Events

March 2017

Wednesday, March 1

Criminal Justice Career Fair

The CJ Career Fair will feature more than 50 organizations, agencies and private companies offering careers in law enforcement, corrections, victim services,...

Leadership Over Lunch: Building Better Leaders

The Department of Leadership Initiatives will host its next Leadership Over Lunch series event on Wednesday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to noon, featuring...

Women's History Month Celebration

Join the SHSU Diversity Council in celebrating women's history with games, activities and fun prizes on Wednesday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the LSC...

Softball Doubleheader

Your Bearkat softball team is back in action for a midweek doubleheader as they face Prairie View A&M on Wednesday, March 1 at 3 p.m. Admission is free with...

Top Rope Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of top rope belaying and climbing wall safety. Dates: Tuesday, Jan. 31 and Wednesday, Mar. 1 Time: 5 - 8 p.m. Cost: FREE for semester...

Baseball Weekend Series "Grow the Growl"

Baseball continue their home game stretch on Wednesday at 6:30 pm as they face Pepperdine. The Bearkat baseball team will also be in action on Friday, March...

Destination Spring Break

The Office of Health Promotion, University Police Department, and Greek Life are teaming up to present “Destination Spring Break.” This fun and interactive...

Thursday, March 2

Last Day to Submit Draft of Thesis/Dissertation to Library for First Format and Style Review

See Thesis & Dissertation website for more information

March to Sam Houston's Grave

Since the early 1900's, Bearkats have gathered at Austin Hall and marched to Sam Houston's grave, on his birthday, to honor our university's namesake. Please...

Texas High-Speed Train Presentation

Discover the Texas High-Speed Train! Houston to Dallas in 90 minutes Project will create 10,000 jobs during each year of construction Approximately 1,000...

Basketball Doubleheader

The Bearkats return to Johnson Coliseum for the last game of their home season on Thursday, March 2 at 5:15 p.m. for a doubleheader matchup against McNeese....

Emily Nemens Fiction Reading

12:00 pm, Craft Talk, Emily Nemens (Evans 212) 5:30pm, Ralph Pease Auditorium, (Evans105) Emily Nemens is a writer, illustrator, and co-editor of The...

Free "Singin' In The Rain" Screening

Join the Department of Mass Communication for a FREE screening of Singin' in the Rain! The Mass Communication Department will present the 1952 musical film,...

Vertical Happy Hour

New to climbing or a seasoned pro? Stop by the wall every Thursday night for some free fun on the wall. Date: Every Thursday during the Academic Year...

Friday, March 3

Staff Excellence Award Nominations Sought

Do you know of a staff member that excels in their job and consistently demonstrates the values of service, innovation, and motivation? Through the Staff...

UIL Class 4A High School Regional Basketball Tournament

Join as many as 5,000 fans as High School Boys’ and Girls’ Playoff Basketball invades Johnson Coliseum in February. This is the 22nd consecutive year for...

Opera Performance: Speed Dating Tonight by Michael Ching

*This is a ticketed event. Nationally recognized SHSU Opera will present Michael Ching’s Speed Dating Tonight! a comic opera in one act. Set in a bar, this...

Saturday, March 4

Get Outdoors: Challenge Course and Zipline

Challenge yourself to new heights on the high ropes challenge course and zip line at the beautiful SHSU University Camp. Date: Mar. 4 Time: Noon - 5...

UIL Class 4A High School Regional Basketball Tournament

Join as many as 5,000 fans as High School Boys’ and Girls’ Playoff Basketball invades Johnson Coliseum in February. This is the 22nd consecutive year for...

University Avenue Art Walk

The Sam Houston State University Department of Art and the Student Art Association are sponsoring the University Avenue Art Walk on Saturday, March 4, 2-6pm....

Opera Performance: Speed Dating Tonight by Michael Ching

*This is a ticketed event. Nationally recognized SHSU Opera will present Michael Ching’s Speed Dating Tonight! a comic opera in one act. Set in a bar, this...

Sunday, March 5

Monday, March 6

Tuesday, March 7

LSC "Mother's Room" Now Open

The Lowman Student Center announces the opening of a beautiful new space dedicated to breastfeeding mothers on campus. Located on the 2nd floor of the LSC,...

