Offices at Sam Houston State University will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. - Photo by Brian Blalock


COVID-19 Updates

SHSU is committed to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is following the Centers for Prevention and Disease Control (CDC) guidance. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, please monitor our website at for the most up-to-date university information.

by Stephanie Knific

SHSU Nationally Recognized For Cyber Defense Education

Sam Houston State University has been designated by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through 2025.

by Hannah Haney

Financial Literacy Program Earns High 2020 Ranking

For the fourth consecutive year, LendEDU has recognized the Student Money Management Center at Sam Houston State University among the 50 best financial literacy programs in the nation for 2020.

by Hannah Haney

CARES Act Funding Information Update

An update on CARES Act funding at SHSU

CJ Alumna Recognized Among Top Women In Biometrics

Alumna Jeni Best was recently recognized as one of five distinguished biometrics and security leaders to earn a 2020 Women in Biometrics Award by the Security Industry Association (SIA).

by Hannah Haney

Health Care Quality and Safety Program Ready To Lead The Texas Workforce

According to the National Health Care Quality Report, Texas ranks 41 out of 50 in all health care quality and safety measures. Sam Houston State University is helping health care organizations fill the gap with qualified graduates from the Masters of Science in Health Care Quality and Safety program.

by Karen Leonhart

‘What Do We Do Now?’ Continuing The Conversation

A panel discussion presented by the College of Business Administration will address the question, "What do we do now?" It will offer a positive avenue for discussing race and equality in our community.

by Hannah Haney

Virtual Commencement Leads To General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) As Keynote

Extraordinary circumstances can sometimes lead to extraordinary opportunities. While the recent decision to switch to a virtual commencement was disappointing, the move has presented the chance for students to hear from an extraordinary leader and speaker.

by Emily Binetti

More News

This page maintained by SHSU's Communications Office:

Associate Director, Communications: Emily Binetti
Telephone:936.294.4406; Fax: 936.294.1834

Communications Manager: Wes Hamilton
Telephone: 936.294.1837; FAX: 936.294.1834

Communications Writer: Hannah Haney
Telephone: 936.294.2638; FAX: 936.294.1834

Thomason Building: Suite 102

Please send comments, corrections, news tips to