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LU ambassadors seeking applicants

LU ambassadors seeking applicants

The Lamar University ambassador program is a leadership development program and the students who participate represent the student body at official functions and at executive level functions where the president is present, Shannon Copeland, LU director of alumni affairs, said. Ambassadors also represent the university in marketing campaigns and serve as[Read More…]

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UP campus briefs

Regents’ Meeting The Texas State University System Board of Regents’ Meeting will be held on LU’s campus today and Friday. Meetings will be held at the University Event Center on the eighth floor of Gray Library. Spaces in parking lot E-5 will be reserved for[Read More…]

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Sweet heart treats

Sweet heart treats

Sigma Nu sorority member, Jennifer Hernandez sells Valentine’s Day treats to Eddie Macias outside the Mary and John Gray Library, Tuesday.

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QEP student subcommittee members take attendance at Tuesday's WINGS event.

QEP hosts WINGS ‘Mardi Gras’ forum

QEP, quality enhancement program, hosted a “Mardi Gras” student forum Tuesday. The event informed students about WINGS. WINGS is a plan that will reconstruct the way math courses are integrated into the Lamar University curriculum.  Raegan Minaldi, member of the QEP student subcommittee, spoke on[Read More…]

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Four named as distinguished Alumni

Four named as distinguished Alumni

The Lamar University Office of Alumni Affairs has named four recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2018. A dinner will be held at 7 p.m., Feb. 23, on the eighth-floor of Gray Library to honor the recipients. “The Lamar University Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest[Read More…]

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Krewes ready for Mardi Gras party

Krewes ready for Mardi Gras party

SETX will kick off its 26th annual  Mardi Gras celebration at 5 p.m. today. The event continues through Sunday on Procter Street in downtown Port Arthur, with attractions including parades, concerts, carnival, street entertainment, food and arts and crafts. What started out as a casual[Read More…]

February 8, 2018 0 comments News
Charity Goodwin applies makeup before heading to her Voice in Transition class at LU. UP photo by Sierra Kondos.

Finding her voice

LU classes help local woman transition Charity Goodwin was on the path to becoming a cosmetologist when she began experiencing backlash from her teacher and peers because of the sound of her voice.  The traumatic experience led Goodwin, who is transgender, to take matters into[Read More…]

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SGA seeks to push student agenda

SGA seeks to push student agenda

Lamar University Student Government Association president, Dillon Nicholson, and vice president, Madison Marino, are pushing to improve everything from Lamar parking policy to student opportunities.  Nicholson led SGA House meeting Feb. 1 to discuss the group’s goals for the semester.  “We’re pushing for accountability across[Read More…]

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Rec Sports kicks off busy spring semester

Rec Sports kicks off busy spring semester

Lamar University’s Recreational Sports begins their busiest semester with numerous events and clubs. The spring semester will focus on intramurals and sports clubs from basketball and football to cricket and ultimate Frisbee.  “As normal, our stable sports are basketball, outdoor soccer, 8-on-8 cricket outdoors, flag[Read More…]

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VITA helps LU students with taxes

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be assisting LU foreign students with their taxes at the Neighborhood Resource Center and the Catholic Charities in Beaumont starting today.  “VITA, sanctioned by the Internal Revenue Service, has been in existence for over 40 years and[Read More…]

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