Folklorico dance and other activities are all part of the General Sam Houston Folk Festival this Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. - Photo by Brian Blalock


2019 Staff Excellence Award Recipients Announced

Four Sam Houston State University employees who have demonstrated excellence in service, proven commitment, commendable performance and a high level of motivation have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Staff Excellence Award.

by Hannah Haney

Meet The Bearkat Behind The Scenes Of HBO

Millions of fans across the country will soon be watching the end of a favorite TV series, Game of Thrones. As the characters on screen fight to see who controls the seven kingdoms, few people know there has been a Bearkat behind the scenes at HBO enjoying every moment of the G.O.T. hype.

by Wes Hamilton

Top Ten Ways To Enjoy The Folk Festival

The sound of cannon booms and the smell of kettle corn await attendees of the 32nd Annual General Sam Houston Folk Festival Friday, May 17.

by Emily Binetti

Military Appreciation Month: Bearkat Battalion

In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, SHSU celebrates those who have served and continue to serve our country. Today we are highlighting outstanding recent graduates of the SHSU Bearkat Battalion who commissioned as officers into the United States Army on May 10.

by Hannah Haney

Congratulations Graduates! Click To See Spring Commencement Photos

Nearly 2,400 Bearkats received degrees during the five commencement ceremonies celebrating the end of the 2019 Spring semester. Click through our Flickr album below to see more.

by Wes Hamilton

Undergraduates To Present Research Internationally

Two SHSU seniors, Ibeth Caceres and Kendra Ireland will present their independent research in front of an international audience at the University of Oldenburg in Germany, May 23-25.

by Hannah Haney

Bearkats Back To The Future - SHSU Student From 1987 Finishes Degree

Originally starting at Sam Houston State University in 1987, for the past two years, Theresa Doolittle has been diligently taking night classes, online classes and even summer classes to complete her bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies and graduate this Spring.

by Wes Hamilton

Hoyt Honored With Prestigious President's Award

Sam Houston State University President Dana Hoyt has been recognized with the 2019 NASPA President’s Award for Region III. The honor distinguishes the most active and engaging university president in the region who advanced the quality of student life on campus by supporting student affairs staff and programs.

by Wes Hamilton

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