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Tuesday, March 20
Baseball at Prairie View A&M University
2 p.m.
Prairie View

Softball at Texas Southern University
3 p.m.
Houston

Women's golf at three-day Oral Roberts University/SFA Spring Break Invitational
Trophy Club

Wednesday, March 21
Baseball vs. Grambling State University
4 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Friday, March 23
Baseball at Abilene Christian University
6 p.m.
Abilene

Bowling at three-day Southland Conference Bowling League Championship
Dallas

Softball at Lamar University
4 and 6 p.m.
Beaumont

Track and field at two-day University of Texas at San Antonio Invitational
Fort Worth

Track and field distance runners at two-day Victor Lopez Classic
Houston

Saturday, March 24
Baseball at Abilene Christian University
2 p.m.
Abilene

Softball at Lamar University
2 p.m.
Beaumont

Tennis at Northwestern State University
1 p.m.
Natchitoches, Louisiana


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Dr. Joyce Johnston

Professor of French and Multidisciplinary Degree director

Johnston will be the guest speaker during Wofford College’s “Laughing Fit to Kill: 19th Century Women Playwrights, Humor and the French Stage.”

Johnston’s presentation will focus on women playwrights and humor, primarily on the work of four authors: Sophie Bawr (1773-1860), Sophie Gay (1776-1852), Virginie Ancelot (1792-1875) and Delphine Gay de Girardin (1804-1855).

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SFA’s Archie McDonald Speaker Series to feature physician, TV personality

Dr. Jennifer Arnold, medical director for the Simulation Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, and television personality on The Learning Channel’s docu-drama “The Little Couple” will headline the 2018 installment of the Archie McDonald Speaker Series at SFA.
 
Arnold, who is board certified in neonatal medicine, earned her medical degree in 2000 from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, and later attended a Pediatric Residency Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
  
The speaker series event is free and scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom on the SFA campus. A private reception for 100 guests will be held prior to the main event. Private reception tickets can be purchased by contacting April Smith, SFA associate director of development, at (936) 468-5406.
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Showcase Saturday scheduled for March 24

Future college students will have the opportunity to experience a taste of campus life during a free, action-packed open-house Saturday, March 24, at SFA.

Prospective students can visit with university faculty and staff, tour the campus and residence halls, and preview academic programs during the SFA Showcase Saturday event.

For more information about SFA's Showcase Saturday, contact the Office of Admissions at (936) 468-2504, or email admissions@sfasu.edu.
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Best College Reviews ranks SFA’s Bachelor of Business Administration in economics among best 50 in nation

SFA ranks as one of the top 50 universities in the nation for its Bachelor of Business Administration in economics, according to Best College Reviews.

An organization dedicated to helping students discover the best college for them, Best College Reviews utilizes college rankings, reviews, blogs and informational graphics to educate potential students.

Best College Reviews considered more than 250 accredited schools to discover the best bachelor’s degree programs in business economics. SFA was in the top five Texas institutions listed and 29 in the nation. Best College Reviews considered tuition, data from the U.S. News & World Report, and program information in determining the rankings.
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Office of Multicultural Affairs to host Diversity Week

SFA’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will launch its annual Diversity Week beginning at 11 a.m. Monday, April 2. The week will feature social and educational programs that celebrate various aspects of diversity and multiculturalism through meaningful dialogue within the SFA community.
 
The Diversity Week kickoff event will feature activities that promote cultural awareness. It will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 2 in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Plaza.
 
For more information about Diversity Week, click here, or email OMA@sfasu.edu.
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Alumni Association to host SFA Sportsman Social

Join the SFA Alumni Association for the second annual SFA Sportsman Social from 5 to 8 p.m. April 6 at Meadow Ridge Archery and Gun.

The event will include balloon pop archery, live music, food and beverages. The cost to attend is $10, which includes one round of balloon pop archery.

The event is open to everyone. For more information, click here.

Host an international student meal during Easter break

Many international students will not be able to travel during the Easter break, and there will be no meal service in the dining halls Thursday, March 29 through Sunday, April 1.

If you are interested in hosting an international student for a meal, contact Heather Catton, director of International Programs, at hcatton@sfasu.edu by Thursday, March 22.

Athletics

Women's golf

Sixth place during opening round of Oral Roberts University/SFA Spring Break Invitational

Fine Arts

Stone Fort Wind Quintet to perform works of Beethoven, Lacerda

The Stone Fort Wind Quintet at SFA will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in Cole Concert Hall.

The faculty recital is a feature of SFA's School of Music’s Calliope Concert Series. The quintet includes music faculty members Charles Gavin, horn; Christopher Ayer, clarinet; Kerry Hughes, oboe; Christina Guenther, flute; and Lee Goodhew, bassoon.

Works to be performed include Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn, op. 71 by Ludwig van Beethoven; “Quinteto de Sopro” by Osvaldo Lacerda; Six Riotous Rhymes for Woodwind Quintet With Narration by Trevor Cramer and words by Carole Scutt; and “La Milonga” by Christopher Caliendo.

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 visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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