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Smith accepts communication, marketing opportunity at Louisiana Tech

Tonya Oaks Smith, current executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., joins Louisiana Tech University Dec. 1 as executive director of University Communications and Marketing. Smith will lead University Communications in pursuit of an integrated marketing communication focus that will use traditional and new channels to achieve strategic and [more]

Louisiana Tech to celebrate Homecoming 2017, distinguished alumni at luncheon

The Louisiana Tech Alumni Association will honor its 2017 Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni of the Colleges on Friday, November 3, at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. Chris Richardson, a 1972 graduate of Louisiana Tech, is the recipient of the 2017 Alumnus of the Year award, and Ryan Kilpatrick, a 2002 graduate, is [more]

‘Six Women…’ opens Monday at Stone Theatre

The “irreverent, sexy, yet wise and ironic” award-winning musical Six Women with Brain Death or Expiring Minds Want to Know opens Monday night – Halloween Eve — in Arthur W. Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Show dates are Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 5, [more]

Tech ranks 2nd in state, top 2.4 percent globally in CWUR report

Louisiana Tech University ranks second in the state among public institutions and in the top 2.4 percent worldwide in this year’s Center for World University Rankings, the largest ranking of global universities, released Monday. The top 1,000 research-intensive institutions received rankings. The rankings measure the quality of education and training of students, along with the [more]

Debate Team wins in season-opening tournament

The Louisiana Tech Debate Team returned to Ruston with a first place in the varsity division and a second place in overall percentage wins in the season-opening tournament at the University of Arkansas-Monticello. Junior accounting major Nate Foster was the varsity division champion; he won four elimination rounds and lost only two ballots throughout the [more]

‘Breakin’ Backwards’ begins Concert Association season

The Louisiana Tech Concert Association unveils its first production of the 2017-2018 season, “Breakin’ Backwards,” Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium.The Louisiana Tech Concert Association unveils its first production of the 2017-2018 season, “Breakin’ Backwards,” Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. A contemporary mix of choreography to popular music [more]

Tech ranked in Top 20 for best master’s in health informatics degree

Louisiana Tech is ranked 17th nationally for Best Programs for a Master’s in Health Informatics by TheBestColleges.org. Tech is the only college in Louisiana with a Top 20-ranked program, is the 6th-ranked Southern program, and is the only ranked program in the South located west of the Mississippi River. “The Department of Health Informatics and [more]