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Wednesday, Feb. 1
Faculty and staff member breakfast
7 to 9 a.m.
East College Dining Hall

Video conference with Brandon Busteed
1:30 p.m.
McGee Business Building
Room 133

Thursday, Feb. 2
Men's basketball at Sam Houston State University
8 p.m.
Huntsville

Women's basketball at Sam Houston State University
5:15 p.m.
Huntsville

Friday, Feb. 3
SFA Planetarium "Light Years from Andromeda"
7 p.m.
Math Planetarium Building

Tennis vs. University of Louisiana at Monroe
1 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Track and field at Air Force Team Challenge
All Day
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Saturday, Feb. 4
Men's basketball at Northwestern State University
3:30 p.m.
Natchitoches, Louisiana

Tennis vs. Northeastern State University
Noon
Nacogdoches

Tennis vs. Prairie View A&M University
3 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Women's basketball at Northwestern State University
1 p.m.
Natchitoches, Louisiana


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Faculty, staff members invited to attend video conference with Brandon Busteed

SFA’s Rusche College of Business is hosting a live video conference with Brandon Busteed, executive director of education and workforce development at Gallup, at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in the McGee Business Building, Room 133.

Busteed’s work at Gallup has focused on innovated metrics of university performance based upon the well being of graduates. A Q&A session will be included in the event. While questions from the audience will be accepted, questions can be submitted in advance.

For more information or to submit a question, contact Angie Brazil, assistant to the College of Business dean, at abrazil@sfasu.edu.

University Women’s Club to host social event tonight

The University Women’s Club invites faculty and staff members to a social event from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at The Liberty Bell in downtown Nacogdoches. Guests are invited to visit with UWC friends and make new acquaintances. Attendees are welcome to come and go as they please.

Recently, the club has been sharing stories about topics such as work and personal life, good books to read and funny family happenings. For more information, contact Angela Bacarisse, professor of theatre, at abacarisse@sfasu.edu or (936) 468-1126.

Nominations being accepted for annual President’s Achievement Award

Nominations are being accepted for the annual President’s Achievement Award, which is presented to two non-exempt and two exempt staff members during the employee service awards ceremony held in April.
 
Administrators, faculty members, supervisors and coworkers may make nominations (student workers are not eligible).

Nominations are due no later than Friday, March 3. To obtain a copy of the nomination form and for more information, contact Judy Eddings, human resources specialist, at eddingsjl@sfasu.edu.

Athletics


Athletics prepares for 2017 National Signing Day

Tireless efforts made by SFA football coaches on the recruiting trail will culminate tomorrow during this year's National Signing Day. SFA’s head football coach Clint Conque will introduce the newest members of the Lumberjack family at his signing-day press conference at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in SFA's Field House.

Full signing-day media coverage will be provided beginning early tomorrow when commits begin signing and returning National Letters of Intent. Once received and verified by SFA's compliance office, new Lumberjacks will be announced on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #SwingTheAxe. Full bios and rosters also will be available on the signing day page.
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Fine Arts

Wind Ensemble presents Winter Tour concert tonight

SFA’s Wind Ensemble will present its annual Winter Tour concert of band music at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Turner Auditorium on campus.

“This concert is the final stop on our Winter Tour,” said Fred J. Allen, director of bands at SFA and of the Wind Ensemble. “We will perform at five East Texas schools before returning to SFA.”

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS or click here.
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This year’s Super Bowl is scheduled to kick off at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. If you plan on attending a Super Bowl party and need a conversation starter or two, it might not hurt to brush up on this “big game” trivia.

Click here for a list of random but interesting Super Bowl facts.

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