LU News: Student Life

Keep up with what’s happening at Lamar University and take a look at the university’s calendar for upcoming events.


  • Alpha Tau Omega chapter recognized nationally

    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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    August 30, 2021
  • LU College of Engineering to Host Freshmen Engineering Bootcamp

    LU College of Engineering to Host Freshmen Engineering Bootcamp

    The College of Engineering will welcome freshmen onto campus one week before the fall semester for Freshmen Engineering Bootcamp. Formerly known as Math SMART Camp, the camp is open to all first-year engineering students. The primary goal of FEBC is to build a community between students, faculty, and staff to help increase retention of engineering students.

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    August 02, 2021
  • LU student Brendon Camp named runner-up in national Pi Sigma Alpha competition

    LU student Brendon Camp named runner-up in national Pi Sigma Alpha competition

    Senior political science and criminal justice major Brendon Camp has been recognized nationally by Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society, for his undergraduate paper, “Implied Consent: A Review of Judicial Process and Constitutional Law.”

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    July 28, 2021
  • Big Red and Lu Mascots Revealed

    Big Red and Lu Mascots Revealed

    From Big Red's mesmerizing dance moves to Lu's dazzling hair bows, our favorite birds often leave fans wondering, 'who's behind the mask?' For the first time in Lamar University history, we have revealed the secret identity of the Big Red and Lu mascots. 

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    July 08, 2021
  • LU distinguished for Disability Services

    LU distinguished for Disability Services

    Lamar University was recently named a “disability friendly school.” More than 4% of LU’s student population is registered with the school’s disabilities center, which offers unique accommodation solutions and a unifying transition fair for all juniors and seniors in high school.

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    April 22, 2021
  •  Multicultural Graduation Celebration added to LU commencement festivities

    Multicultural Graduation Celebration added to LU commencement festivities

    Lamar University’s Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence will host the first Multicultural Graduation Celebration, Friday, May 7 at 4 p.m. in the Shelia Umphrey Recreational Sports Center.

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    April 20, 2021
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