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“Bulldogs Without Borders” restores water desalination system in Haiti




A team from Louisiana Tech University’s “Bulldogs Without Borders” (BWB) student-led service organization recently traveled to Sous-a-Philippe, Haiti, where they began restoration on a water desalination system that was destroyed by a cattle stampede more than 40 years ago. Ryan Joseph (mechanical engineering), Kendra Britton (accounting), Logan Caskey (mechanical engineering), Blaine Johnson (civil engineering), Uriel [more]

AT&T contributes $25,000 to benefit first-generation college students at Louisiana Tech




— Scholarship program gives new generation of college students opportunity for affordable education — AT&T announces a contribution of $25,000 to Louisiana Tech University to support its scholarship program for students who are the first in their family to attend college. These scholarships will be based upon financial need and will serve to recruit predominantly [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked No. 1 in state in MONEY’s 2016-17 Best Colleges report




Louisiana Tech University has been ranked No. 1 in the State of Louisiana according to MONEY’s 2016-2017 Best Colleges report. The report, released Monday, evaluated the top public and private higher education institutions in the nation to determine those that offered students the best value and return on investment.  Louisiana Tech earned the state’s highest [more]

Forbes ranks Louisiana Tech among top universities in nation




Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges 2016 has once again ranked Louisiana Tech University among the top higher education institutions in the nation. Only the top 660 public and private higher education institutions in the United States make the Forbes Top Colleges report.  Louisiana Tech came in at No. 392 in the nation with only [more]

Spring quarter honors students announced




Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its spring quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. 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 on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

Louisiana Tech announces spring quarter graduates




Louisiana Tech University’s summer quarter commencement exercises were held May 21, with diplomas awarded to 861 graduates. Commencement marked the close of summer quarter activities at the university. Area graduates – listed by state, city and degree – are as follows: Alabama   Clay Jon David Perry- Bachelor Of General Studies   Dadeville Chase Youngblood- [more]

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]