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ExxonMobil matches employee donations with $165,015 gift

Thursday, ExxonMobil donated more than $165,015 to Louisiana Tech University as part of ExxonMobil’s Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil’s Jenny Johnson, a 1998 Chemical Engineering graduate from Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science, presented the check to Louisiana Tech President Les Guice and College of Engineering and Science Dean Hisham Hegab. “Louisiana Tech University [more]

John Allen, ’73, honored with Tower Medallion

John Allen, a 1973 business graduate, member of the Southland Conference track and field champions that spring and Louisiana Tech University’s Alumnus of the Year in 2012, will become the University’s newest Tower Medallion recipient when he is inducted into Tech’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni at the Spring Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May [more]

College of Business to partner with new Louisiana Angel Fund 2

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University is one of six North Louisiana institutions selected to partner with the New Louisiana Angel Fund 2 (NLAF 2), a $3 million angel investment fund comprised of approximately 60 accredited angel investors or entities. With a goal of exposing business students to such areas as entrepreneurship, investment [more]

University salutes Spohn with honorary doctorate

Craig Spohn, president and executive director of the Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) in Bossier City, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science from Louisiana Tech University at its Spring Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. May 19 in the Thomas Assembly Center. Spohn has championed north Louisiana’s development of a cyber economy for the past decade. [more]

Engineering and science doctoral student earns selective NIMS fellowship

Yusuf Darrat, doctoral student in molecular science and nanotechnology at Louisiana Tech University, has earned a National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Internship Program Fellowship. Admission to the summer research program is highly selective, and competition includes applicants from around the world. Darrat’s contribution to collaborative research on the formation of metal clusters in halloysite [more]

First-year engineering students to demonstrate prototypes

Students in the Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science Living with the Lab and Living with Cyber programs will present prototypes at the Freshman Design Expo on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Over the course of three quarters, first-year engineering students design, construct and test products that they identify serve a need in the [more]

TOP DOG New Venture Championship winners announced

A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes was awarded during the TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were given to the top three finishers as well as for entrepreneurial spirit. This past October, teams developed ideas and competed in the TOP DOG Idea pitch. After the pitch, student teams had [more]

Engineering student earns scholarship from LES

Louisiana Tech University Civil Engineering student Chris Willis was recently awarded the 2018 Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship by the Alexandria Chapter of the Louisiana Engineering Society (LES). The Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship is open to academically exceptional engineering students from central Louisiana who have successfully completed at least 60 hours of undergraduate education. Dr. Sanjay Tewari, assistant [more]

Tech aviation student attempts to circumnavigate the Earth

On a trip to Europe in 2013, Mason Andrews enjoyed a tandem paragliding experience that changed his young life. “I got to take the controls and…it really was just amazing,” said Andrews, a Louisiana Tech freshman in the University’s Professional Aviation Program. “A whole new world opened up.” He plans to explore more of that [more]

Poet to Read at Tech on May 8

The Louisiana Tech English Department will present a poetry reading by visiting poet Allison Joseph at 6 p.m. May 8 in the G. T. Madison Hall Auditorium 105.  The reading of her new work will be followed by a question-and-answer period and book signing. At 4 p.m. in G. T. Madison Hall 223, she will [more]