Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas opens new location

Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas held a ribbon cutting Tuesday, April 4, to celebrate the opening of its new administrative offices and Beaumont Workforce Solutions Center at 510 Park St. downtown. The center held a soft opening in December and signed a 10-year lease on the new location, according to Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas Board Chair Sue Daniels.

Dallas Cowboys chief brand officer/executive VP speaks at Lamar

Charlotte Jones Anderson, daughter of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the team’s executive vice president and chief brand officer, spoke at Lamar University on Tuesday, April 4. The free event was hosted by the College of Business and open to the public.
Anderson directs the Cowboys’ brand marketing, fan engagement, stadium design, entertainment, licensed apparel, cause marketing and community relations.

LU celebrates opening of Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Lamar University celebrated the opening of its Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship (CICE) Wednesday, April 5 before a crowd of state, business, community, and educational leaders, in the new 21,000 square-foot innovation center.

Texas Mutual Insurance Company awards $100K to fund LIT Risk Management Program

Texas Mutual Insurance Company has awarded a $100,000 grant to Lamar Institute of Technology to establish a risk management institute, which will provide workplace safety courses for local employers, workers and the general public.
Texas Mutual Manager of Safety Services for the Houston Region Craig Witherspoon and Lamar Institute for Technology Vice President for Strategic Initiatives David Mosley announced the $100,000 grant Wednesday, March 29, at a ceremony on the LIT campus.