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Louisiana Tech Wins National Competition for Funding to Support Early Stage Investing along the I-20 Corridor

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that Louisiana Tech University was one of a select group of institutions across the country designated for a $299,178 award under the Regional Innovation Strategies Program of the Federal Economic Development Administration. The award is for an innovative program developed by Louisiana Tech to help organize and activate the [more]

‘Still Mount,’ ‘Life Drop’ teams lead Top Dog Idea Pitch

Louisiana Tech student teams pitched their new product/service ideas during the 2017 TOP DOG Idea Pitch sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship & Information Technology and Bulldog Entrepreneurs on Tuesday, October 24. This year’s event featured 20 teams delivering five-minute pitches about their ideas to see how professional judges rated their concepts. Students and community [more]

Belton to serve as Louisiana Tech fall commencement speaker

John F.K. Belton, District Attorney for The Third Judicial District, which includes Lincoln and Union parishes, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Thomas Assembly Center (TAC) on the Tech campus. Those family and friends who are unable to attend commencement can [more]

Debate Team First in ‘Tech’R’Treat’

The Louisiana Tech University debate team took first place in the “Tech’R’Treat” trunk decorations and costumes event sponsored by the Union Board. The team’s theme was “The Walking Dead-baters,” a takeoff of the popular television show The Walking Dead. Maura Yeagle, sophomore communication major, said the event “allowed us to work as a team in [more]

A.E. Phillips Laboratory School Celebrates Centennial

A.E. Phillips, Louisiana Tech University’s Laboratory School, proudly turned 100 and is celebrating with events throughout the year. The celebration kicked off with a birthday party at the school during the first week of classes in August and continues with a weekend of events during Louisiana Tech’s Homecoming Friday and Saturday. The Centennial Celebration Dinner [more]

Smith accepts communication, marketing opportunity at Louisiana Tech

Tonya Oaks Smith, current executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., joins Louisiana Tech University Dec. 1 as executive director of University Communications and Marketing. Smith will lead University Communications in pursuit of an integrated marketing communication focus that will use traditional and new channels to achieve strategic and [more]

Louisiana Tech to celebrate Homecoming 2017, distinguished alumni at luncheon

The Louisiana Tech Alumni Association will honor its 2017 Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni of the Colleges on Friday, November 3, at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. Chris Richardson, a 1972 graduate of Louisiana Tech, is the recipient of the 2017 Alumnus of the Year award, and Ryan Kilpatrick, a 2002 graduate, is [more]

‘Six Women…’ opens Monday at Stone Theatre

The “irreverent, sexy, yet wise and ironic” award-winning musical Six Women with Brain Death or Expiring Minds Want to Know opens Monday night – Halloween Eve — in Arthur W. Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Show dates are Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 5, [more]