The international community at Sam Houston came together with faculty and staff Thursday night for the annual International Community Welcome Dinner in the LSC Ballroom - Photo by Brian Blalock


Heritage Magazine: First-Gen Student Athlete Chasing His Dreams

Quentin Brown is a student-athlete with first-team All-Conference linebacker honors for the national champion Sam Houston State Bearkats football team. While the honor is certainly one to be proud of, what he sees as his most important designation, representing the future of his family, is the “first-generation” title.

Annual Kat Comedy Showcase Bringing Hannibal Buress To Campus

A favorite event among Sam Houston State University students, the Kat Comedy Showcase produced by the Division of Student Affairs will be held Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. This event is back by popular demand from students and will feature comedian Hannibal Buress.

Here To Help: Tripod's Thrift Shop

Tripod Thrift Shop is now open and here to help. Located at 1619 Sam Houston Avenue, right next to Subway, students can come pick up clothing and necessities from 1-5 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays or 3-6 p.m. on Tuesdays. All they have to do is swipe their Bearkat OneCard upon entry.

Visitor Services To Host Free Event For Prospective Students

Providing prospective or future students a glimpse into what Sam Houston State University has to offer, Saturday@Sam is scheduled for Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and registration is currently open. This free event is designed to help prospective students and their families make an informed college decision.

Sam Houston State A Top Performer On Social Mobility

The newest “U.S. News & World Report” 2022 Best Colleges rankings highlight SHSU’s success in advancing social mobility. The university is listed at No. 24 (out of 391) nationally in the category of Top Performers on Social Mobility, and No. 1 in Texas.

First Honors Teaching Faculty Member Named in the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College

Jeffrey L. Littlejohn, professor of history in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), has been named the first teaching faculty member in the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College at Sam Houston State University.

Bearkats Take The Reins In New TV Show

With the release of a new television series featuring multiple ‘Rodeokats,’ as coach Bubba Miller calls them, and the start of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) 2021-2022 season taking place the same day, Sept. 24 will be big for Sam Houston State University’s rodeo team.

Oct. Gala To Honor Distinguished Alumni

Six SHSU alumni who have made significant contributions to their professions, communities and alma mater will be recognized during this year’s homecoming festivities with the SHSU Distinguished Alumni awards, Outstanding Young Alumnus award, and Alumni Service awards.

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