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COES receives gift from Phillips 66 to support student experience




The College of Engineering and Science (COES) at Louisiana Tech University has received a generous donation of $25,000 from Phillips 66 to be used to enhance the student experience within the college. Representatives from Phillips 66 including Mike Baumgarten, human resources business partner manager, and Chandra Guillory, lead process engineer of the Lake Charles, Louisiana [more]

English instructor to read Dickens’ classic ‘A Christmas Carol’




Louisiana Tech English instructor David Merchant will read Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” from 4:30-6:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 in G. T. Madison Hall, Room 105. Dressed in full Victorian regalia, Merchant will provide an introduction to the piece and then read the abbreviated version that Dickens himself typically used for his public readings.  Also [more]

Cast set for Theatre Department production of ‘She Kills Monsters’




The Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre is thrilled to announce its seventeen-member cast for its third production of the 2016—2017 season, She Kills Monsters, directed by Mark D. Guinn. Come and experience this thrilling, heart-pounding, action-packed, and sword-swinging show in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts on February [more]

Louisiana Tech announces fall quarter honors students




Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its fall quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the President’s Honor List. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

Poinsettia auction breaks record, helps fund student scholarships




Brightly-colored poinsettias helped Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Agricultural Sciences bring in a lot of green at its annual Poinsettia Show and Auction held recently at Squire Creek Country Club. The auction brought in a record $25,575 that will primarily be used to fund student scholarships for the department. “I was pleased and surprised,” Kennedy [more]

COES students help move and construct playground equipment for City of Ruston




College of Engineering and Science students recently helped the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department move and construct playground equipment at Mayfield Park. Members of the Louisiana Tech chapters of Associated General Contractors (AGC), North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) and Bulldogs without Borders worked with the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department to move a [more]

Biochemist to speak as part of New Frontiers lecture series




Dr. Karen Kashmanian Oates, biochemist and dean of arts and sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will visit Louisiana Tech University on December 12 as a featured speaker of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Oates’ presentation titled, “The Obligation of Knowledge,” will take place at 3:30 p.m. in University Hall on the Louisiana [more]

A. E. Phillips Lab School among Top 25 public schools in Louisiana




A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score (SPS) released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools. A.E. Phillips’ SPS of 126.7 is an increase of 3.5 [more]

Clinical residency aims to change teacher training in Louisiana




Reprinted with permission of the Monroe News-Star – Written by Hannah Baldwin (11/26/2016) http://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/2016/11/26/clinical-residency-aims-change-teacher-training-louisiana/94075642/ Fourth-graders crowded around small, laminated cards stuck to the backs of chairs, sides of desks, cabinet doors and shelves around their classroom at Sallie Humble one Thursday morning early in November. The cards bore questions about the animal kingdom — how [more]

Department of Theatre to hold auditions for ‘She Kills Monsters’




Louisiana Tech’s Department of Theatre will be holding auditions for its third production of their comedic, thrilling, and farcical 2016 – 2017 season, She Kills Monsters, written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Mark D. Guinn. Come be a part of the sword-swinging action show inspired by Dungeons and Dragons, and written by Louisiana Tech [more]