Peer to Peer PTSD Group Meeting

This is a peer-to-peer group meeting for those that have PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, or any other traumatic disorder. It is not...

Multilingual Readings of Literature by Women

SHSU faculty and students’ volunteers will present a very short bio in English of a female author who writes poetry or prose in LOTE (a language other than...

Multilingual Readings of Literature by Women

SHSU faculty and students’ volunteers will present a very short bio in English of a female author who writes poetry or prose in LOTE (a language other than...

Phi Alpha Theta Women's History Month Lecture

Title: "Texas Feminism 'Between the Waves' " Dr. Nancy Baker will discuss Texas feminist legal reformers who modernized the state’s laws, bringing Texas...

Bingo Night

All SHSU students are invited to play Bingo with the SHSU Program Council in the LSC Ballroom. Bingo winners will be provided with potentially fabulous...

Student Government Association Meeting

The Student Government Association here at Sam Houston serves as the official voice of the student body! We strive to promote the welfare of the student...

Wednesday, March 8

Grad Info 101 Workshop

Interested in applying to graduate school? Join us for a free informational session to learn more about graduate school and how to begin the application...

Intramural March Madness Bracket Challenge

Online Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 8 Fee: FREE The Intramural Sports program provides the opportunity to compete and have fun in various team...

PC Meet and Greet

Come meet the Program Council board members and learn about upcoming events. Sign up to become a committee member and get the chance to volunteer and be more...

"Post-68 Nostalgia and the Personal Labor of Women"

The Honors College ProfSPEAK presentation will feature foreign languages professor Ervin Malakaj, who will discuss issues related to the neglected, yet...

The Honors College ProfSpeak

Title: Post-68 Nostalgia and the Personal Labor of Women Dr. Ervin Malakaj will discuss issues related to the neglected, yet important, film "Unter dem...

Bouldering Bash

Come climb the newest and freshest bouldering problems on our blue wall. Whether you compete against yourself or others, a fun time will be had by...

Spring Break Kick-Off with Student Legal and Mediation Services

Join SLMS for an evening of Mocktails, snacks, and safety tips on legal situations that may arise while on Spring Break. Come play free games and enter to...

Women's Poetry Slam, Let's Get LOUD!

Let’s Get Loud!, a new student organization dedicated to spoken word and poetry, will host a women’s poetry slam leading up to Jasminne Mendez’s performance....

An Afro- Latina in Texas: Poetry & Performance

Jasminne Mendez is a performance poet, actress, teacher and published writer. She captivates audiences through the passion and energy of her words and voice....

Intramural Tailgate Games

Date: Wednesday, March 8 Time: 6 p.m. Location: TBD Fee: FREE The Intramural Sports program provides the opportunity to compete and have fun in various team...

Bearkat Softball

Bearkat Softball is back in action at the Bearkat Softball Complex this Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. to face Texas A&M.

Thursday, March 9

Honors Ambassadors Meet and Greet

Meet current Honors Ambassadors and learn more about the purpose and goals of this special group of Honors students at SHSU.Receive information about the...

SHSU Food Pantry Distribution

How to Request Food: 1. Open the “Students” tab in MySAM 2. Under “Student Assistance”, click the “Food Pantry (Main Campus)” link...

Movie Screening: Voices of Muslim Women from the US South

When one thinks of the American Deep South, the image of veiled Muslim students strolling the University of Alabama campus is the last thing that comes to...

Vertical Happy Hour

New to climbing or a seasoned pro? Stop by the wall every Thursday night for some free fun on the wall. Date: Every Thursday during the Academic Year...

Friday, March 10

Staff Excellence Award Nominations Sought

Do you know of a staff member that excels in their job and consistently demonstrates the values of service, innovation, and motivation? Through the Staff...

Beto Chair Lecture: José Admirall, Florida International University

José R. Almirall, a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Director of the International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) at Florida...

Saturday, March 11

GRE Prep Workshop

Do you know that you will need to take the GRE for graduate school? Take advantage of the SAM Center's GRE Prep workshop on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 8 a.m. to...

Monday, March 13

Tuesday, March 14

Staff Council Professional Development Conference

The SHSU Staff Council Professional Development Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 (Spring Break) from 8:30am-4:00pm. Registration is...

