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Owens congratulates Louisiana Tech graduates, reminds them that ‘words matter’




“Words matter. You have to connect with people before you can communicate, persuade, understand, inform, influence and much more.” That was the message presented to 267 new Louisiana Tech University graduates by keynote speaker Dr. Reginald Owens during the school’s 317th commencement ceremony held Thursday morning at the Thomas Assembly Center. Owens, who retires at [more]

Message from President Les Guice – South LA Flood Relief




Dear Louisiana Tech Family, I call upon all members of the Louisiana Tech Family to join me in assisting our friends and families in south Louisiana who are dealing with one of the most catastrophic and devastating flood disasters on record.  This unprecedented crisis has left them without many of the most basic necessities that [more]

Owens to serve as Louisiana Tech summer commencement speaker




Dr. Reginald Owens, department head for journalism and the F. Jay Taylor Endowed Chair of Journalism at Louisiana Tech University, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s summer commencement exercises at 10:00 a.m. August 18 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Owens, who will retire at the end of August after a distinguished 19-year [more]

“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]