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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]

Guice selected to attend National Security Forum

Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice has received and accepted a personal invitation from the Secretary of the Air Force to attend the 62nd annual National Security Forum (NSF) at the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. The purpose of NSF is to expose influential citizens to senior U.S. and international [more]

Louisiana Tech to host presentation on CenturyLink founder, industry pioneer

Leo Honeycutt, author of “The Clarke Williams Story: How one man’s belief in the Golden Rule transformed a small phone company into CenturyLink,” will join Glen Post, president and CEO of CenturyLink and alumnus of Louisiana Tech University, at 5:00 p.m., April 16 in Wyly Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus for a presentation and [more]

Out of the Darkness walk for suicide prevention set for April 25

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will hold an “Out of the Darkness” Campus Walk at Louisiana Tech University on April 25 to raise awareness and funds for research, educational programs and support for survivors of suicide loss. Registration and check-in will start at 8:00 a.m. at the Argent Pavilion, located between Joe Aillet [more]

Louisiana Tech to host North Louisiana High School Literary Rally

Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce that it will be hosting the North Louisiana High School Literary Rally on Saturday, March 21. There will be over 1,500 high school students and administrators from schools throughout the region on the Louisiana Tech campus. Students participating will be testing in 44 different events in an effort [more]

Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter honors students announced

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