Student Government Association Meeting

The Student Government Association here at Sam Houston serves as the official voice of the student body! We strive to promote the welfare of the student...

Wednesday, March 15

Thursday, March 16

Friday, March 17

Staff Excellence Award Nominations Sought

Do you know of a staff member that excels in their job and consistently demonstrates the values of service, innovation, and motivation? Through the Staff...

Monday, March 20

Intramural Softball League

Online Registration Deadline: Monday, March 20 Fee: FREE The Intramural Sports program provides the opportunity to compete and have fun in various team and...

Women On Weights

Not sure where to start in the weight room? Join this class designed especially for women. Learn how to properly perform strength exercises, what works best...

Women On Weights 2.0

Need something more advanced? This course builds upon the skills learned in our Women on Weights class or the skills that you already know. This women-only...

General's Market Opening!

Stop in and take a peek at what we have been putting together for you in General's Market! Similar to Old Main Market, at General's Market everything is...

International Day of Happiness

Happy Happy Happy! "I will try to create more happiness in the world around me"- The action for happiness pledge. Come help Program Council spread happiness...

President & Provost Roundtable

Join President Dana Hoyt and Provost Richard Eglsaer as they discuss SHSU's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for the SACSCOC reaffirmation process. The handout...

Hit Fit

Release your everyday tensions in this upbeat class. You will utilize gloves, focus pads, and bags to learn the basics of kickboxing and mixed martial arts....

Tuesday, March 21

TSUS Regents' Student Scholar Search

When: Monday, July 17 (Application Due Date) Where: Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, LSC, Suite 303 We are looking for top performing...

Women On Weights 2.0

Need something more advanced? This course builds upon the skills learned in our Women on Weights class or the skills that you already know. This women-only...

Haven 101 Allies Training

Become a Haven Diversity Advocate! Haven endeavors to create a more inclusive campus by advocating for and celebrating LGBTQ+ identities, and we provide...

3rd Annual Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil

3rd Annual Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil on Bowers Blvd. includes tailgate festivites prior to the SHSU baseball game against UT-Arlington. First 500...

Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil

Student Activities and Bill Fick Ford will host this event. The first 500 students in attendance can receive free admission and crawfish with their Bearkat...

Film: Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years

AUDRE LORDE - THE BERLIN YEARS 1984 TO 1992 explores a little-known chapter of the writer’s prolific life, a period in which she helped ignite the...

Student Government Association Meeting

The Student Government Association here at Sam Houston serves as the official voice of the student body! We strive to promote the welfare of the student...

Softball Umpire Training

Interested in a job where you can learn valuable leadership skills? Try umpiring. Attend our information session to be considered for hire. Outstanding...

Wednesday, March 22

Leadership Over Lunch: The Power of Failure

The Department of Leadership Initiatives invites you attend our spring Leadership Over Lunch series. On Wednesday, March 22 from 11 a.m. – noon, Dr. Mary...

CHSS Dean's List Luncheon

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences will honor students who made the CHSS Dean's List in Fall 2016 at a reception on March 22nd. Students will...

Real Talk w/CJ: Houston Area Multi-Agency Gang Task Force

Learn more about the Multi-Agency Task Force that is charged with the investigation of gangs in the Houston area, especially the transnational MS-13 gang,...

Guest Artist and Faculty Recital: ARCANUM Ensemble

ARCANUM Ensemble performs Born in the 80s: The Baroque Millennials, celebrating composers born during the fertile decade of the 1680s. Tony Boutté (tenor) &...

Thursday, March 23

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

This training teaches the skills necessary to guard at an aquatic facility. Successful participants will receive CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer,...

PC Express

The SHSU Program Council presents PC Express! Students will have the opportunity to play cool games and score free rides to class, courtesy of PC Express!...

Rising Above Stereotypes & Setbacks: An Olympian's Experience of Rejection & Failure

Presentation from Ms. Dahlgren including personal experiences of stigma, bullying, failure, and resilience.

Vertical Happy Hour

New to climbing or a seasoned pro? Stop by the wall every Thursday night for some free fun on the wall. Date: Every Thursday during the Academic Year...

