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Panama Canal cruise announced for LU alumni, friends

Lamar University invites alumni and friends to participate in an 11-night cruise aboard the Azamara Quest exploring beaches, rainforests, and the Panama Canal, Jan. 4-15. “This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime kind of a trip,” Shannon Copeland, director of Alumni Affairs and Advancement Services, said. “Alumni[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled News

Office of Diversity to host ‘Bathroom Bill’ panel discussion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host a panel discussion about “Senate Bill 6,” also known as “The Bathroom Bill,” at 7 p.m., April 20 at 7 p.m., in the Center for Innovation, Commercializing and Entrepreneurship building. Senate Bill 6 is legislation that would[Read More…]

April 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
Cardinals for a cure

Cardinals for a cure

  Comm students to host field day to benefit St. Jude Lamar University’s department of communication has partnered with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to host a field day, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 19, on Brooke-Shivers Dining Hall lawn. “I am excited to be[Read More…]

April 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
Congressman, Senate candidate O’Rourke visits Beaumont

Congressman, Senate candidate O’Rourke visits Beaumont

Flying from Washington D.C. to Houston, and then traveling to Beaumont for a meet-and-greet with the Southeast Texas community, U.S. Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke is determined to unseat incumbent Senator Ted Cruz. The El Paso congressman announced his campaign for the U.S. Senate in Fort[Read More…]

April 7, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
UP staffers garner 23 awards, LUTV four awards, at TIPA,

UP staffers garner 23 awards, LUTV four awards, at TIPA,

DALLAS — The University Press staff earned 23 awards in competition of the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association for work published during 2016. Staffer Cassandra Jenkins also placed in on-site competition. LUTV staffers earned four awards for previously published work. The awards were announced at the[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
‘The power of the star’

‘The power of the star’

Cowboys Charlotte Jones Anderson talks business, branding Charlotte Jones Anderson, executive VP and chief brand officer of the Dallas Cowboys, presented an academic lecture series titled “How Passion, Leadership and Innovation Have Shaped the Star,” Tuesday, in the Price Auditorium. Anderson began her speech with[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
Nicholson wins SGA presidency

Nicholson wins SGA presidency

Runoff for VP, Sec/treasurer set for Tuesday The results for Lamar University’s Student Government Association Election were announced March 29. Dillon Nicholson was elected president, Shaina Escobedo was elected junior class senator and Kaily Garcia was elected sophomore class senator. A runoff election for the[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled News

Heritage Society to host happy hour in cemetery

Beaumont’s Heritage Society will host Heritage Happy Hour, April 20, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Magnolia Cemetery located at 2291 Pine St. in Beaumont. Admission is free for BHS members and $10 for non-members. Under 21 are free.[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
UP staff wins 5 SPJ awards

UP staff wins 5 SPJ awards

The University Press earned five prizes at the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards, held March 25 at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. UP multimedia editor Trevier Gonzalez and London Martin advanced to nationals in the Best Use of Multimedia category for the[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled News

Arts and sciences honor academic excellence

  Lamar University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host the 18th Annual Academic Excellence Student Awards at 2 p.m., May 5, in Gray Library. “These are not just magically gifted students who have been primed for success in higher education,” Joe Nordgren, College of[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled News