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Lamar University announces 2023 Distinguished Alumni award recipients

Lamar University is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award. This year, four alumni –– Hester Bell, Carl Griffith, George Hirasaki and Fred Vernon –– will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest award Lamar University bestows upon its graduates.

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Lamar University announces 2023 Distinguished Alumni award recipients

Lamar University is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award. This year, four alumni –– Hester Bell, Carl Griffith, George Hirasaki and Fred Vernon –– will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest award Lamar University bestows upon its graduates.
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Student Life

LU College of Engineering hosts annual Teacher STEM Seminar

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, the College of Engineering hosted their annual Teacher STEM Seminar. This seminar gives a chance for local K-12 educators to receive the latest content and applications to drive future engineers and scientists.
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Community

Spindletop Museum to celebrate 122nd Anniversary

The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum has been booming for 122 years and it’s no wonder the Southeast Texas community can’t stop gushing over it.
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Arts and Culture

LU Department of Music prepares for loaded spring season of concerts and events

As the spring semester kicks into gear, the Lamar University Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music has begun preparations for their loaded schedule of concerts and events that will take place all over Southeast Texas this season.
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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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