Grounds Greenhouse No. 2 constructed.
Art Building C constructed.
SHSU and other Lone Star Conference members are accepted at the NCAA Division II level, to begin the 1982-83 season.
Pritchett Field House Annex built.
Fire destroys the Main Building and damages Austin College Building.
SHSU athletics join the Gulf Star Conference (until 1987); competition in the new league begins the 1984-85 season.
Drain Building constructed.
Drain Building Annex constructed.
Health & Kinesiology Center constructed.
Rather Communication Building constructed.
Science Animal Laboratory constructed.
Austin College Building rededicated.
Bowers Stadium completed:
- Press Box completed.
- East Concessions completed.
- Scoreboard completed.
- Southeast Ticket Booth completed.
- Southwest Ticket Booth completed.
- North Ticket Booth completed.
Mafrige Field House constructed.
McAdams Tennis Center (II) constructed.
Music Building constructed.
Samantha Bearkat character introduced.
George G. Killinger Auditorium dedicated within Criminal Justice Center.
First General Sam Houston Folk Festival is held.
SHSU athletics join the NCAA Division I (Division I-AA in football) Southland Conference.
Old Main Memorial dedicated.
Art Building A constructed.
Martin J. Anisman begins tenure as president until 1995.