Events

Jan
202022

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

The purpose of the event is to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr,
The guest speaker is Beaumont City Councilman Albert "A.J." Turner

Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location: Mary and John Gray Library 8th floor-Plummer Room

Feb
162022

Investigating and Prosecuting the James Byrd, Jr. Case

The Jasper, Texas dragging death of James Byrd, Jr. is "known as one of the most gruesome hate crimes in modern U.S. History." Two Lamar University faculty members were asked by the Federal Bureau of Investigations to assist with investigation and prosecution. They will share important fact and their experiences.

Presenters: LU Faculty Mark Broome and Tim Brewer

Time: 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Setzer Student Center Live Oak Ballroom

Feb
252022

Diversity and Inclusion Training

Working with First-Generation Students

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Communications Building Room #129

Feb
282022

The True Black History Museum Artifact Display

A traveling Black History exhibit with artifacts dating from the late 1700s to the 21st century. The Museum was established to preserve the history of African-American people and to educate others of the many great contributions that African-Americans have made to mankind. The mission is to instill self-esteem and pride and to increase knowledge, awareness, cultural sensitivity, and understanding of the historic experience of African-Americans. The collection takes you on a journey through the African-American experience and is comprised of over 1000 authentic artifacts, with original documents from historic figures such as Booker T. Washington, Mary McLeod Bethune, George Washington Carver, Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, Angela Davis, President Barack Obama, and many other great African-Americans.

Time: 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Setzer Student Center Atrium

Mar
102022

Inspirational Woman Award

We will honor Lamar University women (students, staff, faculty, and alumni) for their contributions to the campus community, culture, and society.

Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Location: Mary and John Gray Library

Apr
112022

LGBTQ REDTalks Pride Panel

In recognition of LU Pride month, the LGBTQ panel will share their experiences and provide helpful tools on how to make the campus community welcoming for LGBTQ students, staff, and faculty.

Time: 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Location: Setzer Student Center Live Oak Ballroom

May
042022

Asian Pacific Islander Diversity Dialogue

This presentation will take place to acknowledge the important role that Asian Pacific Islanders have played in American History.

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual via Zoom

May
062022

Multicultural Graduation Celebration

The purpose of this event is to celebrate the multicultural spring 2022 graduation candidates for their persistence and academic accomplishments. Each student will receive a FREE stole to wear to the university commencement.

Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location: Setzer Student Center Live Oak Ballroom