Lamar University News site://_University - news -URL-www.lamar.edu-news-and-events/index Keep up with what’s happening at Lamar University in Texas with the college’s news page and take a look at the university’s calendar for upcoming events. en-us Sun, 18 Apr 2021 10:00:28 -0500 Cascade Server The Rotary Club of Beaumont donates funds to establish Cardinal NEST at Martin Elementary https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/the-rotary-club-of-beaumont-donates-funds-to-establish-cardinal-nest-at-martin-elementary.html The Rotary Club of Beaumont has made it possible for Lamar University to expand its program to create innovative learning labs for Beaumont ISD. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/the-rotary-club-of-beaumont-donates-funds-to-establish-cardinal-nest-at-martin-elementary.html HEB Foundation donates funds to establish Cardinal NEST at Fletcher Elementary https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/heb-foundation-donates-funds-to-establish-cardinal-nest-at-fletcher-elementary.html LU was awarded the Excellence in Education Grant totaling $15,000 for the construction and ribbon cutting of a Cardinal NEST at Fletcher Elementary School. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/heb-foundation-donates-funds-to-establish-cardinal-nest-at-fletcher-elementary.html Entergy Foundation grants LU's V.I.T.A. program https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/entergy-foundation-grants-lus-v.i.t.a.-program.html The Lamar University Community Relations Department was recently awarded a grant for $19,000 from Entergy Texas to provide tax support services through a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/entergy-foundation-grants-lus-v.i.t.a.-program.html Civil Engineering Seniors Build Pergola in LU Community Garden https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/civil-engineering-seniors-build-pergola-in-lu-community-garden.html A group of civil engineering students installed a custom-designed pergola in the LU community garden April 10. Latresmond Darnell, Jose Monge, Lydia Solano, Caesar Tovar and Zachary Vogler created the pergola as part of their Senior Design Project. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/civil-engineering-seniors-build-pergola-in-lu-community-garden.html LU Moment: The Teacher’s Teacher | S3 Ep. 14 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-moment-the-teachers-teacher-s3-ep.-14.html David J. Beck Excellence in Teaching Award winner, Dr. Ken Young, joins Shelly Vitanza on the LU Moment to discuss the career significance of the award, his efforts to help teachers, schools and districts during the pandemic and the new partnerships he’s creating between school districts and doctoral students. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-moment-the-teachers-teacher-s3-ep.-14.html LU names New Student Organization of the Year https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-names-new-student-organization-of-the-year.html During a “Toast to Leadership” award ceremony on the 8th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library, April 7, Lamar University’s Division of Student Engagement honored the Hispanic Society with the New Student Organization of the Year. Fri, 9 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-names-new-student-organization-of-the-year.html LU announces Advisor of the Year https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-announces-advisor-of-the-year.html Celine Do, advisor of the Vietnamese Student Association was presented the award for Advisor of the Year during a “Toast to Leadership” award ceremony at Lamar University on April 7. Fri, 9 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-announces-advisor-of-the-year.html Outstanding Student Organization of the Year https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/outstanding-student-organization-of-the-year.html Lamar University’s Student Organization of the Year is Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. During a “Toast to Leadership” award ceremony on April 7, the organization’s president, Britton Larkin, accepted the award. Fri, 9 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/outstanding-student-organization-of-the-year.html LU bestows three prestigious student awards https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-bestows-three-prestigious-student-awards.html During a “Toast to Leadership” award ceremony on April 7, three students received esteemed distinctions receiving The Ann Shaw Award, the Bess Gentry Award and the C. Robert Kemble Award. Fri, 9 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-bestows-three-prestigious-student-awards.html LU recognizes ‘Seniors of Significance’ https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-recognizes-seniors-of-significance.html Twenty Lamar University students graduating May 2021 were honored as “Seniors of Significance” during a “Toast to Leadership” award ceremony on the 8th Floor of the Mary and John Gray Library, April 7. Fri, 9 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2021/04/lu-recognizes-seniors-of-significance.html