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Bulldog football finds success in the classroom as well as on the field

Success for Louisiana Tech University’s football program is not just measured in TDs and FGs – it’s also measured in GPAs and GSRs. The commitment that student-athletes and coaches for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have made to progress and success in the classroom has resulted in some of the highest graduation and academic performance rates [more]

A Bulldog in Big D: Louisiana Tech recruiter helps DFW students fulfill college dreams

A fourth generation Louisiana Tech University graduate is living in Dallas-Fort Worth and recruiting students to become a part of Bulldog Country. Daniel Dupuy, coordinator of targeted programs for Louisiana Tech in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, most often spends his days contacting counselors, visiting with high school students, and providing insight on Louisiana Tech. He [more]

Chemistry professor named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Dr. Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and T. Pipes Eminent Endowed Chair in Micro and Nanosystems at Louisiana Tech University, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Lvov is one of only two academic inventors from Louisiana institutions to earn the NAI’s Fellow distinction for 2014. Election to NAI [more]

Biomedical engineering professor receives NSF funding

— NSF I-Corps program to help team commercialize artificial cell manufacturing for education — National Science Foundation (NSF) funding to develop and commercialize artificially-manufactured cells and cell platforms for educational, research and industry application has been awarded to a team of scientists led by Dr. Mark DeCoster, the James E. Wyche III Professor in Biomedical [more]

Louisiana Tech first-year, senior students highly rate overall college experience

Ninety-three percent of first-year students and 88 percent of seniors at Louisiana Tech University said they would rate their entire educational experience at the institution as “excellent or good,” according to the National Survey of Student Engagement’s (NSSE) “Bringing the Institution into Focus – Annual Results 2014” survey report. In addition to their feedback on [more]

Louisiana Tech initiative provides opportunities for new businesses to flourish

Entrepreneurs striving to develop and grow innovative business enterprises in 2015 are invited to participate in Louisiana Tech University’s I-20 Corridor Regional Accelerator initiative, which provides training, coaching and networking opportunities that facilitates strong and steady progress for new business ventures. Beginning January 13, meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m. every other Tuesday in [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]