Category Archives: Lamar

Lamar cross country schedule released

After both the men and women took home Southland titles in 2013, the Lamar cross country program is set to take on a challenging meet schedule this season that will see the teams compete against some of the best programs

Two local students among leaders at LU workshop

Seven Lamar University undergraduate and four graduate computer science students are taking on the role of teacher this week as they lead a workshop to teach K-12 school teachers fundamental computing concepts and help the teachers develop curriculum materials for

LU offers computer game development course

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 Lamar University’s Department of Computer Science is offering a new course, Introduction to Computer Game Development, designed for students interested in learning more about the game development industry. The course is required as part of a new computer science game

Barbay steps down as LU receiver’s coach

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Kevin Barbay has resigned his position at Lamar to take a similar position announced Cardinals head coach Ray Woodard Monday afternoon. Barbay served as the Cardinals receivers coach for the past two seasons.“Kevin did a great job here at Lamar both coaching

LIT schedules orientation


Lamar Institute of Technology will have an orientation for new students from 1:00-4:30 p.m., July 23, at the Multi-Purpose center at 802 E. Lavaca in Beaumont. There will be one other orientation from 9:00 a.m.-noon, Aug. 6. To get the most out of a

LU football mini-plan tickets available

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Lamar football announces a flexible ticket option for the upcoming 2014 season. Mini plans are available for fans who don’t have the ability to commit to a full season ticket option. The mini-plan option is available Tuesday, July 15.The three mini

LU Office of Alumni Affairs announces Advisory Board

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The Lamar University Alumni Advisory Board has elected Stephanie Molina of Beaumont to serve as 2014-2015 president. Vernon Durden of China is past president and Carol Hebert of Nederland will serve as president-elect. New members of the board are Catherine

Dodson named founding dean of LU Honors College


Following a national search, Kevin Dodson, professor of philosophy and interim dean of the Lamar University Honors College, has been named founding dean of the college effective September 1. As the dean of the new Honors College, Dodson is the chief

McNeil appointed VP for division of student engagement


After an extensive nationwide search, Lamar University has announced the appointment of Vicki McNeil to the LU staff as vice president for the division of student engagement.  McNeil began her tenure with Lamar June 16 after serving as associate vice

LIT adds Associate of Arts degree

Beginning in Fall 2014, Lamar Institute of Technology will add an Associate of Arts degree to the more than 50 degree and certificate programs already offered. This degree will serve as a foundation for a Bachelor of Arts degree in

LIT sets orientation dates


Lamar Institute of Technology will have an orientation for new students from 9:00 a.m. to noon on June 11. The session will be at the Multi-Purpose center at 802 E. Lavaca. To get the most out of a session, prospective

Tickets for LU – A&M game on sale Monday

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Tickets for Lamar’s Sept. 6 game at Texas A&M will go on sale Monday morning through the LU ticket office announced Director of Athletics Jason Henderson. Reserved tickets are available for $60, plus a $5 handling fee, and orders can

LSC-O Foundation Celebrates “Boot Scootin’ at the Brown Estate”


The Lamar State College-Orange Foundation held its third annual “Boot Scootin’ at the Brown Estate” fundraiser on Saturday, April 12. The evening under the stars began at 7:00 p.m., with a “social hour” and barbeque dinner followed by dancing to the music of

LU Wind Ensemble to perform at TMEA


The Lamar University Wind Ensemble has been honored with an elite invitation to perform before the Texas Music Educators Association’s 2015 Clinic and Convention in February. The Wind Ensemble is conducted by Scott Deppe, director of bands at Lamar, and

David Beck Fellowship applications being accepted

It’s time once again for students of all majors to apply for the prestigious and generous David J. Beck Fellowship for 2015. Applications are due by Oct. 1. Two David J. Beck Fellows will be selected to receive full academic

Lady Cardinals repeat as Southland Conference Champions

For three consecutive days the Lamar women’s golf team had to hold off charges from three different schools seeking to knock the Lady Cardinals off their perch, but in the end it was the Red and White that was flying

Angelle leads LU past Privateers

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With some of the best players in Lamar’s extensive baseball history watching on, Chase Angelle was sublime on the mound on Saturday afternoon as he held visiting New Orleans to just two hits in a 6-1 victory for the Cardinals at Vincent-Beck

University Merit Awards presented to LU faculty members


Lamar University has honored three faculty members with 2014 University Merit Awards in recognition of outstanding performance in the classroom. Award recipients are assistant professors Tracey Benson, chemical engineering; Scott Deppe, music; Xiangyang (Sunny) Lei, chemistry and biochemistry. A university-wide

LU honors Bradley with University Professor Award


Lamar University honored Jerry W. Bradley as the 2014 University Professor at a ceremony in the Mary and John Gray Library April 9.  Bradley is professor of English and Modern Languages in Lamar’s highly respected College of Arts and Sciences. 

Lamar Faculty Brass Quintet holds interactive concert

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 Join the Lamar Faculty Brass Quintet on Sunday, April 13, for an exciting, interactive concert with music from the Renaissance through today, including selections by Bach, Arutiunian, Farnaby and many others. This concert is presented by the Mary Morgan Moore

Lamar Theatre presents ‘Sweet Charity’

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Lamar Theatre will present Neil Simon’s popular musical “Sweet Charity”April 10-13 in the University Theatre. Originally directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, the Tony-award winning musical tells the story of Charity Hope Valentine, a dance-hall hostess with a heart of gold and a past