Division of Student Engagement

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Our Division of Student Engagement is here to facilitate your transition into Lamar University, support your growth, and prepare you for personal and professional life after college. You will find that our committed staff place students at the center of everything we promise, plan, promote, and provide.

We pledge that we will encourage you to embrace opportunities that enrich your academic experience, offer support when you make difficult decisions, and challenge you to develop healthy choices regarding behavior and wellness. We offer you experiences that foster leadership, civic responsibility, and cultural engagement. We celebrate your individuality and support ways to collaborate with others to positively influence your community and your world.

We know that college is a life-changing experience. We celebrate that you want an education from Lamar University. We are committed to making sure that you get the most out of your LU experience.

In Cardinal Pride!

Vicki L. McNeil Ed.D.
Vice President of Student Engagement


jonah smithJonah Smith, a Sophomore from Port Neches, is a Student Orientation Coordinator and an LU Ambassador. Jonah is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Communication.

jada bowie-colemanJada Bowie-Coleman, a Junior from Destrehan, Louisiana, is an Orientation Leader and an LU Ambassador. Jada is majoring in American Sign Language.

eliseo guzmanEliseo Guzman, a Senior from Kirbyville, is an Orientation Leader. Eliseo is majoring in Management.

vy nguyenVy Nguyen, a Sophomore from Vietnam, is an Orientation Leader. Vy is majoring in Math and Education.


Each year, the State of Texas seeks applicants for non-voting student representatives to the Texas State University System (TSUS) Board of Regents and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). Students selected for these positions play an important part in representing the students of each Texas public university.

Applicants must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, be able to attend required TSUS or THECB meetings, and have a strong drive and self-motivation to contribute to the progress of higher education in Texas. Applications must be submitted no later that December 10, 2022 to the Office of the Vice President of Student Engagement, Setzer Student Center 230.

To learn more about either position, see below: