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­LU’s Burkett selected for business scholarship

­LU’s Burkett selected for business scholarship

Jason Burkett of Beaumont was recently notified that he was the winner of the Texas Business Hall of Fame Ben J. Rogers scholarship. Burkett is pursing both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting at Lamar University. He is participating in a tax internship this summer[Read More…]

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Lamar’s Reese Construction Management Program has been nationally accredited by the American Council for Construction education.

LU construction management nationally accredited

The Reese Construction Management Program has recently become nationally accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. “The Reese Construction Management Program was evaluated with regards to its organization and administration, continuous improvement, curriculum, faculty, staff, students, facilities, services and relations with key members of[Read More…]

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Entrepreneur Charlie Amato was the keynote speaker at commencement Aug. 16.

LU confers 683 degrees at August graduation; Amato gives address

Lamar University conferred 683 degrees at summer commencement Aug. 16 in the Montagne Center. Texas State University System regent and entrepreneur, Charlie Amato, was the keynote speaker. Graduates hailed from eight countries, 21 states outside Texas and 200 cities and towns in Texas. Lamar awarded[Read More…]

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Lerma, Rhodes honored  with Plummer Awards  as top August graduates

Lerma, Rhodes honored with Plummer Awards as top August graduates

Lamar University honored two students with the Plummer Award, recognizing them as the top male and female graduates in Lamar’s 2014 August graduating class. Lamar University president, Kenneth Evans, presented the awards during commencement ceremonies August 16 in the Montagne Center, where Texas State University[Read More…]

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Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry visited campus Friday to promote voting.
Courtesy photo by Kara Timberlake

Berry visits campus to promote voting

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry visited Lamar Aug. 29 for the first week of the Vote Texas tour, which aims to increase election turnout among college students. “We wanted to focus on college campuses because we all know that the first time anybody goes[Read More…]

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Building on Progress

Building on Progress

LU President Evans highlights enrollment increase, construction during fall convocation Lamar University President Kenneth Evans announced an increase in enrollment and new campus development during the 2014 Convocation, Aug. 18. Evans said that the convocation, which takes the form of a state-of-the-university address, is different[Read More…]

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