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  • LU confers 1752 degrees at spring commencement

    BEAUMONT – Lamar University conferred 1752 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies May 23.


  • Legislative session boosts LU budget, science-technology building approved

    Stronger budgets and new construction are outcomes of the 84th legislative session that Lamar University officials are calling one of the best ever for the university.


  • Williams tapped LU cheer squad coordinator

    Allison Williams joined the Lamar University recreational sports family in June 2015 to serve as the coordinator of the Lamar cheer squad. Williams previously served as the head cheer coach for Mercer University in Macon, Ga. and head cheer coach for Arkansas Tech in Russellville, Ark.


  • Monica and William Harn Scholarship in Speech and Hearing Sciences established

    The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for the College of Fine Arts and Communication. The Monica and William Harn Scholarship in Speech and Hearing will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar


  • Lamar hosts introduction to engineering for middle school students

    Fifty students are expected to participate in the Lamar Introduction to Engineering (L.I.T.E.) summer program, hosted by Lamar University’s College of Engineering July 20-24, 2015. The free one-week non-residential camp serves incoming seventh- and eighth-grade students who excel in mathematics and science.


  • Moss Family Scholarship established at LU

    The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for graduates of West Hardin High School. The Moss Family Scholarship will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar.


  • LU to host ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

    The Lamar University College of Education and Human Development will host the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp from June 14-26. The free residential camp serves incoming sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students who excel in mathematics and science. Forty-eight students are participating in this year’s camp.


  • LU names 1000 students to Deans’ List

    A total of 1,000 Lamar University students earned places on the Deans’ List for the spring 2015 semester, deans of Lamar’s five academic colleges announced. To qualify for the Deans’ List, a student must carry a full course load of 12 semester hours or more and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for that semester. Students with GPAs of 4.0 qualify for the President’s List and automatically earn places on the Deans’ List. Their names are not listed here. The Deans’ List appears below, with students listed by hometowns. The list is based on information provided by the Office of the Registrar. Questions regarding the list may be directed to the registrar’s office at 409-880-8060.


  • LU names 557 students to President’s List

    A total of 557 Lamar University students earned places on the President’s List for the 2015 spring semester, President Kenneth Evans announced. Students who qualify for the President’s List carry a full course load of 12 semester hours or more with grade point averages of 4.0 for that semester. They automatically earn places on the Deans’ List. The President’s List appears below, with students listed by hometowns. The list is based on information provided by the Office of the Registrar. Questions regarding the list may be directed to the registrar’s office at 409-880-8060.


  • 180 graduate with honors during May commencement

    Lamar University graduated 180 students with honors during spring commencement ceremonies May 23 in the Montagne Center.


  • Student documentaries featured on LUTV on Fox

    An upcoming edition of “LUTV on Fox” features three student-produced documentaries on a range of topics. LUTV on Fox is a multi-award winning television program produced by the students, alumni, staff and faculty of the Department of Communication at Lamar University. The program is scheduled to air on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. on KBTV Fox 4.


  • Lamar honors 10 with Plummer Awards

    Lamar University honored 10 students with the Plummer Award, recognizing them as the top male and female graduates in Lamar’s 2015 May graduating class.


  • Roden develops software for smart insole

    For Timothy Roden, a Lamar University associate professor of computer science, his role in transforming an idea into a reality is revolutionizing both the medical and athletic fields. Over a two-year period, Roden worked to develop the invention with MedHab, LLC, a privately held company focused on developing athletic and medical devices to offer customized physical rehabilitation and sport-enhancing protocols for patients.


  • LU to confer 1807 degrees May 22 and 23

    Lamar University will confer 1807 degrees at spring commencement ceremonies May 22 and 23 in the Montagne Center. The times for the ceremonies for each college are as follows: College of Arts & Sciences, Friday, May 22, 7 p.m. in the Montagne Center. Stephen Doblin, Lamar University provost, will deliver the keynote address.


  • LU announces 2015-2016 Ambassadors

    Lamar University has selected 17 students to serve as Lamar Ambassadors. They will join 29 returning ambassadors in representing the student body at official university events during the 2015-2016 academic year.


  • Therapy dogs visit students during stressful finals week

    Lamar University students are being encouraged to “paws” for a study break during finals week, beginning May 13. Certified therapy dogs with the local organization Paws 4 Love Southeast Texas Pet Therapy and rescue pups from the Humane Society of Southeast Texas will be on campus at the Mary and John Gray Library to help students de-stress and prepare for finals week, May 13-19.


  • LU honors student employees

    Ten outstanding students were recently recognized for their contributions at Lamar University’s 7th annual Student Employee of the Year award ceremony.