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Thursday, Feb. 8

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Thursday, Feb. 8
Softball vs. University of Tennessee at Martin
Monroe, Louisiana

Men's basketball at McNeese State University
6:30 p.m.
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Softball vs. Grambling State University
10 a.m.
Monroe, Louisiana

Friday, Feb. 9
SFA Planetarium
"Black Holes"

7 p.m.
Math Building Planetarium

Softball at University of Louisiana at Monroe
3 and 5 p.m.
Monroe, Louisiana

Track and field at all-day Howie Ryan Invitational

Saturday, Feb. 10
Men's basketball vs. Northwestern State University
6 p.m.

Tennis vs. Texas State University
11 a.m.

Women's basketball vs. Northwestern State University
3:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 12
Women's golf at two-day Texas State Invitational




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News & Announcements

Office of Multicultural Affairs to host fourth annual Diversity Conference tomorrow

Touching on topics such as best practices for teaching students of poverty and a somatic approach to embracing diversity, the Office of Multicultural Affairs will host its fourth annual Diversity Conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow.

OMA also will hold its second annual Diversity Museum during the conference. Continuing education units for the conference will be offered through the School of Social Work.

Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow. The public and campus community are invited, and the conference is free to attend.

For more information, to register or to apply for the Diversity Museum, click here.
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Center for Career and Professional Development streaming internship webinar tomorrow

The Center for Career and Professional Development is streaming a free webinar by Intern Bridge, “Internship Legal Update for Higher Education,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Rusk Building, Room 302, for faculty and staff members who are involved with internship programs. 

Please plan to bring your lunch and take part in this seminar. 

RSVP to Jamie Bouldin, director of the CCPD, at jfbouldin@sfasu.edu.

If interested in registering separately to view the webinar elsewhere, click here. Use promo code SFA15 to receive 15 percent off the registration price.

2018 Spring Career and Internship Expo to take place Feb. 21

The Center for Career and Professional Development will host the 2018 Spring Career and Internship Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 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.

Faculty members who would like a record of attendance for their students must provide a class roster or a sign-in sheet to the CCPD by Monday, Feb. 19.

Students will need their student ID for check-in and copies of their résumé to distribute to employers. Professional dress is required. Résumé assistance and the center's free Career Closet are available to students.

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

Alumni Association offering bus ride to SFA vs. Sam Houston State University basketball games

The Alumni Association is offering a bus ride to the men’s and women’s basketball games against Sam Houston State University departing at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, from the parking lot outside the SFA Alumni Association office.

The cost of the ride is $35, and includes a general admission game ticket, drinks, snacks and pizza on the way home.

For more information or to register, call (936) 468-3407, or click here.

Steen Library to host faculty workshop series

The Steen Library will host a workshop about citation managers at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 23 in Steen Library, Room 205.

Citation managers are programs that save time by organizing references and full-text files, automatically creating in-text citations and a bibliography, and switching between thousands of citation styles.

This session will include an overview of three of the most popular citation managers: RefWorks, Mendeley and Zotero. By the end of the workshop, attendees will know the advantages of using a citation manager and which of the three best meets their needs.

For more information or to register, contact Melissa Clark, student engagement librarian, at (936) 468-1852 or clarkm4@sfasu.edu.


Women's basketball

SFA - 73 vs. McNeese State University - 58

Fine Arts

Wind Ensemble, Orchestra of the Pines representing SFA at TMEA

SFA will be well represented at the 2018 Texas Music Educators Association annual clinic/convention Feb. 14 through 17 in San Antonio.

The SFA Wind Ensemble, directed by Fred J. Allen, director of bands at SFA, and the Orchestra of the Pines, directed by Dr. Gene H. Moon, director of orchestras, will perform before the nation’s premier music educators’ convention that historically draws more than 26,000 attendees.

The Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform before TMEA audiences on numerous occasions, but this is the Orchestra of the Pines’ first invitation.

The All-State choir performances are at noon, 2 and 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Lila Cockrell Theater.
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Video works of artist Sarkisian to be exhibited

“Peter Sarkisian: Video Works” will open with a reception and gallery talk by the artist from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

The exhibition, which features video projections on sculpture, will show through April 21 in the Reavley Gallery. Sarkisian is an American new-media artist whose work combines video projection and sculpture to create a hybrid form of multimedia installation, according to John Handley, director of galleries for SFA's School of Art.

Admission to all art exhibitions and receptions is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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North Texas Euphonium Quartet to perform as part of Calliope Concert Series

The North Texas Euphonium Quartet will bring new euphonium quartet music to the spotlight when the ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, in Cole Concert Hall.

The NTEQ includes Dr. Danny Chapa, adjunct professor of low brass at SFA; Dr. Irving Ray, euphonium player in the United States Army Band; Vince Kenney, assistant director of bands and assistant professor of low brass at Drake University; and Chris McGinty, director of instrumental studies at North Central Texas College.

The bulk of the euphonium quartet repertoire comprises arrangements and pieces written from trombone quartet. Their goal is to promote and advocate new works originally composed for four euphoniums. Click here for more information about the artists and their music.

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 visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Guest artists Lin, Braddock to perform at SFA

Guest artists Ching-Yi Lin and Andrew Braddock will perform music for violin and viola in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in Cole Concert Hall.

The program includes Violin and Viola Duo No. 1 in G major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Three Caprices by Michael Alec Rose; Violin Solo, Op. 27 Ballade by Eugène Ysaÿe; and Three Madrigals by Bohuslav Martinů.

The guest artists will teach a master class, which is free and open to the public, at 2 p.m. that day in the Music Recital Hall, located in the Wright Music Building.

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 visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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