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Louisiana Tech spring graduates learn balance, expand worldview




Louisiana Tech University closed out its spring quarter Saturday with keynote speaker John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive for Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Company, reminding the 861 graduates that receiving their degrees from Louisiana Tech has helped shape their worldview, their flow with life and their balance. “The world [more]

Louisiana Tech representatives selected to attend National Security Forum




Dr. Stan Napper, vice president for research and development, and Dr. Jeremey Mhire, associate professor of political science and director of the Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy, represented Louisiana Tech University at the 63rd annual National Security Forum (NSF) held last week at the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base [more]

Hofmeister to serve as spring commencement speaker




Louisiana Tech University will hold its spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 21 at the Thomas Assembly Center with John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive for Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Company, serving as keynote speaker. Hofmeister, who retired from Shell in 2008, works through Citizens for Affordable [more]

TOP DAWG New Venture Championship winners announced




A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded last week to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2016 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “EZ Read Monitoring System” team (mechanical engineering majors Rhodes [more]

Louisiana Tech to support enrollment growth, student life with new Greek organizations




As a result of the significant enrollment growth at Louisiana Tech University, four new Greek organizations have been approved to create chapters on the school’s campus. The four new organizations that were invited are Delta Delta Delta sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, Zeta Phi Beta sorority and Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.  The National Panhellenic Conference, [more]

Louisiana Tech announces north Louisiana high school rally winners




Winners in the 2016 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 19. Approximately 1,200 students from 18 North Louisiana parishes competed. [more]

Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter honors students announced




Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students who have earned a place on the president’s and dean’s honor lists for the winter quarter. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average [more]

Air Force Concert Band, Singing Sergeants coming to Louisiana Tech




Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and The Ruston Daily Leader will present the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants in concert at 3 p.m. April 10 in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. Howard Auditorium is located in the School of the Performing Arts on the northwest corner [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked first in state, No. 35 in nation for best ‘risk-reward’




LendEDU, a national marketplace helping students and parents find transparency for student loans and student loan refinance, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 35 in the nation according to its recently released 2016 College Risk-Reward Indicator (CRRI) list. Louisiana Tech has the highest CRRI of any public or private university in Louisiana and is one [more]

Louisiana Tech closed Friday, March 11 due to flooding, dangerous travel




All Louisiana Tech University campuses, including Tech-Barksdale and the Shreveport Center, will remain closed on Friday, March 11 as a result of continued flooding and hazardous travel conditions throughout the region. Department heads will once again be responsible for notifying essential personnel who are required to work during the closure. Basic services for students remaining [more]