Lamar University to celebrate Black history

In honor of Black History Month, Lamar University will celebrate with a series of events organized and sponsored by a variety of organizations, departments, clubs and student organizations that highlight and pay tribute to the achievements of African Americans and important events that contributed to U.S. history.
Black History Museum | Entire month of February
Cherry Engineering Building, hosted by the National Society of Black Engineers   
For February, the National Society of Black Engineers will exhibit images and descriptions of "the Golden Triangle's" African American stem community leaders in the Cherry Engineering Building hallways.
Professional Clothing Drive | Entire month of February
NSBE is sponsoring a professional clothing drive for February to provide students who cannot purchase clothing for job and internship interviews. Please drop off donations to the Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations lobby.
Beaumont Black History in Moving Pictures | Feb. 2, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Dishman Art Museum Auditorium
The Center of History and Culture of Southeast Texas & The Upper Gulf Coast and The Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations is hosting a screening of Beaumont’s Black History in Moving Pictures.


Here are just a few Lamar University moments that highlight the impactful events and remarkable students, faculty, staff and alumni that have helped shaped our community.