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Louisiana Tech receives $1.45 million grant to support STEM teacher preparation

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) have awarded Louisiana Tech University a $1.45 million grant to support teacher preparation in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, as part of the national UTeach program. Louisiana Tech is one of just five universities nationwide selected to receive the [more]

Poinsettia auction supports scholarships, launches the holiday season

Louisiana Tech University will know the Christmas season has officially started when the Department of Agricultural Sciences holds its annual Poinsettia Show and Auction on Dec. 2 at Squire Creek Country Club. A reception will kick off the event at 6:30 p.m. with the auction set for a 7 p.m. start. A varied collection of [more]

Louisiana Tech creating high-tech workforce to meet growing needs of state, region

– Programs producing graduates to lead new industries, opportunities throughout Louisiana – Recent rankings and reports show that the State of Louisiana has become fertile soil for companies and industries looking to expand their operations and seeking talent that can lead their organizations into the future. Through innovative academic programs and industry partnerships as well [more]

Entrepreneurs, innovators share ideas at ‘Won in One’ pitch competition

Entrepreneurs and innovators from Louisiana Tech University recently shared ideas for new business ventures and competed for cash prizes during the “Won in One” pitch competition. Won in One provides the entrants an opportunity to present their concepts in a way that is exiting, informative, and financially appealing. The competition is a component of the [more]

Szymanski to present at conference in Japan

Performance enhancement and injury prevention will be among the topics Dr. David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University, will discuss during a series of presentations to the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) Japan National Conference in Tokyo, Japan. Szymanski, who was recently elected to a second term on the NSCA’s Board [more]

300 fall graduates challenged to be ‘bold and caring’

Be bold and caring. That was the challenge issued by keynote speaker Dr. Phillip Rozeman to 300 Louisiana Tech University graduates Saturday during the school’s 310th Commencement Exercises at the Thomas Assembly Center. Louisiana Tech’s fall graduates were comprised of 206 undergraduate degrees and 94 graduate degrees, which included 10 doctoral degrees. One of those [more]

Liberal Arts dean, professor invited to speak at international conference

Dr. Don Kaczvinsky, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Liberal Arts and George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar in English, was an invited guest speaker at “Reading Graham Swift: International Conference,” hosted recently by the Department of British Literature and Culture for the Institute of English Studies at the University of Łódź in Łódź, Poland. [more]

Dr. Phillip Rozeman to serve as keynote for Louisiana Tech’s fall commencement

Dr. Phillip Rozeman, one of Louisiana’s most highly regarded and respected cardiologists and the founder of the Alliance for Education, Education’s Next Horizon, and the Shreveport-Bossier Business Alliance for Higher Education, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall quarter commencement. Fall commencement ceremonies will take place at 10:00 a.m. on November [more]

Louisiana Tech chapter of Sigma Xi receives Chapter Program of Excellence Award

Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of Sigma Xi, an interdisciplinary honors research society that encourages collaborative research and community outreach, has been recognized with a Chapter Program of Excellence Award for 2013-2014. The award is given annually to the top two to three percent of Sigma Xi chapters in the United States. Louisiana Tech’s chapter will [more]

Fall Choir Concert to feature music from 16th century, modern artists

Louisiana Tech University’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir and soloists will hold its Fall Choir Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, presenting music from the 16th century with texts in Scottish, Spanish, and Latin, Shakespeare Songs and even music by Billy Joel. The concert will take place in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on [more]