Events

October 2017

Monday, October 2

Staff Council Coversations

Staff Council Conversations invites you to attend a presentation by Drew Miller, "I Heard it Through the Grapevine: Gossip in the Workplace." This session...

Preparing for the Teacher Career Fair

Before you attend the Fall Teacher Career Fair, come hear from industry experts to help you prepare.

Tuesday, October 3

Free Flu Shots (Click Here for More Information)

The SHSU Student Health Center is committed to providing the resources necessary to keep our campus community healthy so that everyone has the opportunity to...

Tunes @ Noon

Catch live performances in the LSC Kat Klub at noon on the first Tuesday of every month!

Building Self-Esteem

How we feel about ourselves can affect us on many different levels. Join us for this FREE 1-hour workshop as we explore the ins and outs of self-esteem and...

President & Provost Roundtable

Join in the discussion as President Hoyt & Provost Eglsaer examine Student Success & the New "Traditional Student". (Handout pending)

Healthy Relationships Workshop

The goal of this FREE workshop is to educate and empower participants to make better decisions regarding relationships in their life. Through a variety of...

Treasurer Training

Student organization members can learn about best practices for handling money for your student organization.

Piney Woods Yoga

Bring a mat or towel and join Rec Sports in the courtyard of the new Piney Woods Hall for an evening of yoga and relaxation. Held the first Tuesday of every...

Wednesday, October 4

Career & Internship Fair

Are you ready to get hired? Come ready to network in your interview-best and several copies of your resume in hand at your annual "all majors" career fair....

Treasurer Training

Student organization members can learn about best practices for handling money for your student organization.

PC Committee Meeting

Program Council is the official SHSU programing board that plans and implements activities and events for the entire student body. It is a student...

Disco Fever Block Party

Join the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHACC) and the Department of Residence Life at the Disco Fever Block Party on Wednesday, October 4 from...

Disco Fever Block Party

Join the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHACC) and the Department of Residence Life at the Disco Fever Block Party on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 5–7 p.m....

Poker Tournament

Semester long poker tournament. Winners of final table will receive points to determine ranking for championship table in November. Registration begins at...

Organizing for the Next Academic Year

Discover the importance of aligning financial, educational and career goals. Join the Student Money Management Center for our workshop “Organizing for the...

Thursday, October 5

Developing Social Confidence

Making friends can be challenging sometimes. This FREE 1-hour workshop discusses strategies to help you feel more confident in your ability to develop and...

FAFSA and Scholarship4kats Workshop

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and the Student Money Management Center are hosting 6 workshops to give students the opportunity to work with...

Real Talk w/CJ: Alberto De Leon, U.S. Border Patrol

As a Border Patrol Agent, Alumnus Alberto De Leon intercepted people, drugs and contraband coming across the border illegally using mountain bikes, scope...

Thursday Thrills

The SHSU Program Council presents Thursday Thrills! Two Thursdays each month from 1:00-2:30 PM, the Program Council will host a recreational and/or art...

Food Pantry Distribution at TWC

The Woodlands food pantry is open this semester to serve our students who need support. We are open the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 4-7 p.m. You...

Rethinking the Prospects for Conflict and Peace in China-Taiwan Relations

The Department of Political Science, Department of Politics and Government, Illinois State University and Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office...

Poker Tournament

Semester long poker tournament. Winners of final table will receive points to determine ranking for championship table in November. Registration begins at...

Leadership in the Eye of Conflict

Student Legal and Mediation Services will host the fifth annual Conflict Resolution Month at Sam Houston State University. In an effort to equip the SHSU...

Firefest

Annual pep-rally in preparation for the Battle of the Piney Woods game against SFA. It will feature a fireworks display, free food for the first 500 people,...

Friday, October 6

Last Day to Q Drop 7 1/2 (A) Week Courses

Deadline to Drop 7 1/2 (A) Week Fall Courses or Labs with a "Q" grade Notes: - Students will not be permitted to drop 7 1/2 (A) week courses after this...

#SamSwitch

The student winner from the #SamSwitch contest will switch places with SHSU President Dana Hoyt for the day.

Faculty/Staff Book Club

Faculty and staff book clubs are for academic enrichment and to foster communities of learning. Books are supplied by PACE. PACE organizes several clubs each...

Saturday, October 7

Guest Artist Performance: Dylana Jenson, violin and Josu de Solaun, piano

IMPORTANT NOTE: There has been a change of venue from the SHSU GPAC Recital Hall to the new location of University Heights Baptist Church. Admission is...

Sunday, October 8

Monday, October 9

FAFSA and Scholarships4kats Workshop

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and the Student Money Management Center are hosting 6 workshops to give students the opportunity to work with...

