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Toy Drive Flyer (2016)
Sam Houston State University 9th Annual Toy Drive & Distribution Event

The 9th Annual Sam Houston State University Toy Drive and Distribution Event, sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology and the College of Health Sciences, benefitting Texas Children's Hospital is underway.

This year, select students, faculty, and staff will be delivering and distributing toys to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston on Wednesday December 7, 2016.  If you would like to be a part of this year's toy drive, you may do so by donating a new unwrapped toy or making a secure online donation through the university by clicking the following link:

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Alumna 'Markets' Quality In Food Service, Nutrition At SHSU, Beyond

“I believe nutrition is the key of life. Every cure can be found in food. Food is medicine. That’s why I choose to do what I do.” Those are the words that Annlyn Whaley, Sam Houston State University alumna and former SHSU Aramark food production manager, has lived by since her love for food began when she was a child.

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Nursing, Athletic Training Students Team Up For Disaster Training

Understanding the importance of critical care and inter-professional education, the SHSU School of Nursing and athletic training program teamed up to simulate five emergency situations during which students would have to work together to treat patients.

The five different situations at the training simulation included the results of a tornado; a bull that had gotten loose at a rodeo; a rodeo competitor who had been thrown from a bull; a mom who crashed her bicycle outside a school without a helmet, resulting in a severe head injury; and people who had heat illnesses at a marathon.

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