A number of significant changes relating to parking are coming this fall, all with the intent of making the parking experience more positive for those who bring their vehicles to campus during peak operating hours. Details. —Photo by Brian Blalock

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SHSU Update

For Month of July




Conference To Address Teaching, Learning TLC16Light100

The all-day, Professional and Academic Center for Excellence-hosted Teaching and Learning Conference delves into the scholarly activity of teaching and how it may be improved by continuous assessment, according to PACE director Todd Primm. The preferred registration date for faculty, adjuncts and teaching assistants is Aug. 3. Details

Play To Highlight Drama, Humor Of White House RuffledFlourishes100

Philip G. Warner Endowed Chair Peter Roussel's stage adaptation of his seriocomic novel, “Ruffled Flourishes,” will debut on Saturday (Aug. 27) in two performances in the University Theatre Center's Showcase Theatre. Details

Woodlands Leaders To Speak At August Graduation Cathy Nash

Two The Woodlands-area leaders in banking and health care will make a short trip on Aug. 5 to address Sam Houston State University’s almost 960 graduates in a ceremony that will be unique for Bearkats in two ways—timing and location. Details

College Receives NCATE Accreditation Renewal TE-NCATE-DOE

The Sam Houston State University College of Education’s accreditation was recently renewed for seven years, through the fall 2022 semester, through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education standards. Details.



Dance Profs To 'Light Up' Stage With 'Alluring' Concert Supernova100

Two Sam Houston State University professors and their NobleMotion Dance company will “light up” the stage, presenting two nights of “jaw-dropping” and “imaginative” programming at the Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall. Details.



Study Leads To Changes In Un-Submitted Assault Kits WilliamWells400

A recent National Institute of Justice-funded project by faculty in the Sam Houston State University Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology reported that criminal justice agencies need to be prepared to follow up on sexual assault cases with a victim-centered approach in order to improve responses to these crimes in their communities. Details

Hendrickson Appointed Grad Studies Dean Hendrickson450

The filling of the dean of Graduate Studies position and the vacancy of the provost position have led to some administrative changes at Sam Houston State University. Details

Museum To Exhibit Mexican Art, Culture radiocovarrubius100

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will present “Miguel Covarrubias: Caricaturista,” an exhibition created in cooperation with the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin and Humanities Texas, June 7 until July 31 in the Katy and E. Don Walker Sr. Education Center Exhibit Gallery. Details.



Staff Recognized For Job Excellence Staff Excellence Bluth and Baker

The 2016 Staff Excellence Award winners include Kay Angrove, Deanna Briones, Staci Baker, and Stephanie Bluth, who received 26 nominations from their peers recognizing their outstanding abilities, efficiency, motivation, innovation, and contribution to SHSU's students.  Details.  

Museum To Participate In Blue Star Museums Program mus100

For the sixth year, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum is joining more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission throughout the summer to military personnel and their families in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense. Details.





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