Spring 2021: Campus Guide
Restarting SHSU in the midst of COVID-19 requires everyone to come together to help protect our Bearkat community. SHSU is committed to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is following the Centers for Prevention and Disease Control (CDC) guidance.
Photos: SHSU Ring Ceremony Spring 2021
Each SHSU class ring spends the night at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Sam Houston's historic home on the eve of the ring ceremony. Juniors and seniors wear the ring with the school name facing them. Upon the granting of degrees at Commencement, graduates turn the ring around, with the name facing outward. This symbolizes that the graduate is taking their SHSU knowledge out into the world.
Grant Award To Support Undergrad Research For Students
Faculty at Sam Houston State University were recently awarded a prestigious three-year, $402,562 continuing grant from the National Science Foundation in support of undergraduate research experiences in Genome Science and Computational Biology.
Alumni Q&A: Work On The Wild Side
Alumnus, Mike Boone, has been a featured game warden on the reality show "Lone Star Law" since it started in 2016. Now in its ninth season, audiences follow Boone on his daily (and sometimes unpredictable) duties as he tracks down armed suspects after a robbery, frees a tangled 12-foot gator, investigates reckless gunfire, relocates a snapping turtle and rescues a sick bald eagle.
Distinguished Lecture To Feature Top Yale Economist
A recent study by Rohini Pande, PhD, argues that though the vast majority of the poor live in countries with democratically elected governments, they lack the political power to claim a fair share in their countries’ growth. She will share her insights in SHSU's Distinguished Lecturer Series on April 19.
Raven’s Call: Gone But Not Forgotten
Raven’s Call is the annual ceremony that honors the lives of students, faculty and staff who have died within the previous year. The Orange Keys, SHSU’s official student ambassadors, host the event which will honor those who passed between March 1, 2019 – February 28, 2021
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