Art of Teaching Workshop Series

The Art of Teaching workshop series consists of viewing video sessions followed by group discussion, and then application to your own teaching. Workshops are...

Hispanic Heritage Month Craft Talk, Poetry Slam & Reading with Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

Co-hosted by the SHSU MFA Program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing; College of Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Committee;...

Hispanic Heritage Month Event

Hispanic Heritage Month continues with multiple events on Monday, October 9th. 3:30pm - 4:45pm Building Literary Community: A Craft Talk with...

Tuesday, October 10

Facing the Wind: Leadership Resolve, & Harvey

An inside look into how mediation skills enhance leadership in chaotic moments. Light refreshments will be served.

Healthy Relationships Workshop

The goal of this FREE workshop is to educate and empower participants to make better decisions regarding relationships in their life. Through a variety of...

Wednesday, October 11

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The Clothesline Project

Students, faculty and staff are invited to decorate shirts in honor of survivors as part of the Clothesline Project. The shirts allow people to express...

Conflict Resolution Month Interactive Mural

In celebration of Conflict Resolution Month, Student Legal and Mediation Services will have an interactive mural event in the LSC Mall Area. Students are...

Leadership Over Lunch: The Connected Leader

The Department of Leadership Initiatives invites you attend our fall Leadership Over Lunch series. On Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. – noon. Dr. Lindsay...

PC Express

Like free rides to class? Like answering trivia questions for cool prizes? If so, come hop on the PC Express! The SHSU Program Council will be present in an...

Staff Council Meeting

Staff Council hosts monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of each month from 1:30pm-2:30pm. All SHSU Staff are invited and welcome to attend! Bring your...

Taming Your Temper

Learn how to identify what makes you angry and tips on how to gain control over your anger during this FREE 1-hour workshop. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Just...

Center for Community Engagement 5th Birthday Party Celebration

Have a cup of gourmet coffee! Eat a piece of birthday cake! See our brand NEW office space!

CHSS Colloquium Series Featuring Dr. Ben Mitchell-Yellin

Join the College of Humanities and Social Sciences for a faculty colloquium series. Each presentation will be hosted by a faculty member within CHSS,...

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...

Intramural Madden XBOX Tournament

Test your gaming skills in our single elimination Madden tournament at the Kat Klub in the Lowman Student Center. Register online or on-site for this...

PC Cinema

The Program Council presents PC Cinema showing a movie on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. in the LSC Theater. Students must bring a valid student ID to attend....

Archeology Presenation

October is designated as Texas Archeology Month. Join the Sam Houston Memorial Museum on Wednesday, October 11 as they welcome Douglas K. Boyd, archeologist...

Silent Sky

http://www.shsu.edu/academics/theatre/productions/production-popups/silent-sky

Thursday, October 12

Conflict Resolution Month Interactive Mural

In celebration of Conflict Resolution Month, Student Legal and Mediation Services will have an interactive mural event in the LSC Mall Area. Students are...

IDEA Workshop

SHSU uses the online IDEA (Individual Development & Educational Assessment) student ratings of instruction system for evaluation of all instructors campus...

Preparing for the Teacher Career Fair

Before you attend the Fall Teacher Career Fair, come hear from industry experts to help you prepare at The Woodlands Center.

Stage Production of Silent Sky

http://www.shsu.edu/academics/theatre/productions/production-popups/silent-sky

Friday, October 13

2nd Annual SHSU Oktoberfest

Following a successful event last year, The SHSU German Conversation and Culture Club and The SHSU German Program are happy to announce the second annual...

Bearkat Soccer vs Nicholls

It's another Free Food Friday at Bearkat Soccer, presented by Double Dave's! The Bearkats host Nicholls at 6:30 p.m. at Pritchett Field. Admission is free...

Stage Production of Silent Sky

http://www.shsu.edu/academics/theatre/productions/production-popups/silent-sky

Saturday, October 14

Club Tennis LSCS Matches

The Club Tennis team plays host for LSCS Matches at the McAdams Tennis Courts on Sat., Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. Come support your fellow Bearkats. The Club Sports...

FAFSA and Scholarships4kats Workshop

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and the Student Money Management Center are hosting 6 workshops to give students the opportunity to work with...

Women's Club Rugby vs Texas State

The Women's Club Rugby team plays host to Texas State at Holleman Field on Sat., Oct. 14 at 11 a.m. Come support your fellow Bearkats. The Club Sports...

Men's Club Soccer vs St. Edward's

The Men's Club Soccer team plays host to St. Edward's at Lower Pritchett Field on Sat., Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. Come support your fellow Bearkats. The Club Sports...

