April 25-26, 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014

1:00 PM
Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting
6:30 PM
Samuel Houston Society Dinner Reception
7:00 PM

Samuel Houston Society Dinner
(Please contact the Office of University Advancement directly at 294-2402 to register for the SHS Dinner) 

• Hotel Rooms have been reserved at the University Hotel 291-2451

Saturday, April 26, 2014

9:00 AM
Founders Day Registration begins (Smith-Hustson Business Building)
9:50 AM
Move to Panel Discussions (SHB)
10:00 AM
Panel Discussions (2 classes)
* Panel Discussion I – Building Bridges Between Town and Gown - SHB 134
* Panel Discussion II – Preparing SHSU Students For the Workforce - SHB 138
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Panel Discussions (2 classes)
* Panel Discussion III – How SHSU Is Serving the Needs of the State - SHB 138
* Panel Discussion IV – SHSU Arts and Media: Locally, Globally - SHB 134
12:45 PM
Panel Discussions End…move to lunch
1:00 PM
Lunch (Peabody Memorial Library)
• Welcome, President Dr. Dana G. Hoyt
• Keynote Speaker, Mr. Mac Woodward (SHSU: Then and Now)
2:30 PM
Lunch Ends…move to tree dedication ceremony
2:45 PM
Tree Dedication Ceremony
3:00 PM
Founders Day Ends


Optional Activities:
*Host campus tours using Visitor Center
Host tours of museum grounds


When: April 18, 2015

Where: Smith-Hutson Business Building
Huntsville, TX 77341

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