Higher Education

Lamar University & Lamar State Colleges

Lamar, Siam Technology College in Bangkok collaborate

In a ceremony among top university administrators, Lamar President Kenneth Evans and Pornphisud Mongkhonvanit, president of Bangkok, Thailand-based Siam Technology College, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further collaboration on shared academic programs with the intention of offering dual degree programs in digital learning and leading, business and other academic subjects.

Paralegal instructor named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

During one week in October of each year, pro bono attorneys are publicly heralded for the contributions they make to their communities. For Michelle McPherson, pro bono work is a daily dedication.
McPherson, an adjunct paralegal instructor at Lamar State College Port Arthur, was recently named the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Jefferson County Bar Association. She is an attorney with the MehaffyWeber Law Firm in Beaumont.