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Lamar University & Lamar State Colleges

Wayne A. Reaud named Southeast Texas Legend

What makes someone legendary? While many have achieved academic accomplishments, career milestones and high socioeconomic status, only a few have set themselves apart with a magnitude of selflessness that they will truly be remembered for generations to come.

Wayne A. Reaud became one of the chosen few to be recognized as a Legend by Lamar University Thursday, Nov. 9, when he was named the 16th Southeast Texas Legend Scholarship honoree at the very building the university dedicated in the Beaumont Super Lawyer and philanthropist’s honor a year ago.

NASA astronaut, physician and entrepreneur highlights second installment of Lamar University’s CICE Bootcamp

Dr. Scott Parazynksi was one of several guest speakers at the Lamar University Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship’s (CICE) 2017 Bootcamp, which took place Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2.

Parazynski, who has participated in five NASA Shuttle missions and spacewalks and has climbed Mount Everest twice, is an engineer, pilot, medical doctor and founder of Fluidity Technologies, a company that patented a hyper-intuitive, one-handed drone controller that vastly improves ease of maneuvering.