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Friday, March 2
Baseball at Texas State University
4 p.m.
San Marcos

SFA Planetarium
"The Explorers"

7 p.m.
Math Building Planetarium

Softball at University of Houston
6 p.m.
Houston

Softball vs. Mississippi Valley State University
3:30 p.m.
Houston

Saturday, March 3
Baseball at Texas State University
4 p.m.
San Marcos

Men's basketball at Sam Houston State University
7 p.m.
Huntsville

Soccer vs. St. Thomas University
1 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Softball at University of Houston
5:30 p.m.
Houston

Softball vs. Mississippi Valley State University
12:30 p.m.
Houston

Tennis vs. Lamar University
Noon
Nacogdoches

Women's basketball at Sam Houston State University
4:30 p.m.
Huntsville

Sunday, March 4
Baseball at Texas State University
1 p.m.
San Marcos

Softball vs. Southern University and A&M College
10 a.m.
Houston

Tennis vs. Sam Houston State University
Noon
Nacogdoches


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Breakfast social for faculty and staff scheduled for March 7

The next SFA Faculty and Staff Breakfast is scheduled for 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the East College Dining Hall.

For a special price of $3, SFA faculty and staff members are invited to enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat breakfast while catching up with colleagues and making new campus contacts. Help spread the word about this event, and invite your SFA colleagues to join you.

The monthly Faculty and Staff Breakfast is brought to you by the SFA Social Events Team in the spirit of our “SFA Envisioned” strategic plan, which includes fostering a culture of engagement within our campus community.

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

Faculty to be recognized for years of service and retirement

The Faculty Recognition Luncheon is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. April 24 preceded by a reception at 11:45 a.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom.

The annual luncheon recognizes faculty members who are completing 10, 20, 30 or 40 years of service at SFA and faculty members who have announced their retirement.

Formal invitations will be sent out in early April.

Click here to view a list of honorees. If there are any errors or omissions, contact Dr. Bob Szafran, Regents Professor of Sociology, at (936) 468-2009 or rszafran@sfasu.edu.

Athletics

Women’s basketball

SFA – 78 vs. Abilene Christian University – 52

Men’s basketball

SFA – 76 vs. Abilene Christian University – 56

Fine Arts

Friday Film Series to screen ‘Queen Mimi’ tomorrow

SFA’s School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of “Queen Mimi” at 7 p.m. tomorrow in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Marie “Mimi” Haist found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets.

For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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Swingin' Axes and Swingin’ Aces bands to present an evening of jazz tomorrow

The Swingin' Axes and Swingin’ Aces jazz bands will present an evening of jazz and fun beginning at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Fredonia Brewery.

The Fredonia Brewery will serve beer and other beverages produced at its downtown facility. Eat a Bite Food Truck also will be on site. Rain or shine, the event will stay dry under a tent.

All proceeds benefit SFA’s jazz area.

Presale tickets are now available for $10 and will be $15 at the door. Ticket prices do not include food or beverages. For tickets, visit the SFA Fine Arts Box Office, call (936) 468-6407, or visit the event website.


Guest trumpet, piano recital slated for Calliope Concert Series

SFA’s College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present a guest recital featuring Craig Morris, trumpet, and Rebecca Wilt, piano, at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in Cole Concert Hall.

Their program will include “Suite Bergamasque” by Claude Debussy; “Monkeyshines” by Roshanne Etezady; “Quatro Pezzi” by Giacinto Scelsi; and “Sonata for Trumpet and Piano” by George Antheil.

The guest artists will teach a master class, which is free and open to the public, from 1 to 3 p.m. that day in Cole Concert Hall.

Concert 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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"The Jetsons," for example, featured a plethora of items, many of which have come to fruition.

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