COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
The annual prize awards up to $10,000 for cream of the crop Tech student business startups to invest in their entrepreneurial dreams and facilitate their growth and development into thriving businesses along the I-20 Technology Corridor in north Louisiana.
The Innovation Enterprise at Louisiana Tech has been selected for a $1.5 million award through the U.S. Economic Development Administration Build to Scale Venture Challenge competition.
Tech Career Closet is a collaborative initiative between the Career Center, Fashion Merchandising and Retail Studies in the School of Human Ecology in ANS, the College of Business, and the College of Engineering and Sciences.
Career and Student Success Week helps students develop skills a textbook cannot teach: the art of networking, building a marketable resume, and stepping out of their comfort zones.
Dr. Patrick Scott spoke with the Monroe News Star about current unemployment numbers for the state of Louisiana, with emphasis on analysis of post-Hurricane Ida impact.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will deliver the 15th annual William Ardis Marbury, Jr. and Virginia Lomax Marbury Lecture Series on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Sponsored by the Mr. and Mrs. Lue C. Napper Family and hosted by the College of Business, the lecture will be virtual and is open to the public.
Hosted by Dr. Craig Van Slyke and Dr. Tom Stafford, renowned computer information systems faculty members, the podcast aims to translate academic cyber security research into practical and real-world application.
Undergraduate programs in the College of Business were ranked No. 212 in the country — up 23 spots from last year’s ranking — according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list.
Matt Herlevic, ’91, will deliver “Opportunities Captured,” the year’s first Inside the C-Suite lecture, on Sept. 17. Herlevic, who graduated with a B.S. in accounting, spent over 25 years as an executive for Walmart and Sam’s Club. His experience includes roles in internal audit, operations, marketing, and management. Today, he is the co-founder for Act II Capital Holdings, a venture capital and private equity firm.
Research shows that close relationships with a mentor—whether that be a professor, advisor, classmate, or work supervisor—is linked to academic success during and after college. The College of Business recently decided to make these mentoring relationships formal, connecting alumni and current students through a new program called Louisiana Tech Business Connect.