This week we have a special episode featuring Melanie Peel and fifth generation graduates, her daughter Anna Claire Peel and niece Ashley Hughes. Teddy Allen talks to them about their family’s history and what it means to be part of the Tech Family.
This week we meet Dr. Donna Johnson, Assistant Vice President for Academic Advancement & Partnerships for Louisiana Tech University. She oversees the Louisiana Tech Academic Success Center in Bossier City, the Tech Barksdale Program, and the Tech Shreveport Center. Dr. Johnson discusses the importance of flexibility within education and providing pathways for students – traditional […]
This week we talk to Maddie Patton, 2019 graduate and current Associate Director of Development in University Advancement, about our upcoming Giving Day. Maddie explains the giving challenges and matching gifts, and how you can help by becoming a Giving Day Ambassador.
In this episode, Dr. Bostick has something to teach all of us, recounting her journey from a STEM field to motherhood to teaching, how they’re all connected in the current state of her career, and how teaching others to teach has a deeper impact than we may realize.
Since May 1, 2019, Adam McGuirt, Louisiana Tech’s Director of Disaster Recovery and Strategic Initiatives, has been doing “whatever’s next” as the University’s main point of contact between contractors and architects on athletic facilities destroyed by the EF3 tornado in April 2019. Here, he shares the vision for the project, the baby steps and giant […]
Got hope? If you do, how would you define it? Dr. Michael Ternes, an assistant professor of psychology here at Louisiana Tech University, introduces us to Charles Snider’s Hope Theory. According to the theory, hope is an active process that, unfortunately, we too often use in a passive way. When we say, “Hope you have […]