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Celebrating 25 Years: Scholarship Program Reaches Milestone
The Smith-Hutson Scholarship program was established at SHSU in 1996 for incoming freshmen pursuing business degrees. Now reaching its 25-year anniversary, the program has been open to students across all academic colleges since 2014, with a total of 668 awarded Bearkats so far.
Heritage Magazine: A Wild Ride To Success
When it comes to rodeo, SHSU has a long history of Bearkats competing and achieving at the top. Meet the legend behind the record of champs, alumnus Sonny Sikes (‘55, ‘57). The Sikes Family Endowed Scholarship he established in 2004 awards students each year competing in rodeo.
Philanthropy Today: Preserving a Family Legacy
Anyone who spends time on campus, knows the name, Estill. In fact, the old Estill Library building still stands and is home to many student services. The Estill family’s connection to the university can be traced back to the establishment of the Sam Houston Normal Institute in 1879.