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August 17, 2018                                              Download New Submission Format [.doc] [.pdf]

The Food Pantry is Open: Summer Distributions

When: Monday, August 13, 10 a.m.  4 p.m.
Where: AB-III, Room 113

To receive food, students must fill out the food request form using the “Food Pantry” link in the “Students” tab in My Sam.  Requests must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on the day before each distribution.  Walk-in requests will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.


2018 Faculty & Staff Meeting

When: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2 p.m.
Where: James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center
             Payne Concert Hall

A ceremony honoring faculty & staff service award recipients followed by a University update from President Hoyt.

Contact: Jessica Gillette (4-1011;  

LGBTQIA* Faculty & Staff Network Welcome Back Social

When: Monday, Aug 20, 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: Margarita’s Restaurant
              630 N. Fwy Service Road, Huntsville

The SHSU LGBTQI* Faculty & Staff Network invite members of the LGBTQIA* community to a welcome back social. Come meet other LGBTQIA* Faculty and Staff members, network with others, learn about Network plans for the 2018-19 academic year, and volunteer to get involved.

Contact: RSVP to Paul Eaton (
                or LGBTQI FSN (

SHSU Common Reader Scholarships and Events
What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism, by Dan Rather

When: Fall 2018
Where: Huntsville Campus

Students, please read the new SHSU Common Reader and participate in fall scholarships and events.  Deadlines for most scholarships are October 1, 2018.  Copies of the book are available in the Student Success Initiatives office in ABIV 202.

Contact: Kimberly Johnson (Ext. 4-2227;

Faculty Resources for 2018-2019 SHSU Common Reader
What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism, by Dan Rather

When: Fall 2018
Where: Huntsville Campus

Please consider including the SHSU Common Reader curriculum, library resources, events, and scholarships when preparing for your fall classes. 

Faculty Resources:
    Curriculum Guide
    Library Guide

Contact: Kimberly Johnson (Ext. 4-2227;  

Faculty Volunteers Needed: Fall Diversity Reader

When: Thursday, Oct 18, 4 – 6 p.m.
Where: TBA

The campus-wide Diversity Reader for Fall 2018 is Moustafa Bayoumi’s How does it feel to be a problem: Being young and Arab in America. We are seeking faculty and graduate student volunteers to serve as facilitators for the campus-wide discussion with the author. If you would like to volunteer, please e-mail Dr. Eaton or Dr. Bouamer by September 15.

Contact: Paul Eaton (
                Siham Bouamer (

ASAT@SHSU 2018 Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: October 15
When: November 8-10
Where: Walker Education Center

The American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) is now accepting individual and panel proposals that address the conference title "'Tell All the Truth, But Tell It Slant': Reading Between the Lines of the American Narrative."

Contact: Barbara Miles, ASAT President
Downloads: Keynote Speaker;
 Proposal Submission Information

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

Application Deadline: March 15

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   
Like us on Facebook:  #SHSUDevEd

Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

New Student Convocation

Sunday, August 19, 3 p.m.
Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

Contact:; 4-3422
Download: Website

ASAT@SHSU 2018 Conference

November 8-10
Walker Education Center

Cathi Gillette
Executive Assistant to the Provost


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