Meet Our Orientation Leaders

The New Student Orientation Leaders help future Cardinals transition to campus life. Meet our orientation leaders below and find out how you can become a leader.
  • Michelle Lane Michelle Lane, Junior
    Exercise Science PreOT
    Austin, Texas
    Elizabeth Drago Elizabeth Drago, Sophomore
    Communication Public Relations
    Nederland, Texas
    Jeah Pearl Edano Jeah Pearl Edano, Sophomore
    Sagay City, Philippines
    Miriam Mornya Miriam Mornya, Senior
    Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Hailey Michelle Alfaro Hailey Michelle Alfaro, Junior
    Communication Public Relations
    Houston, Texas
    De'Eboni Spates De'Eboni Spates, Senior
    Forensic Chemistry/Criminal Justice
    Houston, Texas
    Chidiogo Okpalaibekwe Chidiogo Okpalaibekwe, Junior
    Pre Nursing
    Houston, Texas (Onitsha, Nigeria)
    Elizabeth Diaz Arreola Elizabeth Diaz Arreola, Sophomore
    Exercise Science
    Dayton, Texas
  • Alexander Lara Alexander Lara, Junior
    Houston, Texas
    Johana Barrera Johana Barrera, Senior
    Vidor, Texas
    Chloe Tew Chloe Tew, Senior
    Silsbee, Texas
    Drake Rothenberger Drake Rothenberger, Junior
    Environmental Science/Biology
    Nederland, Texas
  • Blake Pena Blake Pena, Sophomore
    Dayton, Texas
    Nouria CoulibalyNouria Coulibaly, Senior
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
    Jonah Smith Jonah Smith, Senior
    Mechanical Engineering
    Port Neches, Texas
    Humberto Cervantes Humberto Cervantes, Junior
    Entrepreneurship and Marketing
    Port Arthur, Texas
  • Kara Pent Kara Pent, Senior
    Physical Ed Teacher Education
    Groves, Texas
    Victoria Pryor Victoria Pryor, Senior
    Exercise Science
    Houston, Texas
    Isaac Torres Isaac Torres, Junior
    Forensic Chemistry
    Beaumont, Texas
    April Mahan April Mahan, Sophomore
    Vidor, Texas
  • Komanya Smith Komanya Smith, Junior
    Dallas, Texas


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Lamar University Centennial 1923 - 2003

An important part of Lamar University’s institutional identity is tied to the 1901 Spindletop oil gusher, which set the foundation for South Park Junior College’s creation in 1923.

Much like the Lucas oil gusher in 1901, LU is bursting with opportunity for a wide range of students. Join us in celebrating this moment and the rich history of Lamar University.


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Lamar University Collegiate 100 continues win streak at national conference

The Collegiate 100 of Lamar University won the top prize at the C100 Leadership and Career Institute in Atlanta for the third consecutive time, having been the only champions since the contest's inception, and continue to demonstrate excellence in leadership and career development through innovative solutions and commitment.
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Spindletop Boomtown Museum
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Spindletop Boomtown Museum

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Lamar University Campus Tour

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Explore our beautiful 292-acre campus!  Tour campus in person, take a virtual tour or use our interactive campus map to find your way around.

Student Life

Whether you live on campus or commute to class, Lamar University campus life is the perfect blend of urban living with the close community feel of a small town. 

  • Stop by Starbucks in the library for coffee and a bite, or check out any of the restaurants on campus.
  • Meet classmates with similar interests! With more than 150 registered student clubs and organizations, you'll have plenty of opportunities.
  • Watch the Cardinals compete in NCAA Division 1 athletics, get involved in a group fitness class at the gym or join classmates in a wide variety of intramural teams.


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LU Featured on The College Tour Series

Lamar University is featured on the Amazon Prime series “The College Tour” where LU Cardinals tell their stories covering a wide variety of majors, backgrounds, campus activities and student organizations.

Publish date: June 21, 2024