About Us

Our mission

Lamar University is committed to environmental sustainability. The mission of the Office of Sustainability is to efficiently assist the Lamar academic community in providing educational programs and research that enable students to learn positive sustainable practices; assist Lamar in adopting institutional policies that promote sustainability; and encouraging sustainable living on campus, in the Southeast Texas community, and beyond.


Proposed activities include:

  1. Using the web and social media to increase awareness of sustainability on the Lamar University campus
  2. Coordinating and expanding upon disparate existing recycling efforts on campus
  3. Supporting the LU Community Garden and the SouthPark Community Garden
  4. Participating in community outreach to increase awareness of sustainability issues in Southeast Texas