College News site://_Lamar University -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 Fri, 30 Oct 2020 01:54:12 -0500 Cascade Server Grants allow real-world practice solutions in the School of Nursing https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/grants-allow-real-world-practice-solutions-in-the-school-of-nursing.html The JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing has been awarded two grants for teaching equipment to enhance its simulation labs. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/grants-allow-real-world-practice-solutions-in-the-school-of-nursing.html Traditions and meaning of the White Coat Ceremony continue https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/traditions-and-meaning-of-the-white-coat-ceremony-continue.html Many events have been delayed or postponed during 2020 due to COVID-19 and weather, but a five-year tradition in the JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing continued – a symbolic cloaking ceremony which emphasizes the importance of providing compassionate care among health professionals. Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/traditions-and-meaning-of-the-white-coat-ceremony-continue.html LU’s celebrates Veterans Day with luncheon, featuring two alumni https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/lus-celebrates-veterans-day-with-luncheon,-featuring-two-alumni.html In honor of Veterans Day, Lamar University’s Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence will host a luncheon celebration, Wed. Nov. 11 at 11:30 a.m. in the LIT Multi-Purpose Center, themed “Vision: Veterans in Focus.” Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/lus-celebrates-veterans-day-with-luncheon,-featuring-two-alumni.html Online programs rank in the top 20 in Texas https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/online-programs-rank-in-the-top-20-in-texas.html Best Online Colleges in Texas has ranked Lamar University in the top 20 online colleges in the state. Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/online-programs-rank-in-the-top-20-in-texas.html OUR to host 8th Annual Texas STEM Conference https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/our-to-host-8th-annual-texas-stem-conference.html On Sat., Oct. 24, Lamar University Office of Undergraduate Research will host the 8th Annual Texas STEM Conference beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Zoom with meeting ID 864 8738 3914. Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/our-to-host-8th-annual-texas-stem-conference.html LU’s Tindall tapped for public relations leadership https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/lus-tindall-tapped-for-public-relations-leadership.html Dr. Natalie Tindall, chair of the Department of Communication and Media and associate professor, is one of four new trustees named to serve the Institute of Public Relations. Thu, 22 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/lus-tindall-tapped-for-public-relations-leadership.html Midstream Center field trip exposes faculty to up-and-midstream processes https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/midstream-center-field-trip-exposes-faculty-to-up-and-midstream-processes.html Dr. Brian Craig, dean of the College of Engineering, along with eight faculty members from the College of Engineering, were given a tour of Tellus Operating Group's West Yellow Creek Field in Laurel, MS. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/midstream-center-field-trip-exposes-faculty-to-up-and-midstream-processes.html Diversity, equity and inclusive excellence at LU: An Interview with Dr. John Bello-Ogunu, Sr. https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/diversity,-equity-and-inclusive-excellence-at-lu-an-interview-with-dr.-john-bello-ogunu,-sr..html Lamar University’s vice president for Diversity, Inclusion and Intercultural Affairs is leading the President’s Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Equity. In this interview, Bello-Ogunu talks about the task force’s initial efforts, recommendations and plans going forward. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/diversity,-equity-and-inclusive-excellence-at-lu-an-interview-with-dr.-john-bello-ogunu,-sr..html Department of Art and Design to present art history lecture https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/department-of-art-and-design-to-present-art-history-lecture.html The Department of Art and Design will host an art history lecture with special guest Dr. Mary Slavkin, assistant professor of art history at Young Harris College in Georgia. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/department-of-art-and-design-to-present-art-history-lecture.html LU students top advocates at Moot Court Tournament https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/lu-students-top-advocates-at-moot-court-tournament.html History was made Oct. 17, 2020 at Lamar University when one of its Moot Court Teams advanced to the championship round at the University of Texas at Dallas Invitational Moot Court Tournament. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/10/lu-students-top-advocates-at-moot-court-tournament.html