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LU Student Engagement
Jan 17, 2019

From the Student Government Executive Office

Jan 17, 2019 by LU Student Engagement

Dear fellow Cardinals, This past summer, we lost an individual that was essential to our campus community: former First Lady Nancy Evans. The Student Government Association, serving as the official voice of the student body, has established a Memorial Bench in honor of her legacy. On Tuesday, January 29th at 2:15 p.m., distinguished guests and students are invited to join us at the John Gray Pond in formally dedicating this bench in memory of her contributions. Sincerely, Student Government...

Jordan S Frank
Nov 28, 2018

Setzer Student Center Study Rooms

Nov 28, 2018 by Jordan S Frank

The Wolf Creek and Willow Marsh rooms are now available for students to study in! The study groups must be a minimum of two students with a maximum group size of eight. The study rooms may be used in two-hour increments. If you would like to make a reservation, visit the SSC Administration Office Room 270, second floor. We'd be happy to assist you!

LU Student Engagement
Oct 4, 2018

Flu Shot Clinic

Oct 4, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

Flu season is here, so the Student Health Center is hosting their annual Flu Shot Clinic, October 9 & 10, 10 am - 2 pm, in Cypress I in the Setzer Student Center. Flu vaccines are $20 for students and $30 for faculty and staff. Charge will be posted to your account - no payments will be accepted at the Clinic. Charges for students with Academic Health Plan insurance will be filed with AHP. For more information, call the Student Health Center at 409-880-8466.

LU Student Engagement
Oct 4, 2018

Student Health 101 - October 2018

Oct 4, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

Lamar University Students, The Student Health Center brings you Student Health 101, an online interactive health e-magazine for college students. October’s LU Student Health 101 is now available – check it out and enter this month’s drawing for $1,000: 8 strategies to get you out of a studying rut 3 ways exercise can set you up for a successful school year 3 ways to eat and feel your best at school Budget like a boss in 3 easy steps Find out more + enter October’s drawing for $1,000 ...

LU Student Engagement
Oct 1, 2018

Student Leadership Summit

Oct 1, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

All Lamar University students are invited to attend the 2018 Student Leadership Summit. This one-day conference will focus on leadership development and maximizing your potential for success! 2018 Student Leadership Summit Featuring Keynote Speaker Justin Jones-Fosu Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Live Oak Ballroom in the Setzer Student Center REGISTER NOW If you're a first-time student organization officer, a veteran student leader, or if you're just looking for fun, free ways...

LU Student Engagement
Sep 25, 2018

Student Engagement Updates

Sep 25, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

Volunteer Fair Tomorrow Wednesday, Sept. 26, 11 am - 1 pm Live Oak Ballroom in the Setzer Student Center Do you love making your community a better place? Are you looking for ways to volunteer? Meet with local non-profit organizations and find out how you can help at the Volunteer Fair. Sponsored by the Center for Career and Professional Development. National Hazing Prevention Week - Guest Speaker Wednesday, Sept. 26, 6 pm - 7 pm Live Oak Ballroom in the Setzer Student Center Join the LU Gr...

LU Student Engagement
Sep 21, 2018

Homecoming Update - Bonfire + Pep Rally Cancelled

Sep 21, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

    Bonfire + Pep Rally Cancelled Due to unsafe weather conditions, tonight's Bonfire + Pep Rally has been cancelled. All winners of the Homecoming Court will be announced at halftime of tomorrow's football game. More Information For more information about Homecoming 2018, visit or call the Cardinals Activities Board at 409-880-8723.

LU Student Engagement
Sep 12, 2018

Academic Lecture Series + Book Club

Sep 12, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

College of Arts & Sciences Presents Kip Thorne | 2017 Nobel Laureate of Physics Executive Producer of Christopher Nolan's blockbuster movie, Interstellar, and Co-Founder of the billion-dollar Ligo Project, Kip Thorne, and his students, pioneered the modern theory of wormholes and time travel. DATE: October 16, 2018 TIME: 7:30 PM PLACE: University Theatre In this talk, based on his bestselling book The Science of Interstellar, Thorne uses the underpinning themes of the movie as a springboa...

LU Student Engagement
Sep 9, 2018

Student Lecture: Meeting the Men Who Went Where No Man Had Gone Before

Sep 9, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

Join Richard Scheer, a retired local attorney, for an engaging discussion of the NASA Moon Program through the personalities and photographs of the men who walked on the moon, as well as a few of the many others who made those landings possible. A long-time, avid collector of astronaut pictures and autographs, Mr. Scheer has met and talked with most of the original seven astronauts and the twelve men who have walked on the moon. He will display significant parts of his collection and will pro...

Brandie Van Zanden
Aug 17, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities

Aug 17, 2018 by Brandie Van Zanden

Are you or your student organization looking for ways to volunteer in the community? Please see below for opportunities that are happening soon. Freshmen Move In Help Lamar University Students move in! Sign up today to be a volunteer on August 24th.  Park Build Day  Help us put kids first in Port Arthur by creating a new place for kids to play with the City of Port Arthur! This project is in partnership with the Rebuild Texas Fund and KaBOOM! the national non-profit dedicated to givin...

LU Student Engagement
May 2, 2018

Campus Presentations by Candidates for Director of the Setzer Student Center 

May 2, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

The Division of Student Engagement cordially invites students, faculty, and staff to attend campus-wide presentations by finalists for the position of Director of Setzer Student Center. The presentation topic will be "Transforming the Setzer Student Center Programs and Services from 'Good to Great' in Today's American Higher Education." Candidate:  Sergio Renovato Date:  Thursday, May 3, 2018 Time:  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Location:  Neches Room 120, Setzer Student Center View Resume and Letter o...

LU Student Engagement
Apr 6, 2018

The Big Event - Cancelled

Apr 6, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

The Big Event, scheduled for Saturday, April 7, has been cancelled due to impending bad weather. Registered participants can pick up their t-shirt in the Student Organizations Annex on Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10 from 9 am to 4 pm. Follow the Cardinals Activities Board on social media for future announcements about The Big Event.

Julie Eddards
Apr 4, 2018

Leadership Week Treasure Hunt with a $150 CASH PRIZE!

Apr 4, 2018 by Julie Eddards

Leadership Treasure Hunt New Student and Leadership Programs is hosting a Leadership Treasure Hunt on Thursday, April 5. The winning prize is $150! HOW TO PLAY You're looking for a small wooden nickel hidden somewhere on the LU campus. Once found, the finder should immediately DM us the winning code found on the back of the wooden nickel. Confirmation will be given that the find is valid. WHERE TO FIND CLUES We'll release the FIRST clue at 10:00 am. A total of 4 clues (riddl...

Bonnie Lea Thomas
Apr 3, 2018

Campus Escape Rooms Today!

Apr 3, 2018 by Bonnie Lea Thomas

Have you ever wanted to try your smarts in an Escape Room? 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. 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 Room is a perfect challenge. There are 10 time slots to choo...

LU Student Engagement
Feb 15, 2018

Now Accepting Nominations for Seniors of Significance

Feb 15, 2018 by LU Student Engagement

The Division of Student Engagement is seeking nominations & applications for Seniors of Significance. The Seniors of Significance Award recognizes students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership, and service to campus and community and have brought distinction to Lamar University. Seniors who will graduate in May, August  or December of 2018 are eligible to be considered for this recognition.  A Senior may apply or be nominated by a student, faculty, or staff member. Seniors of Signif...