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SPA, Stone Theatre announce cast for “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and Stone Theatre has announced the cast for its final production of the academic year, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Directed by Louisiana Tech’s Lallage Wall Endowed Professor and Coordinator of Theatre Cherrie Sciro, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a Signature Series [more]

Tech Talk staff wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Staff members of Louisiana Tech’s student-run newspaper, The Tech Talk, received a variety of writing and photography awards for their from the Society of Professional Journalists. Six students on staff received awards from SPJ’s Region 12 Mark of Excellence contest. “Our Tech Talk staff continues to bring recognition and honor to the journalism department and [more]

Mantra Percussion performs at Tech

The Mantra Percussion, a Brooklyn-based ensemble, will perform on campus at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in Louisiana Tech’s School of Art gallery. The ensemble will perform and discuss Michael Gordon’s “Timber,” which they co-commissioned and premiered, and which is also the focus of a National Public Radio Music Field Recording. The group was recognized [more]

School of Performing Arts hosts concert

Louisiana Tech’s department of music in the School of Performing Arts will present a Mid-South chapter of the National Association of Composers, USA, concert. The event will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13 in the Recital Hall, located in Howard Auditorium. The concert will feature music by composers from Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. [more]

Hurtig, Glévéau give April presentations

Dolliann Hurtig, an associate professor of French at Louisiana Tech University, and Marie Glévéau, Fulbright teaching assistant in French from Rennes, France, made a presentation at the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers’ spring conference in Shreveport. Their presentation, “Allons au Cinema,” delivered in French, reflects how much Francophone cinema is appreciated in America and abroad. The [more]

48th Louisiana Composers Consortium concert to be performed

Louisiana Tech’s School of Performing Arts and department of music will present the 48th Louisiana Composers Consortium Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6. Dr. Joe L. Alexander, professor of music, will host the concert. Alexander is the head of music theory/composition, as well as the low brass instructor. The concert will feature music by [more]

Percussion Studio plans month of musical events

Louisiana Tech’s Percussion Studio is planning a variety of events for the month of April, including a performance by internationally known guest artist, an ensemble festival and a percussion clinic. On Friday, April 4, She-e Wu, an international percussionist, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Stone Theatre. Wu is an associate professor of music and [more]

Faculty concert series features guitar, marimba, cello

Members of the Louisiana Tech community are invited to attend the upcoming Faculty Concert series performance, featuring Dr. Cain Budds, an associate professor of music, on guitar; Dr. Gregory Lyons, an assistant professor of music, on marimba; and Karl Puljak, director of School of Architecture and the School of Art, on cello. The concert will [more]

Webre honored with LEH award

Dr. Stephen Webre, the Garnie W. McGinty professor of history and interim associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Louisiana Tech University, has received a Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities award. Webre received the award for Individual Achievement in the Humanities for his contributions in north Louisiana. As a discussion leader in the [more]

Tech celebrates Women’s History month with events

As March is Women’s History Month, Louisiana Tech’s department of history has joined with Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Inc., and the Louisiana Tech Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to put together a month of events. In keeping with the National Women’s History Month program theme, “Celebrating Women of Character, [more]