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Brandie Van Zanden
Oct 5, 2017

LU Student Engagement Newsletter - October 2017

Oct 5, 2017 by Brandie Van Zanden

LU Student Engagement Newsletter - October 2017 HOMECOMING EDITION Apply Now for the Homecoming Royal Court Deadline: Sunday, October 15 Homecoming Court is an LU tradition recognizing exceptional members of each class at Lamar & 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 UCA  football game on Saturday, November...


Brandie Van Zanden
Oct 4, 2017

Grad Fair

Oct 4, 2017 by Brandie Van Zanden

Bring on the pomp & circumstance -- LU Fall Commencement is almost here! You're invited to the LU Grad Fair, your one-stop shop for all your graduation needs! *T-Shirt Exchange* Bring in any gently used shirt and swap it for a FREE LU Alumni shirt! When & Where DAY: Thursday October 5th TIME: 2pm - 5pm LOCATION: Recreational Center Prep for Commencement Apply for graduation Order your cap, gown, and regalia Order your LU class ring, graduation invitations, and announcements Exit Co...


LU Student Engagement
Sep 20, 2017

Student Engagement Newsletter - September 2017

Sep 20, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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, visit lamar.edu/studentorgs. ...


LU Student Engagement
Apr 26, 2017

Today is Denim Day!

Apr 26, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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. The campaign was origin...


Julie Eddards
Mar 30, 2017

2017 Student Government Association Official Election Results

Mar 30, 2017 by Julie Eddards

Official Results of the 2017 SGA Election: Candidates marked in RED are the official elected winners. President: 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                                                Tot...


LU Student Engagement
Mar 30, 2017

Today's Can't-Miss Event

Mar 30, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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 story in distinct...


LU Student Engagement
Mar 29, 2017

Join Our Team - Work for the Setzer Student Center

Mar 29, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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 lamar.edu/setzerstudentcenter.


LU Student Engagement
Mar 29, 2017

SGA Elections Continue Today

Mar 29, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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"


LU Student Engagement
Mar 28, 2017

Today's Top Two Student Announcements

Mar 28, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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 of the Lib...


LU Student Engagement
Mar 26, 2017

Get Ready for Leadership Week 2017

Mar 26, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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 lamar.edu/leadership.


Julie Eddards
Mar 22, 2017

New Student Orientation Leader Application Deadline Extended

Mar 22, 2017 by Julie Eddards

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: https://orgsync.com/140415/news_posts/194844  


LU Student Engagement
Mar 6, 2017

Apply Now for Seniors of Significance & Ann Shaw Leadership Awards

Mar 6, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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 consideration. For more inform...


Julie Eddards
Feb 17, 2017

SGA Announces the 2017-2018 Candidate Application is Now Open

Feb 17, 2017 by Julie Eddards

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 Click on the link to submit your application...


LU Student Engagement
Feb 2, 2017

Student Engagement Newsletter - February 2017

Feb 2, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

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: Friday, Feb. 3 Hospitals ...


Julie Eddards
Jan 31, 2017

Student Setzer Center Fee Announcement from the Student Body President

Jan 31, 2017 by Julie Eddards

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 increase in fees if it ...