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Waggonner Center hosts speaker to discuss public opinion




Louisiana Tech’s Waggonner Center will welcome Dr. Michael Henderson to discuss The Louisiana Survey of public opinion Tuesday, April 25. The Louisiana Survey is an annual survey sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University and is designed to provide a nonpartisan source of public opinion data to politicians [more]

Music Department selects Alumnus of the Year, Honor Recital soloists




Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. April 28 in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté was selected as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year. Boutté earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance in 1982 and went on [more]

LTCA hosts Russian National Ballet for performance of ‘Cinderella’




The Louisiana Tech Concert Association (LTCA) welcomes the Russian National Ballet for an exclusive performance of “Cinderella” at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. The Russian National Ballet, which has been credited with inspiring young dancers from around the world with their technique, grace and all-around enchantment, returns to [more]

Historian to visit, speak on history of ‘political correctness’




The United States’ “culture wars” take center stage when Louisiana Tech’s department of history continues its annual International Affairs Speaker Series at 11:30 a.m. April 21 in Wyly Tower Auditorium. Dr. Lora Burnett, a historian from the University of Texas at Dallas, will deliver a lecture, “Toward a Correct History of ‘Political Correctness.’” The event [more]

Department of Theatre sets stage for Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’




In only two weeks, the Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre will open the door on its fourth and final production: Rumors, written by Neil Simon and directed by Paul B. Crook. Rumor has it, the Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre is opening their fourth and final production: Rumors that will leave their audiences laughing out [more]

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]