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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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Huntsville National Night Out Kicking off September 25

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) is kicking off 2018 National Night Out-related events in a unique fashion this year, by joining forces with the SHSU Police Department (UPD) at the fifth annual Kats Safety Bash. By expanding the scope of the events, HPD Senior Officer Ryann Kaaa-Bauer said law enforcement will have ...

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SHSU Named ‘2018 Great College To Work For’

by SHSU staff Sam Houston State University is known as a “Great Name in Texas Education” but it is also consistently named a great college to work for, according to the newest survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, one of the nation’s most recognized source of news about colleges ...

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Sam Houston State University’s Proposed College of Medicine Moves Forward In Accreditation Process

by SHSU staff Sam Houston State University has reached a key milestone in the mission to support the state’s rural healthcare needs. On Tuesday, Aug. 14, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) approved SHSU’s doctorate in osteopathic medicine, bringing the university one step closer to helping millions living in ...

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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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Raven Nest Ranked Among State’s Best Golf Courses

By Wes Hamilton While this newest ranking will come as no surprise to locals, recognition continues to spread statewide for Sam Houston State University’s Raven Nest golf course, which was recently recognized in the Top 25 Economy Courses in Texas by The Dallas Morning News. The Bearkats home course was ...

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“The Story of the Sam Houston Chickens” to be Published

Sam Houston Memorial Museum to highlight book created by SHSU students by Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University students have written and illustrated a children’s book about the chickens who frequently visit the University’s campus.  Published by Bright Sky Press, the book will roll out with a signing event on May ...

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SHSU: Daughter Of Fallen Officer Honored Before Graduation

by Hannah Haney Members of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office acted above and beyond the call of duty when they rallied together to honor the family of a fallen police officer. Sam Houston State University senior Chelsea Dennis lost her father in the line of duty in 2001, but through ...

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