Category Archives: Lamar

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

Lamar Opera Theatre performs ‘The Magic Flute’

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s imaginative opera “The Magic Flute” (“Die Zauberflöte”) has been enchanting audiences since its premiere more than 200 years ago, and now Lamar Opera Theatre will present a fully-staged version of this fairy-tale masterpiece at 7:30 p.m. April 11 –

Huntsman to speak for distinguished lecture series


Philanthropist, industrialist and author Jon M. Huntsman will visit Lamar University Thursday, April 3, becoming the 11th guest in the Judge Joe J. Fisher Distinguished Lecture Series. He will present a free public lecture titled “We are not put here to

LU presents TSUS Staff Excellence Award

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Rita Trottman, senior administrative associate in the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, earned honors March 28 as the second recipient of The Texas State University System Staff Excellence Award. She is a resident of Beaumont and an

Local DU chapter makes President’s Elite list

The President’s Elite are among Ducks Unlimited’s most prestigious volunteer chapters throughout the nation. Every year, the list is reserved for the chapters that raise $100,000 or more for DU’s habitat conservation work. In 2013, the Lamar University chapter made

LU to honor military, first responders

Lamar University will honor military personnel and first responders during this weekend’s Southland Conference softball series between the Lady Cardinals and Houston Baptist at Ford Park. All military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID will be admitted free

LIT students earn gold medals at SkillsUSA


Lamar Institute of Technology students brought home 20 gold, seven silver and 12 bronze medals from the State Skills USA competition held this past weekend in San Antonio. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to

Chevron presents LIT with check


The Chevron Pipe Line Company donated $34,600 to Lamar Institute of Technology on Tuesday for instrumentation and process operating equipment. Karen DeBose, organizational capability manager at Chevron Pipe Line, and O’Neill, Pipe Line university advisor, made the presentation. Chevron Pipe Line Company

LU Alumni schedules Craft Beer Pairings

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The Lamar University Office of Alumni Affairs has announced a Craft Beer Pairings event scheduled for Friday, March 28, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum on the LU campus. “At this Craft Beer Pairings, we will offer tastings

LU students to participate in MBA competition

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 In March, Lamar University students will participate in a case study competition celebrating innovation at the intersection of corporate profitability and social, environmental and ethical issues. The Lamar University College of Business is one of 25 business schools around the

LU announces Valentine weekend schedule

Lamar fans will have plenty of chances to show how much they love their Cardinals’ athletic teams this Valentine’s Day weekend. The fun gets started Thursday as the Lamar men’s and women’s basketball teams host Stephen F. Austin in a Southland Conference

LU to host regional Texas History Day

The Lamar University Department of History will host the fifth annual Regional History Day competition on Thursday, Feb. 13, for students from local middle schools and high schools.  The competition will be held in the Setzer Center Ballroom beginning at 12:00 p.m.

LIT closes in observance of MLK Day

Lamar Institute of Technology will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Campus will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

LIT offers Spring registration

Lamar Institute of Technology will continue registration for the 16-week Spring semester through Friday, Jan. 17. The Spring semester begins Monday, Jan. 13. Potential students must apply and be accepted to LIT before registering for classes. Applications are available on the

Applications being accepted for LU student ambassadors

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Application packets for 2014-2015 Lamar University Ambassadors are available through March 6, in the Office of Alumni Affairs located in the John Gray Center, Building B, Suite 102, on the Lamar University campus. Sixteen openings will be available for new Ambassadors

LU names local honors graduates

Lamar University graduated 95 students with honors during fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 14, in the Montagne Center. Local students graduating summa cum laude (with highest honors), with grade-point averages ranging from 3.8 to 4.0. are Kensey Duncan, Courtney Howard, and Bryce Rackley, of