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SHSU Experts and State Representative Metcalf  Meet To Discuss School Safety

By SHSU Staff As the fall semester approaches, Sam Houston State University continues to prepare for more than 20,000 students to return to campus. On Monday, Aug. 6, a group of SHSU faculty and staff experts met with SHSU alumnus and Texas state representative Will Metcalf to discuss how to ...

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SHSU Summer Commencement Speakers Announced

By Hannah Haney, SHSU Media Services Texas State Senator Brandon Creighton and Sam Houston State University alumni, Bill Baldwin will be the featured speakers for SHSU’s 2018 summer commencement ceremonies taking place on Aug. 4 in the Johnson Coliseum. Approximately 1,033 students have applied for degrees to be awarded in the two ...

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Huntsville ISD Board Hires New High School Principal

by HISD staff The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendation for hire presented by Superintendent Dr. Scott Sheppard during a special called meeting on  June 12, 2018. William C. “Bill” Roberts was approved as the new principal for Huntsville High School. Roberts  will be filling the  vacancy created ...

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Academic Records Preserved for Texans Who Attended ITT Technical Institute

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texans who attended now defunct ITT Technical Institute will be able to obtain their academic records, thanks to a settlement approved today in the long-running Chapter 7 bankruptcy case of the Indiana-based for-profit education company. Last year, Attorney General Paxton’s office filed a federal ...

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SBOE Releases Survey Results

by State Board of Education staff Texans believe the top two desired outcomes for public schools are to teach communications, problem-solving, critical thinking and other employability skills and to prepare students to be productive citizens, according to results of a survey conducted on behalf of the State Board of Education. ...

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Huntsville ISD hosting Second Planned Community Input for School Improvement Opportunity

by HISD staff Huntsville Independent School District will host the final planned Community Input for School  improvement opportunity on Monday evening, April 16. Superintendent Sheppard will facilitate this second structured input session exactly the same way, covering the same information as he did for the session held on March 20. ...

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SHSU Recognized As A Top Online College For Veterans

Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University’s commitment to providing high-quality online education has received nationwide attention. OnlineColleges.com recently ranked SHSU as No. 18 on the list of, “Best Online Colleges for Veterans and Their Families in 2018.” The list ranked the 20 best universities in the nation that offer a quality ...

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Former FBI Agent To Speak On Ethics Of Enron

By Hannah Haney   Enron, America’s once seventh-largest company, went bankrupt and collapsed in December of 2001. The rise and sudden fall of the Texas-based energy-trading giant, captured the nation’s attention and raised questions of ethical decision making in the corporate world. Michael Anderson, former FBI Assistant Special Agent in charge ...

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Huntsville ISD Seeking Community Input for School Improvement

by Huntsville ISD staff Save the Date! Huntsville Independent School District is planning for two opportunities for the community to provide valuable input for school improvement. Superintendent Dr. Scott Sheppard will facilitate the sessions and we welcome parents and citizens to participate. The sessions will be the exact same so ...

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SHSU Financial Literacy Program Earns Top Rank

by Hannah Haney   Schools across the country are using financial literacy programs as a tool to encourage students to become more informed about their financial futures. Ranked No. 5 out of the Top 50 Financial Literacy Programs of 2018 by LendEDU, was the Student Money Management Center at Sam ...

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