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Happening XXXIV kicks-off new academic, athletic year




It happens every August, and it’s always an exciting way to kick off a new academic and athletic school year for Louisiana Tech University. The Happening XXXIV, presented by Argent Financial, will take place at 6 p.m., August 27 at the Monroe Civic Center and will again feature a relaxed and casual tailgate-style atmosphere with [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked once again among top universities in nation




Louisiana Tech University has earned yet another ranking as one of the top universities in the nation Wednesday with the release of Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges 2015. Forbes ranked only the top 650 public and private higher education institutions in its America’s Top Colleges 2015 report. Among Louisiana’s colleges and universities, Louisiana Tech [more]

Five Louisiana Tech students set to compete in 2015 Miss Louisiana pageant




Five current and former Louisiana Tech University students will be among the 35 contestants vying for this year’s Miss Louisiana title later this month in Monroe. Preliminary competition will held on Thursday and Friday while the live telecast state-wide finals will be held Saturday at the Monroe Civic Center’s W.L. “Jack” Howard Theatre. Eva Edinger [more]

Louisiana Tech celebrates student success, nation’s first cyber engineering graduates




— Spring commencement speaker urges graduates to “make a difference, take risks” — Eight hundred thirty-six students received diplomas, including eight dual degrees awarded, Saturday from Louisiana Tech University, including its first fully online English master’s graduate and the nation’s first five graduates in cyber engineering. Keynote speaker Dr. Kamal Jabbour, a senior Air Force [more]

Senior Air Force scientist to serve as spring commencement speaker




Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23 at the Thomas Assembly Center with Dr. Kamal T. Jabbour, Senior Scientist for Information Assurance, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in New York, serving as keynote speaker. As the principal scientific authority and independent researcher in information assurance, including [more]

TOP DAWG New Venture Championships winners announced




A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes was awarded last Friday to Louisiana Tech University student entrepreneurs and innovators during the final round of the 2015 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship. Members of the campus and local communities gathered in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus to hear 11 teams of finalists present [more]

‘I-20 Top 20’ to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship




New technologies, innovative products and services, and entrepreneurial ideas from across the I-20 corridor will take center stage at Louisiana Tech University on April 28 for the annual I-20 Top 20 regional showcase. Business and community leaders will gather with featured entrepreneurs and innovators for presentations and discussions of new business ventures, groundbreaking technologies and [more]

Louisiana Tech entrepreneurs selected to compete in TOP DAWG Championships




Eleven teams of student entrepreneurs from Louisiana Tech University emerged from the preliminary round of the TOP DAWG New Venture Championships last week and will compete in the final round on April 24. The teams to reach the final round are as follows: • BetaFlix: delivers a visual, interactive method of teaching tomorrow’s workforce that [more]

Louisiana Tech stock car to run at Talladega in ARCA Series race




ARCA Racing Series driver Buster Graham and the Roulo Brothers Racing team is set to return to the track in the No. 17 Louisiana Tech Bulldog Ford Fusion, May 1 at Talladega Superspeedway in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200. The race is the second of the 2015 ARCA season for the No. 17 [more]

Tech announces high school rally winners




Winners in the 2015 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 21. Approximately 1,600 students from 18 north Louisiana parishes competed. [more]