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Homecoming Week 2014 has something for everyone

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 2014. For more information on Homecoming events and activities taking place on and around the Louisiana Tech campus, call [more]

TBDC hosts variety of workshops across northern part of state

Louisiana Tech’s Technology Business Development Center will conduct free workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and growing businesses between Oct. 28 and Nov. 6. One series of meetings will occur in University Hall on Tech’s campus, and other meetings will rotate to various locations across the region. The meetings are as follows: Ruston—  6 p.m., Tuesdays and [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Military Friendly School designation

Victory Media Inc., the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life, has named Louisiana Tech University to its Military Friendly Schools list for the second consecutive year. The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most [more]

Record number of companies, students attend Louisiana Tech fall Career Day

A record number of Louisiana Tech University students and potential employers looked toward each other’s futures last Thursday as the Counseling and Career Services Center hosted its annual fall Career Day in the Student Center on the Louisiana Tech campus. Caitlin Dartez, Louisiana Tech’s coordinator of employer relations for Career Center events and alumni relations, [more]

Louisiana Tech freshman enrollment up nearly 20 percent for second consecutive year

– Average freshman ACT rises to 24.7 as total enrollment increases by 2.3 percent – For the second consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has seen a substantial increase in both the quantity and quality of its 2014 freshman class. According to the university’s fall 2014 enrollment report released Wednesday, the number of first-time freshmen enrolled [more]

PayScale.com ranks Louisiana Tech No. 1 in state in starting, mid-career salaries for graduates

Graduates from Louisiana Tech University earn higher median early career salaries and mid-career salaries than graduates from any other university in Louisiana, according to PayScale.com’s recently released 2014-2015 College Salary Report. Louisiana Tech ranks No. 1 among the state’s public and private institutions with early career graduates earning an average of $49,200 annually, followed by [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Tier One ranking from U.S. News & World Report

Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities” for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges list released Tuesday. Louisiana Tech, along with LSU and Tulane University, were the only institutions in the state to achieve a Tier One “National Universities” ranking. Louisiana Tech [more]

Guice celebrates successes, shares plans for Louisiana Tech at fall meeting

Challenges met and challenges to be faced was the focus of Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice’s “State of the University” address Tuesday to faculty and staff at Louisiana Tech’s annual fall meeting. “Last year, we sat here together talking about new beginnings and opportunities,” Guice said of last year’s convocation only weeks after his [more]

First-Year Convocation welcomes, celebrates newest class of Tech students

It’s become a rite of passage for new students entering Louisiana Tech University and a tradition of new Bulldogs making the transition from high school to college. Louisiana Tech’s seventh annual First-Year Convocation will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3 in Howard Auditorium. All first-year students, as well as Louisiana Tech alumni and [more]

Tech commencement speaker encourages graduates to persevere

Find inner strength and embrace the search for meaning. This was the message Dr. Pauline Leonard, professor and department chair in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education, delivered during the summer commencement address. “It has been said that it’s the unanticipated transitions, even the negative ones that can provide the greatest opportunity for change and growth,” [more]