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The Department of Housing and Residence Life is seeking Resident Assistants and Desk Assistants for Spring 2020. If you're interested in building a great Cardinal Community in your hall, click below to learn more.

Resident Assistant Application Desk Assistant Application Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, Nov. 19 by 11:59 pm

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Strategic Planning Outreach Session for Students

Calling all Cardinals! Join us for a Strategic Planning Outreach Session for the student body to provide feedback on the current draft of Lamar University's 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 12, 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm WHERE: Live Oak Ballroom, Setzer Student Center

We invite all students to attend this meeting to learn more about the Strategic Plan and provide feedback on the current draft. Free snacks will be provided! RSVP here.

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Strategic Planning Outreach Session for Students

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2:45 pm
Live Oak Ballroom, Setzer Student Center

The 2019 Strategic Planning Process begins its final stages this month with an open meeting on Nov. 12 for LU students. This meeting will focus on the proposed DRAFT 2020-2025 strategic plan, with the goal of gathering perspectives from as many members of the LU community as possible.

You're invited to attend to share your views. Comments and suggestions shared at the meetings will inform revisions to the document. Mark Robison and Cathy Krop, Academic Leadership Associates...

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From an Emergency University to a First-class Institution

Monday, Oct 28, 5 pm
Reaud Executive Event Space

PUBLIC SESSION

Join us as we honor Merline Pitre, co-winner of the 2019 Summerlee Book Prize from the Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast at Lamar University. Dr. Pitre’s Born to Serve: A History of Texas Southern University, situates the institutional development of TSU against the backdrop of a longer history of African American higher education since Reconstruction. A Professor of History at Texas Southern University, Dr. Pitre is a former...

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From an Emergency University to a First-class Institution

Monday, Oct 28, 2 pm
Landes Auditorium

STUDENT SESSION

Join us as we honor Merline Pitre, co-winner of the 2019 Summerlee Book Prize from the Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast at Lamar University. Dr. Pitre’s Born to Serve: A History of Texas Southern University, situates the institutional development of TSU against the backdrop of a longer history of African American higher education since Reconstruction. A Professor of History at Texas Southern University, Dr. Pitre is a former...

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Looking for an on-campus job? The Setzer Student Center is now hiring!

Operations Assistant - starting at $10/hr

Requirements:

Must be able to provide oversight of all operations of the Setzer Student Center Responsible for the security of all Setzer Student Center areas and equipment Expected to successfully enforce Setzer Student Center and University policies Must be able to work closely with the event services staff and the rest of operations assistants, must have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks to...

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Event Services Open Forum

Wednesday, Oct 23, 4 pm
Setzer Student Center San Jacinto, Room 218

Event Services is offering an open forum style event where we will...

Review, discuss and clarify the University's policies which apply to student organization events Walk-through, discuss and clarify the Event & Solicitation Request form Hear, collect and acknowledge feedback from you!

This offering is for Student Organizations and it is suggested it is attended by those whom are the current point-person for reservations or the President and, if known, the upcoming...

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Limited spaces available

Event Services Open Forum

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2:30 pm
Setzer Student Center San Jacinto, Room 218

Event Services is offering an open forum style event where we will...

Review, discuss and clarify the University's policies which apply to student organization events Walk-through, discuss and clarify the Event & Solicitation Request form Hear, collect and acknowledge feedback from you!

This offering is for Student Organizations and it is suggested it is attended by those whom are the current point-person for reservations or the President and, if known, the upcoming...

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Limited spaces available

Event Services Open Forum

Wednesday, Oct 23, 1 pm
Setzer Student Center San Jacinto, Room 218

Event Services is offering an open forum style event where we will...

Review, discuss and clarify the University's policies which apply to student organization events Walk-through, discuss and clarify the Event & Solicitation Request form Hear, collect and acknowledge feedback from you!

This offering is for Student Organizations and it is suggested it is attended by those whom are the current point-person for reservations or the President and, if known, the upcoming...

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Limited spaces available

VOTING ENDS IN 3 HOURS!

You have 3 hours left to vote for Homecoming Royal Court!

The Homecoming Royal Court is a long-time LU tradition recognizing exceptional members of each class at LU & is decided by the votes of the LU student body. Homecoming Court winners and finalists for King & Queen will be revealed at the Bonfire, & the winners of Homecoming King & Queen will be announced at halftime during the LU vs SFA football game on Saturday, Sept. 28. 

Voting ends tonight at...

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Vote for Homecoming Court!

