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COES inducts students into Order of the Engineer




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science inducted 71 students into the Order of the Engineer on May 5. The engineering seniors received rings and professed the Order of the Engineer Obligation to maintain high standards in the engineering profession. The Obligation contains parts of the Canon of Ethics of major engineering societies, and [more]

Aerospace engineering club launches balloon toward space




The Louisiana Tech University Aerospace Engineering Club recently launched Harley II, the second in a series of high-altitude weather balloons launched by the club, which reached a height of approximately 22 miles and had a flight time of 3 hours and 43 minutes. The club launched Harley II from Joe Aillet Stadium, along with a [more]

Governor John Bel Edwards to keynote spring commencement




— President Emeritus Daniel D. Reneau to be inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni — Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement ceremony at 10:00 a.m. May 20 at the Thomas Assembly Center. In addition to honoring its spring quarter graduates, Louisiana Tech will present [more]

Language students awarded prestigious scholarships




Two Louisiana Tech French majors have been awarded CODOFIL scholarships to study French this summer in Canada. Collin King has received a CODOFIL scholarship to attend the total immersion language program at the Université de Sainte Anne in Nova Scotia, Canada, for summer 2017. King previously studied Mandarin Chinese at Dalian University. King is both [more]

Farm production sale to raise funds for agricultural sciences program




Animals suitable for raising, breeding, riding and consumption will be featured in Louisiana Tech University’s 47th University Farm Production Sale scheduled for 1 p.m. May 6 on Louisiana Tech’s South Campus. Included in the sale will be Black Baldy heifers and F-1 (Brahman/Angus) heifers that will be exposed to a Black Angus bull. Additional cattle [more]

History students honored for research




Two Louisiana Tech University graduate students were honored for their research efforts when the North Louisiana Historical Association held its annual spring banquet in Natchitoches. Paula J. Rowe, 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 the history of [more]

Stage set for Theatre Department production of Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is set to raise the curtain on its fourth and final production of the 2016-2017 season with “Rumors,” written by Neil Simon and directed by Paul B. Crook, professor of theatre at Louisiana Tech. Simon’s famous farce will run at 7:30 p.m. nightly May 2-6, and at 2:00 p.m. [more]

Louisiana Tech, LDCC sign tuition reduction agreement




Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will allow full-time faculty and staff of LDCC to enroll at Louisiana Tech University for undergraduate or graduate programs at a reduced tuition rate.  The agreement also enables full-time Louisiana Tech employees to enroll in programs at LDCC [more]

COES announces outstanding students, faculty




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science (COES) has announced its 2017 Outstanding Students and Faculty. Each Spring Quarter, COES faculty vote to recognize juniors and seniors who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and participate in service through student organizations. Graduating seniors vote on the two faculty members who most influenced their educations at [more]