Category Archives: Lamar

Rather Presentation at Texas A&M

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Katie Fusilier Rather, Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Lamar State College – Orange (LSC-O), recently had the opportunity to be a presenter at the 15th Annual Texas A&M Assessment Conference. In response to the conference theme “Celebrating Fifteen Years,” Rather

Cardinals return for four-game home stand

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After suffering a three-game sweep at Texas-Pan American, the Lamar baseball team returns home to open a four-game home stand that features Prairie View A&M on Tuesday and the start of Southland Conference play on Friday with Northwestern State. The

Lamar Mens basketball game to be televised


The Lamar men’s basketball game at McNeese State will be televised on ROOT SPORTS announced network officials Thursday afternoon. The game is still slated for a 7 p.m. tip off from Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La. ROOT SPORTS is the regional

LU Cardinals release 2015 football schedule

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The Lamar Cardinals will play 11 games at Provost Umphrey Stadium during the 2015 season announced head football coach Ray Woodard Tuesday afternoon. The 11-game schedule will consist of an expanded nine-game conference schedule and two non-conference gameS. The non-conference games will include one home

LU announces Mirabeau Presidential Scholars Class 2015

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The fall 2015 semester will mark the arrival of the 10th class of Mirabeau Presidential Scholars to Lamar University. “The Mirabeau Presidential Scholarship is one of the most prestigious and competitive scholarships we offer,” said Stephen Doblin, provost and vice

James M. and Sue Gilbert Mellard Endowment established at LU

The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowment has been established for the College of Arts and Sciences. The James M. and Sue Gilbert Mellard Endowment will provide funding to support PULSE Magazine, Lamar’s student-created literary magazine. “The James M. and Sue

Lamar Golf Finishes 13th in Houston


Despite equaling their best round, the Lamar Cardinals felltwo places to 13th Sunday at the Bayou City Collegiate Championships. Lamarfired a 299-297-297 – 893 in their spring opener ending the day two strokesup on Rice.“You know you’ve had a tough

LSCO Teachers of Tomorrow select officers

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The Teachers of Tomorrow (TOT) organization at Lamar State College – Orange have selected officers for the spring semester.  The group includes Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) education majors who are currently taking or have taken Introduction to Teaching

Record set in LU spring enrollment, credit hours

Lamar University released its official Spring 2015 enrollment figure of 14,052 students today.“These numbers are all-time records for the university,” said Kevin Smith, senior associate provost. “Lamar is up 4.58 percent in headcount and 2.03 percent in credit hours compared

Becky and Joe Williams Scholarship established

The Lamar University Foundation has established a new endowed scholarship in the names of Becky and Joe Williams. The Becky and Joe Williams Scholarship in Audiology will benefit students in the Doctor of Audiology program, part of the speech and

LU engineering ranked among nation’s top ten


Lamar University has been ranked among the top ten engineering programs in the country based on their graduates’ mid-career earnings according to The Washington Post. The article focuses on schools that have the highest profit for majors in their peak earning

Local students receive degrees from LU

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Lamar University conferred 1,355 degrees, Dec. 13, at their commencement. Local students receiving degrees are: Doctorates Vidor:Carolyn Kelley Barnes, educational leadership. Masters Bridge City:Diana Alexis Greenbank, accounting and Carly Wright Broussard, business administration. Orange:Michael Lee Defee, biology; Crissa Leigh Bonnin,

LSC-O schedules annual Boot Scootin’ event at Brown Estate

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The Lamar State College-Orange Foundation has set Saturday, April 11, as the date for its fourth annual “Boot Scootin’ at the Brown Estate” fundraiser. The evening will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a “social hour” and barbeque dinner that will be

LU to host regional Texas History Day


The Lamar University Department of History will host the sixth annual Regional History Day competition on Thursday, Feb. 12, for students from local middle schools and high schools.  The competition will be held in the Setzer Center Ballroom beginning at

LIT’s ‘Late Start’ semester begins Feb. 16


Lamar Institute of Technology is still registering students for the Spring Late Start semester, which begins Feb. 16. Class schedules are available at and on campus. The Student Services department will be open until 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday to help

Full slate ahead for LU Tennis

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The men’s and women’s tennis teams have a weekend slate full of matches, all starting with the men on Friday with a road doubleheader that starts at 11:00 against Prairie View A&M and wraps up at Rice at 5:00.The weekend finishes with both teams hosting Alcorn State, both doubleheaders,

LIT receives scholarship funds from Smith-Hutson

Lamar Institute of Technology has received $61,000 from the 2014-2015 Smith-Hutson Scholarship Program. These funds will be distributed to 16 students enrolled in academic programs at LIT and used for tuition, books, supplies, mileage, housing and meal plans. The scholarships

LIT to host College and Career Night


Lamar Institute of Technology will host a College and Career Night from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Feb. 3, in the Multi-Purpose Center at 802 E. Lavaca, Beaumont. Anyone interested in the programs at LIT should attend. Program directors, staff, instructors and students

LU game at Sam Houston to be televised on Root Sports

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The Lamar men’s basketball game at Sam Houston State will be televised on Root Sports Southwest announced Network officials Tuesday afternoon. The game is still slated for a 6:30 p.m. tip off from the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum in Huntsville. Root Sports Southwest is the regional television

LU’s signing day press conference scheduled

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Lamar head football coach Ray Woodard has scheduled his Signing Day Press Conference for Wednesday, Feb. 4, beginning at noon in the Dauphin Complex team meeting room. One of the most highly anticipated days on the athletics calendar, National Signing Day is the

LU Ensemble to play at TMEA performance

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Lamar University’s Wind Ensemble has been honored with an invitation to perform before the Texas Music Educators Association’s 2015 convention in San Antonio. They will present a local preview of their upcoming TMEA performance at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 5, in