Wednesday, January 28, 2015

SHSU Ranks 5th in Online CJ Graduate Programs

U.S. News and World Report ranking seals for SHSU online programs.

For the fourth straight year, Sam Houston State University has earned national recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of online education programs.

2014 was the first year that SHSU was invited to participate in the ranking process for Best Graduate Online Criminal Justice degree programs, and the university came in at #5 in the nation. In the Student Services and Technology area of the ranking dimensions for this program, SHSU is second nationwide. The Student Engagement and Faculty Credentials and Training dimensions of the rankings also contributed to the program’s overall top-shelf ranking. And the new student retention rate for this program is 85 percent for the 2013-2014 academic year. . . . Read more . . .

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Rangel Appointed to Texas Board of Pardons and Parole

Fred Rangel Fred Rangel, member of the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole.

Fred Rangel, an alumnus and former Project Coordinator for the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT), was recently appointed by Gov. Rick Perry as a board member for the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.