Golden Pass LNG presents scholarships to biology department

Representatives from Golden Pass LNG visited Lamar University on Friday, May 3 to present a generous donation of $8,000 to LU’s biology department.   Check Presentation

The donation will be allocated to provide one-time scholarships to four deserving environmental science majors  This financial assistance will aid students in their academic pursuits and alleviate some of the financial burdens associated with higher education. 

“Our goal is to make sure students have access to industry professionals who can come in and provide presentations, and training them,” Safety Security Health and Environment professional at Golden Pass LNG Winnie Schubert said. “Additionally, we aim to have scholarships that enhance educational activity and allow students to go to conferences and receive extracurricular education that focuses on providing practical application.”  

Golden Pass LNG, a leading liquefied natural gas company committed to supporting education and environmental initiatives, has a longstanding partnership with LU. The company's representatives are eager to continue their collaboration with the university and further contribute to the advancement of education and research in the field of biology and environmental science. 

“At a facility like Golden Pass LNG, many disciplines come into play. Specifically, the environmental group which heavily relies on scientific expertise, with disciplines such as biology playing a crucial role. These scientific backgrounds inform environmental science programs, guiding testing and analysis procedures essential to the myriad processes within our operation,” Schubert said.  

The commitment to nurturing future talent is underscored by the partnership with Lamar, as emphasized by Schubert.  

“We see Lamar students as the future workforce. Offering practical applications of their studies helps them gain valuable skills and a competitive edge in the job market. Our partnership with Lamar reflects our commitment to preparing students for success in their careers.”  

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