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School of Biological Sciences hoods spring graduates




Louisiana Tech University’s School of Biological Sciences recognized 10 graduating graduate students at spring commencement exercises last month, in a hooding ceremony for faculty, friends and family. A first event of this kind for the program, the hooding ceremony was a way for students to be recognized for their hard work and contributions to the [more]

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Five Louisiana Tech students to participate in 2016 Miss Louisiana pageant




Five Louisiana Tech University students will be among the 32 women who will compete this week for the title of Miss Louisiana 2016. The competition will take place at 7:30 p.m. nightly, June 23-25 at the Monroe Civic Center.  The preliminary competition will be held Thursday and Friday, and the live statewide telecast of the [more]

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Louisiana Tech graduates complete medical school at LSUHSC-Shreveport




Thirteen recent Louisiana Tech University graduates have earned their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees after graduating this spring from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport. All 13 of these students successfully gained admission to medical school upon graduation from Louisiana Tech, applying the skills and the quality educational and research [more]

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Spring quarter honors students announced




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]

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Louisiana Tech announces spring quarter graduates




Louisiana Tech University’s summer quarter commencement exercises were held May 21, with diplomas awarded to 861 graduates. Commencement marked the close of summer quarter activities at the university. Area graduates – listed by state, city and degree – are as follows: Alabama   Clay Jon David Perry- Bachelor Of General Studies   Dadeville Chase Youngblood- [more]

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Louisiana Tech serves as one of five national host sites for Children’s Choices




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education was recently selected as one of just five host sites in the nation for the Children’s Choices Program – a joint project between the Children’s Book Council and the International Literacy Association (ILA.) Dr. Amy Massey Vessel, director of Louisiana Tech’s Clinical Residency Research Center and interim director of [more]

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College of Education to offer new pathways to teacher certification




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education is set to launch two new alternative teaching certification programs next month that will provide authentic classroom experience and a pathway for new educators to begin teaching in less than a year. The first program, a Master of Arts in Teaching, will lead to teacher certification as well as [more]

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Louisiana Tech marks history society’s 50th anniversary with new member induction




As spring quarter comes to an end, Louisiana Tech University’s department of history has something special to celebrate. May 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment on campus of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society.  Chartered on May 21, 1966, Tech’s Lambda-Rho Chapter has risen to national prominence, winning best chapter honors [more]

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Computer scientist to present groundbreaking research




Dr. Ben Choi, associate professor of computer science at Louisiana Tech University, will present his research on a groundbreaking new technology that has the potential to revolutionize the computing industry during a keynote speech next month at the International Conference on Measurement Instrumentation and Electronics. Choi will present on a foundational architecture for designing and [more]

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Louisiana Tech spring graduates learn balance, expand worldview




Louisiana Tech University closed out its spring quarter Saturday with keynote speaker John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive for Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Company, reminding the 861 graduates that receiving their degrees from Louisiana Tech has helped shape their worldview, their flow with life and their balance. “The world [more]