The Homecoming Royal Court is a long-time LU tradition recognizing exceptional members of each class at LU & is decided by the votes of the LU student body. Homecoming Court winners and finalists for King & Queen will be revealed at the Bonfire, & the winners of Homecoming King & Queen will be announced at halftime during the LU vs SFA football game on Saturday, Sept. 28. 

Voting begins Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 12:00 am and ends Thursday, Sept. 26 at...

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Red Cross Distribution of Supplies

Tuesday, Sep 24, 11 am
Vidor Middle School, 2500 Hwy 12 in Vidor.

The National Guard, Orange County Emergency Management and the American Red Cross will have distribution of ice and water and the delivery of some complementary services at Vidor Middle School, 2500 Hwy 12 in Vidor.

They need help distributing the water and supplies.

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Red Cross Distribution of Supplies

Tuesday, Sep 24, 9 am
Vidor Middle School, 2500 Hwy 12 in Vidor

The National Guard, Orange County Emergency Management and the American Red Cross will have distribution of ice and water and the delivery of some complementary services at Vidor Middle School, 2500 Hwy 12 in Vidor.

They need help distributing the water and supplies.

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Volunteering - Southeast Texas Food Bank

The Southeast Texas Food Bank is looking for Volunteers!

There will be a number of upcoming times that the Food Bank will be looking for volunteers.  The best way to learn about these times will be to become a Volunteer in their system and then you will receive emails and text messages when they need volunteers.

Here is how to sign up: 

Go to the website, www.setxfoodbank.org/get-involved/volunteer. Choose the "Sign In" gray bar. The system searches for you by...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Cardinals,

As the Southeast Texas Community is working to recover from Tropical Storm Imelda there will be opportunities for you to volunteer and serve the community.   When requests from agencies come in we will post them on Orgsync as well as social media to make everyone aware. Please follow LU_Student and LU_Leadership to view the list of opportunities.

Collecting Funds and Supplies:

If you or your organization wish to collect funds for those affected please...

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Apply for Homecoming Royalty Court by this Wednesday!

Apply by this Wednesday to be considered for the 2019 Homecoming Royalty Court! 

Click on the links below to nominate and submit applications! Orgs: Submit Nominations for Royal Court Students: Submit Applications for Royal Court Applications and nominations due by Wednesday, Sept. 18th Royally represent your class! Homecoming Court and finalists for King and Queen will be revealed at the Bonfire, and the winners of Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at halftime during the...

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Leadership Summit

Saturday, Oct 12, 10 am
Setzer Student Center

Whether you're an officer in an organization, a veteran student leader, or someone who just wants to improve their leadership skills this conference is for you! 

This event is designed for you to improve your leadership skills and reach your goals. Dynamic keynote speakers, targeted student workshops, and leadership development seminars make this an event you don't want to miss!

Keynote Speaker will be Darryl Bellamy Jr. 

Register for the Summit...

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Volunteer Opportunities!

Are you or your student organization looking for ways to volunteer in the community? Please see below for opportunities that are happening soon.

Southeast Texas Food Bank

Volunteers are needed year round for different programs. Phone: 409-839-8777 ext.104 Email: setxfb@outlook.com

You are invited to the Southeast Texas Food Bank Open House on Tuesday, September 11, 2019, Hours are from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Alzheimer's Association Beaumont Walk to End...

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Volunteer Fair

Tuesday, Oct 1, 11 am
Setzer Student Center Live Oak Ballroom

Interested in Volunteering but don't know where to start. Check out out the LU Volunteer Fair!

Each year LU Service connects students to non-profit organizations and government agencies around Southeast Texas at the Service & Volunteer Fair. The fair will showcase a number of agencies for you to speak with and find one or more you are interested in volunteering with.  

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Taste of Recuitment

 

Interested in joining a Panhellenic sorority? Meet the sisters of CPC at Taste of Recruitment tomorrow, 6 pm - 8 pm, Live Oak Ballroom, Setzer Student Center.

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Join the Cardinals Activities Board! Deadline to apply is tomorrow!

The Cardinals Activities Board is looking for new members!  CAB is a student organization in charge of planning most of the major free events for the student body.  Every member has the opportunity to either create or help put on an event for the Lamar community!  Those interested should fill out the link today! 

Apply Now!

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Homecoming 2019 Updates

Parade Registration Open Don't miss your chance to Make Moments Happen at the Homecoming Parade! All student organizations, colleges, & departments can register now to be in the Parade. Your group could win $500!

More Information For more information about Homecoming 2019, visit lamar.edu/homecoming or call the Cardinals Activities Board at 409-880-7832.

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