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SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Candidate Status

Sam Houston State University’s proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine has received Candidate status from the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation, which is the recognized accrediting agency for the approval of colleges and programs leading to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree.   In a multi-step accreditation ...

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SHSU’s Pirkle Center Receives Outstanding Design Recognition

Sam Houston State University’s Pirkle Engineering Technology Center has been selected for The American School & University 2018 Architectural Portfolio. The building is featured in the December edition of the AS&U magazine in the Outstanding Design category. Viewed as the ultimate tribute to education design excellence, the distinctive honor positions SHSU’s center ...

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Upcoming SHSU “All Of Us” Research Program Events

Sam Houston State University’s School of Nursing, in partnership with the Newton Gresham Library, has accepted a grant in support of the All of Us Research program from the American Association of Colleges of Nurses (AACN). The All of Us Research Program is a new effort from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It ...

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“Don’t Mess with Texas” Scholarship Accepting Applications

Applications will be accepted through March 29, 2019 The application process for the 2019 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest is now open. Any Texas high school senior currently attending public, private or home school, and planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university in the coming year, is ...

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SHSU Doctoral Student Named To Global 30 Under 30 List

Matt Panozzo, a doctoral student at Sam Houston State University and seventh grade English Language Arts teacher at Annunciation Orthodox School, is one of 30 literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) 2019 30 Under 30 list. The list celebrates rising leaders in the literacy field—a cohort of young innovators, ...

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SHSU Nursing One of Nine Schools Awarded Nationwide Grant

The American Association of Colleges of Nurses (AACN) awarded a mini grant to Sam Houston State University’s School of Nursing. SHSU’s School of Nursing will partner with the Newton Gresham Library to help expand awareness for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program. The School of Nursing will ...

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Take Care of Texas Announces Kids Art Contest

Entries now being accepted The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality invites Texas kindergarten through fifth-grade students to enter the Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest. The contest is a fun way for students to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge ...

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SHSU Inter-Professional Education Working Together to Learn Critical Care

Departments of Kinesiology and Nursing Team Up for Inter-professional Education Students and faculty from the School of Nursing and Department of Kinesiology – Athletic Training participated in an Inter-Professional Education (IPE) simulation on the grounds of University Camp recently.  IPE refers to occasions when students from two or more professions ...

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SHSU Autism Program Awarded Grant from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board awarded more than $305,000 to Sam Houston State University in the form of a grant to launch training workshops for teachers who work with students with autism starting in Spring 2019. The Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism program, part of the College of Education ...

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Determination Leads to a Degree for Former NFL Safety

by SHSU staff It takes drive and persistence to reach the top of professional sports. That lesson is something that former Bearkat football player Keith Davis knows all about. Davis was part of the 2001 Southland Conference Champion football team, earning All-Southland honors and All-American honors as a safety for ...

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