Peter Davidhizar, a member of the SHSU Orange Keys, places a rose on the Raven’s Call memorial during the noon ceremony on Friday. The annual Raven’s Call ceremony remembers students, faculty, staff, retired faculty and staff, and alumni who have passed away in the past year. – Photo by Brian Blalock

SHSU Stories

SMMC 11Center Promotes Financial Literacy Through Community Service

As part of an on-going effort to give back to the community, representatives from the Student Money Management Center at Sam Houston State University dedicated the entire month of April to promoting financial literacy education. Details 

chickensHOME2"The Story of the Sam Houston Chickens" To Be Published

SHSU students have written and illustrated a children's book about the chickens who frequently visit the campus. Details

goffneyHOMEAlumna Receives Texas Superintendent Of The Year Award and National Nomination

LaTonya Goffney is a prime example of how education can change lives. Details

Miranda HOME CJ Alumna Combats Human Trafficking At The Local Level

Miranda's experience gained from her Criminal Justice course work and capstone project for the Homeland Security program opened the workforce door to an opportunity of a lifetime as a criminal analyst. Details

Misk 3 HOME1Doctoral Candidate Shares Story Of Perseverance

Sam Houston State University Higher Education Leadership Doctoral Scholar, Rami Alsakran, was invited to present a Misk Talk in Houston on April 7 titled, “I Don’t Have Dreams, I Have Goals,” to an audience of his international and scholarly peers. Details 

Chance Emilia Kyanna 100Communication Studies Students Present Research In Nashville

Two Communication Studies students recently presented research they conducted in their Qualitative Communication Research class at the Southern States Communication Association convention in Nashville, TN. Details

Rec1HOME1SHSU Recognized At National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association

Sam Houston State University’s Recreational Sports was recently honored nationally at the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association conference, held in Denver, CO this past month. Details 

IRISHOME1New Creative Space To Inspire Innovation In CHSS

The Iris Technical Communication Suite officially opened its doors to the Sam Houston State University community on Thursday, April 12 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. Details 

graduates1Entrepreneur, Alumnus and State Representatives To Address New Grads 

Rick Hartley, Arcilla Acosta and State Representatives Trent Ashby and Tom Oliverson are the confirmed speakers for the Spring Commencements. Details

Dennis family HOME1Daughter Of Fallen Officer Honored Before Graduation

Members of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office acted above and beyond the call of duty when they rallied together to honor the family of a fallen police officer. Details

Ryan HOME1SHSU To Host First-Of-Its-Kind Medical Conference

The department of Population Health at Sam Houston State University will sponsor a free mini-conference April 14 and 15 in support of the families and individuals affected by Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (vEDS). Details 

VetBadgeHOMESHSU Recognized As A Top Online College For Veterans recently ranked SHSU as No. 18 on the list of, “Best Online Colleges for Veterans and Their Families in 2018.” Details 

pippinHOMEMusical Production “Pippin” Explores Life Lessons

The timeless tale of a young person’s quest for purpose runs April 18-21 in the Erica Starr Theatre. Details 

Cheer MAIN1Cheer Alumni To Train Team Norway 2019

Meagan Balentine, Sam Houston State University’s assistant spirit programs coach, along with Bearkat alumnus, Jesse Hulet, have been invited to coach the 2019 National All Girl Team and the National Coed Team in Norway. Details 

SAAM HOME1SHSU To Host Events To Combat Sexual Assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and a variety of Sam Houston State University campus organizations are working together to raise awareness and to remind each person in the community that their voice has power. Details 

RavenCall15100Raven’s Call Remembers Fallen Bearkats

The Raven’s Call ceremony will honor the lives of students, faculty, and staff who have passed away within the previous year, on Friday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m. in front of the Blatchley Bell Tower. Details 

24th Annual Sammys To Spotlight Campus StarsSammys 24 100

The 24th Annual Sammy Awards will take place on Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m. in the James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center to celebrate students, faculty, staff and on-campus entities for their dedication and service to Sam Houston State University. Details

Students Explore International Business in DubaiDubai HOME11

In Dec. of 2017, 12 marketing students learned first-hand the importance of international experience in the global workplace when they studied abroad in Dubai. Details


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