Two Bearkat soldiers earned their stripes on Friday morning, receiving commissions as second lieutants in the U.S. Army during the Bearkat Battalion's winter Commissioning Ceremony. Commissioned in front of family and friends were (from left) Sean DeVille and Raymond Rogers. — Photo by Brian Blalock
Three SHSU Students Killed In Early-Morning Accident
Three Sam Houston State University students were killed and one was injured early Saturday (Dec. 14) morning in a single-car accident on campus. Details.
Study Names Clinical Psychology Program Among Nation's 'Hidden Gems'
Sam Houston State University’s clinical psychology program has been recognized as one of the “Hidden Gems” among training programs in the country in an article published in the Training and Education in Professional Psychology journal. Details.
Meetings To Introduce New Professional Development Program
Human Resources will host three town hall meetings in December wherein administrative and staff employees can learn about the new Staff Professional Development Program kicking off in January. Meetings will be held Dec. 13, Dec. 16 and Dec. 17. Details.
President Gibson Named To Federal Education Task Force
Sam Houston State University President Dana L. Gibson has been named to a new bipartisan U. S. Senate task force that will recommend solutions for curtailing the financial impact of federal regulations on universities. Members are expected to offer recommendations that will consolidate, streamline and possibly eliminate regulations and requirements to make processes less confusing. Details.
Be on the lookout for associate professor of history Bernadette Pruitt's debut book The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941, was featured in a New York Times article as "A Holiday Gift Guide to a Library of Books with Local Connections." The book, published by the Texas A&M University Press in October, is recommended as a perfect gift for Texas history buffs.
Producer, Businessman To Give Commencement Addresses
Jenna Jackson and Preston Johnson Jr., two Sam Houston State University alumni who have earned distinction in their respective fields of journalism and business management, will address more than 1,500 degree candidates during the university’s three commencement ceremonies on Dec. 13-14. Details.
Students Recognized Regionally For Vocal Talents
Three vocal students from SHSU’s School of Music beat out students from more than 50 other regional universities during the student audition competitions at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Conference held Nov. 7-9 at Baylor School of Music. Details.
Texas Review Press Announces 2013 Releases
Just in time for the holidays, Texas Review Press at Sam Houston State University has released its fall 2013 books, with a lineup that includes collections of short stories, poems, novellas and novels. Details.
SHSU Researchers Receive Millions In Grant Awards
Sam Houston State University faculty researchers collected more than $4 million in grant awards through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs during the summer months. Details.
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