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

Soccer vs. Mexico Under 20 National Team
7:30 p.m.
College Station

Wednesday, March 7
Softball vs. Prairie View A&M University
4 p.m.

Thursday, March 8
Men's basketball at Southland Conference Tournament
7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 9
Track and field at two-day NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station

Baseball vs. University of Louisiana at Monroe
6:30 p.m.

Men's golf at two-day Border Olympics

Softball vs. Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
1 and 3 p.m.




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News & Announcements

FVA to award scholarship in honor of esteemed art professor Arscott

SFA’s Friends of the Visual Arts will award a newly established $1,000 scholarship this spring in honor of longtime art and filmmaking professor William E. Arscott.

Arscott, who recently turned 83, is SFA’s longest-tenured faculty member with more than 54 years teaching at the university.

This scholarship is one of many the FVA has established to honor retiring art instructors.

The Arscott scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to a junior, senior or graduate student who is working toward an art degree with a major area of study in filmmaking.
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Breakfast social for faculty and staff scheduled for Wednesday

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

For a special price of $3, SFA faculty and staff 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.

Forestry students complete conservation projects in Montgomery County

Members of SFA’s student chapter of the Society of American Foresters recently collaborated with a number of partners, including Rotary International, the Texas A&M Forest Service and Trees For Houston, to promote conservation and urban tree health in Montgomery County.

Forestry students Chris Longman, Tristan Clayton, Brian Smith and Andre Saenz planted 60 trees, including ten pollinator specific flowering trees at Conroe ISD’s Runyan Elementary School.

Students also worked at W.G. Jones State Forest, one of the nation’s largest working urban forests, where they painted green bands on 20 red-cockaded woodpecker cavity trees and constructed 25 erosion control structures for use on the property.
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SFA - 7 vs. Southern University and A&M College - 0


SFA - 6 vs. Texas State University - 7


SFA - 2 vs. Sam Houston State University - 5

Men's basketball

SFA - 65 vs. Sam Houston State University - 53

Women's basketball

SFA - 72 vs. Sam Houston State University - 49

Fine Arts

Decades of popular music highlight ‘Broadway, Movies and Classics’ concert tonight

Fans of music made popular during the past 70 years won’t want to miss the fourth installment of the concert series “Broadway, Movies and Classics” presented by SFA’s Orchestra of the Pines at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Turner Auditorium.

The program will take audiences through generations of music with the tunes of popular artists such as Journey, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Paul Simon and much more.

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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Choral ensembles to celebrate works of Bernstein tomorrow

SFA’s Choral Union and Women’s Choir will present the program “The Best of All Possible Worlds: A Bernstein Celebration” at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Cole Concert Hall.

The concert’s music celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, who is “arguably the greatest and most diverse musical mind in our country’s history,” according to Dr. Tod Fish, associate director of choral activities for SFA’s School of 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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Tickets still available for Barefoot Movement bluegrass concert

Tickets are still available for the upcoming concert of The Barefoot Movement when the exciting, young bluegrass band performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Turner Auditorium.

Heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," The Barefoot Movement was named "Band of the Year" in 2014 by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Billboard Magazine describes their sound as “slices of bluegrass, country, folk and even a little bit of rock and roll.”

Prior to the performance, artist, musician and SFA Professor Emeritus Charles D. Jones will present an informative talk at 7 p.m. in Griffith Gallery.

Tickets for the University Series are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $10 for non-SFA students and youth. Tickets for SFA students are $3. For tickets or more information, stop by the Box Office, call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Today, National Geographic features 12 photographs to honor the forum's 12th anniversary.

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