An Advantage for Alumni Members—Sam Houston State University Alumni Assoc.
Founders Day, April 26th
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An Advantage for Alumni Members—Sam Houston State University Alumni Assoc.

Volume 7 Issue 3   April 2014


Founders Day // April 26

A Historic Event. A New Tradition.
Be the First to Celebrate 

Founder’s Day 

Saturday, April 26, 2014 

• Reconnect with old friends & faculty 
• Interact with noted SHSU experts 
• Enjoy a luncheon in the historic Peabody Library 
• Participate in a unique dedication ceremony that will “grow” this new tradition

Contact the Alumni Association for more information by emailing or calling 800.283.7478


Complete details along with registration information
and the activities schedule can be found at

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Your Diploma Deserves to be Preserved
In an official SHSU Diploma frame
Diploma Frame

These diploma frames have been custom created for your SHSU Alumni Association. They meet Library of Congress standards for document preservation. All mats are acid free ultra suede, the glazing is Acrylite acrylic, which filters more UV rays than glass. Woods used are non-endangered species and are from manufacturers that participate in global Re-leaf programs. Show your SHSU pride, support your SHSU Alumni Association and display your achievement proudly in a quality diploma frame.

Purchase online at

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SHSU Night with the Houston Rockets! // April 12
Houston Rockets vs New Orleans 


Come watch as the Houston Rockets take on the
New Orleans Pelicans for the last weekend game
of the regular season! Everyone who purchases
through the below link will get to shoot a free
throw on the Houston Rockets home court
after the game!

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Rockets vs. Pelicans
7PM @ Toyota Center


Order Your Tickets by March 20th!

Children under 36 inches have free
admission on parents lap.

To Order Online:
Promotion code: SHSU, Dunk,
Sam, or Kats

*All tickets subject to availability and price changes.
* Group Prices only available through the Houston Rockets Group Sales office.
*Tickets ordered less than 10 business days before game will be held in Will Call.

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SHSU Alumni Association to host reception at Keels and Wheels Event in Seabrook, TX – Saturday, May 3rd
Keels and Wheels

The SHSU Alumni Association will host a reception for alumni and friends on Saturday, May 3rd during the 19th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’ Elegance event. Keels & Wheels is the nation’s largest display of Classic Automobiles and Vintage Wooden Boats.

The event and the reception will take place at the Lakewood Yacht Club, 2425 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, TX (complimentary off-site parking and shuttle service is available). Show hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Alumni Reception will begin at 3:00 PM.

Please purchase your admission to both events online at or by calling 800.283.7478. Tickets prices for both the admission into Keels & Wheels and to the Alumni reception are $35.00 per person for advance purchase and $45 per person at the door.

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Upcoming Alumni Events/Activities:

  • April 4 – Official Ring Ceremony (Johnson Coliseum, SHSU Campus)
  • April 26 – Founder’s Day (SHSU Campus)
  • April 7 – Walker County Alumni Club mtg (Raven Nest Golf Course)
  • April 8 – Student Alumni Association year end banquet
  • April 23 – Tomball, TX Alumni Club Social
  • April 25 – Samuel Houston Society Dinner
  • April 29 – Waco Alumni & Friends Club “pre-game spirit rally” @ George’s Restaurant – SHSU vs. Baylor (baseball)
  • May 9 – SHSU Commencement
  • May 10 – SHSU Commencement

For a complete listing of alumni events and club activities go to the alumni website,


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