SHSU Student Receives Regent Scholar Award

Dedicated students know better than to let a scholarship opportunity pass them by, and Whitney Stahl is no different. When a professor told her about $5,000 up for grabs, she went through the lengthy application without hesitation. Little did she know she had applied for the Texas State University System Regent’s Student Scholar Award, one of the highest honors bestowed upon students.

Commencement Spotlight: Kalan McBride

For every milestone she reaches, Kalan McBride celebrates with a new pair of shoes. She started the tradition when she graduated high school and is proud to add another pair to her collection in Bearkat orange.

Bearkats Win Big At AAF Conference

Eight Sam Houston State University students, all public relations & advertising or marketing majors, recently attended an American Advertising Federation (AAF) conference in Houston, Texas. Six of the SHSU competitors placed first, second and third place with their respective teams.

Commencement Spotlight: Sidney Boyles

Choosing a degree by accident may seem impractical, but it’s how Sidney Boyles, a studio arts student, found her love for ceramics and sculpture.

Unique Display Features Depression-Era Christmas Cards

The Sam Houston Natural Science & Art Research Center opened in 2019 to showcase collections of fossils, art, minerals and numerous other items relating to the scientific history of the region and state. A recent donation of geological samples came with an unexpected surprise, Christmas cards dating back to 1929.

Professor's AI-Assisted Software Contributes To Opera Creation

In a groundbreaking mixture of art and technology, Sam Houston State University Associate Professor of Mathematics Martin Malandro revolutionized classical music composition with an artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted software that played a pivotal role in creating the world's first AI-assisted opera, "Andromeda."

Commencement Spotlight: Hayden Marshall

To Hayden Marshall, attending Sam Houston State University was an easy decision. He had multiple friends and a family member study here who highly recommended the university for its programs and homey feel.

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