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April 19, 2019                                              Download New Submission Format [.doc] [.pdf]

College of Criminal Justice Presents
Dr. Zbignew Lasocik of the Univ of Warsaw, Poland
“Human Trafficking in Poland - Trend Analysis
and Systemic Response Strategies”

When: Tuesday, April 23, 10 – 11 a.m.
Where: Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom
             Criminal Justice Building

Zbigniew Lasocik, Ph.D. is a professor of law and criminology at University of Warsaw and Director of the Center of Excellence and the Human Trafficking Studies Centre with extensive experience in teaching and research – nationally and internationally. Professor Lasocik is a subject matter expert in the United Nations, European Commission, OSCE and Council of Europe. He is also President of the Polish Section of the International Commission of Jurists in Poland and former member of the UN Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture in Geneva.  

Contact: Veronica Gonzalez Hoff
Download: Flyer

1st Annual College of Health Sciences Spirit Color Run

When: Friday, April 26
Time: 5 p.m.
Where: SHSU Bell Tower
$15 - Includes T-shirt
Benefits: Texas Children's Hospital

Download: Flyer

April Faculty Writing Opportunities

When: Through April 26 (see flyer for dates/times)
Where: PACE Conference Room (CHSS C002)

The Faculty Writing Circles program offers weekly opportunities for distraction-free writing time to focus on scholarship and research. See attachment for more information.

Contact: Siham Bouamer
Download: Flyer

Volunteers Needed 
at the General Sam Houston Folk Festival

When: Friday-Sunday, May 17 – 19
Where: Sam Houston Memorial Museum
             across from SHSU on Sam Houston Ave at 19th St

Volunteers are needed across the 15-acre grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum when we host the General Sam Houston Folk Festival. You’re invited to support this annual community event highlighting history, education, music, and fun! Volunteers receive a FREE t-shirt (while supplies last) and free Festival admission after their shift. Not familiar with the Folk Festival? Check us out on Facebook. Then register online at or call for more details.

Contact: Derrick Birdsall (4-3153;
Download: Flyer

Seeking Faculty & Graduate Students to Take a Survey  
Includes Prize Drawing!

When: Now through May 19
Where: Online

All SHSU faculty and graduate students are invited to complete an online survey about their knowledge of and interest in the publication and dissemination of scholarly research. Participation is voluntary, takes 10-15 minutes, and involves no specific risks or benefits. Participants may enter a drawing for prizes, including a Bluetooth keyboard or a mobile photo studio. This study was approved by the SHSU Institutional Review Board (protocol #IRB-2018-11).

Contact: Erin Owens (4-4567;
Downloads: Online Survey
                     Complete Informed Consent Document    

Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Saturday, Apr 27
CHSS Building

Spring Commencement Schedule

Thurs, May 9, 7 p.m.
College of Criminal Justice

Fri, May 10, 9:30 a.m.
Colleges of:
   Health Sciences
      Departments of:
      Population Health
      Family & Consumer Sciences

Fri, May 10, 2:30 p.m.
Colleges of:
   Humanities & Social Sciences
   Health Sciences
Departments of:

Sat, May 11, 9:30 a.m.
Colleges of:
   Fine Arts & Mass Communication
   Sciences & Engineering Technology

Sat, May 11, 2:30 p.m.
College of Business Administration

Cathi Gillette
Executive Assistant to the Provost


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