Tom Hoover began working as Louisiana Tech’s Chief Information Officer in January and became an overnight on-campus hero when he led the technological battle that COVID-19 waged on the campus community in mid-March.
Louisiana Tech University continues to be integral to the United States Department of Defense in new ways, this time by rapidly developing and instituting a daily report consisting of infection rate projections based on a refined and tailored COVID-19 Susceptible, Exposed, Infected, Resistant (SEIR) model.
Spring Quarter, always a fun time on the Louisiana Tech campus, began Wednesday, March 11. In some ways, it ended Monday, March 16.
They took vows to stick together ‘for better or for worse,’ but does that count during a global pandemic? When you teach at home? And are raising children? And have never done this before?
Brad and Lacey Deal are the parents of two boys, Oli, 11, and Finn, 7. Brad is an associate professor in the School of Design, and Lacey is an instructor in the Department of Kinesiology. Like thousands of others who are often on the Louisiana Tech campus, this family quarantined at home this spring.
Haley Barnett didn’t intend to become a pandemic pioneer, but that’s what happened when Louisiana Tech switched to online learning March 16 — the day before her PhD defense for her doctorate in Molecular Science and Nanotechnology.
Late morning, Thursday, March 12. Winter was fading, the first day of spring only a week away. Louisiana Tech’s Lady Techsters basketball team had won its opening game of the Conference USA postseason tournament in Frisco, Texas and was only moments away from playing in the Round Two.
Athletic Director Tommy McClelland gives an update on the rebuilding of facilities damaged in last year’s tornado.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs weren’t scheduled to tipoff against Marshall until 9 p.m. Instead, they were home at 7 p.m.
Louisiana Tech’s spring and summer commencement celebrations have been postponed because of COVID-19 and its impacts on gathering limits in the state. We don’t know exactly when commencement will be held, but we do know this: when commencement is finally held, the Tech regalia will be new.
Louisiana Tech fans experienced a roller coaster ride to the program’s sixth straight bowl victory — the best current streak in the NCAA — as the 2019 version of Skip Holtz’s Bulldogs once again made Ruston proud.
Louisiana Tech continues to work to be the cleanest, most efficient, and most student-friendly. These are already constant goals, and they’re ones the school has been especially conscious of during the pandemic.
The 2019-20 season for Louisiana Tech Athletics was memorable, to say the least. It was a season full of reasons to be proud.
Louisiana Tech hit the mark in early March when it appointed Devonia Love-Vaughn as Dean of Inclusive Initiatives and Student Success, a newly created position designed to ensure that every student on campus feels at home within the Tech Family.
Tech Top 5 began during the early days of the pandemic, not only as a welcome diversion from the problems caused by the virus, but also as a way to learn a little more about our Louisiana Tech University Family: students, staff, alumni, faculty, and friends.
At quitting time on a Wednesday in mid-March, the staff of the Office of Admissions stood quietly outside their offices searching for answers that didn’t exist. For a day that started out completely normal, the end came with the stark realization that this was the last time they would all see each other in person for quite a while.
A 2019 Conference USA All-Academic honoree, three-time C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll member and three-time C-USA Academic Medalist, Brianna Hood could get her schoolwork done pretty much anywhere until COVID-19 created the new challenge of spending what would have been her final cross country season back at home.
Wrapping up final projects and taking online exams from her kitchen table or bedroom office is not how Kellie Mounger envisioned her last quarter as an undergraduate.
Nicholas Cobb used his time of quarantine and distance learning as a time to build up his optimism, resilience, and perseverance.
Kaelyn Nguyen was preparing for her final quarter as a Louisiana Tech student when she learned that the University was considering moving classes online because of the coronavirus outbreak.
While lots of people have watched movies for fun to battle quarantine boredom this spring, Louisiana Tech sophomore Jada Holmes has watched them as part of her homework.
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