‘The Lone Star in the East’ Christmas Tree Celebrates Texas History

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum's holiday exhibit celebrates Texas. On view in the museum’s rotunda, ‘The Lone Star in the East’ Christmas Tree features the work of Texas theatre artist and designer, Barry Doss.

SHSU Student Recognized By Board Of Regents

The Texas State University System Board of Regents awarded Sam Houston State University music performance major Mateo Seghezzo the Regents’ Student Scholar Award.

Commencement Spotlight: Jose David Ramos

Since middle school, Jose David Ramos knew that criminal justice was the path for him. Ramos’ hard work and language studies have paid off and provided him the opportunity to become an intern at Interpol in France upon graduation.

SHSU Faculty Earns Prestigious Teaching Honor

Sam Houston State University’s Shyam Nair has been helping others through his knowledge of agriculture throughout his entire professional life. His passion and dedication to others through his field has already earned him the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences despite working as an educator for less than a decade.

Commencement Spotlight: Patty Lynn West

Fifty and Finally Finished. This is a fitting motto for Sam Houston State University First-Gen graduate Patty Lynn West, who will proudly cross the stage in December and receive her diploma at the age of 50. West is completing a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences with a major in applied science and a minor in management, all online, while working as an inspector for the oil and gas industry.

SHSU Announces Fall Commencement Speakers

SHSU will welcome three notable speakers for the Fall 2022 Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Dec. 9 & 10 in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum in Huntsville, Texas. Troy Finner, Shelley Dacus and Morgan Chesky.

New Data Science Degree Among Regents Items Approved

A new degree program, Bachelor of Science in Data Science, was among the items approved by the Texas State University System Board of Regents at their regular quarterly meeting on Nov. 17 on the Texas State University campus in San Marcos, Texas.

Commencement Spotlight: Kenyon Whiting

From a young age, Kenyon Whiting has enjoyed making things and observing how systems and operations function. His interests led him to pursue a degree in electronics and computer engineering technology at SHSU.

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