Higher Education

Lamar University & Lamar State Colleges

Three new food venues come with temporary closing of LU Setzer Center

While the remodeling of the Lamar University Setzer Student Center and “The Quad” has caused some inconvenience for students and staff, and will continue to for quite some time — renovation for the student center is expected to be complete in January 2018 — three new food offerings that came as a result of the temporary closing of the center make the wait not only more bearable, but actually enjoyable.

LIT and BISD Partner for Innovative Academy Grant

With the assistance of Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT), Beaumont ISD was awarded a $375,000 competitive grant for the Texas Industry Cluster Innovative Academies initiative that launched in September 2016.
“We are thrilled to partner with BISD,” said Dr. Lonnie Howard, president of LIT. “As the premier technology institute, it is our mission to ensure that students are well trained for success in the workforce.”