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Every day, the faculty, staff, and students of SHSU truly live up to the university's motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service" and proudly carry on the legacy of our namesake and Texas' greatest hero, General Sam Houston.
Seeking Common Ground Through Language
Sometimes doing what you love can have outcomes that you never would have expected. Nevertheless, you become so passionate about that one thing that you will not let anything or anyone stand in your way. All you care about is the journey that the passion takes you on and what lies up ahead.
Senior Music Student Takes First In International Competition
Recently, Bordelon was awarded first place in his age group in an online competition hosted in honor of composer Frederic Chopin’s 207th birthday. Bordelon submitted a video performance of a marimba transcription of one of the Chopin preludes, which he recorded last semester for his senior recital.
Love Of Teaching Makes Music Professor 'Excellent'
For Sheryl Murphy-Manley, professor of music at Sam Houston State University, the quote from one of her favorite composers can be applied to her life. But the instrument that she touched was that of teaching, and soon after, it began to play its sweet melody.
CJ Alum Fights In Battle Against Zika Virus
After enlisting in the U.S. Army following his graduation from Sam Houston State University in 2013, Christopher Springer’s first assignment in the military was to help develop a vaccine against Zika, a mosquito-borne virus linked to microcephaly and other brain malformation in fetuses and Guillain-Barré syndrome in adults.