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SHSU Walker County Alumni & Friends Club Hosts Scholarship Fundraising Dinner

The Walker County Alumni and Friends Club of Sam Houston State University will host their sixth annual scholarship fundraising event on Monday, Jan. 28. Everyone in Huntsville and the surrounding Walker County region is invited to attend. With a goal to fund a $100,000 SHSU scholarship endowment, the organization believes ...

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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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Time Earning A Degree Decreases For Sam Houston State University Students

by SHSU staff American undergraduate college degrees historically take four years to complete. However, in recent years, jokes of being on the “five-year plan” have become commonplace. In fact, today, at most public universities only 19 percent of full-time students earn a bachelor’s degree in four years.   While the ...

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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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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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Bucking the Trend: Enrollment Continues to Grow at Sam Houston State University

by SHSU staff Higher education enrollment can be impacted by a number of factors – the economy, demographics, employment, legislation, or even a catastrophic event such as Hurricane Harvey.  Nationally, since 2011, university and college enrollment has dropped close to 9 percent according to the National Student Clearinghouse. While an ...

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SHSU to host 7th Annual “The Mind of a Sport Executive Series” Event

by Carla Clark, SHSU Influencing and monitoring the financial impact of a major sporting event is something Harris County Houston Sports Authority CEO, Janis Burke, knows very well. Burke, who is responsible for overseeing venues such as the Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, and the George R. Brown Convention Center, will ...

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Shakespeare Tragedy to be Presented at SHSU

Shakespeare Tragedy Offers Glimpse Into the Supernatural by SHSU staff Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre presents A Macbeth on Oct. 24-27 with evening performances at 7:30 p.m. and a Saturday matinee performance at 2:00 p.m. This condensed adaption of Shakespeare’s tale is directed by Tom ...

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U.S. Dept. of Education awards $8.9M grant to SHSU

By Brooke Carson, SHSU The College of Education at Sam Houston State University has been awarded a $8.9 million Support Effective Educator Development (SEED) program grant from the U.S. Department of Education to further support their existing 4+1 TEACH program. The grant, the largest in the College of Education’s history, ...

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