History Department Honors Olson With Dedication Ceremony, Events
In honor of his 31 years of service to Sam Houston State University, history professor James S. Olson will be recognized with several upcoming events. The SHSU history department is sponsoring various activities that will take place Thursday and Friday on campus and in the Huntsville community.
Following the speech by Distinguished Lecturer Peter Hammond Liddle, the new auditorium in Academic Building Four will be officially dedicated in Olson's name during a ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday. Following the dedication of the new auditorium, a reception for Olson will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on 19th Street. The history department has extended an open invitation for community members to attend the reception beginning at 7 p.m.