“I’m excited to be back,” said forward Morgan Burden (12).

It’s important for Lamar University’s student-athletes to remain hydrated at all times. It will be even more important in the coming days as LU’s fall sports teams conduct practices on days when the temperature is expected to surpass 100 degrees.


Hannah Leleux, a Lamar University junior from Bridge City majoring in computer science, has been awarded a scholarship from the Association for Computing Machinery – Women to attend SIGITE 2015, the 16th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education, on Sept. 30 – Oct. 3, at DePaul University in Chicago.

LUTV news anchors for spring 2015

Lamar University television will get a significant boost from the city of Beaumont with its approval of $263,000 to purchase new equipment using Public, Educational, and Governmental (PEG) Access Channels funding. In 2005, the Texas Legislature passed Chapter 66 legislation authorizing a state-issued certificate of franchise authority for cable and video providers.

Verity Ockenden, Ciara Luna and Katya Lapayeva.

Five Lady Cardinals from the Lamar University tennis team were named as Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athletes, which led the team to claim the Scholar Team distinction.

The team notched a 3.42 grade point average for the season, and was one of 117 Division I programs and three Southland Conference teams to grab the honor. To make the list, a team must have at least a 3.2 GPA. Northwestern State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi were the other SLC programs on the list.

Mike James (right) played professional basketball overseas.

After providing Lamar basketball fans with tons of memorable highlights during his two seasons in Beaumont, former standout Mike James is just a step away from achieving the pinnacle of athletics success in his respective sport after signing with the summer league roster of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns.

Norman Bellard (inset) and South Park Middle School

Concern for the citizens of the South Park community and neighboring areas led to the creation of the Greater South Park Neighborhoods Partnership earlier this year.

The group, which meets monthly on the Lamar University campus, has begun to address issues facing the community, according to Norman Bellard, assistant to the president for community relations at Lamar University and chair of the partnership.

Senior Gustaf Burenstam tied for 22nd with a 232

The Lamar Lady Cardinals golf team is competing in the NCAA Regional Championships in San Antonio through Saturday, May 9.

This is the third consecutive NCAA Regional appearance for the team and fifth in program history. One of only two Southland schools to ever win the league crown in consecutive years, Lamar set a new conference record this past season by winning its third consecutive SLC title.

Lady Cardinal golf team

The Lamar Lady Cardinals golf team fired a three-round score of 892 to win the 2015 Southland Conference title and earn the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals.

Wenny Chang (top), Laura Napoli (bottom right) and JaMeisha Edwards

Jr. Cardinals spring party set for this Saturday