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Oct 3, 2016

Student Engagement Newsletter - Homecoming Edition

Oct 3, 2016 by LU Student Engagement

LU Student Engagement
Newsletter - October 2016


Apply Now for the Homecoming Royal Court
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
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 HBU football game on Saturday, October 29.

All LU students with a 2.75 or higher cumulative gpa are eligible to represent LU on the Homecoming Court. First-semester freshmen are exempt from the gpa requirement. Apply on OrgSync today!

Congrats to 2015 King & Queen Michael Lester & Tre'Chele Dukes!

Be In the Homecoming Parade!
Sign up by Sunday, October 9
The 2016 Homecoming Parade is on the way! All student organizations, colleges, & departments are invited to register today for the Parade for their chance to win up to $500! The Homecoming Parade is Saturday, October 29 at 1 pm. Visit for more details.

The Multicultural Greek Council were the big winners of the 2016 Parade Early Registration drawing! Big Red & Lu presented the MGC with $250 to use on their upcoming parade entry!

Volunteer on the Homecoming Committee
Sign up today!
We're looking for a few good Cardinals! If you're creative, energetic, & filled with LU school spirit, join us on the Homecoming Committee! Help us plan & direct Homecoming Week 2016. We're throwing a party like you've never seen! Sign up today on OrgSync.

Flu Vaccine Clinic
October 5-6
Don't let the flu slow you down this semester! Visit the Student Health Center's Flu Vaccine Clinics on Wednesday or Thursday in Room 104 of the Setzer Student Center. Visit OrgSync for more info.

Football Tailgating
Sign up by Tuesday, October 11
Tailgating at LU is a vibrant tradition built around friendship, school spirit, & Cardinal Athletics. We want all student organizations to arrive early, wear RED, & get LOUD at the season’s next home football game! Claim your tailgating spot by October 11 for the October 15 game.

Register to Vote!
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
The last day to register to vote is October 11. For more information, visit, & don't forget to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8!

Fall Career Fair
Thursday, October 20
Prepare your resumes & dress to impress for the Fall Career Fair, 11am to 2pm on the 8th floor of the Gray Library on Tuesday, October 20. View attending employers & get more info from the Center for Career & Professional Development.

Free Athletics Tickets
Cheer on your Lamar Cardinals at an upcoming LU Athletics event! All LU students can get one free ticket to any LU home game, any sport - just show your valid CardinalOne card. Pick up your free football ticket during the week before the game, beginning Monday until the Saturday home game, at the Montagne Center Ticket Office from 8am to 5pm. Soccer & volleyball tickets can be picked up on game day, beginning one hour before game time.

Student Health 101
You could win $1,000!
The Student Health Center is excited to bring you this month's issue of Student Health 101, an online health & wellness magazine designed especially for LU students. Check out October's articles here!

Setzer Center Furniture Tests
October 3-4
Come see samples of the new furniture we're getting for the renovated Setzer Student Center. Try out each chair model & let us know what you think! Furniture is set up in the lobbies of the Setzer Center.

College of Business Upcoming Events
Wednesday, October 5
Chad Briggs, LU Alumnus & Air Liquide's Vice President of Sales and Technology
Monday, October 26
Alex Banayan, World's Youngest Venture Capitalist & Forbes 30 Under 30

Got questions? We've got answers! Call the Setzer Student Center at 409-880-8722 or visit our offices in Room 212.