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Louisiana Tech first-year, senior students highly rate overall college experience

Ninety percent of first-year students and 89 percent of seniors at Louisiana Tech University said they would rate their overall educational experience at the institution as “excellent or good,” according to the National Survey of Student Engagement’s (NSSE) “Engagement Insights – Annual Results 2016” survey report. In addition to their feedback on their overall experience [more]

Growth, leadership highlights Louisiana Tech’s success in 2016

— Ten stories from past year that defined strength of university’s impacts and achievements — Institutional growth, strength of leadership and the significant impacts of its regional and national partnerships are just some of the successes that helped to define Louisiana Tech University in 2016. In chronological order, the following are ten of the most [more]

Kiplinger ranks Louisiana Tech as best public university value in Louisiana

Kiplinger, the nation’s most recognized publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 1 overall among the Louisiana’s public institutions in its Best College Values 2017 report released Thursday. Based on quality and affordability, Kiplinger’s Best College Value analyzed over 1,200 colleges and universities across the country to determine [more]

Louisiana Tech announces fall quarter honors students

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its fall 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]

Fall graduates encouraged to ‘enjoy the journey and attack life’

Life is about changes, and learning to roll with them is the most important lesson of all. That was the message presented by William E. Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, to 268 new graduates Saturday morning at Louisiana Tech University’s 318th Commencement Exercise at the Thomas Assembly Center. [more]

Louisiana Tech creates scholarship to honor first African-American students

Louisiana Tech University and its Office of Multicultural Affairs have created a scholarship to honor the legacy of James Earl Potts and Bertha Bradford-Robinson, who were the first male and female African-American students to attend Louisiana Tech. The scholarship will support educational opportunities for minority students attending Louisiana Tech and will contribute to enriching the [more]

Campus police wear body cameras to help protect and serve

Louisiana Tech University police officers are now wearing body cameras. They’re the first law enforcement agency in the parish to use the palm-sized Axon cameras. Tech’s 16 officers began wearing them Thursday. “It’s been great,” Sgt. Mickey Anglin said about his first day with a camera. “Most of the time you don’t even think about [more]

Louisiana Tech to celebrate distinguished alumni at Alumni Awards Luncheon

Louisiana Tech University honored some of its most distinguished and faithful alumni Friday at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon as part of the university’s Homecoming 2016 celebration. The event recognized the Alumnus of the Year, Young Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni from each of Louisiana Tech five academic colleges.  Tim Petrus, a 1976 [more]

CenturyLink executive to keynote Louisiana Tech fall commencement

William E. Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall commencement exercises at 10:00 a.m. November 19 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Bradley, a 1985 graduate from Louisiana Tech with a degree in computer science, has worked for CenturyLink for [more]

Homecoming Week 2016 celebrates school tradition, pride

Louisiana Tech University’s Alumni Association, in conjunction with the university’s Student Government Association and various student organizations, academic colleges, athletics department, and campus and community partners, has announced its official calendar of events for Homecoming Week 2016. For more information on Homecoming events and activities taking place on and around the Louisiana Tech campus, call [more]