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Brandie Van Zanden
Aug 19, 2019

Week of Welcome!

Aug 19, 2019 by Brandie Van Zanden

Whether you are a new Cardinal or have been at the University for a few years, Lamar University wants to give you a warm welcome. During Week of Welcome, numerous departments and staff will work to connect students with university resources, student organizations and the surrounding community. Week of Welcome starts Friday, August 23rd and ends Friday, August 30th. With activities ranging from new student convocation, a student organization fair, to a chance to win great prizes at Casino Ni...


LU Student Engagement
Apr 2, 2019

SGA Runoff Election

Apr 2, 2019 by LU Student Engagement

The runoff election for Vice President of the Student Government Association is open until 5 pm on Wednesday, April 3. To vote, visit Self Serv Banner and click "Answer a Survey." Candidates for the 2019-20 Vice President Runoff Elections are Jackson Dolce and Luis Espinoza.


LU Student Engagement
Mar 21, 2019

Candidate Debate - Student Government Association

Mar 21, 2019 by LU Student Engagement

Friday, March 22 - 6 pm - Setzer Student Center - San Jacinto Room 218 Don't miss your opportunity to hear the 2019-20 SGA Candidates present their ideas and views on issues that are relevant to university students. All candidates for 2019-20 President, Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer are invited to participate in this debate. Topics will include policy, experience within SGA, and experience within their respective student organizations.


LU Student Engagement
Mar 6, 2019

LU Safety Walk Tonight with SGA

Mar 6, 2019 by LU Student Engagement

Safety is a top priority at Lamar University, and we want you to make your voice heard. Join SGA tonight for an LU Safety Walk.  Join us to walk the campus along with campus administrators to survey various areas, in an effort to promote individual safety and overall school security. Day: Tonight, Wednesday March 6 Time: Refreshments begin at 6:45 pm, Safety Walk starts at 7 pm Where: Meet at the Setzer Student Center, Sea Rim Room 229 This a campus-wide event is sponsored by the Student G...


Harley Madison Jones
Mar 5, 2019

2019 Student Organization Awards Nominations

Mar 5, 2019 by Harley Madison Jones

Celebrate the achievements of your student organization and apply for a  2019 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 of the Year Dr. Melvin Brust Advisor of the Year Award Details and requirements for each award are included on each page of this application. Deadline for submitting nominations is 11:59 pm on ...


LU Student Engagement
Mar 5, 2019

Free Coffee This Morning!

Mar 5, 2019 by LU Student Engagement

Need a caffeine boost? Join Chief Hector Flores and the LUPD for our first "Coffee with the Chief." Meet with officers from the Lamar University Police Department and have a cup of coffee on us! Today - Tuesday, March 5 Now until 10 am Cypress Room in the Setzer Student Center


LU Student Engagement
Feb 4, 2019

Nominations Open for Ann Shaw Student Leadership Award

Feb 4, 2019 by LU Student Engagement

The Division of Student Engagement is now accepting nominations and applications for the Ann Shaw Leadership Award. 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. Throu...


LU Student Engagement
Jan 31, 2019

College of Engineering Presents

Jan 31, 2019 by LU Student Engagement

Adam Steltzner | Team Leader & Chief Engineer EDL, NASA Mars Rover Curiosity & Author From aspiring rock star to history-making Ph.D. rocket scientist, Adam Steltzner is recognized as one of NASA’s leading – and most unique – innovators. For nearly a decade, Adam led and inspired the breakthrough team that invented the ingenious “sky crane” landing system that so spectacularly landed the Mars rover, Curiosity, on the Martian surface in 2012. Next, Adam will lead NASA’s Mars 2020 Project tha...


LU Student Engagement
Jan 29, 2019

Now Accepting Nominations for Seniors of Significance

Jan 29, 2019 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 2019 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...


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...