Office of Alumni Relations

  • John R. Ragsdale Visitor and Alumni Center

    John R. Ragsdale Visitor and Alumni Center

  • Alumni Tailgating in Bearkat Alley

    Alumni Tailgating in Bearkat Alley

  • Life member plaques presented during the annual Life Member Celebration

    Life member plaques presented during the annual Life Member Celebration

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Catch a ride with us to Battle of the Piney Woods!

Saturday, November 1st

Bus will leave the Chemistry & Forensic Science building parking lot at 10:30AM

To reserve your seat on our charter bus, click here!

Incarnate Word

Pre-Game Tailgate Party @ Incarnate Word

For more information click here!


Alumni Night at the Hobby Center featuring show: Dirty Dancing

For more information click here!

SHSU vs. HBU Pre-Game Tailgate Party
Saturday, November 15, 2014
12:00 - 2:00PM
590 Meyerland Plaza
Houston, Texas 77096

For more information and to purchase your reservation, click here!


As the official travel program of the SHSU Alumni Association, the Traveling Bearkats provides SHSU Alumni and their friends and families the security of traveling in a group and the camaraderie of fellow alumni who have a desire to see the world.

We have two trips planned, the annual New York Alumni & Friends Trip in December 2014 and the Shades of Ireland Trip in 2015

See details below.  



Join the Traveling Bearkats on a trip in 2015!


 April 26 - May 5, 2015

For more information and details for Ireland visit:


August 14 - August 20, 2015

Travel details


Quote For Scholarship Program

Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship Link


Congratulations to the 2013 Tuition Drawing winner Laurie Grawl.



2014/15 Campus parking tags are now available. 

To obtain your tag, please send an email to with the following information: 

Name, Life member ID#, mailing address, make, model and License tag #



Enter Class Notes


Life Endowed Members
D. Sam Bain '56
Charles W. Jones, III '81
Becky Spelce '93
Barbara N. Bright '61
Curtis Karr '90
* Janelle A. Paris '46
Justin Burnett '02
Ronald P. Koska '61
Dan I. Rather '53
James D. Carey '61
Kyle Lehne '94
Martee Rush '05
Terry M. Carlton '60
Susan S. Lenamon '73
Don A. Sanders '58
Bobby L. Davis '69
Dianne MacKenzie '60
Reuben C. Tamez '90, '94
Jim P. Ferris '69
* Ronald P. Mafrige '60
Bonnie Thorne '60
W. Allen Gage '61
Randall R. Martell '78
Laverne Warner '62, '69
Joe L. Haney '55
Tommy Metcalf '71
Carol Hail Weller '69
Major Harper-Terry '03
Robert D. Young Jr. '13

Joint Life Endowed Members
William "Bill" '88 & Kerri D. Byler
Walter '79 and Jan Fitzgerald
James F. '65 & Nancy Gaertner
Russell D. '72 and Glenda J. '73, '77 Gordy
John M. '75 and * Nancy '79 Hoyt
R. Dean '67 and Betty A. '67 Lewis
Randy '74 and Patricia '74 Pollard
John R. '59 & Judith A. Ragsdale
Dan E. '65, '67 & Marian M. Spence
* Deceased
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