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HPL Summer Reading Program Goes Digital

“Imagine Your Story” with the Huntsville Public Library! The 2020 Texas Summer Reading Program will be virtual to promote social distancing while still encouraging literacy during this time. The Huntsville Public Library has purchased READsquared, a virtual reading program tracker that allows patrons to record their reading on the READsquared ...

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Back to School Bash @ Huntsville Public Library

The Huntsville Public Library will be hosting its annual Back to School Bash Wednesday. The Bash is an annual event where library staff hands out free school supplies to elementary through high school-aged students. The 2020 program will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 5, in the ...

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Herb Festival in its 8th Year

The Texas Thyme Unit of the Herb Society of America will host its eighth annual Herb Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The free event will be held on the grounds of the historic Wynne Home Arts Center, 1428 Eleventh St., and will be open to ...

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Library, SHSU to Host Upcoming Citizenship Class

How often do U.S. citizens elect a President? Why does the flag have 13 stripes?   These are just a few of the questions being answered by participants in the U.S. Citizenship Preparation Course, as they get ready to take the naturalization exam.   Huntsville Public Library has teamed up with ...

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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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“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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Governor Abbott Appoints SHSU Professor To Council On Cardiovascular Disease And Stroke

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sam Houston State University School of Nursing professor E’Loria Simon-Campbell, PhD, RN, to the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. The council works with stakeholders to implement the “Texas Plan to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke” and promote its mission of the Council; that is, ...

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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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Match the Promise Foundation Scholarships – Apply Through Dec. 31

by Texas Comptroller staff Fifth through ninth graders who are enrolled in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less may apply now through Dec. 31, 2018, for Match the Promise scholarships.* The Texas Match the Promise Foundation℠ encourages families to save for college ...

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