Graduation 2020

For the health and safety of all, Sam Houston State University will host a virtual commencement celebration and recognize the 2020 graduates for both spring and summer semesters on Saturday, August 1 at 1 p.m. This ceremony will incorporate the most important elements of this time-honored tradition, speeches, Conferring of Degrees and musical performances.

Colin L. Powell

Virtual Sam Houston State University Commencement Leads to General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) As Keynote

In a virtual commencement celebration to recognize the 2020 SHSU graduates for spring and summer semesters, the first African-American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) will serve as the commencement keynote speaker.

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