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Tuesday, Feb. 28

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Tuesday, Feb. 28
Baseball vs. Texas Southern University
6:30 p.m.

Men's golf at Colin Montgomerie Spring Invitational
All Day

Wednesday, March 1
Baseball vs. Texas Southern University
6:30 p.m.

Softball vs. Texas Southern University
3 p.m.

Thursday, March 2
Men's basketball vs. Northwestern State University
8 p.m.

Tennis at Sam Houston State University
2:30 p.m.

Women's basketball vs. Northwestern State University
5:30 p.m.

Friday, March 3
Baseball vs. Washington State University
2 p.m.
Pullman, Washington

Softball at University of Missouri
8 p.m.
Columbia, Missouri

Softball vs. Butler University
12:30 p.m.
Columbia, Missouri




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News & Announcements

Faculty and staff members invited to social events tomorrow and Thursday

SFA’s Social Events Team will host two opportunities to network and socialize with SFA colleagues this week.

The first opportunity is a come-and-go faculty and staff breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. tomorrow in the East College Dining Hall. For $3, faculty and staff members can enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat breakfast while catching up with colleagues and making new campus contacts. For each person in attendance, SFA Dining will donate $3 to Relay for Life, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Door prizes will be awarded.

Faculty and staff members also are invited to Maklemore's Ale House & Bistro in Nacogdoches after work Thursday, March 2. Food and drink specials for faculty and staff members with campus IDs will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. Mak's is hosting trivia night beginning at 7 p.m., and faculty and staff members are invited to participate. Trivia teams can sign up the night of the event.

These events are brought to you in the spirit of the “SFA Envisioned” strategic plan, which includes fostering a culture of engagement within the campus community.

To stay informed about future SFA social events, “like” the SFA Faculty/Staff Lounge Facebook page.

SFA Gardens invites princesses to annual tea party

Princesses from across East Texas are invited to don their best gown and sip tea with old and new friends during SFA Gardens’ annual Little Princess Tea Party slated for Saturday, March 25, in SFA’s Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden.

"The tea party introduces people to nature and gardening in a new and enjoyable way. People who might not normally spend time outdoors love coming to the Little Princess Tea Party," said Elyce Rodewald, tea party organizer and SFA Gardens educational programs coordinator.

One hundred tickets are available and will be split between two tea party sessions. The first session will be at 10 a.m. and the second at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person.

For information, call (936) 468-1832, or email sfagardens@sfasu.edu.
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University Women’s Club to host social event tonight

The University Women’s Club will host a social event from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at The Liberty Bell in downtown Nacogdoches. Faculty and staff members are invited to enjoy an informal night with colleagues in celebration before spring break.

The event is come-and-go, and piano music will be featured at the venue. Attendees are encouraged to bring a friend.

For more information, contact Angela Bacarisse, professor of theatre, at (936) 468-1126.

2017 Spring Career and Internship Expo to take place tomorrow

SFA’s Center for Career and Professional Development will host the 2017 Spring Career and Internship Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. tomorrow in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom.

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to inform students about the event, especially those who may be looking to find a full-time or internship position. Click here for a list of participating employers. If a faculty member would like record of attendance for their students, a class roster or a sign-in sheet must be provided to the CCPD by tomorrow.

Students will need to bring their student ID for check-in as well as copies of their résumé to distribute to employers. Professional dress is required. Résumé assistance and the center's free Career Closet are available to help students prepare for the event. Information about these resources may be found on the center's website.

For more information, contact Brandi Derouen, assistant director of the CCPD, at (936) 468-3305 or derouenb@sfasu.edu.


Men's golf team sits second at Colin Montgomerie Spring Invitational

SFA’s men’s golf team registered a pair of 3-over 291s on the opening day of the 2017 Colin Montgomerie Spring Invitational and remains in the hunt for the tournament title with 18 holes to play today at the Cypresswood Golf Club in Spring. The Lumberjacks’ 6-over 582 is second among the 13-team field, four shots back of current leader, the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Playing in its first Texas tournament of the season, the Lumberjacks found themselves in third after the opening 18 holes following the 3-over 291 during the morning round. SFA senior Baxter Ward led the charge with a 2-under 70, including a 2-under 34 over the front nine. Ward finished two shots better than SFA sophomore Angelo Leyvani’s even-par 72 and was four shots ahead of SFA senior Major Monzingo (2-over 74).
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Lumberjacks hosting Texas Southern University in two-game set

SFA’s baseball team will return to its home venue when the Lumberjacks host Texas Southern University for a two-game set beginning at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Jaycees Field in Nacogdoches.

The Lumberjacks' home field is where they have collected both their wins in 2017. The team began the season with a pair of one-run victories against Southeast Missouri State University and the University of Texas at Arlington but has dropped six games in a row since.
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Fine Arts

Voice faculty member Davis to present recital

SFA’s College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Charlotte Davis performing a faculty voice recital at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in Cole Concert Hall on campus.

Dr. Ron Petti, pianist and director of accompanying for SFA's School of Music, will perform with Davis.

The recital is part of the Cole Performing Arts Series. 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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Choral Union, Women’s Choir to perform ‘Americana’ program

SFA’s College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present the Choral Union and Women’s Choir in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in Cole Concert Hall on campus.

The choirs will perform the program “Americana” highlighting works by American composers. An array of American styles, such as jazz, spirituals, Broadway and folk songs will be featured, according to Dr. Tod Fish, associate director of choral activities at SFA and the choirs’ director.

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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