Techie Tuesday

This week, meet one of our ERP Analysts from our Enterprise Services department!

Forrest Parks helps support the systems centered around the Banner ERP system through database programming and troubleshooting.

You might see him around campus sometime … when you do, say hi!

forrest parks

SHSU Mobile App is Here

The updated version of our main mobile application, “SHSU Mobile” is now available!

Android Home1iPhone 6 HomeIf you have downloaded our previous version with links to Blackboard and the library, delete that one before downloading this new version in your iTunes or Android store.
Its new and easy-to-use features will provide new functionality for students, faculty, and staff.

From the menu icon on the top left (indicated by three parallel bars), all clients will have access to:

  • Map functions to locate buildings on campus.
  • Follow the latest happenings on campus.
  • Important Numbers
  • Calendar of Events
  • Video

iPhone 6 Mapsandroid CalendarFrom the home page, clients with the proper SHSU username and password may sign in to SamWeb by tapping on the sign in bar. Those who sign in can also access:

  • Course grades.
  • Course schedule
  • Faculty and staff contact information.
  • Important University notices.

For questions or more information, contact the Service Desk at 936-294-1950 or

Techie Tuesday

This week, meet Brenda McRae, one of our Project Managers in the Project Management Office. Brenda loves her role as a PM. “One of the many roles of a Project Manager is to bring people together to function as a team toward one goal. I truly enjoy the PM job functions but people are what makes it worthwhile,” she says.

The next time you see Brenda, say hello and ask her about one of her fishing tales!

Brenda mcrae

Techie Tuesday

This week, we’re meeting one of our newest Technician I’s, Michael Alcantar. If you’ve ever called our Service Desk for help, you may have had a chance to talk to him!

As a Technician I for the Service Desk, Michael loves people with their technology issues. Whether it’s a password reset, account activation, software malfunction, printer issue, network issue, Michael loves solving technology-related problems.

michael alcantar

Techie Tuesday

This week, meet Andrew Filson, one of our ERP Analysts in our Enterprise Services department. Andrew works on custom programs in SamWeb by implementing new products and services, modifying existing products or services, and maintaining them.

Tell him hello the next time you see him!

andrew filson