The annual Bearkat Picnic, presented by Student Activities, marks the first day of classes for the fall semester with hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon and cookies on the lawn in front of Austin Hall. - Photo by Brian Blalock


New SHSU Degrees Authorized In Board Of Regents Meeting

Additional online degree offerings from Sam Houston State University were among the items approved on Aug. 23 during the Texas State University System quarterly Board of Regents meeting at Sul Ross State University.

by Emily Binetti

Distinguished Professor Appointed As Editor Of Major Scientific Journal

Scott Chapman, distinguished professor and scholar in residence for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics has been appointed editor-in-chief at Communications in Algebra ​beginning January 1, 2020.

by Hannah Haney

Newton Gresham Library Celebrates 50 Years

With a legacy that reaches back to 1969, the Newton Gresham Library is celebrating 50 years since opening its doors to the Bearkat community.

by Hannah Haney

Welcome Back Bearkats! Top Ten Things To Do Your First Week On Campus

Welcome back Bearkats! Over the weekend thousands of students moved into their dorms and apartments across Huntsville for the 2019 fall semester. Check out our top ten things to do to start strong this semester at Sam Houston State University.

by Wes Hamilton

Celebrating 40 Years Of Bearkat Family Weekend

Sam Houston State University is celebrating 40 years of family tradition with Bearkat Family Weekend 2019. Students and their families are invited to be a part of the tradition Sept. 20-22. Click to see a full list of events and register.

by Wes Hamilton

NobleMotion Dance Collaborates With Alumni And Artificial Intelligence

Two Sam Houston State University professors and their NobleMotion Dance company are celebrating their 11th season by presenting two cutting-edge evenings of dance at the Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall on Aug. 23 & 24 at 7:30 p.m.

by Hannah Haney

Following In Famous Broadcasting Footsteps

Growing up in Kerrville, Texas, Sam Houston State University alumnus Morgan Chesky recalls watching the evening news with his grandparents and dreaming of being on the national news.Those lofty goals set years ago became reality when Chesky joined NBC News as a national correspondent.

by Wes Hamilton

Student Affairs Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

The Division of Student Affairs has announced the new recipients of the Student Affairs Student Employee Scholarship. This year, the division awarded $1000 to three recipients for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

by Wes Hamilton

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