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TOP DAWG New Venture Championship winners announced




A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded last week to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2016 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “EZ Read Monitoring System” team (mechanical engineering majors Rhodes [more]

Louisiana Tech to support enrollment growth, student life with new Greek organizations




As a result of the significant enrollment growth at Louisiana Tech University, four new Greek organizations have been approved to create chapters on the school’s campus. The four new organizations that were invited are Delta Delta Delta sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, Zeta Phi Beta sorority and Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.  The National Panhellenic Conference, [more]

Louisiana Tech announces north Louisiana high school rally winners




Winners in the 2016 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge or who won first through fifth place in a subject for which there is only district testing have been announced following competition at Louisiana Tech University on Saturday, March 19. Approximately 1,200 students from 18 North Louisiana parishes competed. [more]

Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter honors students announced




Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students who have earned a place on the president’s and dean’s honor lists for the winter quarter. 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 [more]

Air Force Concert Band, Singing Sergeants coming to Louisiana Tech




Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and The Ruston Daily Leader will present the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants in concert at 3 p.m. April 10 in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. Howard Auditorium is located in the School of the Performing Arts on the northwest corner [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked first in state, No. 35 in nation for best ‘risk-reward’




LendEDU, a national marketplace helping students and parents find transparency for student loans and student loan refinance, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 35 in the nation according to its recently released 2016 College Risk-Reward Indicator (CRRI) list. Louisiana Tech has the highest CRRI of any public or private university in Louisiana and is one [more]

Louisiana Tech closed Friday, March 11 due to flooding, dangerous travel




All Louisiana Tech University campuses, including Tech-Barksdale and the Shreveport Center, will remain closed on Friday, March 11 as a result of continued flooding and hazardous travel conditions throughout the region. Department heads will once again be responsible for notifying essential personnel who are required to work during the closure. Basic services for students remaining [more]

Message from Louisiana Tech President Les Guice: Weather and Travel Impacts




Students, faculty and staff: This week’s unprecedented weather event and the resulting flooding and travel impacts have forced Louisiana Tech to alter our schedules and operations in an effort to safeguard our students, faculty, and staff, both on campus and in the community. Above all other factors, my highest priority is the safety of our [more]

Louisiana Tech closed Thursday, March 10 as flooding, hazardous travel continues




All Louisiana Tech University campuses, including Tech-Barksdale and the Shreveport Center, will remain closed on Thursday, March 10 as a result of continued flooding and dangerous travel conditions throughout north Louisiana. Department heads will again notify essential personnel required to work during the closure. Basic services for students remaining on-campus during the closure will be [more]

Louisiana Tech closure due to flooding, dangerous travel conditions




LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY, INCLUDING TECH-BARKSDALE AND SHREVEPORT CENTER, WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 DUE TO FLOODING AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT NORTH LOUISIANA. Department heads will notify essential personnel required to work during the closure. Basic services for students remaining on-campus during the closure will be provided. Louisiana Tech’s Emergency Response Team is [more]