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Louisiana Tech Percussion Ensemble to perform

Louisiana Tech University’s department of music continues its concert schedule Monday, Feb. 9 with a performance by its Percussion Ensemble. Directed by percussion faculty member Dr. Gregory Lyons, the Percussion Ensemble will perform selections by composers Per Andreasson, Blake Tyson, Michael Colgrass, Manu Delago, Henry Cowell, Susan K. Powell, John Cage/Lou Harrison and Emmanuel Séjourné. [more]

English instructor to have poems published

April C. Honaker, an instructor of English in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Literature and Language, will see two of her poems published in the coming months. “The Way She Carries Us” will be published in volume 13 of “Mom Egg Review,” and “Louisiana” will soon appear in “Southern Voice,” an online publication of “Deep [more]

Shreveport poets to read works, conduct book signing at GTM

Award-winning Shreveport poets Ashley Mace Havird and David Havird will visit Louisiana Tech University January 29 to discuss and read their poetry and hold a book signing. The two poets will speak from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in George T. Madison Hall Auditorium, Room 105. The readings are free to attend and open to the public. Ashley [more]

Architecture organization, student honored with national awards

Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students was honored recently with two of the seven national Honor Awards presented at the 2014 AIAS Forum in Nashville, Tennessee. Samantha Raburn, who received her master’s degree in architecture from Louisiana Tech in 2014, was awarded the Chapter President of the Year award, recognizing [more]

School of Design professor receives prestigious grant

Andrew Wasserman, an assistant professor of art and architecture history in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, has been awarded a Creative Capital Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. Wasserman is one of 20 writers to earn this grant award, which is designed to support writing about contemporary art. The grant will support research on Wasserman’s [more]

Louisiana Tech, Envoy Air partner on pilot training program

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Professional Aviation and Envoy Air have partnered on a pilot mentoring and hiring program that will help students transition to a first officer position with Envoy Air and provide an opportunity for a $10,000 scholarship. The program selects Louisiana Tech professional aviation students as early as their sophomore year, from [more]

Debate team earns top spot among U.S. institutions at Canadian competition

The Louisiana Tech University Debate Team continued its successful 2014-2015 debate season with an excellent showing at the Canadian Debate Championship held recently at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Louisiana Tech’s debate team finished the competition as the highest ranked team from the United States, competing against some of the most elite [more]

Auditions to be held for theatre production of ‘The Last Night of Ballyhoo’

Auditions for Louisiana Tech University Theatre Department’s production of “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” directed by Louisiana Tech Theatre Professor Paul B. Crook, will be held at 7:30 p.m. December 8 in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts. The cast will be composed of four females and three males. [more]

Liberal Arts dean, professor invited to speak at international conference

Dr. Don Kaczvinsky, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Liberal Arts and George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar in English, was an invited guest speaker at “Reading Graham Swift: International Conference,” hosted recently by the Department of British Literature and Culture for the Institute of English Studies at the University of Łódź in Łódź, Poland. [more]