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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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Mona Cockerham of SHSU School of Nursing, Honored as ‘Top 20 Outstanding Nurse’

The Sam Houston State University School of Nursing faculty believes nurses promote safe, caring and healing environments that influence the health and wellness of individuals, families and communities. Mona Cockerham, clinical assistant professor for School of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences at SHSU, is being honored as one ...

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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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Jim McIngvale to Speak at SHSU

by SHSU staff Sam Houston State University offers a unique opportunity to hear from an esteemed entrepreneur whose commitment to the Houston area community has made him known as a “hometown hero.” The university’s Entrepreneurship Program hosts Jim McIngvale as the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence to share his story with the Huntsville ...

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SHSU Alumni and Friends “Support” Another Successful Fundraising Year

More than 11,000 alumni, parents and friends demonstrated their commitment to Sam Houston State University with gifts and pledges totaling $21.5 million in the 2017-18 fiscal year. “We are grateful to have a strong base of committed supporters who understand the importance of giving,” President Dana Hoyt said. “They proudly do so ...

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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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String Festival Celebrates Diverse Works and Musicians

By Emily Binetti, SHSU Media Services Comprised of four concerts in four days with internationally recognized artists and faculty, the Sam Houston State University School of Music presents the annual Festival of Strings from Oct. 5 – 8. Open to the public, the festival will feature concerts by renowned artists, ...

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SHSU Receives Top Ranking For Online Master’s Degree Programs

By Hannah Haney, SHSU Media Sam Houston State University was ranked No. 1 out of the top 65 online schools for master’s degrees according to a report by Best College Reviews. The study was conducted because of recent trends with colleges and universities offering their master’s degree programs via distance ...

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Journalism Icon To Speak at SHSU Common Reader Event

Legendary Texas-born journalist, author and distinguished Sam Houston State University alumnus Dan Rather will serve as the keynote guest speaker for the university’s SHSU Common Reader Program finale event on Oct. 11.  The program will be held at 2 p.m. in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert ...

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