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  • Something to cheer about: LU's Spirit Team wins awards

    The Lamar University Spirit Team, consisting of the LU Cheer Squad and the LU Dance Team, brought home several awards after attending the Universal Cheerleaders Association and Universal Dance Association Collegiate Camp July 10-13 at Texas State University in San Marcos.


  • Teaching Environmental Sciences tours Shangri La

    Lamar University’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences annual Teaching Environmental Science summer institute introduces EC-12th grade teachers to local environmental issues through hands-on learning and first-hand experiences.


  • LU receives more than $108,000 in annual support from ExxonMobil

    Educational programs at Lamar University received support from ExxonMobil in 2015 totaling $108,500. The funding supports a variety of programs in engineering, science and business.


  • Partnership helps restore greater South Park community

    Concern for the citizens of the South Park community and neighboring areas led to the creation of the Greater South Park Neighborhoods Partnership earlier this year. The group, which meets monthly on the Lamar University campus, has begun to address issues facing the community, according to Norman Bellard assistant to the president for community relations at Lamar University and chair of the partnership.


  • Doblin scholarship in mathematics and science established

    The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for the College of Arts and Sciences. The Dr. Stephen and Suzye Doblin Scholarship in Mathematics and Science is established by Lamar alums Chuck (’72) and Becky (’71) Mason in recognition of Stephen Doblin’s service to the university upon his retirement.


  • LU confers 1752 degrees at spring commencement

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


  • LU budget boost, 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.


  • 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.