Louisiana Tech http://redriverradio.org en Federal officials tour Ruston job accelerator http://redriverradio.org/post/federal-officials-tour-ruston-job-accelerator <P>Job creation along the interstate 20 corridor is the focus of a nearly $1 million grant awarded to Louisiana Tech University. Federal officials toured Tech's Enterprise Center and talked about the positive impact of the Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:36:53 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 15834 at http://redriverradio.org Federal officials tour Ruston job accelerator Cyber camps slated to spread to universities around U.S. http://redriverradio.org/post/cyber-camps-slated-spread-universities-around-us <p>The Cyber Discovery&nbsp;Camp&nbsp;model was developed by the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City.&nbsp;The center&#39;s GB&nbsp;Cazes says dozens of high school students and&nbsp;their teachers are&nbsp;being mentored this&nbsp;week by Louisiana&nbsp;Tech University professors at a camp on the Ruston campus. He says the cyber&nbsp;camp concept will be&nbsp;rolled out at other&nbsp;universities, including the University of Baltimore next month. Thu, 31 May 2012 13:43:23 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 12000 at http://redriverradio.org Cyber camps slated to spread to universities around U.S. Bill to merge LSU Shreveport with Louisiana Tech advances http://redriverradio.org/post/bill-merge-lsu-shreveport-louisiana-tech-advances <p>A bid to make LSU Shreveport a branch campus of&nbsp;Louisiana Tech University was backed by&nbsp;the House Education Committee. But acting LSU System president&nbsp;William Jenkins advised the committee to proceed &quot;very cautiously&quot; because&nbsp;mergers overwhelmingly result in failure. Supporters say the merger is essential to the region. Wed, 09 May 2012 14:02:03 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 10970 at http://redriverradio.org LSU System head staunchly opposes merger for LSU Shreveport http://redriverradio.org/post/lsu-system-head-staunchly-opposes-merger-lsu-shreveport <p>LSU System&nbsp;president John&nbsp;Lombardi&nbsp;says&nbsp;northwest Louisiana&nbsp;colleges and universities must collaborate to provide more degree offerings. He says&nbsp;merging&nbsp;LSU Shreveport into Louisiana Tech would&nbsp;shrink LSUS to nothing. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 15:31:17 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 7917 at http://redriverradio.org LSU System head staunchly opposes merger for LSU Shreveport Higher ed forum takes on college consolidation proposal http://redriverradio.org/post/higher-ed-forum-takes-college-consolidation-proposal <p>About 130 people attended&nbsp;a higher education forum at LSU Shreveport. Speakers criticized&nbsp;a new report that recommends&nbsp;a merger between&nbsp;Louisiana Tech&nbsp;in Ruston and LSU Shreveport.</p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:19:13 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 7277 at http://redriverradio.org Higher ed forum takes on college consolidation proposal