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Welcome to "Access Sam," homepage of the Sam Houston State University Office of Public Relations. From here, breaking news and valuable information about SHSU is just a mouse-click away.

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News you can use. Find out the "who, what, when and where" of campus life by visiting "Today@Sam," an on-line newsletter for the SHSU community. While there, take a minute to type a note about events in your corner of the campus.


For immediate release. Details and highlights of this year's most interesting news stories. From groundbreaking research to innovative educational and cultural programs, find out why SHSU is one of Texas' most dynamic universities.

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For the working media. From bears and butterflies to John Wayne, SHSU is the academic home to media-friendly experts willing to offer an authoritative perspective on the day's top stories.

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Mark your calendar. Take an advance peek at what the year has in store for the SHSU community. You'll find a list of "must see" cultural arts events as well as important academic schedules, deadlines and exam dates.

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The numbers. Enrollment, employment, ethnicity, and gender statistics, all calculated, cross-referenced and packaged for your analytical enjoyment by SHSU's Office of Institutional Research. Don't forget your calculator.


Man, hero, statesman. Get the skinny on Texas' most colorful historical figure from this series of biographical sketches of Sam Houston. From there SHSU's Sam Houston Memorial Museum site is just a mouse click away.

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Since 1879: SHSU, originally known as the Sam Houston Normal Institute, was the first teacher-training institution in the southwestern United States. Set your Wayback Machine for the spring of 1879 for this brief historical tour.

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On the record: Valuable background on current events can often be found in yesterday's news. Since the fall of 1995 SHSU's Office of Public Relations has posted news releases on the World Wide Web where they remain today.

This page maintained by SHSU's Office of Public Relations
Director: Frank Krystyniak
Communications Coordinator: Julia May
Located in the SHSU University Advancement Building
Telephone: 936.294.1836; Fax: 936.294.1834
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