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Lamar President Ken Evans (second from left) with Regina Rogers, Hermann Ortega

Lamar University conferred 1,355 degrees during fall commencement exercises Dec. 13. During the ceremony, Lamar president Kenneth Evans awarded the Doctor of Humane Letters degree to Regina Rogers, Hermann Ortega and Will Crenshaw.

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Head coach Holly Bruder (inset) is exited about the new softball field.

In March 2015, the Lamar Softball program will get something it has never had before – a brand new on-campus softball facility to call home.

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The Lamar University Police Department issued a crime alert on a possible aggravated robbery at parking Lot F5, east of Monroe Hall.

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Connor Bordelon-Ross (center) performs in the Lamar Drumline.

Junior music major Connor Bordelon-Ross always keeps the beat. His long fingers constantly tap out a tune as he talks about his passion for percussion and his experiences in the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music at Lamar University.

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Pat and Melody Parsons

The Lamar University Foundation has announced an innovation fund has been established for the College of Business. The Pat and Melody Parsons Innovation Fund in Business will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar.

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Invisible Children logo

Lamar University will be hosting a “#zeroLRA” film screening open to the public in the Lamar University Science Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. The McNair Scholars Program, the Center for Academic Success and the Multicultural Student Advisory Council are co-sponsoring the free event that will feature volunteers from Invisible Children, a media-based nonprofit organization.

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Donna Blaisdell (right)

(Lamar press release)

Donna Blaisdell has become The Texas State University System’s first ever recipient of the TSUS Regents’ Staff Member Award. The award was presented today at the TSUS board meeting in San Marcos.

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Sanaz Alasti

Sanaz Alasti, assistant professor of criminal justice at Lamar University and a native of Iran, has been named a Fellow of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East.

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Phi  Beta Delta

The Lamar University Phi Beta Delta International Scholars Honors Society Beta Xi Chapter inducted nine students and nine faculty members Monday, April 15. The society recognizes students and faculty for outstanding international academic work.

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Allison Underhill

(Lamar press release)

Lamar University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will close the 2012-13 season with “An American Sampler:” An Evening of Classic One-Act Plays April 25-28.  

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. April 25-27, and 2 p.m. April 28. The student-directed plays are each approximately half an hour long, and will be performed in the Studio Theatre.  

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