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June 21, 2019                                              Download New Submission Format [.doc] [.pdf]

Join the SHSU LGBTQI* Faculty/Staff Network in the Houston Pride Parade

When: Saturday, June 22, 6 – 10 p.m.
            (actual parade begins at 8 p.m.)
Where: Downtown Houston
            (meeting location will be announced via email)

The SHSU LGBTQI* Faculty/Staff Network invites you to join us as we march in the 41st Annual Houston Pride Parade. All LGBTQI*-identified faculty, staff, and students are welcome to participate along with allies, friends, and family. The more, the merrier! The Faculty/Staff Network will be providing t-shirts, mardi gras beads for distribution, sunscreen, water, and snacks. Please RSVP using the link below.

RSVP link:
Download: Flyer

Newton Gresham Library Announces Summer Hours

When: Now through August 1

Regular library hours for Summer I and Summer II sessions are as follows:

  • Sunday – – 10 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday – 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Visit for details.

Contact: Terrie Newman (4-1613;

16th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference

When: Thursday, August 15
Where: SHSU 

TLC19 offers a great opportunity for networking and sharing strategies and finding ways to improve methods in the classroom and enhance student success. All instructors, including tenure-track faculty, adjunct, and clinical faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and teaching staff, both from SHSU and from other universities, are welcome. Check out our website for more information.

Contact: Todd Primm (4-4042;
Download: Website

SHSU Common Reader Book Forum for Fall 2019
Educated, by Tara Westover

When: Nov 4 through Nov 7
WhereSHSU Huntsville Campus
              Various locations

The SHSU Common Reader program offers a robust selection of options for faculty to use the book in classes. Schedule an in-class presentation to introduce scholarships and co-curricular opportunities for you and your students. Submit a proposal to present on a theme related to the book at the November 4-7 SHSU Common Reader Book Forum. Sponsor a scholarship for your discipline. For free copies of the book, to learn more about how these options fit with your curriculum, or to schedule any SHSU Common Reader program option, please contact Kimberly Johnson.

Contact: Kimberly Johnson (4-2227;
Downloads: Curriculum GuideLibrary Guide

Do you want to lead a study abroad program 2020?

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, 2019, for all programs offered 2020.

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.  

Contact: Malin Hilmersson
                Study Abroad Coordinator
Proposals due: August 1
Website: Faculty-led Programs: Info for Faculty    

Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

Summer Commencement Schedules

Saturday, August 3, 9:30 a.m.

Colleges of:
   Business Administration
   Sciences & Engineering Technology

Saturday, August 3, 2:30 p.m.

Colleges of:
   Criminal Justice
   Fine Arts & Mass Communication
   Health Sciences
   Humanities & Social Sciences

New Student Convocation

Sunday, August 18
Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

Download: Website

Cathi Gillette
Executive Assistant to the Provost


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