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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]

Fall Choir Concert to feature music from 16th century, modern artists

Louisiana Tech University’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir and soloists will hold its Fall Choir Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, presenting music from the 16th century with texts in Scottish, Spanish, and Latin, Shakespeare Songs and even music by Billy Joel. The concert will take place in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on [more]

Percussion Ensemble to continue tradition with fall concert

Sixteen student musicians. Ten different majors. Eight living composers. One stage. Louisiana Tech’s Percussion Ensemble has been performing on the campus since the 1970s. This fall’s concert will take place November 3 and will involve compositions for a variety of instruments with a heavy emphasis on keyboard percussion equipment, particularly a newly acquired 5.0 marimba. [more]

English Department to honor legendary professor, speaker

The School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University will honor one of its favorite professors, Dr. H. J. “Tony” Sachs, by naming its upper division English classroom after him during a ceremony at 10:00 a.m., November 1 in room 223 of George T. Madison Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. Among the speakers [more]

Poet, professor to read works during visit to Louisiana Tech

Cleopatra Mathis, poet and professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College, will read and speak about her poetry at 5:30 p.m. October 23 in room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Mathis, a Ruston native, will speak to Louisiana Tech’s Sigma Tau Delta English honorary society, Poetry Society, [more]