Alumni Feature: Clay Baum

Louisiana Tech’s reputation initially brought Clay Baum to the University. The opportunity to learn more about an area that interested him from a very early age brought him to the College of Business as a computer information systems major.“Louisiana...

Faculty Feature: Dr. Michele Maasberg

Service. It’s what drives Dr. Michele Maasberg. In fact, the former naval officer was busy answering questions for this story from 32,000 feet while traveling to an information systems conference where she served as chair for a workshop track.Maasberg...

Tech Bossier: A New ‘U’ in Town

The expansion of Louisiana Tech’s physical presence in Shreveport/Bossier, including having faculty and staff onsite to serve and teach students, is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to meeting the needs of the region and spurring economic development.

Building Futures

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING — the process of learning through doing — is a key component of course curricula for colleges and universities across the nation. At Louisiana Tech, students are given the unique opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in the classroom right next door at Tech Pointe with corporate partners like Fenway Group.

Spearheading Westward Expansion

By: Teddy AllenNote: This article originally appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of 1894 Magazine. If you are in Shreveport or Bossier City, Louisiana Tech is no longer an hour’s drive east to Lincoln Parish.“Visitors can see Tech and talk to Tech...

COB Introduces New MBA Concentration

Note: This article originally appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of 1894 Magazine. Louisiana Tech University has always been a leader in developing innovative academic programs that respond to community needs. Master of Business Administration —...

Teaching Moment: Finance, Technology Merge in Bitcoin

In Ray’s Trading Room in Tech’s College of Business, students can virtually buy and sell bitcoin as they would any other financial asset. “Students learn to be professional analysts and investment managers,” McCumber said. “Fundamental and macro analysis, and the skills used to trade on such information, are transferable across industries, and well beyond Wall Street.”