Alumni Association Tailgate

Join the SHSU Alumni Association for a Bearkat Tailgate. Food and beverages provided for alumni, students and friends. (While supplies last).

Men's Club Rugby vs Texas State

The Men's Club Rugby team plays host to Texas State at Holleman Field on Sat., Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. Come support your fellow Bearkats. The Club Sports Program...

Stage Production of Silent Sky

http://www.shsu.edu/academics/theatre/productions/production-popups/silent-sky

Bearkat Football vs Northwestern State

The Bearkats return home for Pink Out on Saturday, Oct. 14 as they face Northwestern State. Students, faculty, and staff receive free admission by swiping...

Stage Production of Silent Sky

http://www.shsu.edu/academics/theatre/productions/production-popups/silent-sky

Sunday, October 15

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...

Intramural Spikeball Tournament

Looking for something different? Test your athleticism and communication with Spikeball. A fast paced-hybrid volleyball game involving a trampoline is sure...

Monday, October 16

IDEA Workshop

SHSU uses the online IDEA (Individual Development & Educational Assessment) student ratings of instruction system for evaluation of all instructors campus...

Overcoming Test Anxiety

Learn how to identify the source of your test anxiety and build skills to help reduce it during this FREE 1-hour workshop. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Just...

14th Annual Joan Coffey Symposium

The Department of History will host the 14th Annual Joan Coffey Symposium on Monday, October 16th at 5pm in Olson Auditorium. The event will feature two...

Yoga Rocks

Rock Climbing = Strength + Endurance + Flexibility + Mindfulness = Yoga *** Two methods combined for the same goal! Let our Outdoor team lead you through a...

Soccer Officials Training

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

Intramural Soccer League

Compete in a recreational 7v7 Soccer League just for Sam Houston students, faculty and staff. Play a three-week regular season followed by a single...

Intramural Volleyball

Compete in this indoor volleyball league played at the HKC. This 3 week league has a place for all faculty, staff and students with differentiating skill...

Tuesday, October 17

Faculty/Staff Book Club

Faculty and staff book clubs are for academic enrichment and to foster communities of learning. Books are supplied by PACE. PACE organizes several clubs each...

Real Talk w/CJ: Det. Darcus Shorten, Houston Homicide Division

Det. Shorten joined the Houston Homicide Division in 1995 and has investigated many of the city's murder cases, including the Acres Homes serial rapist and...

Healthy Relationships Workshop

The goal of this FREE workshop is to educate and empower participants to make better decisions regarding relationships in their life. Through a variety of...

Sixth Annual President's Culinary Challenge

Come join SH Dining in our Food Truck Feast! Held at Old Main Market this event will feature a food truck themed menu, live DJ, games, souvenir cups, vote...

Hit Fit

This high-intensity interval training workout sculpts your body and burns calories like nothing you have ever experienced. Your trainer will teach you the...

Volleyball Officials Training

Interested in a job where you can learn valuable leadership skills? Try officiating intramural sports and get paid! Attend our information session to be...

Wednesday, October 18

Top Rope Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of top rope belaying and climbing wall safety. Dates: Every Wednesday Time: 6 - 8 p.m. Cost: FREE Location: Climbing Wall

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The Clothesline Project

As part of the Clothesline Project, shirts honoring survivors of violence will be on display outside the Criminal Justice Center. The shirts, made by...

Networking with Future Nurses @ TWC

Come mingle with top healthcare agencies who are ready to hire you.

Public-history exhibit, discussion, and book signing: Historic Postcards of Walker County, Texas

Please join us for the upcoming public-history exhibit, discussion, and book signing for our new title: Historic Postcards of Walker County, Texas. Several...

Alpha Chi Omega Luminary (candlelight vigil)

Alpha Chi Omega will be hosting a candlelight vigil to honor those that lost their lives to domestic violence and celebrate the lives of those that survived

Home for the Holidays

Are you overwhelmed with the amount of money you will be spending during the holiday season? Join the Student Money Management Center on Wedesday, Oct. 18 at...

Sam Jam Carnival

Sam Jam Carnival features rides, food and prizes.

Soccer Officials Training

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

Thursday, October 19

Catching Better Zzz

Tired of feeling tired? This FREE 1-hour workshop is designed to help you learn how to improve your sleeping habits. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Just show up...

Thursday Thrills

The SHSU Program Council presents Thursday Thrills! Two Thursdays each month from 1:00-2:30 PM, the Program Council will host a recreational and/or art...

