Current Events


Parents Luncheon

Saturday, September 13, 12:00pm, LSC Ballroom
Reservations required

The Honors College welcomes the parents and family members of our Honors students. We take this time to visit with the special people who make attending SHSU possible for our students. This event takes place during Bearkat Family Weekend. For more information on Bearkat Family Weekend, please visit the official website.

Reception for Outstanding Students

Wednesday, October 1, 1:00pm, Peabody Library

The Honors College recognizes students who have achieved academic success in their undergraduate studies. The Honors Student Ambassadors, the Honors Council, and Honors faculty will be on hand to provide valuable information about Honors Courses and Seminars, Academic Scholarships, Undergraduate Research, and additional resources for high-achieving students.

Academically talented freshmen and sophomores in all majors with a 3.4 cumulative GPA, or better, are invited to attend and enjoy refreshments while meeting other outstanding undergrads.  To reserve, and to receive more information, please contact Maria Holmes, Assistant Director, at 294-1477,, or visit the Honors College Office in AB4, Room 201.

Spivey Haunted House

Friday, October 31, 7:00 pm, Spivey House

Celebrate Halloween with fellow Honors student. HSAC transforms the Honors dorm, Spivey House, into an enchanted haunted house. Costumes and candy are welcome.

Honors College Open House

Saturday, November 15, 11:00 am, Olson Auditorium

All students interested in participating in the Honors College are welcome to attend Open House during Saturdays at Sam, and learn more about the Honors College from Honors faculty and Honors Student Ambassadors. Please visit the Visitors Center website for additional information regarding Saturdays@Sam.

Please visit the Visitor's Center page for information regarding Saturdays@Sam.

Mandatory Honors Assembly

Thursday, December 4, 5:00 pm, Olson Auditorium, AB4

Dean Young wraps up the fall semester and introduces our December Honors graduates. If you are unable to attend the mandatory assembly, please notify the Honors College Office.

HSAC General Meeting

Thursday, December 4, 5:30 pm, Olson Auditorium, AB4

Elections will be held (if necessary).

Bowers Medallion Ceremony

Friday, December 12, 5:00 pm, LSC Ballroom
Reservations required

Honors College graduates are recognized in this intimate ceremony. Each graduate receives an Honors Medallion and Stole to wear at commencement.

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The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College

Academic Building IV Suite 201 | Box 2479 | Huntsville, Texas 77341-2479

Phone: (936) 294.1477 | Fax: (936) 294.1090 |

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