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Donor Spotlight

SHSU Concludes Successful Capital Campaign

SHSU completed a nearly four year major fundraising initiative with victory on August 31. Friends, alumni, faculty, and staff committed an incredible $145 million to the university as part of the comprehensive capital campaign, ‘Honoring Traditions. Creating Futures.’

by Emily Binetti

Displaying The Miracle of Light For All To See

For SHSU alumna Jill Adams, the gift of sight is a miracle that she decided to share with her alma mater. Standing tall in front of the new Art Complex is a brilliant stained-glass sculpture. With Adams’ generous contribution, the university was able to provide this sculpture with the beautiful showcase patio that it deserves.

by Jackie Swan

Nurturing Creative Passions Through Scholarships

As artistic degrees grow in popularity, SHSU alumnus William A. ‘Bill’ Bartlett hopes to continue this trend by providing funds for art and vocal music scholarships.

by Jackie Swan

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