LeTourneau University

9:49am

Mon May 11, 2015
Local

LeTourneau University in Longview launches drone bachelor's degree

LeTourneau University's remotely piloted aircraft systems instructor Ruedi Schubarth maneuvers a drone on the Longview campus.
Credit Janet Ragland / LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University in Longview will launch a new undergraduate degree program in the fall training pilots for work in the unmanned aircraft industry.

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11:00am

Tue April 21, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Garrison Keillor and Rich Dworsky at the Belcher Center

Kermit Poling spoke with Cynthia Hellen, the senior director of the Belcher Center at LeTourneau University, about the upcoming show with Garrison Keillor and pianist Rich Dworsky in an intimate evening of story telling. The show takes place on Sunday, May 3, at 7 p.m. For more information visit the Belcher Center online or call 866-550-5388.

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8:53am

Tue April 7, 2015
Local

LeTourneau University in Longview to remember Rwandan genocide

Rwandan ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana is expected to participate in a genocide remembrance ceremony at LeTourneau University.

Rwanda’s ambassador to the U.S. Mathilde Mukantabana will travel to Longview Saturday for a ceremony to remember the country’s horrible genocide 21 years ago.

LeTourneau University business student Charity Mutesi, a native of Rwanda, organized a commemorative walk and ceremony to remember the slaughter that was inflicted on the Tutsi. Some 800,000 people were killed in 100 days.

Mutesi was a toddler when her family fled to Uganda. She wants college students to learn what happened and be more compassionate.

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8:55am

Tue March 11, 2014
Local

LeTourneau University students make spring break mission trips

A student wires a solar-powered lamppost that will be used in Africa.
Credit HCJB Global Technology Center/Facebook

More than 100 students at LeTourneau University in Longview are doing mission work in seven states and Mexico during this week’s spring break. 

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9:24am

Mon September 17, 2012
Local

East Texas universities to build new facilities

LeTourneau University in Longview breaks ground today on a $14 million student center. Meanwhile, East Texas Baptist University in neighboring Marshall is preparing to build a new residential facility and parking garage, a $23 million dollar project.

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