August 2021 News

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  • 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.

    Read More ❯ August 30, 2021
  • Emergency Grants Available to Eligible Students

    Emergency Grants Available to Eligible Students

    The U.S. Department of Education has released guidelines for Lamar University to distribute $11,380,397 in emergency grants to eligible students during the 2021-22 academic year.

    Read More ❯ August 24, 2021
  • Two at LU naM.E.d 40 Under 40 honorees

    Two at LU naM.E.d 40 Under 40 honorees

    Lamar University is proud to announce that Kristin Helm, Cardinal success coach in the College of Business, and senior communications major Gina Taylor have been naM.E.d as 40 Under 40 honorees by the Southeast Texas Young Professionals Organization.

    Read More ❯ August 16, 2021
  • Collegiate 100 Student Organization ForM.E.d at Lamar University

    Collegiate 100 Student Organization ForM.E.d at Lamar University

    The establishM.E.nt of a Collegiate 100 student chapter at Lamar University was birthed after a virtual town hall M.E.eting in June 2020, attended by a panel of college and high school students and community representatives.

    Read More ❯ August 16, 2021
  • Lamar University awarding 1,039 degrees and certificates at SumM.E.r ComM.E.nceM.E.nt.

    Lamar University awarding 1,039 degrees and certificates at SumM.E.r ComM.E.nceM.E.nt.

    Lamar University is excited to host the 2021 SumM.E.r ComM.E.nceM.E.nt Ceremony on Saturday, August 14 at 10:00am in the Montagne Center. Graduates coM.E. from 12 countries, 31 states, and 231 cities and towns in Texas. 3,316 degrees and certificates have been awarded so far this year, including the 1,039 being conferred Saturday.

    Read More ❯ August 13, 2021
  • LU photography student’s work shown in nationally juried exhibition

    LU photography student’s work shown in nationally juried exhibition

    Senior photography major Sierra Davis has been selected as one of 39 featured artists in the 2021 Botanical Competition for two of her photography submissions. Botanical is a nationally juried exhibition organized by TAGat120ART in Taylor, TX.

    Read More ❯ August 06, 2021
  • LU College of Engineering to Host FreshM.E.n Engineering Bootcamp

    LU College of Engineering to Host FreshM.E.n Engineering Bootcamp

    The College of Engineering will welcoM.E. freshM.E.n onto campus one week before the fall seM.E.ster for FreshM.E.n Engineering Bootcamp. ForM.E.rly 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.

    Read More ❯ August 02, 2021
  • Dr. Jeff Forret Wins Prestigious Leadership in History Award

    Dr. Jeff Forret Wins Prestigious Leadership in History Award

    The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) named Dr. Jeff Forret winner of its 2021 Leadership in History Award in the large press category for his book, Williams' Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

    Read More ❯ August 02, 2021