Dr. Norman D. Pumphrey, Jr., Associate Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Technology at Louisiana Tech University, will serve as commencement speaker for the University’s Summer Ceremonies at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, in Thomas Assembly Center on the Ruston campus. A 1976 graduate of Tech with a with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Pumphrey served his undergraduate alma mater with distinction from 1990 until his retirement in June 2019.
The Rebel football team will play Saturday at ULM in the 3rd Annual Jam at the Grove MAIS Jamboree. Tickets are $10.00 each and all proceeds go directly to the RA football program. Stop by the school office and pick one up today! Thanks for your support!
Football season is getting very close. Journal Sports new system of alerting fans to the beginning of local sporting events is just about complete. Hundreds of people have signed up to receive a text message alert a few minutes before the broadcast of each game. The text message will contain a link to listen to the game. We will test the new system next week.
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Louisiana Tech named to MONEY magazine’s Best Value College list
MONEY magazine named Louisiana Tech University to its Best Value College list for 2019. Tech was one of only two public universities in Louisiana named to the list. In its sixth year delivering the Best Value ranking, Money evaluated over 700 colleges and universities. Editors for the magazine compared institutions on affordability, educational outcomes, and quality of education, and data is compiled from several sources.
“Louisiana Tech consistently provides our students with an exceptional value and our graduates with an excellent return on their educational investment,” Louisiana Tech President Dr. Les Guice said.