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Kinesiology, Agricultural Sciences students collaborate to beautify campus

Students from the Department of Kinesiology in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education partnered recently with students from the agricultural sciences student organization, Greenscape, as well as staff from the Louisiana Tech Greenhouse for a “Plant & Trim Memorial Gym” project. The group spent time planting a beautiful new plant and flower bed in front of [more]

Louisiana Tech Percussion Ensemble to hold concert

The Louisiana Tech Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 in Howard Auditorium. The concert involves works for a variety of instruments including keyboard percussion, Brazilian surdos, hand saw, celesta, African caxixi, cymbals and kick drums. The ensemble will include works by Walter Mays, Daniel Levitan, Jospeh Tompkins, Modest Mussorgsky and Ney [more]

Louisiana Tech Choirs hold fall concert

The Louisiana Tech Choirs are performing the Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the sanctuary at Trinity United Methodist Church. The concert will feature the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, the A.E. Phillips Bullpup Choir and student conductors. The Chamber Singers will premiere a newly commissioned piece based off of Psalm 89 titled [more]

COES students participate in ‘Extreme Programming’ competition

The Louisiana Tech University student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), participated in its first ever IEEEXtreme 24-Hour Programming competition this fall. Twenty computer science, cyber engineering and electrical engineering students sacrificed sleep for the competition, which pitted seven Louisiana Tech teams against more than 2,400 teams from around the world, [more]

Distinguished alumni to be honored at Alumni Awards Luncheon

Louisiana Tech University will honor distinguished alumni as part of Homecoming Week 2015 during the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon at noon Friday, Nov. 6 in the club level of the Davison Athletics Complex. George Baldwin, a 1978 petroleum engineering graduate, has been named as the 2015 Louisiana Tech Alumnus of the Year; and Justin Bounds, [more]

Engineering and technology management program among nation’s best

Louisiana Tech University’s master’s in engineering and technology management program has earned a spot in the top 20 of all engineering management programs in the nation, according to GraduatePrograms.com’s Fall 2015 rankings. The Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management program at Louisiana Tech ranked No. 17 in the nation and was the only [more]

Music department swings into homecoming with jazz ensemble

The Louisiana Tech University Jazz Ensemble will kick off Homecoming weekend with its fall concert featuring classics from the Count Basie library and contemporary works for big band. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 at Howard Auditorium. Directed by Lawrence Gibbs, associate professor of music, the ensemble is made up of [more]

Department of Music adds composition concentration to major

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Music in the School of the Performing Arts has added a composition concentration to its list of concentrations to the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. The concentration was approved by the university in the spring of 2014 and formally accredited by the National Associations of Schools of Music in [more]

School of Design professor, graduate fellow teach Girl Scouts how to make books

Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design recently held a bookmaking workshop for a local Girl Scouts troop hoping to earn their bookmaking badges. Art Associate Professor Frank Hamrick, who specializes in photography and book arts, and Hannah Cooper McCauley, a graduate fellow studying photography and book arts at the School of Design, conducted the workshop, [more]