After Louisiana Tech University closed campus to classes in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, instructors of Louisiana Tech’s Chemistry and Physics labs migrated the traditionally hands-on lessons online.
A stitch in time can save lives, so the race is on as the Louisiana Tech Family and its friends and neighbors make masks for healthcare workers, first-responders, and others on the frontlines of the war against Covid-19.
A limited number of laptops are available to Louisiana Tech students who have no other way to receive remotely delivered content, thanks to the repurposing of older models.
Louisiana Tech students, faculty, staff, and friends have seen their schedules drastically changed and lives altered in countless ways because of social assembly restrictions related to the COVID-19 virus. These are times, health experts say, when people can’t forget to focus on the things that matter most and find unique ways to adapt healthy habits into our altered lifestyles.
Louisiana Tech University announced graduates from its March 7 commencement ceremonies.
Louisiana Tech University Mechanical Engineering senior, Corey Fyfe, earned the Society of American Military Engineers Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (SAME ROTC) Award of Merit, being selected as an Outstanding Air Force ROTC Engineering Student of the Year.
The Café is a virtual meeting held online as a Zoom session for faculty and staff to discuss challenges involved in moving to online teaching, strategies for overcoming them, and sharing ways that have already proven to be helpful.
The National Debate Championship and Convention has been cancelled, but the good news is that Louisiana Tech’s team performed well in its final competition and finished the season ranked 14th out of 129 schools nationally.
Louisiana Tech’s Institute on Blindness has received grant approval for Structured Discovery Cane Travel (SDCT) and Structured Discovery rehabilitation training.
Between moving classes online and being encouraged to practice social distancing, teaching can be frustrating and lonely right now. A brown-bag lunch among faculty and staff to discuss challenges from the present pandemic would be ideal, but that’s not currently possible or prudent.