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Dr. Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant, Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University and head of the Child Emotion Center-Arizona Twin Project, will give the next lecture in Louisiana Tech University’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series.
Louisiana Tech University hosted teams from nine local high schools to kick off the second annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. Participants, including students, faculty and staff from Louisiana Tech’s Colleges of Engineering and Science and Education, gathered in the University’s Integrated Engineering and Science Building in Ruston, where they brainstormed, shared ideas, picked up building kits, and watched as FIRST Robotics unveiled the 2020 competition theme: Infinite Recharge.
Each year, Louisiana Tech University honors Distinguished Alumni for their achievement in professional life, community life, and loyalty to the university. This year’s distinguished alumni were honored at a luncheon on Nov. 8 at the Davison Athletic Complex.
In early 2019, Kinesiology Associate Professor Dr. Jean Chen and two physical education (PE) specialists from Lincoln Parish, published two articles based on their work creating resources for PE teachers that connect class activities to holidays. Chen, Tammy Schilling, and Jeanie Rowland wanted to broaden the experience students have in PE. Their collaboration has brought exciting and creative ideas to engage students in the classroom, while ensuring all students succeed at being physically active in and out of school settings.
Louisiana Tech University held its fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Thomas Assembly Center. Graduates were:
Dr. Mitch Krell, University Affairs Officer in the Office of STEM Engagement at Stennis Space Center (SSC), recently visited SciTEC’s NASA Educator Resource Center in the College of Education.
Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its Fall 2019 quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists.
Dr. Markey W. Pierre, President and Managing Partner of Southern Strategy Group of North Louisiana, celebrated the triumph of education in her commencement address Saturday at Louisiana Tech University. Almost 300 graduates marked the completion of their degrees at the ceremony.
Oct. 29, 21 teams of Louisiana Tech students shared their innovative ideas in the annual TOP DOG Idea Pitch competition. During the event, each team had five minutes to make their pitches to judges. After, the room was opened to the public to view and discuss ideas.
Louisiana Tech College of Education (COE) double major Katie Alexander, whose uncommon and nearly fatal experience fueled her journey toward becoming a sports psycholigist, has been named winner of the Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (LAHPERD) Outstanding Future Professional Award.