News at Lamar

  • Lamar University dedicates Wayne A. Reaud Building

    Lamar University dedicates Wayne A. Reaud Building

    Lamar University formally dedicated the Wayne A. Reaud Building today (December 2) before an appreciative crowd of university faculty, staff, students and administrators joined by many others from the Southeast Texas community.

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    Posted: December 02, 2016

  • LU, Siam Technology College collaborate on dual degrees

    LU, Siam Technology College collaborate on dual degrees

    In a ceremony among top university administrators, LU President Kenneth Evans and Pornphisud Mongkhonvanit, president of Bangkok, Thailand-based Siam Technology College, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further collaboration for shared academic programs with the intention of offering dual degree programs in digital learning and leading, business, and other academic subjects.

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    Posted: December 02, 2016

  • Honoring crime victims with Tree of Angels

    Honoring crime victims with Tree of Angels

    Lamar University students, faculty and staff are taking time from their busy end-of-the-semester schedules to join in an annual event honoring victims of crime.

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    Posted: December 01, 2016

  • Master of Science in Nursing ranks seventh in nation for affordable excellence

    Lamar University’s online master of science in nursing administration degree was ranked No. 7 out of the nation’s Top 30 most affordable programs for an online master of science in nursing (MSN) in nursing leadership, nursing management, or nursing administration by bestmastersdegrees.com.

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    Posted: December 01, 2016

  • Speakers set for Fall Commencement

    Commencement speakers representing diverse fields have been chosen to address students at Lamar University’s Fall 2016 commencement ceremonies held December 16 and 17 in the Montagne Center.

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    Posted: November 30, 2016

  •  TALH student selected as a National Hispanic Scholar

    TALH student selected as a National Hispanic Scholar

    Lamar University’s Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities (TALH) student Trevor Wieland of McKinney has been selected as a National Hispanic Scholar.

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    Posted: November 30, 2016

  • LU recognized for affordable online education

    AffordableColleges.com has recognized Lamar University for having some of the most affordable online master degree programs in the nation.

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    Posted: November 30, 2016

  • LU announces undergrad research grants

    LU announces undergrad research grants

    Lamar University’s Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) recently held the 2016-2017 Grant Recipient Award Reception to recognize 38 students and 31 faculty mentors behind 33 proposals that will receive funding this academic year.

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    Posted: November 29, 2016

  • LU announces 2017 David J. Beck Fellows

    LU announces 2017 David J. Beck Fellows

    Lamar University has selected two students as 2017 David J. Beck Fellows as well as two finalists as 2017 Presidential Summer Fellows, all announced at a reception in the University Event Center, Tuesday, November 22.

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    Posted: November 29, 2016

  • Two awarded U.S. Department of State Gilman scholarships for study abroad

    Lamar University students Linda Pham, a mathematics major from Bridge City, and Kay-Alana Turner, a business management and Spanish major from Lumberton, have been awarded the prestigious Gilman Scholarship.

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    Posted: November 28, 2016

  • KVLU gets 'Totally Jacked'

    KVLU gets 'Totally Jacked'

    Jack Palestine, host of On the Edge, will take over the airwaves at 91.3 KVLU Public Radio on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. He will broadcast live from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. as a part of the station's end-of-year fund drive.

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    Posted: November 23, 2016

  • LU Drumline and Percussion Ensemble place second at competition

    Lamar University's Drumline and Percussion Ensemble took second place at the annual Percussive Arts Society's International Competition, Nov. 9 - 12, 2016, in Indianapolis. The Percussive Arts Society is a non-profit music-service organization whose mission is to promote percussion education, research, performance and appreciation throughout the world.

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    Posted: November 23, 2016

  • A big band holiday with the Cardinal Jazz Orchestra on Nov. 28

    A big band holiday with the Cardinal Jazz Orchestra on Nov. 28

    Lamar University’s Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will perform classic and contemporary big band music and fresh arrangements of holiday classics with the Nederland High School Jazz Ensemble on Monday, Nov. 28. The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Nederland ISD Performing Arts Center.

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    Posted: November 21, 2016

  • Salazar elected TSUS Board of Regents chairman, Scott elected vice chairman

    The Texas State University System Board of Regents today elected Rossanna Salazar of Austin chairman of the board and William F. Scott of Nederland vice chairman. Salazar and Scott were elected during the board's quarterly meeting on the campus of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

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    Posted: November 18, 2016

  • International Cultural Festival set for Saturday

    International Cultural Festival set for Saturday

    International students at Lamar University are preparing to host the 5th annual International Cultural Festival, Saturday, November 19, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Montagne Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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    Posted: November 16, 2016

  • Dancers in the Air at LU Fall Dance Concert

    Dancers in the Air at LU Fall Dance Concert

    The Department of Theatre and Dance will present its fall dance concert, “Fall and Recovery,” Nov. 18 - 20 in the University Theatre. The evening of dance works performed by LU students encompasses many genres, including tap, jazz, musical theatre, modern, contemporary, and aerial silks, and is choreographed by dance faculty and select students.

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    Posted: November 15, 2016

  • International Cultural Festival set for November 19

    Lamar University will host its 5th annual International Cultural Festival, Saturday, November 19, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Montagne Center. The free event, featuring international dance, dress, music and foods, will cap off International Education Week — a celebration of the many ways the world benefits from international education — Nov. 14 to 19.

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    Posted: November 14, 2016