Category Archives: Lamar

LIT holiday schedule

Lamar Institute of Technology will be closed for the winter break from Dec. 20-Jan. 4. All offices will be closed and there will be no classes. Offices will reopen Jan. 5 and on-campus advising and registration will resume. The 16-week Spring 2015

Local students named to LU Dean’s, President’s Lists

A total of 1,054 Lamar University students earned places on the Deans’ List for the fall 2014 semester, deans of Lamar’s five academic colleges announced. To qualify for the Deans’ List, a student must carry a full course load of

Orange native, Roberts garners AP All-America Honors

Mark Roberts

Lamar receiver Mark Roberts has been named third-team All-America announced the Associated Press Wednesday evening. It is the first All-America honor of Roberts’ career. One of the nation’s top big-play threats, Roberts became one of the elite receivers as a

LSC-O salute fall graduates

LSCO fall grads

Lamar State College-Orange conferred more than 215 degrees, certificates and institutional awards at the Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony on December 12th at the Lutcher Theater.  Eight graduates of Lamar State College-Orange graduated with the designation of summa cum laude, with “highest

local students graduate with honors during LU commencement


Lamar University graduated 72 students with honors during fall commencement ceremonies December 13 in the Montagne Center. Local students graduating summa cum laude (with highest honors), with grade-point averages ranging from 3.8 to 4.0 include: Orange:  Christine Janet Abbott and

LSC–O hosts TAFE Conference

Dean Carla Dando

The College Success Division at Lamar State College – Orange hosted the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) Region V Conference Thursday, Dec. 11.  Over 200 students plus sponsors from across Region V participated. Their 2014 theme was “Teaching is

Phi Theta Kappa hosts “Commit to Completion” signing at LSC-O

LSCO commit

Statistics show the surest way for anyone to land a job in his or her chosen field is to finish college and earn a degree or certificate. And that’s exactly what students at Lamar State College-Orange promised to do when

LU Hoopster Miles signs with pros

Anthony Miles

Anthony Miles (2008-12), a former standout for the Lamar Cardinals basketball team has signed a professional contract with Polpharma, a Polish professional team in Starogard Gdanski. Polpharma plays in the Dominet Bank Ekstraliga. Miles averaged better than 15 points and

Phelan to speak at LIT commencement ceremony

Dade Phelan

Lamar Institute of Technology will graduate almost 250 at its Fall commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 12. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Montagne Center. Speaker for the ceremony will be Dade Phelan. He is a senior partner and broker

LIT registering for winter mini session


Lamar Institute of Technology currently is registering students for the 2014 winter mini and the spring 2015 semesters. The winter mini semester begins Dec. 15, and runs through Jan. 12. The Spring 2015 16-week semester begins on Jan. 15. Class

LU going to the dogs

LU Therapy Dogs

Certified therapy dogs with the local organization Paws 4 Love and rescue dogs from the Humane Society of Southeast Texas will be on campus at the Mary and John Gray Library during the week of finals, Dec. 4-10. Dogs of all

LIT classess observe holiday, resume Dec. 1


Lamar Institute of Technology will be closed on Nov. 27 and 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will not meet, and all offices will be closed. Classes will resume on Dec. 1.  

LIT to graduate 250 at Fall Commencement

Lamar Institute of Technology will graduate almost 250 at its Fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 12, 2014. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Montagne Center. Speaker for the ceremony will be Rep. Dade Phelan. Rep. Phelan is

Lamar takes down No. 17 Cowboys

Lamar Football

Juan Carranco drilled a 23-yard field goal with the clock winding down to hold off No. 17 McNeese State, who rallied to tie the game in the fourth quarter, and gave the Lamar football team a 27-24 win Saturday afternoon at Cowboy

Jones named CSM Southland player of the week

Ronnie Jones

Junior linebacker Ronnie Jones Jr. has been named College Sports Madness Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week announced CSM officials. Jones was recognized for his efforts in Lamar’s 31-20 victory over Incarnate Word Saturday. “I just wanted to have a

LSC-PA students handle “The Glass Menagerie” with care


At a school that makes ‘learning by doing’ a way of life, students in the Stagecraft Class at Lamar State College-Port Arthur are living large. They are putting on the Tennessee Williams classic “The Glass Menagerie” for three shows Nov. 21-23 in

LU College of Arts and Sciences presents Literary Festival

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The Lamar University College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of English and Modern Languages will host 14 writers from around the country to talk with faculty, staff, students and the community about writing and publishing.  The annual Lamar

LU offers Master of Arts for teachers of Spanish

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The Lamar University Department of English and Modern Languages has announced a new master’s degree program in teaching Spanish. This graduate program is a collaborative effort between Lamar University and the University of Salamanca and will begin the spring 2015

LU’s Edwards named to All League Team

Dominique Edwards

Lamar University forward Dominique Edwards was named to the second team of the Southland Conference’s Preseason All-League team the conference announced Tuesday. Edwards, a graduate student at Lamar this year, averaged 14.1 points and 8.0 rebounds for Lamar last season,

Lamar Alum takes top spot in Marine Corps Marathon


Former Lamar cross country standout Samuel Kosgei took the top spot in the Marine Corps Marathon hosted in Arlington, Va. and Washington D.C. on Sunday. In just his third 26.2-mile race, Army Spec. Kosgei ran the marathon in two hours,

LSC-PA nursing program affiliates with GTEC

LSCPA Nurses

One of the oldest nursing programs in the area is keeping up to date by joining forces with the newest provider of emergency care, Golden Triangle Emergency Center. Eursula Davis, coordinator of Lamar State College-Port Arthur’s Vocational Nursing (LVN) Program,