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Films on Beaumont’s Black history aim to spark conversation during screenings at Dishman Art Museum

The history of Beaumont’s Black community will be on display Thursday, Feb 2. in the Dishman Art Museum auditorium where a screening of “Beaumont’s Black History – In Moving Pictures” will take place. The historical fiction short film “The Example” and the documentary “They Will Talk About Us: The Charlton-Pollard Story” will be screened, followed by a reception and a question and answer session. The event runs from 5:30-8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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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

Films on Beaumont’s Black history aim to spark conversation during screenings at Dishman Art Museum

The history of Beaumont’s Black community will be on display Thursday, Feb 2. in the Dishman Art Museum auditorium where a screening of “Beaumont’s Black History – In Moving Pictures” will take place. The historical fiction short film “The Example” and the documentary “They Will Talk About Us: The Charlton-Pollard Story” will be screened, followed by a reception and a question and answer session. The event runs from 5:30-8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
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