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Student Engagement Newsletter - September 2017

Student Organization Presidents and Advisors Meetings All presidents and advisors of registered LU student organizations  must attend one of the following meetings with the Office of Student Organization Services:

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 4 pm - 5 pm --OR-- Thursday, Sept. 21, 6 pm - 7 pm 6th floor, Mary & John Gray Library

Attendees will receive important updates on policies and procedures for student organizations at Lamar University. To reserve your spot,...


2017 Fall Involvement Fair

Thursday, Sep 21, 11 am
The Rec

The 2017 Week of Welcome Involvement Fair is a comprehensive event that allows new students and guests to speak with departments and organizations about questions and concerns, meet with staff members, take care of business, and get information regarding the resources, services, and organizations available at Lamar University.

Will you be attending?

Student Organization Presidents & Advisors Meeting - Session 2

Thursday, Sep 21, 7 pm
6th Floor of Library

This mandatory meeting is to go over new policies and procedures for Registered Student Organizations at Lamar University. 

If you can't attend this session, make plans to attend Session 1.

Will you be attending?

Student Organization Presidents & Advisors Meeting - Session 1

Wednesday, Sep 20, 4 pm
6th Floor of Library

This mandatory meeting is to go over new policies and procedures for Registered Student Organizations at Lamar University.

If you can't attend this session, make plans to attend Session 2.

Will you be attending?

Homecoming 2017 - Parade Registration

Celebrate Homecoming 2017 by participating in the Homecoming Parade on Saturday, November 4th at 2:00 pm.

All Lamar University registered student organizations, colleges, & departments are eligible to organize an entry and join in the fun!

Float Prizes

All float entries in the Parade will be competing to win one of three cash prizes. Winning groups will be recognized at the Homecoming football game and on the Homecoming Spirit plaque on permanent display in...

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Community Agency Request for Volunteers

Do you need a little help with with a project or program? Would extra hands make your workload lighter? Many Lamar University students volunteer on a regular basis, and we would be happy to promote your needs to our students.

Fill out this form, and we will post your opportunity internally to our student body. The students will contact you directly if they are able to assist with your needs. If students need specific training or skills, please make sure to include that on the...

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Become a LU Service Partner

Please complete the following form to become a LU Service Partner.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Involvement and Programming at 409-880-8723 or

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Today is Denim Day!

Today, April 26, join the Student Health Center in celebrating this year's Denim Day. Meet us at the Library Breezeway until 1 pm to learn more about Sexual Assault Awareness Month and participate in the Clothesline Project, a public art event showing support for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.

Here's the story behind Denim Day: For 18 years, Peace Over Violence has run its Denim Day campaign on a Wednesday in April in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.



2017-2018 Big Event Executive Committee

Apply for Executive Committee!


The Big Event is made possible by countless hours of behind the scenes work from our executive team and committee. If you enjoyed participating this year, and have a desire to get involved, you would be a great fit for committee. Here are some reasons you should apply for committee:

Oversee the job description, tool count, and participant number for every job site your staff checks. Play an active role on day of in... Fill Out Form

Guest Speaker Aaron Boe Presents Bystander Intervention Training

Join us today, Wednesday, April 19 at 6 pm in the Price Auditorium for Bystander Intervention Training, part of LU's Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Aaron Boe, a national speaker on preventing dating violence and sexual misconduct, will be on campus to train students, faculty, and staff on how to recognize the signs of abusive relationships and how to become empowered to "speak up and speak out." All LU community members are invited. For more information, call...


Event Services Hours of Operation

The Setzer Student Center's Office of Event Services, located in the Student Organizations Annex, will be closed Friday, April 14 through Sunday, April 16. Office hours will resume at 8:00 am on Monday, April 17.


Volunteer with the Cardinals Activities Board

Don’t miss out on the awesome opportunity to get involved at LU with one of the most elite teams on campus. Receive guaranteed volunteer hours every week! Here at Cardinals Activities Board, we make events that students ask for come to life by strategically planning, advertising, and executing events all year long.

Volunteers on the Cardinals Activities Board receive volunteer hours each week. We will start with a bi-weekly meeting, where you will get the...

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2017 Student Government Association Official Election Results

Official Results of the 2017 SGA Election:

Candidates marked in RED are the official elected winners.


Ce'nese Wooten                260 Votes       Dillon Nicholson              471 Votes                                     Total:  731 Total Votes                     

Vice President:

Madison Marino                  271 Votes               Tevin Miles                         164 Votes Victoria LaFluer                  314 Votes            ...


Today's Can't-Miss Event

Today, it's time to share your story in pictures. Tonight, we're sharing our stories live on stage.

The Dear World College Tour has landed at Lamar University. Join us as we share stories about the people, the places, and the things we love. By the end of the night, you'll see that there's much more that brings us together than what keeps us apart.

PHOTO PROJECT: Today until 3:00 pm, McDonald Gym You've seen our posts on social media, and now it's your turn. Come tell your...


Join Our Team - Work for the Setzer Student Center

The Setzer Student Center is hiring! We're looking for dedicated, energetic students to join our team in Fall 2017. If you're looking for a flexible, exciting on-campus job, submit your application by Thursday, April 6.

Our Teams Lamar Activities Board Student Organizations Greek Life Event Services SSC Main Office

To view all student positions at the Setzer Student Center, visit


SGA Elections Continue Today

Your Vote Counts!

Voting continues today for the election of 2017-18 Student Government Association officers.

All currently enrolled students can access the SGA Ballot in Self-Serv Banner until 5:00 pm today, March 29, 2017.

How to Access Ballot Go to Self-Serv Banner on myLamar Log in with your LU identification number and PIN Click "Personal Information" Click "Answer a Survey"


Today's Top Two Student Announcements

1. WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON - All LU women are invited to today's "Women in Leadership Roundtable and Luncheon" at 12 noon in McDonald Gym. Join us for lunch and discussion on cultivating a healthy mental attitude. Seating is limited, so RSVP here.

2. ELECTIONS FOR STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION - Elections are now open for the 2017-18 Student Government Association. You can find the ballot on Self-Serv Banner under Personal Information: Answer A Survey. Plus, we'll be in front...



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

For more information, visit...


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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