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Louisiana Tech’s Jeffery Hankins earns national recognition

Louisiana Tech University associate professor of history Jeffery R. Hankins was selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of the academic summer seminars supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a federal agency that supports enrichment opportunities at universities and cultural institutions so that faculty can work in collaboration and study [more]

Tech continues to be cornerstone institution of LaSIP

Annually, the Louisiana Board of Regents hosts a statewide grant competition to provide professional development dollars to serve educators in classrooms throughout Louisiana. Funding is provided for innovative proposals that encourage interdisciplinary teams of university faculty and staff working in concert with partnering districts and community stakeholders to design and implement initiatives to promote academic [more]

History professor delivers keynote address at national convention

Dr. Andrew C. McKevitt, assistant professor of history at Louisiana Tech University, delivered the keynote address recently at the 2017 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium at Anime Expo, the United States’ largest convention celebrating the world of Japanese popular culture. More than 100,000 fans of Japanese pop culture convene on downtown Los Angeles each year [more]

French language professor presents at national conference

Dr. Dolliann Hurtig, professor in the School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University, recently participated in the National Conference of French Professors and Teachers of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) in St. Louis, Missouri. The annual meeting brings together members of the AATF, the largest association of French professors and [more]

Architecture, School of Design take home awards

Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design has received recognition from the American Institute of Architects for its design work with MedCamps of Louisiana. Two projects, Hero’s Launch and the Larkin Gibbs Memorial Pavilion, were celebrated for excellence in design from AIA’s Gulf States Region Honor Awards program. Overall, 28 projects were recognized from architects in [more]

English graduate students listed in Who’s Who 2017

Five students from the Master of Arts in English program at Louisiana Tech University were selected for inclusion in “Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Recent graduate Drew William Boyd (MA English, February 2017) and current graduate students Amber Nicole Jurgensen, Sarah Catherine Bryant, Hannah Jane Gissendanner and Emily Varisco received their [more]

Language students awarded prestigious scholarships

Two Louisiana Tech French majors have been awarded CODOFIL scholarships to study French this summer in Canada. Collin King has received a CODOFIL scholarship to attend the total immersion language program at the Université de Sainte Anne in Nova Scotia, Canada, for summer 2017. King previously studied Mandarin Chinese at Dalian University. King is both [more]

History students honored for research

Two Louisiana Tech University graduate students were honored for their research efforts when the North Louisiana Historical Association held its annual spring banquet in Natchitoches. Paula J. Rowe, of Bossier City, took first place in the graduate division of the association’s annual W. Darrell Overdyke competition for the best research paper on the history of [more]

Waggonner Center hosts speaker to discuss public opinion

Louisiana Tech’s Waggonner Center will welcome Dr. Michael Henderson to discuss The Louisiana Survey of public opinion Tuesday, April 25. The Louisiana Survey is an annual survey sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University and is designed to provide a nonpartisan source of public opinion data to politicians [more]