Choose Your Cardinal Community - Fall 2021

GET STARTED

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See what we offer.
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Identify your top three choices.
(First come, first served)
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Email us your choices at cardinal.lead@lamar.edu
or complete your New Student Orientation Form.
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Check your class schedule to see your CC time, location and mentor.
Cardinal Communities by Major

COMMUNITIES BY MAJOR

  • Art and Design in Context
    Connect with other students and be introduced to the world of visual art and design as you explore LU. Learn about opportunities on campus, within the Department and in the surrounding community.
  • ASL Cardinals
    Explore careers in ASL while forming relationships with other ASL majors, exploring real life application and professional organizations that relate to deafness.
  • Biology and Enviro. Sciences
    Explore campus resources for Biology and Environmental Science disciplines. Tour facilities and connect with faculty, students and professionals. Gain an edge that will help your academic success.
  • Business

    Meet the College of Business faculty, staff and administrators along with the world of business. Learn about opportunities for success and future careers. This community gives students a behind-the-scenes look at how the College of Business operates, what its mission and goals are.

  • Communication Cards
    Join other communications major and receive purposeful support though information discovery sessions, movie nights, study sessions and social gatherings.
  • Computer Science
    Learn how computers and technology are being used to solve problems and achieve a better quality of life. Learn about careers in high demand including mobile computing, game development, artificial intelligence, machine learning, medical image processing, real-time systems and security.
  • Criminal Justice
    Create friendships and connect with your major through a variety of activities tailored to Criminal Justice majors which may include: CJSA events, meeting agencies such as the FBI, Secret Service, SWAT, and US Marshals, tour the Beaumont Police Department Museum, and social events.
  • Engineering the Future
    Explore the creative and diverse sides of various fields of engineering. Tour the STEM building and meet faculty and staff. Participate in fun activities and social events.
  • Exercise Science
    Meet other students with in your major, faculty and staff. Explore campus recreation, healthy habits and learn more about what you can accomplish with an Exercise Science degree.
  • History
    Connect with fellow History majors and faculty, while exploring the diverse and creative history of Lamar, Beaumont, Texas and beyond. Take part in activities, explore local museums and create lasting friendships.
  • Nutrition
    Learn about nutrition and good health; as well as career opportunities and dietetic internships.
  • Psychology
    Connect with Psychology majors and explore career opportunities. Learn about opportunities to participate in hands on activities and learn about future research.
  • Future Educators
    Students of today looking to educate our students of tomorrow can connect, and build skills needed to educate, advocate, and communicate with the next generation of great mind.
  • Political Science
    Students are invited to become a part of a wonderful community full of future lawyers, elected officials, and others who want to change the world.
  • Pre-Nursing
    Explore aspects of the nursing profession and have the opportunity to meet nurses. Participate in activities that include stress and time management techniques, organization strategies, relaxation techniques, and team building.
  • Social Work
    Students pursuing Social Work majors will connect with their peers, engage in community service projects, and learn the different avenues of social work.
  • Speech and Hearing
    Network with upperclassmen, graduate students and faculty members. Gain the opportunity to participate in social mixers, service activities and gain hands-on experience in your major.
Cardinal Communities by Interest

COMMUNITIES BY INTEREST

  • Cardinal Leaders
    Become a campus leader and connect with current leaders of student organizations and programs. Meet other Cardinals who want to make a difference and lead the future of LU.
  • Conspiracy and True Crime
    Explore a variety of conspiracy theories and their historical context. We will look at film clips, articles, and watch movies depicting conspiracy theories, as well as have discussion about their historical context, after all who doesn't’t love a good conspiracy?
  • Creative Cardinals
    Build connections, school pride and get creative each week with crafts, games and fun projects. We will discuss college life A to Z, build friendships and have fun.
  • Explore Careers and Majors
    Explore the different majors/minors LU has to offer while gaining some campus pride, peer support and friends. Connect with the career center, advising, campus organizations and more.
  • First Gen

    Meet other First Gen students, faculty & staff. First Gen are students whose parents did not complete a 4-year college degree or do not have a college-bound tradition in their families.

  • Future Doctors
    Calling all future doctors, vets, dentists and more. Learn how to navigate college while learning about what all the healthcare field has to offer and connecting with people who have similar aspirations.
  • Get Your RED On!
    Learn all about being a Cardinal by exploring campus together, playing games, team building and more. Get involved with campus pride, peer support and make new friends!
  • LGBTQ Cardinals and Allies

    Learn to be both self-aware of your own identity-construction and become active allies/advocates for the LGBTQ community on campus and in the broader community.

     

  • Living a Healthier Life
    Find out how to live a long and healthy life. We will discuss different ways to maintain a healthier lifestyle through tips, facts, ideas, and tools for success.
  • LU Green Squad
    Volunteer with one of our community gardens, help with recycling, planning green events on campus, and spreading the word about sustainability.
  • Men and Women of Excellence

    Connect with other African American/Black heritage will to network, get professional development, financial literacy, and more.

     

  • Online Cardinals
    Are you an online student? You can still connect to campus, through this virtual community with online presenters, games, team building, service and more.
  • Service and Community
    Learn about different career fields related to public service and explore different careers, visit with different public service sectors and more. Develop leadership skills and complete service projects.
  • Suspects, weapons, who did it?
    Explore good murder mysteries inspired by actual events and look at some of the wildest murder cases that gripped the press and kept people holding their breath. We will explore the dark underbelly of the 19th century and see what, and who, people were willing to sacrifice to get what they wanted.
  • Unidad Scholars

    Connect with other students of Latinx heritage will network, get connected with opportunities for professional development, diversity and global awareness, financial literacy, and more.

Have Questions?
409-880-8115
cardinal.lead@lamar.edu