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Black history month events to begin Monday

Black history month events to begin Monday

Black History month is an opportunity to not only learn about oppression, but also to take a look at history and understand how far people have come in their journey to equality. Lamar University’s Multicultural Programming will host a series of events, beginning Monday, that[Read More…]

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled News
Divergent Theater to host Valentine’s dinner theater  at Beaumont Club, Feb. 13-14

Divergent Theater to host Valentine’s dinner theater at Beaumont Club, Feb. 13-14

Divergent Theater will present a Valentine’s show, Feb. 13 and 14, hosted by the Beaumont Club. Patrons will dine on a specially prepared meal by Chef Rodney while listening to live music. This will be followed by a series of short plays directed by local[Read More…]

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled News
Heavy rainfall causing water to collect on campus.

Heavy rainfall causing water to collect on campus.

Heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon made it hard for students to make their way across campus as water collects in the Quad. Temperatures dropped to below 50 degrees as rain will continue throughout Friday.

January 22, 2015 Comments are Disabled News

Campus Announcement Jan. 21.

The Lamar University community has been deeply saddened to learn of the loss of one of our students through a senseless act of violence early Monday morning. Lamar University sophomore Rhydan Bolton of Houston died shortly after 1 a.m. Monday during an assault in the[Read More…]

January 21, 2015 Comments are Disabled News

Lamar student shot and killed near campus Jan. 19.

Detectives have identified the man killed Jan. 19 in an apparent shooting in the 500 block of West Florida. He was 20-year-old Rhydan Bolton of Houston, who was a sophomore general studies major at Lamar during the Fall of 2014. According to Brian Sattler, Lamar[Read More…]

January 20, 2015 Comments are Disabled News
Lamar confers 1355 degrees; Mehaffy keynote speaker

Lamar confers 1355 degrees; Mehaffy keynote speaker

Lamar University conferred 1355 degrees during fall commencement exercises December 13.  George L. Mehaffy, Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker.  Beginning this commencement ceremony, Lamar University joined[Read More…]

January 12, 2015 Comments are Disabled News

Pre-orders are now open for Lamar University license plates

Orders can now be placed for Lamar University license plates, campus officials announced. The specialty plates, which feature the LU star logo, will be available through MyPlates.com. “The official Lamar University license plates are now available,” said Kate Downing, special assistant to the president. “Both[Read More…]

November 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Jingle Bell Run set for Dec. 6

Jingle Bell Run set for Dec. 6

Habitat will be having its 2nd annual Jingle Bell Run 5K and Kids’ 1K, Saturday, Dec. 6, at 8:00 a.m. in Tyrrell Park. “Great way to relieve some middle of finals stress.” Registration is online – through our website at www.beaumonthabitat.org or through the Facebook[Read More…]

November 22, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Business college  creates new  endowed scholarship

Business college creates new endowed scholarship

The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for the College of Business. The Michael Jay Gammill Presidential Scholarship in Business will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar. “I am delighted to have Michael Gammill’s name[Read More…]

November 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Angel Tree programs helps children of incarcerated with gifts

Angel Tree programs helps children of incarcerated with gifts

Angel Tree is a program of Prison Fellowship that reaches out to children whose parents are incarcerated. This program allows children to receive gifts from those parents. Lamar senior Thira Simon is the Angel Tree Program Area Coordinator through Triumph Church in Beaumont. She has[Read More…]

November 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled News