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Wednesday, Feb. 22
Softball at University of Southern Mississippi
4 and 6 p.m.
Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Track and field at Southland Conference Indoor Championships
All Day
Birmingham, Alabama

Thursday, Feb. 23
Men's basketball at University of New Orleans
7:45 p.m.
New Orleans

Women's basketball at University of New Orleans
5:30 p.m.
New Orleans

Friday, Feb. 24
SFA Planetarium "Light Years from Andromeda"
7 p.m.
Math Planetarium Building

Baseball at University of Texas-San Antonio
6 p.m.
San Antonio

Softball vs. Middle Tennessee State University
11 a.m.
Mobile, Alabama

Tennis at University of Texas at Arlington
2 p.m.
Arlington

Saturday, Feb. 25
Baseball at University of Texas-San Antonio
2 p.m.
San Antonio

Men's basketball at University of Central Arkansas
6:30 p.m.
Conway, Arkansas

Softball at University of South Alabama
7 p.m.
Mobile, Alabama

Softball vs. Tennessee Technological University
4:30 p.m.
Mobile, Alabama

Tennis vs. New Mexico State University
11 a.m.
Arlington


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Special education program hosting workshop next week

SFA’s Department of Human Services' special education program is sponsoring a Region VII Education Service Center brain-based learning workshop from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom. The title of the workshop is “Shouting Won’t Grow Dendrites: Techniques for a Brain-Compatible Classroom.”

The training is offered to educators in surrounding areas with seats available to SFA students who are working toward a degree offered by SFA’s College of Education.

For more information, contact Dr. Paige Mask, assistant professor of human services, at maskp@sfasu.edu.

Fourth university-wide campus reading session to take place tomorrow

All faculty and staff members who registered to receive a copy of the selected campus reading, “The Undergraduate Experience,” are invited to attend the fourth university-wide session at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Twilight Ballroom.

This session will be very important as attendees will assist in creating concrete proposals for changes at SFA. The proposals will be based on ideas within the campus reading that received the greatest support during the three previous sessions.

Attendees will be able to work in groups on ideas they are most interested in. Proposals will be passed on to SFA vice presidents who will respond to ideas at a fifth and final plenary session Wednesday, March 29.

All readers are welcome to attend the session, regardless of whether or not they attended previous sessions.

Preregister for the session here. For more information, contact Megan Weatherly, instructional designer, at (936) 468-1735.

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation to host Spring Wellness Fair today

Campus Recreation’s Spring Wellness Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom. The fair will provide resources and services from a variety of SFA and Nacogdoches organizations and businesses.

Services will include blood glucose and cholesterol screenings, fitness assessments, chair massages, product samples, refreshments, educational materials and giveaways. More than 30 local vendors will be present.

The event is free to all faculty and staff members and students.

For questions, contact Jessica Waguespack, employee wellness coordinator, at (936) 468-6056 or waguespaja@sfasu.edu.

Athletics


Lumberjacks’ early lead fades away in setback against Aggies

SFA’s baseball team's upset bid came up short in a 6-5, 12-inning setback to No. 15 Texas A&M University Tuesday at Blue Bell Park in College Station.

The four-plus hour, extra-inning marathon concluded in the 12th when the Aggies scored on a wild pitch from SFA freshman reliever Josh Ponder.
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Ladyjacks on the road for competition against University of Southern Mississippi

SFA’s softball team is on the road for a mid-week, two-game series against the University of Southern Mississippi at 4 and 6 p.m. today in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

After today's games, the Ladyjacks will head to their third tournament of the season beginning Friday in Mobile, Alabama.
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Southland Conference indoor Championship to begin today in Alabama

SFA’s track and field team will wrap up its indoor schedule with a two-day meet beginning today in Birmingham, Alabama, at the Southland Conference Indoor Championships.

The meet will last through tomorrow beginning with the heptathlon and pentathlon. The women will start with the 60-meter hurdles at 8:30 a.m. followed by the men’s 60-meter dash for the heptathlon.
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You may have recently heard about driverless cars in the news. But did you know there also are companies working to develop crewless, self-driving ships?

Pictured below is a concept for a remote-operated autonomous ship created by Rolls Royce. Click here to read more about this evolving innovation.



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