FAFSA and Scholarships4kats Workshop

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and the Student Money Management Center are hosting 6 workshops to give students the opportunity to work with...

TWC Food Pantry

The Woodlands Center Food Pantry will be distributing food items for students in need on the on the following dates: October 19 November 2 November...

Career Insights Industry Panel @TWC

Preparing to graduate and unsure of your next steps? Professionals from various industries will share career tips on preparing and successfully transitioning...

Ladies that Lift

Strong is the new fit! Come to this women-only weight training class to help you learn how to lift weights properly. Less than a quarter of people workout...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Documentary and Panel

Screen "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America," a documentary that focuses on the case of Kim Mosher, a Minnesota mother of three who escaped from...

Homecoming Parade

The Homecoming Parade will be held Thursday, October 19, at 6:30 P.M. The route starts on 19th street, moves to Sam Houston Ave., then 12th street, and...

Friday, October 20

Beto Chair Lecture: Pamela Wilcox

Pamela Wilcox, a professor of Criminal Justice and a Fellow of the Graduate School in the School of Justice at the University of Cincinnati, will present her...

Hispanic Heritage Month Event

The final event for Hispanic Heritage Month will take place on Friday, October 20th at 1pm in AB4, Olson Auditorium. SHSU Student Andrew Prochazka will...

PC Cinema: Homecoming Edition

The SHSU Program Council will sponsor a special homecoming movie screening on Friday, October 20th at 6:00 PM in the LSC Theater. Students must bring a valid...

Alexis Anderson's, 'Soliloquy': M.F.A. Candidate in Thesis Concert

Soliloquy is a M.F.A thesis concert, choreographed by Alexis Anderson, that uses psychodrama techniques in concert dance. Anderson uses Jacob Levy Moreno's...

Saturday, October 21

SHSU Alumni Association Coffee

Bearkat spirit is brewing the morning of homecoming! Join us for complimentary coffee, pastries and live jazz.

Alumni Association Homecoming Pre-Game Tailgate

Come join us for a great Bearkat tailgate experience! Tailgate starts 2 hours prior to kick-off.

Alexis Anderson's, 'Soliloquy': M.F.A. Candidate in Thesis Concert

Soliloquy is a M.F.A thesis concert, choreographed by Alexis Anderson, that uses psychodrama techniques in concert dance. Anderson uses Jacob Levy Moreno's...

Black Alumni & Friends Homecoming Reception

Homecoming reception with DJ and dancing. Hors d'ouevres and drinks to be served. Cocktail Attire $20 Alumni Association Members $35 Per Non-Member...

Sunday, October 22

Monday, October 23

FAFSA and Scholarships4kats Workshop

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and the Student Money Management Center are hosting 6 workshops to give students the opportunity to work with...

Tuesday, October 24

Healthy Relationships Workshop

The goal of this FREE workshop is to educate and empower participants to make better decisions regarding relationships in their life. Through a variety of...

Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) Information Sessions

We will hold information sessions about the Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS). The URS is open to ALL undergraduates who are involved in research across...

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...

Aleatory

Free food. Free admission. A horror mystery desperately needing to be solved. Come see what I've done.

Wednesday, October 25

Aleatory

Free food. Free admission. A horror mystery desperately needing to be solved. Come see what I've done.

Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) Information Sessions

We will hold information sessions about the Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS). The URS is open to ALL undergraduates who are involved in research across...

Fall Teacher Career Fair

Come ready to be hired by top school districts from all over the state!

Fresh Check Day: Learning About Mental Health

Who said that learning about mental health can't be fun? We are here to prove that wrong! Join us in the LSC Mall Area for "Fresh Check Day," a fair centered...

Leadership Over Lunch: Challenging Conversations

The Department of Leadership Initiatives invites you to attend our fall Leadership Over Lunch series. On Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. – noon, Dr. Ashly...

FAFSA and Scholarships4Kats Workshop

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and the Student Money Management Center are hosting 6 workshops to give students the opportunity to work with...

Vice Presidents Roundtable

Vice presidents of organizations can connect with other organizations regarding the logistics and operations of their student organization.

LSC Takeover

The SHSU Program Council and the Lowman Student Center proudly present the annual LSC Takeover on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 7-10 p.m. in the LSC. The event...

Thursday, October 26

Haven Training: LGBT 101

This training is the first in a two-part series to help educate allies about issues that impact the LGBTQ+ community. Topics include: introductory...

Aleatory

Free food. Free admission. A horror mystery desperately needing to be solved. Come see what I've done.

CHSS Colloquium Series Featuring Dr. Jeff Littlejohn & Dr. Charles Heath

Join the College of Humanities and Social Sciences for a faculty colloquium series. Each presentation will be hosted by a faculty member within CHSS,...

