Meet the Success Team

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Success Partners

Success Partners meet one-on-one with students in a structured, collaborative environment to assist students with developing strategies for college success. They are dedicated Lamar University students who aspire to help their fellow peers realize and achieve their goals.

Emmalee Calvert

Success Partner Emmalee

Success Partner
I am excited to help students grow comfortable in the college environment. Strong learning and organizational skills are so important to succeed at Lamar University, and as a Success Partner, I am able to help students strive to reach their goals!

Edward Doan

Success Partner Edward

Success Partner
Inspiring others to grow as scholars, and ultimately themselves, gives me a feeling of unparalleled satisfaction; as a Success Partner, I'm able to do just that for fellow students here at Lamar!



Amanda Essoh

Success Partner Amanda

Success Partner
I am a Success Partner so that I may help fellow students with study, organization, and time management techniques. It is my pleasure to be able to share my passion for learning with others in the hopes of raising their enthusiasm for learning as well.

Sakurah Fisher

 Success Partner Sakurah Fisher

Success Partner
Being a Success Partner is a rewarding opportunity for me to assist students while they are growing as learners. I enjoy seeing the progress of students I meet and watching them develop further both academically and personally.


Baylie Fox

 Success Partner Baylie Fox

Senior Success Partner
The best part of being a Success Partner is being able to watch students grow and become better learners. I love being able to be a part of that process!


Omar Hamza

 Success Partner Omar

Success Partner
As a Success Partner, I am able to do what I love most - help others achieve their goals that others told them were unachievable! To be a part of another student's journey is priceless, as Success Partners and students at LU succeed together.

Mary Kim

Success Partner Mary

Success Partner
My desire for helping others, eagerness to encourage the aspirations of others, and passion to be a role model motivates me as a Success Partner. Investing in the lives of others is priceless because you have the privilege of equipping students with the resources they need and see them achieve their goals.

Rebekah Newell

 Success Partner Rebekah Newell

Success Partner
I love learning from others in my job. There's always someone who has a different perspective, and collaborating together using those differences is what makes working with students (and my co-workers) so awesome.


Joya Polk

 Success Partner Joya Polk

Success Partner
I love being a Success Partner because I love people, and I enjoy helping people become the best they can be - both academically and personally.



Laura Soto

 Success Partner Laura Soto

Success Partner
I enjoy showing students they are capable of anything. It's like a veil has been lifted, and they see how much power they have over their circumstances.

Kay-Alana Turner

 Success Partner Kay Alana

Success Partner
My expertise lies in listening to others' experiences and collaborating to find paths to achievement. Come chat with me at LU Success. We will discover strategies that work for you as you attain your goals at Lamar University!

Office Staff

The LU Success office staff consists of the program coordinator and the student assistant. Our student assistant is the first face students will see when they walk into the office and helps students with scheduling and checking-in for appointments.

Katie Brown

Success Assistant Kbrown

Student Assistant
The LU Success program is perfectly named because it is just that. It is a program designed to give students the tools and skills they need to be successful at LU. These tools and skills can be applied not only to a student's academic life, but to other aspects in their life as well.

Kelly Williams

Kelly Williams

LU Success Coordinator
Every member of the LU Success team is here because they have a passion for helping others. We enjoy seeing students develop new skills that help them reach their academic goals.