Lamar University

Market Basket golf tourney raises $10K

Market Basket’s Annual Lamar Endowment Golf Tournament, held Tuesday, April 24 at Country Club of Texas, raised another $10,000 for Lamar University.
This is the sixth consecutive year that the tournament has raised $10,000 for LU, with the money being donated to the Athletic Department.
Skylar Thompson, president of Market Basket, said, “This is something we take pride in being able to do, and it is far more than just Market Basket making this possible. We have vendor partners from Texas and Louisiana that participate with us in raising the money that is donated.”

Alive & Kicking: LU School of Nursing chair talks about battling breast cancer, and living to buy more heels

Two weeks after achieving her PhD in nursing, Cindy Stinson discovered a lump on her breast.

Although she had received over a dozen mammograms leading up to her cancer diagnosis, it was she who discovered that something wasn’t right and approached her physician.