Marching at Mardi Gras

The Showcase of Southeast Texas will march in the “Krewe d’Etat” parade on Fri, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in New Orleans.
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Welcome to Lamar University
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February 29, 2020
8:00AM – 12:00PM

Join us for Cardinal View and see what your future looks like at Lamar University.

  • Meet representatives from five academic colleges
  • Interact with current LU students
  • Tour campus and residence halls
  • Visit our Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center
  • Snag your LU gear
  • Receive financial aid and scholarship information
  • Enter to win a $500 scholarship!
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Black History Month - African Americans and the Vote

African American History Month 2020: African Americans and the Vote

The year 2020 marks the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment and the culmination of the women’s suffrage movement. The year 2020 also marks the sesquicentennial of the Fifteenth Amendment (1870) and the right of black men to the ballot after the Civil War.

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Your Moment is Here

You are shaped by every moment of your life, and that makes you unique. At Lamar University, education is based on your individual needs to give you the tools for success in graduate school and your career. With personal learning experiences for each student and an array of hands-on opportunities, LU makes your time count. Make the most of your moments here at Lamar University.