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Scout Saturday at SAM
Saturday, April 6 from 7a-5p

Do you need service hours? Sam Houston State University is hosting the annual Scout Saturday at SAM . Scouts will be able to attend sessions to earn special interest badges. We need former Boy Scouts, preferably Eagle Scouts, and former Girl Scouts, preferably who earned a Gold Award, to volunteer to help faculty and Scouts. Faculty and staff will teach the badge sessions and SHSU student volunteers who were former Scouts will be facilitators to help in the classrooms and will be responsible for the safety of scouts while on campus throughout the day. If you are interested in volunteering to help make this day memorable for Scouts please contact Chris Arcos at or 936-294-2710 as soon as possible. This is a great service opportunity.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
Monday, April 7, 2p-3:30p
Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. The presentation will be live in TWC 110 and available online at

To raise awareness about National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, three organizations on campus will host a panel discussion by victims and advocates, including Victim Advocate Stephanie Frogge; SHSU Student Justin Lopez, who founded “Angie’s Awareness Angels” after losing his mother to domestic violence; and Bill DeSpain, whose son Justin, a CJ student, was killed by a drunk driver.

Rockets Night
Saturday, April 12 at 7p at Houston’s Toyota Center

Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join in on the fun as the Rockets take on the New Orleans Pelicans at 7 p.m. that Saturday for the last weekend game of the regular season. Students attending the game will receive a pregame meal, sponsored by Student Activities, at the Lake House Restaurant located at Discovery Green near Toyota Center. There are a limited number of spaces available.

Tickets can be purchased online at with one of the following codes: SAM, SHSU, KATS or DUNK.

TEDxSHSU-How to make stress your friend
Wednesday April 16 from 3:30p-4:30p in LSC 302

TEDxSHSU is an interactive video discussion series for students who are interested in new ideas related to leadership. For more information about this event, please contact Nayeli Lopez in the Center for Leadership & Service at or call 936-294-1633

Good Friday- Holiday for Students and Faculty
Friday, April 18

REAL TALK w/CJ: Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert Garmon
Thursday, April 17, 10 a.m. in the Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom
The presentation is available live in TWC 110 or at

Alumnus Robert Garmon (’05) will share experiences from his life as a Deputy U.S. Marshal searching for dangerous fugitives as a member of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, transporting federal prisoners across the country, and processing civil actions to seize goods used in criminal activities. He will also provide tips on how to get a federal job in criminal justice. The presentation is available live in TWC 110 or at

NABCJ Mini Conference
Tuesday, April 22 from 4p-7p in the Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice is hosting a mini conference called “Breaking Out of Your Shell” and all students are invited to attend. It will feature CJ Career Counselor Vanessa Richard; Dr. Howard Henderson of the College of Criminal Justice; Derek Henderson of the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center; and Terri McGee of the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department.

Contact: Ms. Beth Kuhles, (936-294-4425;

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