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2017-18 ‘New Frontiers’ series opens Oct. 2 with ‘immunotherapy’ presentation

Louisiana Tech’s “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research” series will open 2017-2018 by welcoming Dr. Patrick Cobb, Class of 1981. Presentation: “Immunotherapy: How it Changed (Almost) Everything in Oncology.” Monday, Oct. 2, 3:30 p.m., University Hall. Open to the public; members of the community are encouraged to attend. Dr. Cobb’s visit is sponsored by the College [more]

Tech continues to be cornerstone institution of LaSIP

Annually, the Louisiana Board of Regents hosts a statewide grant competition to provide professional development dollars to serve educators in classrooms throughout Louisiana. Funding is provided for innovative proposals that encourage interdisciplinary teams of university faculty and staff working in concert with partnering districts and community stakeholders to design and implement initiatives to promote academic [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Tier One ranking from U.S. News & World Report for 7th consecutive year

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for the seventh consecutive year, according to its 2018 Best Colleges list released Sept. 12. Louisiana Tech and Louisiana State University were the only two public institutions in the state to achieve a Tier One National Universities designation. [more]

A Pleasant Walk Among The Noble Trees With… Ben Rice

“I was born in Shreveport but attended 7th-12th grades in Carrollton, Texas, at Newman Smith High School and graduated in 2014. My childhood and college are in Louisiana, and my formative high school years were in Texas, so I’m definitely a mutt and don’t know how exactly to classify myself. The truth is, when I’m [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked second in state in both national service and mid-career salaries

Louisiana Tech is second in the state among public universities in the amount of money its graduates with a bachelor’s degree make, according to PayScale.com’s 2017-1018 College Salary Report released this week. Tech graduates rank No. 2 in Louisiana with median mid-career salaries between $51,000 and $95,700. Tulane, a private university, ranked No. 1 with [more]

Jeffrey A. Pike selected for Professional Engineers in Higher Education Executive Board for the National Society of Professional Engineers

Mr. Jeffrey A. Pike, senior lecturer of civil engineering and construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, was recently selected as Vice Chair for the Professional Engineers in Higher Education (PEHE) Executive Board for the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). The NSPE stands today as the only national organization committed to addressing the professional [more]

Louisiana Tech University Graduates First Class of K-12 Cyber Education Certificate Recipients

Updated 11:44 AM on August 28, 2017 Summer 2017 marks the graduation of the first 20 Cyber Education Certificate recipients. K-12 educators and administrators from Caddo and Bossier Parishes in Louisiana, as well as Arkansas and South Carolina, have completed the four-course certificate sequence enabling them to add the cyber education teacher credential to their [more]

‘Dogs With a Cause’: Raising the Prestige of the Education Profession One Athlete at a Time

(Editor’s note: Originally printed Aug. 22, 2017, in EdPrepMatters, a blog associated with the American Association of College for Teacher Education (AACTE). Reprinted by permission.) This article is the second in a series of three showcasing the transformation of preservice field experiences at Louisiana Tech University. The views expressed in this post do not necessarily [more]

COES students to launch high-altitude balloon experiment during eclipse

A group of Louisiana Tech University engineering students and professors will travel to Carbondale, Illinois to launch a high-altitude balloon during the solar eclipse on August 21. The students have worked with Dr. Arden Moore, assistant professor of mechanical and nanosystems engineering at the Louisiana Tech Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) as part of the NASA [more]