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Like mother, like son: Duo reflects on earning master’s degrees together at LU

After a 10-year hiatus, going back to earn her Master of Business Administration degree wasn’t an easy decision for Erika Thomas, but she focused on her future vision for her career. What she didn’t see coming, however, was that she would be graduating alongside her son Quincy Walter.



Faculty, staff aim to inspire graduates for upcoming commencement ceremony

Graduating with a college degree is nothing short of inspiring. Hear from Lamar University faculty and staff on their favorite inspirational quotes in time for summer 2022 commencement.
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Student Life

LU summer ’22 grad Landon Richard shares passion, future in HR

Summer '22 graduate Landon Richard discusses his passion for connecting with others and his experience at Lamar University before he walks the stage at commencement on Saturday.
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Arts and Culture

Dishman Art Museum presents the Department of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibit

The faculty and staff in the Department of Art & Design will present their work in an exhibition at the Dishman Art Museum Aug. 13 through Sept. 10. The public is invited to attend an opening reception for the exhibition on Friday, Aug. 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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