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ASCE teams win big at Deep South Conference




The Louisiana Tech University American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe teams won first and second place, respectively, at the 2017 ASCE Deep South Conference held recently in Memphis, Tennessee. Competing against 10 other teams from universities around the region, the Steel Bridge team won first place in the “Display,” “Weight” [more]

Division of Nursing earns state award for best undergraduate program




Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing has been tabbed as the state’s top undergraduate degree program. The award was presented during the 16th Annual Nightingale Awards Gala honoring excellence in nursing, held on April 1 at the at L’Auberge Hotel in Baton Rouge. Sponsored by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation and Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA), [more]

College of Education hosts National Field Experiences Conference




— TEAM Model Clinical Residency Center draws educators from across North America — More than 200 educators representing over 60 universities in the United States and Canada visited Louisiana Tech University recently to take part in the National Field Experience Conference hosted by the College of Education’s TEAM (Teacher Educators and Mentors) Model Clinical Residency [more]

COES holds Commitment Day 2017




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science (COES) held its inaugural Commitment Day signing event Tuesday, with more than 170 top-tier high school students from across the south committing to pursue their academic careers in engineering and science at Louisiana Tech. Applicants who achieved qualifying scores on the ACT and their families were invited [more]

I-20 Top 20 to highlight regional economic, business development




An array of economic and business development activities from across north Louisiana’s I-20 corridor will be on display at the I-20 Top 20 regional showcase April 25 at Louisiana Tech University. This annual gathering brings together community and business leaders, featured entrepreneurs and innovators, and other forward-thinking members of the community for a night of [more]

Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter honor students announced




Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its winter 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 completed [more]

CoE’s elementary education program ranked one of nation’s best




— College Choice ranks the College of Education degree program No. 4 nationally — College Choice, a leading authority in higher education rankings and resources, has ranked Louisiana Tech University’s elementary education program No. 4 in the nation and No. 1 in Louisiana in its list of the “35 Best Elementary Education Degrees for 2017.” [more]

Professional Aviation celebrates 50 years with AVFEST 2017




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Professional Aviation is celebrating its 50th anniversary with its annual Aviation Festival (AVFEST) weekend for aviation students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends. AVFEST 2017 will take place April 28-29 on the Louisiana Tech campus and will begin with an alumni reception hosted by Louisiana Tech President Les Guice and a [more]

Science Café ends year with wildlife habitat management discussion




The Louisiana Tech University chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion by Dr. Heidi Adams, assistant professor of wildlife habitat management, at 5:30 p.m. April 11 in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at 1305 Commerce Street in Ruston. Adams’ discussion titled, “Are your deer picky eaters?: An [more]

New Frontiers series wraps up 2016-17 with Stanford professor, neurologist




Dr. John Huguenard, professor of neurology and neurological sciences at Stanford University and member of Stanford’s Center for Mind, Brain and Computation, will visit Louisiana Tech University on April 10 for the final installment of the 2016-2017 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Huguenard will discuss his research in a presentation, titled “Real Time [more]