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Have you ever wanted to try your smarts at an Escape Room???

TODAY is your chance.

Locked in a room with one way out, you must work together to beat the clock. Students must rely on each other, their ability to communicate and their creative thinking to solve the fate of the group in this 30 minute challenge.

Leadership requires teamwork, often when faced with deadlines. Under pressure, it's important to use the team around you to solve problems, and an Escape...


Get Ready for Leadership Week 2017

Leadership Week 2017 Starts Monday!

This week, we're bringing you fun and engaging ways to improve your leadership skills! Check out the Leadership Week schedule for details.

Monday - Escape Room Challenge - RSVP Today! Tuesday - Women's Leadership Luncheon - RSVP Required Wednesday - What's Your Social Style? Workshop Thursday - "Dear World" National Photo Project Saturday - "The Big Event" National Day of Service

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Dear World

Thursday, Mar 30, 9 am
Rec Sports Center - Main Gym

“If you had one story to share with the world, what would you say?” Dear World is an award-winning portrait project that explores the subtle and powerful connections between students, faculty, and staff. Come tell your story in distinct message-on-skin style portraits.

By the end of the day, you realize that through our stories, there’s more that brings us together than what keeps us apart.

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Leadership Workshop - What is your Social Style?

Wednesday, Mar 29, 12:30 pm
Galloway 116

How do you describe people? What is your personality? How do other people respond to your social style? Does this affect your ability to be a leader?

Identifying our social styles helps us know how to work best with others, especially in leadership.

We’ll take a personality assessment to learn how and why we naturally behave the way we do, and how we can use that information to understand and lead others well.

This is a great workshop for anyone who wants to know...

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Escape Room Challenge!

Monday, Mar 27, All Day
Carl Parker 109

Beat the clock. Find the clues. Solve the puzzles. ESCAPE!

Locked in a room with one way out, you must work together to beat the clock. Students must rely on each other, their ability to communicate and their creative genius to solve everyone’s fate in this 30-minute experience.

This exciting and challenging experience you don't want to miss.

Sign up for one of the seven time spots available!!!

Register Now

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Women's Leadership Luncheon

Tuesday, Mar 28, 12 pm
McDonald Gym

Hello, Women of Lamar!

March 27-April 1st we are celebrating Leadership Week on campus. This year we want to have a special opportunity for the women to come together to discuss Women in Leadership, particularly addressing self-doubt and our mental attitude as it affects success.

We are inviting 100-150 women for a Round Table Luncheon on March 28th, at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. The topic for the event is “Success Is In Your Attitude: Addressing Self-Sabotage and Doubt.” How we...

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New Student Orientation Leader Application Deadline Extended

The Office of New Student and Leadership Programs has extended the application deadline for students who are interested in working this summer as an Orientation Leader.

The extended application deadline date is April 5th at 5:00 pm. 

To see more about the position and the application, please go to:



2017 Student Organization Awards Nominations

Celebrate the achievements of your student organization and apply for a 2017 Student Organization Award! These awards are given to recognize the successes of LU's student organizations and their advisors.

Award Categories

Outstanding Student Organization of the Year New Student Organization the Year Advisor of the Year

Details and requirements for each award are included on each page of this application.

Deadline for submitting nominations is...

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Apply Now for Seniors of Significance & Ann Shaw Leadership Awards

The Division of Student Engagement is now accepting applications/nominations for two student recognition awards: the Ann Shaw Leadership Award and Seniors of Significance.

Recipients of these awards will be recognized at the Toast to Leadership Awards Banquet. The deadline to apply for these awards is Monday, March 20, 2017.

We encourage all qualified students to apply for these awards! LU faculty and staff may also nominate any qualified students for...


2017 Ann Shaw Student Leadership Award Nominations

The Ann Shaw Award recognizes a junior or senior student for fostering a spirit of teamwork, excellence in leadership, and exhibiting exemplary personal ethics and integrity while making significant contributions to the Lamar University community.

Ann Shaw was a long-time employee of the university who served in numerous positions within the division of student affairs. Through her dedication to the growth and development of students and student leadership, she is personally...

2017 Seniors of Significance Nomination

Seniors of Significance is new student recognition award at Lamar University.

It recognizes undergraduate students who are graduating in May 2017, August 2017, or December 2017 who have excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to campus and community and have brought distinction to Lamar University. A Senior of Significance has made a positive impact on the Lamar University campus and in their individual academic fields during their time at LU. They will...

