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May 29, 2020                                              Download New Submission Format [.doc] [.pdf]

ORSP USDA FY21 PPA 7721 Virtual Workshop

When:  Monday, June 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Zoom

This virtual workshop will guide researchers through the process of submitting a suggestion for this arm of USDA funding. A detailed schedule will be circulated in advance of the June 15 workshop. Presented by Autumn Smith-Herron, an experienced USDA awardee, participants will learn how to craft a suggestion, as well as have opportunities to collaborate with others both on and beyond the call. To join the workshop, please email​. Please also feel free to reach out with any questions.

LinkWorkshop Event Details  

New System for SSD Accommodation Letters

Beginning with the summer term, 2020, the SHSU Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) will be using a new data management program to disseminate Accommodation Letters to instructors. For each student who has requested accommodations for a given course, the Banner instructor of record will receive an e-mail from The e-mail will contain a link to a secure SHSU website from which the instructor can view and acknowledge receipt of the student’s Accommodation Letter. Upon clicking the link, the instructor will be prompted to enter their SHSU user name and password in order to access the letter. SSD requests that the instructor view and acknowledge receipt of the letter on the secure site. The student will be copied on the e-mail, which will also contain a link for the student to view the letter. As a back up, a .pdf file of the letter will be attached to the e-mail in case the instructor or student is unable to access their respective links.

An added feature of the new system will be an Instructor Portal from which instructors can view students with disabilities who have requested accommodations for their courses and the Accommodation Letters issued by SSD for these students. The Instructor Portal will be available from the SSD homepage ( by the start of the Summer I session.

Contact: Kelley Osborn (4-1719,  

Do you want to lead a study abroad program 2021? 

Proposal Due Date:
August 1

Start planning today! This is a long process, with planning required at least 12 months ahead of time. Program proposals are due on August 1, 2020 for all programs offered in 2021.*

Not sure where you want your program to go or how to make it happen? The Office of International Programs can connect you with program providers and partner universities that can help you plan and execute your program.

*Due to the unpredictability of the current COVID-19 pandemic, all study abroad programs are subject to changes and cancellations.

Contact: Malin Hilmersson, Study Abroad Coordinator
Link: Website    

Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

Spring Commencement Schedule

Thursday, July 30 
Friday, July 31

Link: Website  

Cathi Gillette
Executive Assistant to the Provost


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