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.
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 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.
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.