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Lamar graduates record number of doctoral students May 19

Lamar University officials have released the list of graduate students participating in two commencement ceremonies May 19 at the Montagne Center.  The list includes a record 27 doctoral students for Lamar from four programs of study; 12 graduates from educational leadership, four graduates from chemical engineering, one graduate from engineering, one graduate from deaf studies and deaf education, and nine graduates from audiology, which is also a record for that program.

“This record number of doctoral students is representative of the quality of Lamar’s doctoral studies and a testament to the dedication of the graduate faculty in moving our students through the curriculum to complete these terminal degree programs,” said Kevin Smith, senior associate provost.  “We’re very proud of the accomplishments of our doctoral students and the hard work they have performed in attaining these awards.”