Rec-O-Ween Pumpkin Decorating

Join the Department of Recreational Sports for some Rec-O-Ween fun on Thur., Oct. 26, by stop by the RSC Lobby from 4-6 p.m. to decorate a pumpkin and to...

Poker Tournament

Semester long poker tournament. Winners of final table will receive points to determine ranking for championship table in November. Registration begins at...

Drawn From (Reception)

The Gaddis Geeslin Gallery in the Department of Art at Sam Houston State University presents Drawn From, an exhibition showcasing artists from across Texas...

Friday, October 27

Gulf Getaway Fishing Trip

Embark on a four-hour fishing trip in Galveston Bay and catch saltwater fish. Be prepared to catch Shark, Stingray, Red & Black Drum, Croaker, Sand Trout,...

Last Day to Complete a Public Defense of the Thesis/Dissertation. Start Electronic Route Sheet. Letter Requesting a Permanent Embargo for Electronic Thesis/Dissertations Must Be Submitted to the Dean of Graduate Studies by This Date.

See Thesis & Dissertation website for more information

Last Day to Complete a Public Defense of the Thesis/Dissertation. Start Electronic Route Sheet. Letter Requesting a Permanent Embargo for Electronic Thesis/Dissertations Must Be Submitted to the Dean of Graduate Studies by This Date.

See Thesis & Dissertation website for more information

Aleatory

Free food. Free admission. A horror mystery desperately needing to be solved. Come see what I've done.

The Dance Gallery Festival

DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL/ Texas Experience TO RETURN FOR 9TH YEAR Astrid von Ussar and Andy Noble, Co-Artistic Directors of The Dance Gallery Festival,...

Saturday, October 28

40th Annual Huntsville Half Marathon

Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, and 5K Run/Walk, beginning and ending at the HKC.

SHSU Faculty & Staff Family Photo Day

From Austin Hall to the Bell Tower, SHSU’s campus is filled with amazing locations. As faculty & staff, each of you works diligently every day to help the...

Women's Club Rugby vs Texas

The Women's Club Rugby team plays host to Texas at Holleman Field on Sat., Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. Come support your fellow Bearkats. The Club Sports Program...

Huntsville Music Festival

A Music Festival hosted by Sigma Phi Epsilon´s Balanced Man Program is open to the entire community of Huntsville. Food and drink will be provided by Pita...

The Dance Gallery Festival

DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL/ Texas Experience TO RETURN FOR 9TH YEAR Astrid von Ussar and Andy Noble, Co-Artistic Directors of The Dance Gallery Festival,...

Sunday, October 29

Monday, October 30

Rec-O-Ween Fitness Fright Fest

Trick or TREAT fitness style! All of our fitness classes will have a Halloween Vibe with some scary good workouts! Costumes encouraged. Other events will...

Breakfast with PC

Start the week right with free breakfast! Enjoy free breakfast courtesy of the SHSU Program Council on the last Monday of each month between 8:30-9:30 AM in...

Rec-O-Ween Wall-O-Ween

Do you enjoy the Rock Climbing Wall? Then come by on Monday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. for Wall-O-Ween. A fun combination of Halloween and Rock Climbing! Wear a...

Intramural Golf Scramble

Teams of two will participate in a 9-hole best ball golf tournament. The honor system is in full effect so fill out your scorecards and turn them in at the...

Tuesday, October 31

Rec-O-Ween Fitness Fright Fest

Trick or TREAT fitness style! All of our fitness classes will have a Halloween Vibe with some scary good workouts! Costumes encouraged. Other events will...

Staff Council's Annual Spooktacular Breakfast

All SHSU Staff are invited to attend the SPOOKTACULAR BREAKFAST on Tuesday, October 31st at 8:30am-10:30am in the LSC Ballroom. A nonperishable food item...

The Great Bearkat Salute

Annual Yellow Ribbon display. Visit the table in the mall on Oct.31st-Nov 2nd between 11 and 1pm to have a Veteran or Servicemembers name placed on display...

Calm Kats: The Art of Self-Care & Stress Management

Life can be stressful! Learn how to develop a self-care routine and manage stress during this FREE 1-hour workshop. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Just show up...

Healthy Relationships Workshop

The goal of this FREE workshop is to educate and empower participants to make better decisions regarding relationships in their life. Through a variety of...

SHSU Volleyball & Trick or Treat Bash

Bump, set, spike your way to the Trick or Treat Bash! A great environment for friends, family and fun! Children are welcome! Join us on Halloween for...

October 2017