COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Three College of Business graduates were honored as Distinguished Alumni for their achievement in professional life, community life, and loyalty to the University.
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Century Next Bank has pledged a multi-year gift totaling $125,000 to support innovation and entrepreneurship at Louisiana Tech University. A portion of the gift will be used to support the winning student teams in the Top Dog New Venture Championship.
Twenty-one teams of Louisiana Tech students recently shared their innovative ideas and products in the annual Top Dog Idea Pitch. During the event, each team had five minutes to make their pitches to judges, and then the room was opened to the public to view and discuss ideas.
Each participant had one minute to pitch their innovative solution to a problem to a panel of judges. Robert Strange and his electroluminescent clothing took home the panelists’ pick.
The day will culminate with a lecture by Stephen Clayton, director of community engagement for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, at 1:30 p.m. in Davis Auditorium (College of Business 101).
Finance students will soon have $1 million to invest through the College’s Student Managed Investment Fund. The Fund will become one of the largest undergraduate student investment funds in the state.
Dr. Bob Cunningham, CEO of the Heritage Group and the Cunningham Group, recently joined the College of Business as Executive in Residence. Executives in Residence cultivate long-term relationships with students and faculty, sharing their expertise and insider perspective with students in the classroom, on research projects, and through out-of-class lectures, workshops, and mentoring opportunities.
College of Business will host a special lecture titled “Intrinsic Virtual Ads: The Future of the Gaming Industry” on Thursday, Oct. 17, featuring Jonathon Troughton and Benjamin Lee, ’04, executives from Frameplay.
Kylie Kalinowski, a computer information systems major, participated as a panelist at a Congressional Round Table event in Washington, D.C. recently that showcased both the Cybersecurity Education and Training Assistance Program (CETAP) and the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) as a thought leader in K-12 Cybersecurity Education.