Bearkat Catcher Chosen By Astros In First Round Of MLB Draft

Sam Houston junior catcher Walker Janek was selected by the Houston Astros with the No. 28 overall selection of the Major League Baseball Draft on Sunday, becoming the third Bearkat ever selected in the first round of the draft.

COBA Readies Exciting Innovations

Sam Houston State University’s College of Business Administration’s (COBA) Center for Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship is introducing a student-run business program to provide Bearkats with real world business acumen and broad experience in an educational setting. The initiative falls under the center’s new ‘exCITEd’ program, which strives to build internal and external business opportunities through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Heritage Magazine: A Capitol Idea For Student Success

Bearkat senior Ashlyn Parker took advantage of the unique opportunities provided through Sam Houston State University’s Center for Law, Engagement and Politics (LEAP) to explore multiple facets of government.

SHSU Summer 2024 Commencement Speaker Announced

Cheryl Williams will address graduates from Sam Houston State University during the Aug. 3 commencement ceremonies in Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum in Huntsville, Texas.

Heritage Magazine: Where Passion Meets Runway

Sydney Sams knows that working in fashion is more strategic and complex than most people realize, with every article of clothing and storefront display carefully prepared by a team of fashion experts. The senior fashion merchandising student knew this as she started her educational journey at Sam Houston State University and paired her major with a minor in business to help her on her way.

Strait Represents SHSU In CUSA Faculty Honor

Sam Houston State University’s 2023 leap to Conference USA symbolized the institution’s upward growth and its personnel’s commitment to elevating the Bearkat name. It is only fitting that a catalyst for student success who experienced that growth firsthand represents SHSU in the conference’s first faculty excellence award since the realignment. 

Heritage Magazine: Making History

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. This sentiment is shared by history lovers across the world as they attempt to sift through the remnants of what we once were to better understand who we are now and where we are heading.

Providing Comprehensive Support: ELITE, Evolve And ASPIRE

Since 2010, Sam Houston State University’s ELITE program has supported student retention and graduation through mentorship. In 2016, the Graduate and Professional School established ASPIRE, providing 25 graduate students with guidance and scholarship opportunities. In 2019, Evolve was created under the same umbrella as ELITE, but is tailored to serve students who transferred to SHSU from community colleges or universities.

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