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Louisiana Tech SGA plans Big Event

On April 14, over 2,000 Louisiana Tech University students will take to the neighborhoods of Ruston and the surrounding Lincoln Parish area to serve their community for the 2018 Big Event, hosted by the Student Government Association. They will serve residents by completing service projects such as yard work, painting, and window-washing. This year, the [more]

History professor speaks at U.S. State Department

On April 4, Andrew C. McKevitt, assistant professor of history at Louisiana Tech University, spoke at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., about his recently published book, Consuming Japan: Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s America. The book, which was published in October 2017 by the University of North Carolina Press, explores the [more]

Louisiana Tech earns 2018-19 Military Friendly School designation

For the fifth consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has been named a Military Friendly School, earning the 2018-19 Military Friendly® designation from Victory Media. “Veterans, active-duty members of the military, and their families share a wealth of experience in the classroom and beyond,” Louisiana Tech President Dr. Les Guice said. “Their experiences make our University [more]

Award-winning poet’s reading set for April 12

April 12, the Louisiana Tech English Department will present poet Claire Bateman for a craft talk, reading of new work, question-and-answer session, and book signing. Her two most recent books will be available for purchase. Events will be open to the public at George T. Madison Hall. The craft talk will be conducted in Room [more]

Business hosts second annual etiquette dinner

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University hosted the second annual Etiquette Dinner on March 27 in the Davison Athletics Complex. Sponsored by Graphic Packaging International, more than 160 students attended the event to hone the professional skills that will set them apart in a business setting. “Training in areas such as etiquette and [more]

Percussion Festival to feature guest Bradley Meyer

Make plans to visit Howard Auditorium on April 7 for the Percussion Festival. The event will showcase members of the Louisiana Tech Percussion Studio along with guest artist Bradley Meyer. For several years, the Percussion Studio has hosted the North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble Festival, which has included performances by high school ensembles from across [more]

Forestry professor awarded grant for woody crop study

Dr. Joshua Adams, assistant professor in the Louisiana Tech Department of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, was recently awarded $150,000 to study eastern cottonwood and hybrid poplar varieties of trees in collaboration with Mississippi State University assistant professor Heidi Renninger and extension/research professor Randy Rousseau. The trio will research growth, disease resistance, water and nutrient use, [more]

English Honor Society Members Attend Conference

Nine members of the Louisiana Tech University English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, attended the society’s International Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, and presented critical literary papers. Attending from Louisiana Tech were undergraduates Ben Rice, Stormi Verret, and ReAnna Rowden and graduate students Sarah Bryant, Hannah Knies, Kim Tucker, Emily Varisco, Dawson Shannon, and Amber Jurgensen. [more]

Industrial Engineering program among best in nation

The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University has been ranked among the best online industrial engineering degrees in the nation for 2018. The SR Education Group, an education research publisher, has ranked the degree as the 12th best online degree program in its “2018 Best Online Colleges for Value: Master’s [more]

College of Business Announces 2018 ‘Inside the C-Suite’ Speaker Series

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University recently announced the lineup for the third annual “Inside the C-Suite: A Series of Critical Conversations with CEOs, CIOs, CFOs and Key Executives” Executive Speaker Series. Bobby Robertson, ’91, chief executive officer for Omnigo Software, will kick off the series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 12. [more]