Lamar University Events https://www.lamar.edu/events Lamar University Events Calendar en-us Recovery and Resiliency Summit - "Building Tomorrow" [RESCHEDULED] http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/recovery-and-resiliency-summit---building-tomorrow.html THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL 14 TO AUGUST 4, 2020. The focus of this year’s Summit will be Hurricane Harvey and other catastrophic events: lessons learned and growth from experience. The Summit will focus on: Gathering knowledge to adapt to, withstand, or more rapidly recover from a disaster or catastrophic event Gaining an understanding of methods to improve preparedness, communication, and coordination during a disaster/catastrophic event in Southeast Texas Exploring options for disaster/catastrophic event community resources in Southeast Texas related to industry, governmental, or healthcare Beginning a dialogue with other stakeholders to build a resilient community in Southeast Texas If you have conducted research or work with community members with a Harvey recovery effort that could contribute we invite you to submit a proposal. Call for abstracts will be coming soon. Submissions will be accepted between September 27 – October 31. Contact Dr. Cynthia Stinson at stinsonca@lamar.edu with questions. Sponsored by LU Resilience and Recovery. https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/recovery-and-resiliency-summit---building-tomorrow.html Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:00:00 CST LU Faculty and Staff Convocation http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/lu-convocation.html This year's event will include in-person and virtual options: Faculty and staff can attend in person at the Montagne Center (social distancing and masks required) Those attending virtually can watch the livestream on 3 platforms: www.lamar.edu/live  www.facebook.com/lamaruniversity  www.youtube.com/lamaruniversity  Breakfast will be available by drive-thru or walk-up outside the Montagne Center beginning at 7:45am while supplies last. https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/lu-convocation.html Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:00:00 CST Provost's Kick-Off: Virtual Community http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/provosts-kick-off.html Faculty are invited to join this teaching and learning conference to learn practical tools and solutions to their most persistent challenges that can be implemented in their courses this fall. Sponsored by the Center for Teaching & Learning Enhancement. https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/provosts-kick-off.html Wed, 12 Aug 2020 09:30:00 CST New Student Involvement Fair http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/new-student-convocation-involvement-fair.html Geared specifically towards NEW STUDENTS, this Involvement Fair is a comprehensive event that allows all new, LU students to speak with registered student organizations about questions and concerns, learn how to join them, and find a way to get involved. https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/new-student-convocation-involvement-fair.html Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:30:00 CST "How Culture Affects Communication: Seeing Through the Eyes of the Other" with Ruth Stanley http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/how-culture-affects-communication-seeing-through-the-eyes-of-the-other.html The Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence is hosting a series of Diversity Dialouges and Discussions. These virtual experiences will be facilitated by Lamar University students, staff, faculty and community members. A variety of voices will be represented and topics offered. The goal is to (1) improve the campus climate, (2) create a culture of collective understanding and (3) advance equity and inclusive excellence. This week's presentation: How Culture Affects Communication: Seeing Through the Eyes of the Other - Presented by Ruth Stanley, Instructor of Communication & Media https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/how-culture-affects-communication-seeing-through-the-eyes-of-the-other.html Thu, 20 Aug 2020 11:30:00 CST Fall 2020 Involvement Fair http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/fall-2020-involvement-fair.html The Involvement Fair is a comprehensive event that allows all LU students to speak with registered student organizations about questions and concerns, learn how to join them, and find a way to get involved. This fair is open to the entire LU Community. https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/fall-2020-involvement-fair.html Wed, 26 Aug 2020 17:00:00 CST "Let's Talk About Being Latinx at Lamar University" with April Marroquin http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/lets-talk-about-being-latinx-at-lu.html The Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence is hosting a series of Diversity Dialouges and Discussions. These virtual experiences will be facilitated by Lamar University students, staff, faculty and community members. A variety of voices will be represented and topics offered. The goal is to (1) improve the campus climate, (2) create a culture of collective understanding and (3) advance equity and inclusive excellence. This week's presentation: Let's Talk About Being Latinx at Lamar University - Presented by April Marroquin, Enrollment Services https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/08/lets-talk-about-being-latinx-at-lu.html Thu, 27 Aug 2020 11:30:00 CST 8th Annual International Cultural Festival [RESCHEDULED] http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/10/8th-annual-international-cultural-festival.html THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL 18 TO OCTOBER 10, 2020. The International Cultural Festival is a celebration of global diversity at Lamar University and the surrounding community. This year's festival will feature cultural exhibits, international entertainment, and delicious cuisine. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Office of International Student Programs and Services; the International Student Advisory Council; the Division of Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Intercultural Affairs; and the Reaud Honors College. https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/10/8th-annual-international-cultural-festival.html Sat, 10 Oct 2020 11:00:00 CST 2020 Homecoming Festivities http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/11/2020-homecoming-festivities.html SAVE THE DATE to join us for LU Homecoming 2020! https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/11/2020-homecoming-festivities.html Sat, 07 Nov 2020 12:00:00 CST Cardinal View http://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/11/cardinal-view.html Cardinal View is an open house for prospective students. At Cardinal View, attendees will learn more about academic majors, campus life, and all LU has to offer. Sponsored by the Office of Recruitment. https://www.lamar.edu/events/2020/11/cardinal-view.html Sat, 14 Nov 2020 08:00:00 CST