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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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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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