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 […]
Two STEM educators receive endowed professorships that will elevate Louisiana Tech’s STEM education and preparation programs.
If you ask Libby Manning what she’s been reading, be prepared to stick around a while. When she was 10, her little sister was the only 3-year-old in town who understood phonics, all thanks to “playing school” in the garage. Teaching is part of what Dr. Libby Manning, an associate professor in the College of […]
Nicholas Cobb used his time of quarantine and distance learning as a time to build up his optimism, resilience, and perseverance.
Getting an education isn’t easy, but it’s an accomplishment worth all the long days and late nights. Programs such as Compete LA are meant to alleviate some of the pressures that keep returning students and adult learners from achieving their educational goals. But even with those sorts of helpful programs, sometimes it’s still hard to […]
It’s human nature for us to say, “I won’t believe it until I see it.” It worked the other way around for Louisiana Tech’s Dr. Edward Bell. The director of the Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness, Edward didn’t believe he had much of a future after becoming blind; he couldn’t see one. But […]