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Dan Rather ScholarshipCBS established an endowed scholarship in Dan Rather’s name.

Humanitarian AwardHumanitarian Award presented to Thai Prime Minister, an SHSU alumni.

Mrs. Fields“Mrs. Fields, the Cookie Queen,” speaks at SHSU.

Writing CenterA writing center was established at SHSU.

Texas Monthly AdAn ad about SHSU appeared in Texas Monthly. It shows pictures of Austin Hall, the Sam Houston statue on Interstate 45, and the Houston skyline.

Clive SwansbourneClive Swansbourne, director of keyboard studies at SHSU, performed all of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas in a single series.

South Korean Ministry of JusticeThe SHSU Criminal Justice Center was the site of an official welcoming ceremony for 10 correctional delegates from the South Korean Ministry of Justice.

Story of Matthew ShepardActors portray the beginning of the story of Matthew Shepard, a victim of a hate crime in Laramie, Wyoming.

Indian NiteStudents shared Indian heritage at “Indian Nite.”

Polish National PoliceThe Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) welcomed commanders from the Polish National Police, who undertook a management course, “Preparing Leaders to Police Communities.”

National FinalsA “cowboy” student from Sam qualifies for National Finals.

Mayor Lee BrownMayor Lee Brown of Houston speaks at fall graduation ceremonies.

Counting CrowsThe band “Counting Crows” kicks off the school year by performing in the Johnson Coliseum.

LEMIT BuildingRibbon cutting ceremonies highlight opening of new LEMIT building.

Internet AccessInternet access increases for students.

Beverly SillsBeverly Sills, one of the most beloved and respected American opera sopranos, was the guest speaker at SHSU’s 2001 Distinguished Lecturer Series.

Emily HoytEmily Hoyt, an SHSU student, appeared with her mom on CBS’s reality game show The Amazing Race.

Astronaut John YoungAstronaut John Young was one of SHSU’s Distinguished Lecturers.

International AgreementSHSU signed an international agreement with a Chinese company (Sichuan Dipont Visa Information Services Co. Ltd.) to establish policy and procedures for Chinese students to attend the university’s courses and programs.

SHSU BillboardSHSU billboard on Interstate 45. “All Roads Lead to Sam Houston State University.”

SHSU AdvertisedSHSU advertised in the premiere edition of the Houston Texans yearbook.

SHSU Jazz EnsembleThe SHSU Jazz Ensemble was selected to perform at the Texas Educators Association’s convention in San Antonio for the first time since 1978. Only one jazz ensemble is invited to perform each year.

Poker Walk TwoTeam members having fun at Poker Walk Two.

2006 Homecoming King and QueenJunior radio/television major Willie Dean and senior finance major Heather Hardee were named SHSU's 2006 Homecoming king and queen on Saturday afternoon during the football game versus Nicholls State, which the Bearkats won 37-7.
Homecoming 2006

Tuition DrawingSHSU Alumni Association Holds First Tuition Drawing
Fall 2006

$50 Million Capital CampaignSHSU Kicks Off $50 Million Capital Campaign

Bearkat PlazaBearkat Plaza Opens
November 2007

Pink OutSHSU to "Pink Out" for Breast Cancer Awareness

Picasso ProjectPicasso Project Receives Five Millionth Visitor
Fall 2008

Dan Rather RecognizedDan Rather Recognized for Contribution to SHSU
Fall 2008

Hurricane VolunteersSHSU Recognizes Hurricane Volunteers
Fall 2008

CHSS Grand OpeningGrand Opening of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences Building
March 2009

Centennial CelebrationAgricultural and Industrial Sciences' Centennial Celebration
Fall 2009

Marcus LuttrellMarcus Luttrell Discusses Life as 'Lone Survivor'
Fall 2009

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