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Meet the newest member of the Louisiana Tech family: Tech XXII

Saturday, Louisiana Tech University introduced the newest member of its family: Tech XXII. The son of Tech XXI, Tech XXII is 14 months old and weighs 36 pounds, a healthy, sweet, friendly, energetic English Bulldog. He was formally introduced at a small gathering at the Marbury Alumni Center. “We have a long history of having [more]

Free recital of new recording Jan. 28 in Howard

Louisiana Tech’s Department of Music will present “ABSTRACTIONS,” a recently completed recording project, Sunday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. Admission is free. Music performed by Tech faculty members Randall Sorensen (trumpet), Shayla Blake (piano), and guest artist Valentin M. Bogdan (piano/composer) will include “Framed” by British composer Cecilia McDowall, “From the Artist [more]

College of Education wins hospitality award

The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau recently announced that the Louisiana Tech University College of Education has won the 2017 Lincoln Parish Hospitality Award. The College of Education made noteworthy contributions to the tourism economy of Lincoln Parish in 2017 by working to host the National Field Experience Conference (NFEC) and hosting multiple [more]

Tech’s Haskins earns prestigious spot in Rural Health Fellows program

Louisiana Tech associate professor and registered nurse Tara Haskins, one of only 17 professionals selected nationwide by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) for its 2018 Rural Health Fellows program, grew up watching her grandmother serve as a nurse in the small family clinic that tried to meet the health needs of everyone in her [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked state’s best school with kinesiology, exercise science programs

Two education sites — StartClass.com and Universities.com — have ranked Louisiana Tech as the state’s best university to offer both kinesiology and exercise science programs. The results of the StartClass data placed Tech No. 1 ahead of No. 2 Louisiana College, then Louisiana-Monroe (ULM), McNeese State, and LSU-Shreveport. Universities.com also ranked Tech first, followed by [more]

Louisiana Tech’s M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology earns top ranking in state

Louisiana Tech University’s Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology program has been named one of the top SLP graduate programs in the country by SpeechPathologyGraduatePrograms.org. Of the 240 schools reviewed, Tech’s program ranked No. 29 overall and earned the highest ranking in Louisiana. SpeechPathologyGraduatePrograms.org is a self-funded online publishing group created to support those entering [more]

BestColleges.com ranks Louisiana Tech No. 1 overall in state

Out of Louisiana’s 23 accredited four-year public colleges and universities and nine private institutions, Louisiana Tech has been ranked No. 1 by BestColleges.com for 2017. All eligible institutions were ranked on a 100-point scale. A perfect score of 100 is earned by ranking No. 1 for all ranking factors. Tech led the state with a [more]

Ideas, prizes, opportunities take center stage in Won in One 2018

Entrepreneurs and innovators from across north Louisiana have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to audience members and a panel of judges to win cash prizes at the Won in One idea pitch competition at 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at Louisiana Tech University’s Rawle Enterprise Center. Like on the hit show “Shark Tank,” a panel [more]

Help is here to prepare your pitch

The ability to pitch an idea in a cohesive and dynamic manner is an essential tool for aspiring entrepreneurs or anyone with an idea to share. This technique of succinctly stating an idea, often referred to as an elevator pitch, is a valuable asset to any skill set. At 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the [more]