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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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Huntsville ISD: 2-Hour Delayed Start

by HISD staff Huntsville ISD will have a 2-hour Delayed Start for school Tuesday, October 16, 2018 due to inclement weather. School start times and Bus pick up times will be 2 hours later than the normal times. Please monitor the school district website and social media posts for necessary updates. Should ...

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Huntsville ISD Earns State’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating

by HISD staff Huntsville Independent School District officials announced that the district received a rating of “A” for “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ School FIRST financial accountability rating system. The  Superior Achievement” rating is the state’s highest, demonstrating the quality of Huntsville ISD’s financial management and reporting system. This is the ...

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SHSU Professor Heading To Hollywood

By: Wes Hamilton Sam Houston State University is headed to Hollywood. Elisa Herrmann, assistant professor of mass communication at SHSU, has been selected to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2018 Faculty Seminar Program. Members of the Television Academy selected just 25 professors from colleges and universities nationwide to participate ...

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Celebrating Its 10th Year, Texas Tuition Promise Fund® Opened for Enrollment Sept. 1

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, turns 10 years old this month. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminds families that open enrollment for the program began Sept. 1 and runs through Feb. 28, 2019. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents and loved ones the ...

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HISD Trustees unanimously approve balanced 2018-2019 budget, and lower tax rate

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today             THE HUNTSVILLE Independent School District will have a balanced budget for the 2018-2019 school year and taxpayers will see the tax rate drop from $1.18 per $100 valuation to $1.175. Total revenues will be $70.6 million offset ...

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Texas Education Association gives Huntsville schools an “F” on new accountability ratings

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today             THE TEXAS EDUCATION Agency released its new, and controversial, report grading Texas school districts and the report cards were mixed for Walker County school districts. The Huntsville Independent School District got an “F.” The New Waverly Independent ...

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