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Plans Take Wing For College Of Business

Confetti and a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorated the opening of a new wing for the Louisiana Tech College of Business. In early November, Tech students and faculty, donors to the wing and others gathered to witness the official dedication of the construction. Remarks were made by Tech president Les Guice and College of Business dean Chris [more]

Louisiana Tech Wins National Competition for Funding to Support Early Stage Investing along the I-20 Corridor

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that Louisiana Tech University was one of a select group of institutions across the country designated for a $299,178 award under the Regional Innovation Strategies Program of the Federal Economic Development Administration. The award is for an innovative program developed by Louisiana Tech to help organize and activate the [more]

State’s general contractors donate nearly $200,000 to support Louisiana Tech

The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors has made a donation of $92,327.14 from the volunteer contractor contributions to Louisiana Tech University in support of the construction engineering program in Tech’s College of Engineering and Science. Also, the Contractors Educational Trust Fund (CETF) made a donation of $50,000 to support the same program, and CETF [more]

Auditions for ‘Living Dead in Denmark’ are Nov. 13

In only one week, the Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre holds auditions for Living Dead in Denmark. It’s another action-packed play written by Emmy and Obie award-winning Tech alumnus Qui Nguyen, whose play She Kills Monsters entertained the masses last year. Be a part of the heart-stopping, sword-slinging action show that takes place in [more]

‘Still Mount,’ ‘Life Drop’ teams lead Top Dog Idea Pitch

Louisiana Tech student teams pitched their new product/service ideas during the 2017 TOP DOG Idea Pitch sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship & Information Technology and Bulldog Entrepreneurs on Tuesday, October 24. This year’s event featured 20 teams delivering five-minute pitches about their ideas to see how professional judges rated their concepts. Students and community [more]

Belton to serve as Louisiana Tech fall commencement speaker

John F.K. Belton, District Attorney for The Third Judicial District, which includes Lincoln and Union parishes, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Thomas Assembly Center (TAC) on the Tech campus. Those family and friends who are unable to attend commencement can [more]

Debate Team First in ‘Tech’R’Treat’

The Louisiana Tech University debate team took first place in the “Tech’R’Treat” trunk decorations and costumes event sponsored by the Union Board. The team’s theme was “The Walking Dead-baters,” a takeoff of the popular television show The Walking Dead. Maura Yeagle, sophomore communication major, said the event “allowed us to work as a team in [more]

TTC Industry Advisory Board provides guidance for 2018

Louisiana Tech University’s world-renowned Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) recently welcomed its Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to campus for meetings with TTC faculty, staff, and students. The IAB is composed of representatives from internationally renowned companies within the trenchless technology field and provides valuable guidance to the Trenchless Technology Center. The 2017 meeting continues a tradition [more]

A.E. Phillips Laboratory School Celebrates Centennial

A.E. Phillips, Louisiana Tech University’s Laboratory School, proudly turned 100 and is celebrating with events throughout the year. The celebration kicked off with a birthday party at the school during the first week of classes in August and continues with a weekend of events during Louisiana Tech’s Homecoming Friday and Saturday. The Centennial Celebration Dinner [more]

Smith accepts communication, marketing opportunity at Louisiana Tech

Tonya Oaks Smith, current executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., joins Louisiana Tech University Dec. 1 as executive director of University Communications and Marketing. Smith will lead University Communications in pursuit of an integrated marketing communication focus that will use traditional and new channels to achieve strategic and [more]