Women's History Month: Marian "Mamie" Rather Powell
Marian “Mamie” Rather Powell dedicated her life to education and suffrage and stands the test of time as a local role model for women and equality. While her teaching career at Sam Houston Normal Institute lasted just four years, her memory lives on through the voices of Bearkats every time they bellow the school song.
From Bearkat To Boston: Candice Williams' Journey In Mental Health And Sports
When Boston Celtics' Director of Mind Health and Wellness Candice Williams sat on a panel promoting Youth Guidance Boston's Working On Womanhood (WOW) program to discuss the importance of mentorship and its connection to mental health, most of the teenagers in attendance flocked to take a photo with the team's power forward, Grant Williams. After all, it's not every day you get to meet an NBA player.
Professor Earns Counselor Of The Year Honors
Sam Houston State University's Tiffany Simon was named the Texas School Counselor Association's (TSCA) Rhosine Fleming Award recipient for Counselor Educator of the Year. The award is given annually to an outstanding counselor at each scholastic level.
College Of Education Announces Distinguished Educators Of The Year
Sam Houston State University's College of Education (COE) recognizes educators who have made a significant contribution to the field in an awards ceremony each year with the Distinguished Educator of the Year award.
Servicio en Nuestras Escuelas
With many new or emerging English speakers in Texas classrooms, the need for bilingual diagnosticians has become more imperative.
Sam Houston State Among Best Online Programs In National Ranking
SHSU has earned national recognition in U.S. News & World Report. Considered the global authority in education rankings, the publication recently announced the 2023 Best Online Programs.
Blinn College, SHSU Announce New Opportunities For Transfer Students
The Blinn College District and SHSU announced a new partnership program that will allow students to earn their associate degree from Blinn before completing their bachelor's degree at Sam Houston State.
SHSU Center Launches School Safety Podcast
The Center for Assessment, Research and Educational Safety (CARES) at Sam Houston State University launched its first podcast episode on Jan. 17. The podcast shares its name with CARES and focuses on educational safety through a variety of lenses.
Garrett Center Continues State Partnership
Vickie Mitchell and the team at Sam Houston State University’s Eleanor and Charles Garrett Center on Transition and Disability Studies have been blazing a trail in the lives of many on and off campus since the center’s inception in 2017.
Rewrite the Stars
A Charles Butt Scholar redefines her legacy through teaching
2022 David Payne Academic Community Engagement Award: Benita Brooks
Go to the people. It is the start of a famous quote by philosopher Lao Tzu that SHSU's Benita Brooks has always considered the driving force behind her strategy to serve others. It was also an intricate reason she was named the university's 2022 David Payne Academic Community Engagement Award recipient.
Faculty, Staff Recognized At 2022 Meeting
President Alisa White recognized university employees for their service and accomplishments during the annual Faculty and Staff Meeting on Aug. 31.
Faculty Honorees Recognized
SHSU faculty members who have attained significant honors and achievements during the year were recently recognized at the Annual President's Academic Awards Dinner.
Honoring The 2022 Faculty Excellence Winners
SHSU professors whose scholarly accomplishments, service and academic engagement stand out among their peers have been honored with the 2022 Faculty Excellence Awards.
Past News Stories
College of Education Professor Awarded July 27, 2022
Commencement Spotlight: Tiffany Luna July 25, 2022
College of Education Supplies Packs For Baily July 15, 2022
The Center for Community Engagement Receives National Recognition June 24, 2022
SHSU Student Named 'Librarian Of The Year' By Texas Library Association June 2, 2022
Commencement Spotlight: Destiny Burton May 13, 2022
Commencement Spotlight: Deirdre Holloway April 28, 2022
College of Education Graduates in High Demand, 'Top Choice' for School Districts April 22, 2022
College Of Education Recognizes Distinguished Educators Of The Year Feb. 11, 2022
Meet the Newest Smith-Hutson Scholars
SHSU Partnership Offers Scholarship Opportunity For Teachers Dec. 10, 2021
Alumna To Share Story of Perseverance At SHSU Commencement Nov. 12, 2021
College of Education Offers New Paid Teacher Residencies For Students July 30, 2021
Teacher Preparation Program Awarded For Excellence July 20, 2021
College Of Education Scholarship Honors Alumna's Journey To Teaching May 4, 2021
SHSU Partners With Raising Texas Teachers Initiative To Offer New Scholarship May 3, 2021
College Of Education Color Run Supports Literacy For Walker County Youth April 28, 2021
Education Senior Publishes First Book Of Poetry April 1, 2021