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Fall graduates encouraged to ‘enjoy the journey and attack life’




Life is about changes, and learning to roll with them is the most important lesson of all. That was the message presented by William E. Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, to 268 new graduates Saturday morning at Louisiana Tech University’s 318th Commencement Exercise at the Thomas Assembly Center. [more]

Louisiana Tech creates scholarship to honor first African-American students




Louisiana Tech University and its Office of Multicultural Affairs have created a scholarship to honor the legacy of James Earl Potts and Bertha Bradford-Robinson, who were the first male and female African-American students to attend Louisiana Tech. The scholarship will support educational opportunities for minority students attending Louisiana Tech and will contribute to enriching the [more]

Campus police wear body cameras to help protect and serve




Louisiana Tech University police officers are now wearing body cameras. They’re the first law enforcement agency in the parish to use the palm-sized Axon cameras. Tech’s 16 officers began wearing them Thursday. “It’s been great,” Sgt. Mickey Anglin said about his first day with a camera. “Most of the time you don’t even think about [more]

Louisiana Tech to celebrate distinguished alumni at Alumni Awards Luncheon




Louisiana Tech University honored some of its most distinguished and faithful alumni Friday at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon as part of the university’s Homecoming 2016 celebration. The event recognized the Alumnus of the Year, Young Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni from each of Louisiana Tech five academic colleges.  Tim Petrus, a 1976 [more]

CenturyLink executive to keynote Louisiana Tech fall commencement




William E. Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall commencement exercises at 10:00 a.m. November 19 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Bradley, a 1985 graduate from Louisiana Tech with a degree in computer science, has worked for CenturyLink for [more]

Homecoming Week 2016 celebrates school tradition, pride




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 2016. For more information on Homecoming events and activities taking place on and around the Louisiana Tech campus, call [more]

Commissioner of Higher Education visits with faculty, staff at Louisiana Tech




Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Joseph C. Rallo visited Louisiana Tech University Monday for a “Coffee and Conversation” forum where he visited with faculty and staff, and shared an overview on the new realities of higher education through the “Elevate Louisiana!” initiative. Louisiana Tech faculty and staff were joined by colleagues from Grambling State, [more]

Tech XXI retires from active service as Louisiana Tech live mascot




After nearly three years of loyal service and representing the pride and passion of Louisiana Tech University’s campus and alumni communities, Tech XXI is retiring from active service. Louisiana Tech’s live English bulldog mascot is retiring from sideline duties and public appearances, effective October 1.  At the recommendation of veterinarians and guidance from the United [more]

Architecture faculty win Grand Prize in national film challenge




— Film highlights partnership with MedCamps, inspirational service to children in need — Brad Deal and Robert Brooks, architecture faculty in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, have won the Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Award in the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2016 I Look Up Film Challenge for their inspirational short film [more]