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December 9, 2016                                               Download New Submission Format [.doc] [.pdf]


When: December 9-10, 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. & 9 p.m.
Where: Wynne Home

Presented by Nicolay Dance Works, audiences will move throughout the historic Wynne Home from room to room and even outdoors on the grounds of the arts center, experiencing in the magical world of music and dance in the Nutcracker story, from helping to trim the Stahlbaum family tree to witnessing the climactic battle of the Mouse King and Nutcracker. There are four performances each evening. Tickets can be purchased online at

Contact: Dana Nicolay (

Spring 2017 SHSU Common Reader Books, Scholarships, and Events for An Astronauts Guide to Life on Earth
by Col. Chris Hadfield

When:   Spring 2017
Where:  SHSU Huntsville Campus

If you are interested in participating in the spring Common Reader program you can: (a) order free books for your students, (b) co-host an event or activity, (c) co-sponsor a contest or scholarship, or (d) participate with your students in a service project related to themes in the book.  Please contact Falasha Spruiell by Friday, January 6, 2017, if interested. We look forward to working with you for extraordinary results!

Contact: Falasha Spruiell (4-3422;
Downloads: fye-events; fye-contest

Doctorate of Education in Developmental Education Administration (Ed.D.) now accepting applications through Apply Texas

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

The Doctor of Education in Developmental Education Administration is a fully online interdisciplinary doctoral program designed to prepare educators to develop and administer programs for underprepared community college and university students in math, reading, and/or writing.  Cohorts begin each summer.

Contact: Dr. Patrick Saxon;
                Brenda Rusk (4-1109;
                Educational Leadership Office 4-1147
Download: Website
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10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2017

All undergraduates are invited to present research at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) being held in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences on Saturday, April 29, 2017. This conference allows students to put forward current or ongoing research in a professional environment, and three scholarships in the amount of $500 will go to best overall oral-media presentation, best overall research poster, and best overall Honors research. For more information, please visit the URS website via the Fast Links menu on the SHSU home page.

Contact: Dr. Tracy E. Bilsing (4-1477;

Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

December Commencement Schedule

Friday, Dec 9, 9:30 a.m.
College of Criminal Justice
College of Fine Arts & Mass

Friday, Dec 9, 2:30 p.m.
College of Health Sciences
College of Science & Engineering

Saturday, December 10, 9:30 a.m.
College of Business Administration

Saturday, December 10, 2:30 p.m.
College of Education
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

New Research Series for Undergraduates:
ProfSpeak 2016-2017

Spring 2017
Wednesday, Jan 25, 4-5:30, EV 105
Dr. Hannah Gerber (Education)
Not so Frivolous: What Videogames
Can Teach Us About Learning

Wednesday, Feb 8, 4-5:30, EV 105
Dr. Victoria Lantz (Theatre)
Robinson Crusoe’s Island?: Tourism, Erasure, and Heritage in Tobago

Wednesday, Mar 8, 4:00-5:30, EV 105
Dr. Ervin Malakaj (Foreign Languages)
Post-68 Nostalgia and the Personal Labor of Women in Helma Sanders-Brahms’ Under the Pavement Lies the Strand

Contact: Dr. Kimberly Bell
Download: Description of Presentations

Cathi Gillette
Assistant to the Vice Provost


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