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Speaker from the Louisiana Survey Visits Tech

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Next Tuesday, April 25 the Waggonner Center welcomes Dr. Michael Henderson to discuss The Louisiana...

Next Tuesday, April 25 the Waggonner Center welcomes Dr. Michael Henderson to discuss The Louisiana Survey of public opinion. The Louisiana Survey is an annual survey sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at LSU, and is designed to provide a nonpartisan source of public opinion data to politicians and media outlets. The ultimate goal of the Louisiana Survey is to assess progress and regression in resident’s assessments...

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The Civil War Did Not End Slavery, a talk by Dr. Kevin Gannon

Monday, January 1, 2018

In commemoration of Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s History Department...

In commemoration of Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s History Department in conjunction with the Waggonner Center will sponsor a talk, “The Civil War Did Not End Slavery,” by Dr. Kevin Gannon, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa.

An expert on the Civil War and Reconstruction, Dr. Gannon is currently working on...

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C-SPAN Bus visits Louisiana Tech University

Monday, January 1, 2018

The C-SPAN Bus is coming to Louisiana Tech! Come out and experience an interactive, multi-media...

The C-SPAN Bus is coming to Louisiana Tech! Come out and experience an interactive, multi-media learning center that brings C-SPAN's coverage of public affairs to communities nationwide and teaches students, teachers and the public how to follow "Washington Your Way." Visitors are invited to learn about the public affairs network's programs and resources, including its in-depth coverage of the U.S. Congress, White House, federal courts, and the...

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Center hosts screening of new film on Politics and Higher Education

Monday, January 1, 2018

On Wednesday, March 22 at 6pm in Wyly Auditorium the Waggonner Center will host a screening...

On Wednesday, March 22 at 6pm in Wyly Auditorium the Waggonner Center will host a screening of the documentary film Starving the Beast. This film examines the philosophical shift that has turned higher education into a "value proposition" for the student as a consumer, rather than an investment on the part of the state for the "public good." Starving the Beast documents the philosophical underpinnings of this process as well as the results:...

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