- The Texas State University System Board of Regents approved several degree name changes and a departmental reorganization for Sam Houston State University during the board’s quarterly meeting at Texas State University on Friday (Feb. 28).
- The Sam Houston State University Student Activities Department has announced on Thursday (Feb. 27) that Wiz Khalifa and Capital Cities will perform on campus as the spring Sammypalooza series artists on March 26.
- Academy Award-winning motion picture director John Avildsen will share some of his experiences in Hollywood and creating some of his most famous films when he visits Sam Houston State University campus on March 25.
- 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.
- The Sam Houston State women’s basketball team begins the defense of its 2013 Southland Conference championship Thursday night when the Bearkats travel to Natchitoches, La., to face Northwestern State.
- Sam Houston State University President Dana L. Gibson has been named to a new national task force that will recommend solutions for curtailing the financial impact of federal regulations on universities.