Center for Community Engagement

Students reinact disater relief efforts during Mass Casualty Simulation

Mass Casualty Simulation

SHSU Departments of Nursing, Kinesiology, and Security Studies held a joint event regarding a mass casualty simulation giving students the opportunity to participate in real life scenarios within their respective fields of study.

SHSU student volunteers build planter beds at the Bearkat Community Gardens located behind DC Holleman Field

Bearkat Community Gardens

SHSU student volunteers build planter beds at the Bearkat Community Gardens located behind DC Holleman Field. The gardens help members of the community, the environment, and strive to make a difference in the world. Volunteer today!

SHSU Department of Dance students perform various dance styles influenced by cultures from all over the world at the second annual

A Celebration of Cultural Diversity Fair

SHSU Department of Dance students perform various dance styles influenced by cultures from all over the world at the second annual "A Celebration of Cultural Diversity Fair" at Samuel Walker Houston Elementary School.

Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, associate professor of history at SHSH, teaches a lesson on civil rights in the local Huntsville community to 7th graders at Mance Park Middle School during the Believe In Possibilities: 7th Grade Initiative

Believe In Possibilities: 7th Grade Initiative

Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, associate professor of history at SHSH, teaches a lesson on civil rights in the local Huntsville community to 7th graders at Mance Park Middle School during the Believe In Possibilities: 7th Grade Initiative.

SHSU Department of Forensic Science students from Dr. Patrick Buzzini's classes teach a lesson to high school students interested in pursuing careers in criminal justice allowing them to get first hand experience

Forensic Science: Academic Community Engagement

SHSU Department of Forensic Science students from Dr. Patrick Buzzini's classes teach a lesson to high school students interested in pursuing careers in criminal justice allowing them to get first hand experience using materials and equipment by professionals in the field.

Quilts created by Professor Catherine Blumenkamp's FACS 1330 ACE class are displayed during a showing on the SHSU campus. These quilts were designed to improve the lives of young children who access Huntsville Head Start for early childhood education

Airing of the "Scrappy" Quilts

Quilts created by Professor Catherine Blumenkamp's FACS 1330 ACE class are displayed during a showing on the SHSU campus. These quilts were designed to improve the lives of young children who access Huntsville Head Start for early childhood education.

SHSU Motto:

"The Measure of a Life is its Service.”

It is the goal of Sam Houston State University to encourage students to live out and embody the motto. To serve is to be engaged, locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.

SHSU students, faculty, and staff are engaged in communities in many ways.

BE PART OF OUR MISSION:

The Center for Community Engagement builds reciprocal COMMUNITY/CAMPUS relationships to meet community needs, enhance the experiential learning of students, and improve the quality of life.

The CCE establishes partnerships with nonprofits, businesses, schools, and organizations to maximize the resources that are available to solve crucial challenges in our community and make the lives of those impacted better.

CONTACT US:

Center for Community Engagement
Box 2193
Huntsville, TX 77341-2193

Office: CHSS223
E-mail: cce@shsu.edu
Phone: (936) 294-4559
Fax: (936) 294-4424

OUR VISION:

Sam Houston State University is committed to being an exemplary model of an ENGAGED CAMPUS through strong collaborative partnerships with local, national, and global communities.

            Academic Community Engagement at SHSU

BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN COMMUNITY AND UNIVERSITY