Spring 2017 Student Organization Advisor Information Session

Please fill out this form and indicate the time that you are available on March 22nd and 23rd in the McDonald Gym Room 117. There will be a total of 6 time slots available 1pm, 3pm and 6pm. Lunch will be served at each session. If you have any questions please email Michael Deneus at or by phone at (409) 880-8739

2017 Homecoming Committee Application

Homecoming Committee is a vibrant group of students dedicated to the student experience during Homecoming at Lamar University. Students on the board are in charge of major events, promotions, homecoming court elections, collaborating with other student organizations, and various other activities. Being a part of Homecoming Committee is a large responsibility and a true honor.

All students interested in applying for Homecoming Committee must fill out this form and answer the...

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SGA Announces the 2017-2018 Candidate Application is Now Open

Are you interested in running for Student Government Association?

Today, February 17, applications for the declaration of candidacy for the 2017-2018 Student Government Election are now open.

Students who are interested in serving on a seat for SGA must complete the application by March 3, 2017. Positions open for election are:

President Vice President Secretary/Treasurer Senior Class Senator Junior Class Senator Sophomore Class Senator

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2017-2018 Election SGA Candidate Application


This form is an application to run for the following 2017-2018 Student Government Association offices:

President Vice President Secretary/Treasurer

Senior Class Senator Junior Class Senator Sophomore Class Senator

This application will be open February 17, 2017, through March 3, 2017.

Required Qualifications for all open positions:

GPA requirements: 2.5 Cumulative Must be a full-time student. Must attend a required...

The Big Event Volunteer Form


It's time for The Big Event, the biggest student-run, one-day service project in the nation! LU Civic Engagement is excited to announce that Cardinal Nation is the newest partner in this collaboration.

Created in 1982 at Texas A&M, The Big Event is an incredible way for LU students to come together for one day to say "Thank You!" to Southeast Texas through community service.

If you...

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Student Leadership Conference

Saturday, Feb 11, 10 am
Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center

All Lamar University students are invited to attend the 2017 Student Leadership Conference. This one-day conference will focus on personal leadership development and maximizing your potential for success.

2017 Student Leadership Conference Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Recreational Sports Center REGISTER NOW

Whether you're in your very first semester at LU, or if you're an experienced student leader, this conference is for you! We'll have dynamic...

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Student Engagement Newsletter - February 2017

Happy Groundhog Day, Cardinals! February is packed FULL of activities and opportunities for every student at Lamar University. Check out what's coming up this month!

Today - Event Planning 101 Thursday, Feb. 2 Want to learn more about the best places on campus to hold your organization's next meeting, ceremony, or party? Attend today's session, "The Who, What, Where, & When of Campus Programming" at 1 pm in the Landes Auditorium.

Blood Drive Ends Friday Ends:...


Student Setzer Center Fee Announcement from the Student Body President

My fellow students,

As you are probably aware, the construction of the new Setzer Student Center is underway and expected to be complete by Spring 2018. As students, we have noticed a Setzer Student Center fee of $100, even though our Setzer Student Center is no longer available for use. What gives?

Well, before 2012, the Setzer Student Center Fee was in fact lower ($30.00) per long semester, but the SGA surveyed students, asking if they were willing to experience an...


Event Planning on Campus

Thursday, Feb 2, 1 pm
Landes Auditorium

Come learn the Who, What, and When about planning your student org's events on the LU campus!

For more information, call Event Services at 409-880-8727.

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Who's Who Among Students - Accepting Nominations

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, also known as Who’s Who Among Students, is a national college student recognition program created in 1934 to honor students based on outstanding on-campus and off-campus leadership, scholastic ability (GPA), and community service. Over 1,000 colleges and universities participate in submitting students to be included in The Who's Who academic publication that compiles a list of outstanding students in the United...


Student Organization Advisor Interest Form

Are you interested in advising a Student Organization? 

An organization advisor is an individual who has volunteered to guide and support in the best interest of an organization and its members. To be an effective advisor, one must share and believe in its mission.

It is required that, at minimum, one organization advisor is full-time and has worked at Lamar University a minimum of 6 months. The Office of Student Organization Services asks advisors to:

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TODAY: Student Government Association Joint Session

Hello, Fellow Students.

Don't forget to join us, today, at the Student Government Association Joint Session.

Joint Session will begin at 2:30 pm in the Landes Auditorium in the Galloway Building.

We look forward to updating the student body on important information and to hear from students in the areas of growth for student life on campus, which informs how we support you with campus administration.

SGA would also like to remind the student body of the...


SGA Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, Nov 2, 5:30 pm
Science Auditorium

The Student Government Association is holding a Town Hall Meeting to provide an opportunity to meet, engage, and hear from the student body on opinions and concerns about their student experience at Lamar University.

Come meet with SGA to discuss what Lamar University is doing well, and areas of growth to support students in all areas of student life.

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