Grant funds culinary arts upgrades

Culinary students enrolled in Lamar University's Culinary Arts Program have new state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a grant from the Mamie McFaddin Ward Heritage Foundation.

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Thank You Amy Smith, Associate Professor, English & Modern Languages

Amy joined LU in 2009 after a friend who was working at LU encouraged her to apply for an assistant teaching position in the Department of English & Modern Languages. She began her Cardinal career teaching a general philosophy class that all students were required to take.

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Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center at LU receives $1.42 million grant

The Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center – Southeast, a federally funded research center housed at Lamar University, recently received $460K in funding from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the year 2020-21.
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With growing public concern due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Lamar University has made the difficult decision to cancel in-person campus visits for the foreseeable future.

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