Thursday, January 29, 2015

SHSU Asks TX Legislature For $60 million

The Houstonian reports (Jan. 29) that a state bill to give the university funding for a new biology building was deferred to the Committee on Higher Education:

Building Reflects Woman Behind Sam Houston

This isn't part of the Houstonian's series of secret destinations but the Margaret Houston Building gets highlighted in an article this week (Jan. 29). We weren't too crazy on the name Academic Building Two, either.

Secret SHSU Destination Makes Space Not So Far Away

Another in a series of the university's secret destinations from the Houstonian (Jan. 29), this time focusing on the observatory and planetarium (which has provided plenty of fun and Farrington for decades):

Gaertner PAC A Source of Pride For SHSU

SHSU College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication recently received publicity regarding the 4-year-old Gaertner Performing Arts Center, as noted in the Huntsville Item (Jan. 26):

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Sidewalk, Bathroom Improvements Making Campus More ADA Friendly

A few notes from the Houstonian (Jan. 27) on some of the recent changes on campus to make it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act:

Monday, January 26, 2015

Don Sanders Stadium Readies for 10th Season

It's almost been a full ten years since the Don Sanders Stadium opened and the facility. "widely considered one of the finest athletic facilities in the Southland Conference," will celebrate its first decade throughout 2015, reports GoBearkats:

Saturday, January 24, 2015

UPD Sub-station Opens In The LSC

SHSU's Police Department’s new sub-station is now open on the first floor (Room 104) of the Lowman Student Center, reports the Houstonian:

Friday, January 23, 2015

City, SHSU Team Up for Bobby K. Marks Drive Crosswalk Project

A pedestrian-heavy road surrounding Sam Houston State University is one step closer to being safer, reports the Huntsville Item (Wed. Jan. 21):

Friday, January 16, 2015

Construction Powered Through Winter Break

The Houstonian (Jan. 14) reports that while students were off enjoying their winter break, campus officials were busy on campus working on new additions and updates to Sam Houston State University:

TSUS Official Talks Upcoming Legislative Session

Tuesday [Jan. 13] marked the beginning of the 84th Texas Legislature. Mike Wintenute, associate vice chancellor for governmental relations at Texas State University System, spoke with The Houstonian [Wed. Jan. 14] about the goals which the system hopes the legislature will accomplish, which include benefits for TSUS as well as Sam Houston State University: