Distinguished Alumni Awards 2018

Join us at we honor Lamar University Distinguished Alumni Friday, February 23, 2018 Reception 6:30pm, Dinner 7:00pm


James E. Bell, Jr. '77, '84

J. Angela Blanchard '84

Ellen Walker Rienstra '62, '80

Don S. Shaver '76


Lamar University Event Center

Mary and John Gray Library, Eighth Floor

Advanced registration required. Deadline to register is February 9, 2018.



Dress for this event is business or cocktail attire.


Parking is available for this event in Lot E-5 (front parking lot) and in Lots D-4 and D-5 (rear parking lot). For directions or parking information, visit the Office of Event Management website or view parking map.


Radicchio, Grilled Apples, Arugula, Feta and Roasted Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Entrée Choices

Beef Tenderloin with Sauteed Mushrooms and Demi-Glace, Parisienne Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus

Caspian Sea Bass with Wild Mushroom Risotto and Grilled Asparagus

Stuffed Eggplant with Herb Garlic Rice, Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Basil

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Red and Gold Swirl or Fruit Medley


*Note: Friday, February 23, 2018 is during the Lenten Season.