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


Student Organization Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Through Dance

Ballet Folklórico of SHSU is a campus organization that shares Mexican culture with the Bearkat community through dance. This award-winning group’s performances have made them sought out by organizations and foundations outside of the university and recognized in various publications.

The Royal Road To Homecoming

With Homecoming Week right around the corner and the application process now open, inviting students across campus to apply for a chance to be crowned, Saranya Srikanth agreed to share a few details on what it is like being a part of Bearkat royalty.

Kat Safety Bash Returns Sept. 28

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, making it the perfect time for Sam Houston State University to work with the community to host the Kat Safety Bash.

SHSU’s New Academic Year Shows Growth In Key Populations

Unofficial fall 2021 student census indicates growth in strategic populations including first-time incoming freshmen (up 2.2 percent), first-time transfer students (up 3.11 percent) and graduate students (up 5.5 percent).

Celebrating 25 Years: Scholarship Program Reaches Milestone

The Smith-Hutson Scholarship program was established at SHSU in 1996 for incoming freshmen pursuing business degrees. Now reaching its 25-year anniversary, the program has been open to students across all academic colleges since 2014, with a total of 668 awarded Bearkats so far.

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.

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.

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.

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