Higher Education

Lamar University & Lamar State Colleges

LU business professors close knowledge gaps with new book

The two-year journey of Lamar Uni­versity professors George Kenyon and Kabir C. “KC” Sen recently culminated in a new work designed to fill a signifi­cant gap in business knowledge.

Their new book, “The Per­ception of Quality: Map­ping Product and Service Quality to Consumer Per­ceptions” was published by Springer-Verlag, Ltd. of London in December 2014 and is avail­able as an eBook, as individual chapters or in hardback.

LSC-PA offers matching grant to benefit Seahawks athletics

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is the only two-year college in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana to offer opportunities for students to continue their athletic endeav­ors after high school.

The Port Arthur Higher Ed­ucation Foundation wants to make sure that doesn’t change.

The Foundation announced a two-year, $100,000 matching grant to benefit the Seahawks Athletics Program, providing scholarship opportunities for current and future athletes as well as contributing to the de­partment’s daily working bud­get.