Katelynn Trout was crowned Miss Sam Houston and Jordan Johnson was crowned Miss Piney Woods during the Miss Sam Houston Scholarship Pageant Thursday night in the LSC Orange Ballroom - Photo by Brian Blalock


Staff Excellence Award Nominations Now Open

These nominations give full-time faculty members and employees the chance to show their appreciation for outstanding staff who have demonstrated excellence during their time here at Sam Houston State University.

by Hannah Haney

Bearkat Honored With National Fraternity Award

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity Council has bestowed Sam Houston State University alumnus Pete Bell (’92) with one of the fraternity’s highest titles. Bell was named a 2020 Significant Sig by the international council.

by Emily Binetti

The Intersection Of Art And Medicine

The sculpture, titled “Pitcher with Flowers (2014),” by internationally known sculptor James Surls, a university alumnus (’66) and former art professor, was installed on Friday, Feb. 14 at the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

by Hannah Haney

Chairman Scott Appoints Advisory Committee To Launch Sam Houston Presidential Search

The Advisory Search Committee will meet several times over the next six months to help identify the desired attributes and qualifications of the next Sam Houston president, and to narrow the pool of candidates to recommend to the Chancellor, who will select the sole finalist for Board of Regents' consideration.

by Mike Wintemute

Ethics Team Strives For More Than A Moral Victory

The Sam Houston State University Ethics Team recently competed in their first-ever Texas Regional Ethics Bowl (TREB). Despite being a first-year program, SHSU finished third in the competition and are now preparing for the National Collegiate Ethics Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia on Feb. 22-23.

by Wes Hamilton

Newton Gresham Library Renovation Design Among Items Approved

During the Texas State University System Board of Regents quarterly meeting in San Marcos, TX on Feb. 13-14, the following items were approved for SHSU.

by Emily Binetti

SHSU Sweetheart Stories

Sam Houston State University alumni share their SHSU Sweetheart stories.

by Hannah Haney

Kat Talks Presents: Peter Roussel

Roussel’s presentation is titled “Here Comes the Future (and Sooner Than You Think!),” and aims to enable students to believe in themselves and meet the future head-on and succeed.

by Wes Hamilton

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