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April 17, 2015                                               Download New Submission Format [.doc] [.pdf]

Looking for a student with a passion for helping the Huntsville community!

Application Deadline: April 20

The Center for Community Engagement is offering a junior, senior, or graduate student an opportunity to create a project (or continue a project in which he/she is already engaged) that will make a significant contribution to the local community. This opportunity, called the Reba Bock Fellows Experience, comes with a $1000 award upon completion of the project. If you are interested in more information, please visit The Center for Community Engagement’s webpage under Reba Bock Fellows Experience – a special initiative.

Contact: Dr. Valerie Sharon (4-1574;

Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced - Main Campus

Beginning – Mon., Apr. 20, 2 – 3 p.m.
             Intermediate – Tues., Apr. 21, 3 – 4 p.m.
             Advanced – Mon., Apr. 20, 3 – 4 p.m.
Where: CHSS, PACE Conference Room

The Beginning group will continue with Lecture 7: Dynamic Lecturing.  The Intermediate Group will continue with Lecture 12:  Engaging the Discussion, Part 2. The Advanced group will continue with Lecture 18: Exam, Evaluation, and Feedback. Please come to any session that fits your schedule. Light refreshments are served before and after each session. Register through Talent Management or contact PACE ( or x4-2688) for assistance.  Please see flyers for additional information.

Contact: Marsha Harman (936-294-2688;
Download: Beginning; Intermediate; Advanced


The Sexual Assault Awareness Committee at SHSU is hosting a series of events in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Ignite the Night March and Rally Against Sexual Violence

When: Wednesday, Apr. 22, 6 p.m.
Where: Old Main Pit

Contact: Beth Kuhles (4-4425;


The College of Criminal Justice is looking for enthusiastic and involved students to serve as ambassadors for our College at events at the Criminal Justice Center. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

Contact: Kalyn Cavazos (4-1681;
Download: Application


This year, the College of Criminal Justice at SHSU celebrates 50 years of service. As one of the oldest and largest criminal justice programs in the country, the College sets the stage for education, research and practice in such diverse fields as law enforcement, corrections, victim services, forensics and security. Here is the list of events planned to celebrate the milestone!

Sundial Ceremony – honoring Criminal Justice alumni who lost their lives in the line of duty
When: Thursday, Apr. 23, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Criminal Justice Center Flagpole

Honors Convocation scholarship awards will be presented to academically gifted Criminal Justice students
Thursday, Apr. 23, 7 p.m.
Where: Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

Building a Criminal Justice Knowledge Base Beto Chair Lecture with Dr. Michael G. Maxfield, professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and symposia featuring the world-renowned faculty at the College of Criminal Justice discussing past, present, and future of the criminal justice field. The presentations will be available live at
When: Friday, Apr. 24, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

50th Anniversary Gala a formal event highlighting five decades of success
When: Friday, Apr. 24, 6 p.m. Cocktail Hour
                                  7 p.m. Dinner
Where: George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center Lobby
             LSC Ballroom (registration required)

Scholarship Golf Tournament
Saturday, Apr. 25, 7:30 a.m. Registration
                                      9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Where: Raven Next Golf Club (registration required)

CJ Barbecue
When: Saturday, Apr. 25, 11 a.m. 3 p.m.
Where: Raven Next Golf Club

Contact: Beth Kuhles (4-4425;

Exclusive Preview Luncheon Invitation for the 2015-2016 SHSU Common Reader – Join Marsha Harman to infuse intellectual vitality into your fall and spring classes

When: Friday, April 24, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Where: LSC 320

Student Success Initiatives and PACE invites faculty, staff, and administrators interested in learning about incorporating the new 2015-2016 common reader, Enrique’s Journey, by Sonia Nazario, into their programs to attend the annual Exclusive Preview luncheon.  There will be a complimentary lunch, a complimentary book, and an introduction to curriculum ideas to infuse book themes into your classes. To reserve your place, please RSVP to Student Success Initiatives at or 4-2227) as soon as possible as space is limited.

Contact: Kimberly Johnson (4-2227;
Download: Invitation


When: Friday-Sunday, May 1-3
Where: Sam Houston Memorial Museum

Volunteers are needed across the 15-acre grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum when we host the General Sam Houston Folk Festival. You’re invited to support this annual community event highlighting history, education, music, and fun! Volunteers receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last) and enjoy free admission to the Festival after their shifts. Not familiar with the Folk Festival? Check us out on Facebook. Then register online, or call for more details.

Contact: Erin Cassidy (4-4567;


When: Friday, May 1, Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Where: CJC A240

The last workshop for this academic year will be in May. Completing the Faculty Information Form (FIF) and Interpreting Results are addressed in the workshop. If you are unhappy with your teaching scores, this workshop is for you. To register, go to Talent Management or contact PACE ( or x4-2688). Participants are limited to eight so that each can receive individual attention if desired.  Lunch is served at noon.

Contact: Marsha Harman (936-294-2688;
Download: Flyer


When: Saturday, May 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
CHSS Building, Room 190

Free childcare for students with children ages 6 months to 12 years of age.  This is a great opportunity to be able to study before your finals knowing that your children are being cared for.

Contact: Sarah Routt (
              Margaret Ferguson (4-4361;
Download: Flyer

13th Annual Writing-in-the-Disciplines Faculty Seminar

When: May 11-14; Sessions run as follows:
            Mon 12-3:30; Tues-Wed 9-3:30; Thurs 9-1
The Woodlands Campus, 4th floor conference area

Come to a relaxed 4-day workshop to learn how writing can be used as a tool to increase student engagement and manage requirements for writing intensive courses. The seminar is open to tenured, tenure-track, and adjunct faculty, but space is limited to 15 participants. Participants must commit to the entire week. Lunch is provided each day and participants will receive a stipend.

Contact: Carroll Nardone (4-1472;
               Sheryl Murphy-Manley (4-4990;
Download: Flyer

Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

April 25
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact: Dr. Maria Holmes

Cathi Gillette
Assistant to the Vice Provost


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