School Of Nursing Awarded $1.1 Million

SHSU’s young nursing program continues to earn recognition throughout the state. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is awarding $1.1 million to Sam Houston State University’s nursing program to work toward meeting the state’s growing demand for nursing professionals. “This award is significant for the School of Nursing because it will allow us to hire […]


‘Healthy’ Presence

Factors such as an aging population, new medical technologies, and federal legislation have increased the need for qualified health care employees, particularly in areas of allied health. SHSU has taken a giant step in addressing those demands with several new programs. Sam Houston State University has long enjoyed a solid reputation for producing quality educators […]


Local Nursing Fellowships Strengthen Program

The first nursing students to receive fellowships from Huntsville Memorial Hospital are (front row, from left): Megan Cress, Molly McMillan and Lauren Mullane, and (back row) Matt Nadzak and Amber Prichard. A partnership between Sam Houston State University and Huntsville Memorial Hospital, which went into effect last fall, will strengthen the nursing program in both […]


Going Into The Extreme

By Kim Kyle Morgan Wild winds, frozen fingers, swaying seas, rudimentary ropes AND perfidious penguins? For Thomas “Red Head” Chasteen, it was paradise. In Antarctica. In February. It was a long way from home for Chasteen, a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Sam Houston State University. Dressed like a “Michelin Man” in anticipation […]



2012 Houston Blue: The Story of the Houston Police Department Criminal justice professor Mitchel Roth and former Houston Post reporter Tom Kennedy offer the first comprehensive history of one of the nation’s largest police forces, the Houston Police Department, reconstructing the history of an agency that has been both innovative and controversial. Through extensive archival […]

Raven's Call

Raven’s Call

Raven’s Call is the newest SHSU tradition created to ceremonially remember students, faculty and staff who have passed away. The event was established last year, and this year 28 individuals were honored on April 12 at the memorial monument at the foot of the Ron and Ruth Blatchley Bell Tower. The idea for the ceremony […]


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