Grow the Growl

This game is presented by the University Hotel and the Alcohol Drug & Abuse Initiative on campus. Make sure you attend all 4 Grow the Growl games to be...

Friday, March 24

Advanced Registration Begins for Summer and Fall 2017 Terms

See the Advance Registration Schedule for details on registering by classification and the breakdown of registration times by alpha schedule. For...

Bearkat Softball Weekend Series

Bearkat softball takes on Central Arkansas starting with a double header on Friday, March 24 at 3 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff receive free admission...

Saturday, March 25

SHSU Alumni Association Golf Tournament

The annual SHSU Alumni Association Golf Tournament helps to raise funds for alumni programming, events, alumni engagement activities, and much, much more....

Thesis Concert: “25”

SHSU Dance major Jaime Fruge will give audience members an interactive and intimate viewing experience like no other in her thesis dance concert, “25,”...

Sunday, March 26

Adult CPR/AED/FA Training

The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. This...

Monday, March 27

18th Annual Juried Student Exhibit

Monday, March 27, through April 17 in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. Presented by the Department of Art.

Intramural Sand Volleyball League

Online Registration Deadline: Monday, March 27 Fee: FREE The Intramural Sports program provides you the opportunity to compete and have fun in various team...

Breakfast with PC

The SHSU Program Council invites students to Breakfast with PC! on the last Monday of each month. On Monday, March 27, at 8:30 a.m., students can visit PC in...

SHSU Common Reader - "Why Do I Love The Smell of Ozone in the Morning?"

Join Chemistry Professor Dr. Tom Chasteen as he talks about molecules of ozone in the atmosphere and how they play important but very different jobs...

SHSU Food Pantry Distribution

How to Request Food: 1. Open the “Students” tab in MySAM 2. Under “Student Assistance”, click the “Food Pantry (Main Campus)” link...

SHSU Common Reader - Fine Arts Reception and Award Ceremony

Awards announced at 5:30pm. For more information, please click on the link provided.

Tuesday, March 28

SHSU Common Reader - WASH Inflatopia Event

WASH Inflatopia Event. For more information, please click on the link provided.

Officer Transition Training

Student organization members can learn about best practices in transitioning officers of your student organization. Training Dates: Tuesday, March 28 -...

95210 Health Fair

Join us for the SHSU 95210 Health Fair! Learrn about different aspects of your health by meeting with different SHSU service providers , and local vendors!

Discover Your Strengths

Register today for a Discover Your Strengths workshop! Discover Your Strengths is an interactive workshop for students who are interested in learning more...

Student Government Association Meeting

The Student Government Association here at Sam Houston serves as the official voice of the student body! We strive to promote the welfare of the student...

Wednesday, March 29

SHSU Common Reader - WASH Inflatopia Event

WASH Inflatopia Event. For more information, please click on the link provided.

SHSU Common Reader - Women in Stem

Join Dr. Lisa Brown as she speaks about Women in Stem (Emphasis on Women from NASA.) For more information, please click on the link provided.

The Woodlands Center Etiquette Dinner

Join us as we take you through the business dining experience and teach you how to dine with professionals. Register at JOBSforKATS.com

How to Pay Your Student Loans

Let the SMMC help you discover the best solutions for repaying your student loans.

Let's Taco 'Bout Consent

The Office of Equity & Inclusion and Not on My Campus AdvoKATS invites you to come enjoy free tacos over an open discussion about consent, on Wednesday,...

Sammypalooza

Annual concert series with multiple musical acts.

Thursday, March 30

Free Screening of "Tower"

Join the SHSU Department of Art’s animation program for a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary, “Tower,” an animated feature that retells...

Sam Houston Arbor Day

Join SHSU Landscape Services & Leadership Initiatives as we celebrate Sam Houston Arbor Day on Thursday, March 30. Arbor Day celebrates planting and...

Annise Parker Lecture

"Women on Top: Top-Lessons in Politics and Leadership" final event of Women's History Month. Annise Parker served three terms as Mayor of Houston, after...

Vertical Happy Hour

New to climbing or a seasoned pro? Stop by the wall every Thursday night for some free fun on the wall. Date: Every Thursday during the Academic Year...

Friday, March 31

"God of Carnage"

Presented by the Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre

March 2017