News at LU

LU recognizes ‘Seniors of Significance’

Twenty Lamar University students graduating May 2021 were honored as “Seniors of Significance” during a “Toast to Leadership” award ceremony on the 8th Floor of the Mary and John Gray Library, April 7.



Entergy Foundation grants LU's V.I.T.A. program

The Lamar University Community Relations Department was recently awarded a grant for $19,000 from Entergy Texas to provide tax support services through a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
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Student Life

Graduating during a pandemic: Advice on job hunting post-college

Going on the prowl for the job that could kickstart your career is a historically stressful situation for many graduating students, but you can and will eventually find success with the right mindset and the right tools at your disposal.
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HEB Foundation donates funds to establish Cardinal NEST at Fletcher Elementary

LU was awarded the Excellence in Education Grant totaling $15,000 for the construction and ribbon cutting of a Cardinal NEST at Fletcher Elementary School.
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Arts and Culture

Spindletop Gladys City to host Jazz and Wine Night

Spindletop Gladys City Museum announces its first two Jazz and Wine nights Friday, April 23 and Friday, June 18. Jazz and Wine Nights feature music and drinks with old friends and new friends.
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The University Press is one of Lamar’s showpieces. It is the largest student-run business on campus, and it has become one of the most respected student newspapers in the country. Since 1977, the University Press and its magazines have garnered more than 1,200 awards, including first place for Best Non-Daily Student Newspaper in 1994 and 2005 from The Associated Press Managing Editors of Texas and first places in many other competitions. 

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