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Music department to present ‘Sonic Explorations’ concert

Louisiana Tech University’s department of music faculty member Randall Sorensen will present “Sonic Explorations,” a concert featuring original music combining acoustical instruments with computer-generated sounds. The program, with Sorensen on trumpet, will also feature soprano Lisa Maxedon, violinist Ann Sorensen, and trumpet players Scott Smith and Ryan Sorensen. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. [more]


Louisiana Tech to support enrollment growth, student life with new Greek organizations

As a result of the significant enrollment growth at Louisiana Tech University, four new Greek organizations have been approved to create chapters on the school’s campus. The four new organizations that were invited are Delta Delta Delta sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, Zeta Phi Beta sorority and Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.  The National Panhellenic Conference, [more]


Department of Music honors students, alumnus

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Music has announced the selection of its Alumnus of the Year and honor recital soloists. For the Alumnus of the Year, the department has chosen Sean Carrier, who earned a bachelor of music education degree in 1994 and completed his master’s in educational leadership at Harding University. A native of [more]


Award-winning Shreveport poet to read at Louisiana Tech

In celebration of Poetry Month, award-winning Shreveport poet Katie Bickham will speak about and read her poetry at Louisiana Tech University on Thursday, April 28.  The reading and a book signing to follow are free to the public and scheduled for 6-7 p.m. in George T. Madison Hall Auditorium, Room 105. Before the reading, Bickham [more]


Journalist, PolitiFact editor to speak at Louisiana Tech

“Fact-checking the 2016 Presidential Election” will be the topic when journalist Angie Drobnic Holan addresses Louisiana Tech University students, faculty, staff and members of the general public at 10:00 a.m. April 26 in Wyly Tower Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. A writer for the Tampa Bay Times, Holan is also [more]


Louisiana Tech history students honored for research

Three Louisiana Tech University graduate students in history were honored for their research efforts during the North Louisiana Historical Association’s annual spring banquet held this past Saturday in Shreveport. Eric Flowers, of Bossier City, took first place in the graduate division of the association’s annual W. Darrell Overdyke competition for the best research paper on [more]


Finalists selected for TOP DAWG New Venture Championship

Judges for the preliminary round of Louisiana Tech University’s 2016 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship have selected seven teams to progress to the final round competition which is scheduled for April 22 in the auditorium of University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. The New Venture Championship is held each spring quarter and provides an [more]


School of Design partners with MedCamps for ‘Hero’s Launch’

Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, together with MedCamps of Louisiana, has partnered together to break ground on the “Hero’s Launch” – a fully-accessible canoe launch as an exciting activity for the campers that will dramatically improve canoeing and paddle boating at MedCamps. For several years, students in Louisiana Tech’s Architecture 335 class have partnered [more]


COES hosts over 1,000 students, teachers for Engineering and Science Day

More than 1,000 students and teachers from high schools across the region gathered at Louisiana Tech University to take part in hands-on experiences and learn engineering and science applications at the 69th Engineering and Science Day. The Engineering and Science Day events are coordinated by the Louisiana Tech Engineering and Science Association (ESA) with student [more]


English instructor publishes first book of poetry

Dr. Philip Estes, an instructor of English in the School of Language and Literature at Louisiana Tech University, has just had his first full-length book of poems, “High Life,“ published by Horse Less Press. Poet and translator Johannes Goransson, an assistant professor of English at Notre Dame, said, “’I am on dead songbird patrol…’  Phil [more]