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Homer Drive and Guess Elementary Schools next in line to receive Cardinal NEST

The Southeast Texas Food Bank and Education First Federal Credit Union has made it possible for Homer Drive and Guess Elementary Schools to receive a Cardinal NEST (Navigating Excellence Success and Triumph). Cardinal NEST learning labs are innovative and high-tech learning spaces for students to engage with STEAM-related software.  

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News

LU Ranked Among Most Diverse Universities in Texas

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Lamar University as the fifth highest on the diverse index among public universities in Texas, and in the top 14% among other ranked, national institutions.
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Student Life

Alpha Tau Omega chapter recognized nationally

During the 2021 inaugural Alpha Tau Omega National Awards Celebration held in Orlando, Fla., the LU Texas-Zeta Theta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity was recognized with the True Merit Honorable Mention award. This is the second highest honor bestowed by the ATO Fraternity and the Texas-Zeta Theta chapter is one of only 24 chapters to receive this award among over 141 chapters and more than 8,500 undergraduates judged nation-wide.
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Community

Homer Drive and Guess Elementary Schools next in line to receive Cardinal NEST

The Southeast Texas Food Bank and Education First Federal Credit Union has made it possible for Homer Drive and Guess Elementary Schools to receive a Cardinal NEST (Navigating Excellence Success and Triumph). Cardinal NEST learning labs are innovative and high-tech learning spaces for students to engage with STEAM-related software.  
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Arts and Culture

Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Book Club Play

The LU Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce their first production of the semester, The Book Club Play, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by LU student Ashley Galan. The Book Club Play will take the stage on September 30 through October 3, with showtime beginning at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. All performances will be held in the University Theatre.
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