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College of Education to launch innovative Call Me MiSTER program

Call Me MiSTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models), an innovative new program focused on increasing the number of expertly-trained teachers from diverse backgrounds, is being launched this fall by Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education in an effort to recruit and support African American males to become highly-qualified elementary school teachers. With a [more]

Mechanical engineering student awarded Tau Beta Pi scholarship

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science is proud to announce that Haley Dishman, a mechanical engineering student, has received a prestigious Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Stabile scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tau Beta Pi Scholarship Program was established to reward upcoming seniors who meet three established criteria: scholarship, campus leadership [more]

Louisiana Tech receives $1 million gift from AEP Foundation to support new center

Louisiana Tech University received a generous $1 million gift Wednesday from Nicholas K. Akins, chairman, president and CEO of American Electric Power, and chairman of the AEP Foundation, to support a new Academic Success Center, including a cyber training center, located inside Bossier Parish Community College’s (BPCC) STEM Building in the National Cyber Research Park [more]

Louisiana Tech to establish academic, research center in National Cyber Research Park

Louisiana Tech University has partnered with the Cyber Innovation Center to establish a new Academic Success Center in the Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) STEM Building at the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City.  This facility will enable Louisiana Tech to enhance educational services, provide cyber education and research, support economic development and engage [more]

Great game, Dr. Jarrell

How he was able to do all the work involved in the delivering of 15,000 babies over a 50-year medical career and still have time attend more than 3,000 Louisiana Tech athletic events during the same half-century plus – more than anyone else in history — no one but Guthrie Jarrell will ever know.

ExxonMobil makes generous donation to Louisiana Tech

ExxonMobil has donated more than $230,000 to the Louisiana Tech University Foundation as part of ExxonMobil’s Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil’s Troy O’Laughlin, a 1999 chemical engineering alumnus from Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science alumnus, presented the check to Louisiana Tech President Les Guice, College of Engineering and Science Dean Hisham Hegab and [more]

Louisiana Tech announces spring honor students

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its spring quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

Family, child studies instructor honored with lifetime service award

The Association of Child Life Professionals Board of Directors will present Louisiana Tech University Family and Child Studies instructor Anita Pumphrey with a Distinguished Lifetime Service Award during the organization’s 35th annual conference that will be held this week in Las Vegas. Pumphrey started the first child life program at St. Francis Medical Center in [more]

Louisiana Tech, CenturyLink partner for regional robotics event

The third and final Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) of Northeast Louisiana (NELA) competition for the 2016-2017 academic year was held recently at CenturyLink Headquarters in Monroe, with Louisiana Tech University staff, parents, teachers, and community partners watching as students competed for the grand championship and bragging rights as the best robotics team in the [more]

First-year engineering students showcase product prototypes

Teams of first-year Louisiana Tech University engineering students presented prototypes of their innovative products at the 2017 Freshman Design Expo held recently in the Student Center at Louisiana Tech University. Students showcased their expertise in research and design by presenting products that they created with Arduino and Raspberry Pi microcontrollers, to judges and attendees. The [more]