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

Join Now Benefits Travel SHSU Ring Event RSVP


Lamar Invite


Friday, October 10, 2014

Reception 6:00PM

Dinner & Program 7:00PM

Black Alumni Invite


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 us in 2015 for our Shades of Ireland Trip!

April 26 - May 5, 2015

For more information and 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
Carol Hail Weller '69
Joe L. Haney '55
Tommy Metcalf '71
Robert D. Young Jr. '13
Major Harper-Terry '03

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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