How We Live Our Mission

Our Mission

Imagine • Innovate • Impact • Inspire

The Reaud Honors College encourages you to embark on a personalized journey where you can align your passions with a purpose to imagine, innovate, impact, and inspire campus life at Lamar University.

• Imagine •
• Innovate • 
• Impact • 
• Inspire •


IMAGINE your future! Through regular strategic advisement with our students, we explore, refine and develop your personal goals and assist you in engaging with realistic opportunities in your academic and professional lives such that you may achieve Reaud Honors College graduate status and further your educational and professional aspirations beyond Lamar University.


INNOVATIVE curriculum! We provide enhanced honors course offerings in the core curriculum and upper-division degree requirements, as well as unique interdisciplinary honors seminars and topics courses—these intellectually challenging and out-of-the-box courses are available only to Reaud Honors College students.

Make an IMPACT as an honors undergrad! We support your participation in the high impact educational practices of undergraduate research and creative activity, diversity and global learning, internships and cooperative education and service learning with personal attention paid to your individual needs, interests and aspirations.


INSPIRE each other and your community! We encourage and facilitate student bonding experiences and engagement with the Reaud Honors College, Lamar University and local communities through honors residential life, Honors Experiences, the Honors Student Association, Home for the Holidays, Honors Scholars Day, and more!

Reaud Honors College  •  P.O. Box 10968  •  Beaumont, TX 77710  •  ph (409) 880-2294
Office at 985 Jim Gilligan Way [map]   •