College in Sherman, Texas, has officially assumed leadership of Louisiana Tech University’s Division of University Advancement as its new vice president. Hull, who will lead Louisiana Tech’s fundraising, development and alumni relations activities, was selected from a pool of outstanding candidates following an extensive [more]

Louisiana Tech earns designation as a Military Friendly School

For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media Inc., the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life. The 2016 Military Friendly Schools list highlights more than 1,400 institutions around the United States that exhibit best practices in support of military students and [more]

Communications expert, Louisiana Tech alumnus to keynote fall commencement

Gerard Braud, CEO of Braud Communications and Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Braud, whose public relations firm specializes in crisis communications, said he is attempting to crowd source wisdom on social media to [more]

Distinguished alumni to be honored at Alumni Awards Luncheon

Louisiana Tech University will honor distinguished alumni as part of Homecoming Week 2015 during the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon at noon Friday, Nov. 6 in the club level of the Davison Athletics Complex. George Baldwin, a 1978 petroleum engineering graduate, has been named as the 2015 Louisiana Tech Alumnus of the Year; and Justin Bounds, [more]

Homecoming Week 2015 celebrates school pride, spirit

Louisiana Tech University’s Alumni Association, in conjunction with the university’s Student Government Association and various student organizations, academic colleges, athletics department, and campus and community partners, has announced its official calendar of events for Homecoming Week 2015. For more information on Homecoming events and activities taking place on and around the Louisiana Tech campus, call [more]

Prescott Memorial Library earns national recognition

— Library honored for outstanding leadership, contributions to Federal depository program — Louisiana Tech University’s Prescott Memorial Library has been recognized by the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Federal Depository Library Program for demonstrated leadership, innovation, and commitment to providing free public access to Federal Government information. Prescott Memorial Library was one of [more]

Louisiana Tech graduates earn highest average starting salaries in state

— SmartAsset rankings also place Louisiana Tech No. 1 in state for best value — SmartAsset, a financial technology firm based in New York City, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 1 among all public and private universities in Louisiana for highest average starting salaries for college graduates and best college education value. Graduates from [more]