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Friday, May 12
Baseball at Lamar University
6 p.m.

Saturday, May 13
Baseball at Lamar University
2 p.m.

Sunday, May 14
Baseball at Lamar University
1 p.m.




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Diane Stepp

Senior graduation specialist in SFA's Office of the Registrar

Stepp was one of four recipients chosen for the 2017 President’s Achievement Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement and excellent service. Stepp has worked at SFA for more than 26 years, and her coworkers said she “is always willing to help and never complains.”

Stepp was nominated for her positive attitude and work ethic. Coworkers describe her as “pleasant and peaceful.” Her experience with SFA makes her an asset to the Lumberjack family.

Note: Additional honorees will be recognized in SFA Today throughout this week.

News & Announcements

SFA faculty members honored at annual faculty service awards

SFA faculty members recently were honored for their service to the university during the annual faculty service awards ceremony.

The ceremony honors those who have completed 10, 20 or 30 years of service, as well as retirees.

Click here for additional photos from the event.

Graduate students place first at annual CASE competition

Rusche College of Business graduate students in the Society for Advancement of Management recently placed first in the graduate division during the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education competition held in Orlando, Florida. SFA's undergraduate team finished third in its division.

The first-place graduate team comprised Jennifer Nicely, Robyn Davis and Lauren Rose, who are all accounting majors enrolled in SFA's Master of Professional Accountancy program. Nicely also received Outstanding Regional SAM Student as well as National Outstanding SAM Student.
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Speech-language pathology graduate students presenting research tomorrow

Students in SFA’s speech-language pathology program will present their end-of-semester research from 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow in the Human Services Building lobby.

The public is invited to attend.


Abilene Christian University sweeps Ladyjacks in 5-2 end-of-season loss

SFA’s softball team wrapped up its season Saturday with a 3-0 series loss against second-ranked Abilene Christian University in Abilene.

A hot start from the Wildcats resulted in four runs during the first inning. The Ladyjacks answered the challenge with an RBI single from SFA junior Emily Wolfe and a sliding score from junior Amber Landry, but could not produce enough momentum to secure a win.
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Lumberjacks defeated by Nicholls State University, 3-1

Racking up the hits was not a difficult thing to do for SFA’s baseball team Sunday against Nicholls State University at Ray E. Didier Field in Thibodaux, Louisiana. Driving in runs, however, proved to be a much more difficult challenge.

The Lumberjacks struck 12 hits and received five additional base runners on five walks and a hit but could not produce a win.
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Hershey recently launched a new line of flavored candy — the limited-edition “Flavors of America” line.

According to Hershey, the themed candies feature “summer-inspired flavors sure to transport your senses,” and include items such as a barbecue-flavored PayDay bar, which is meant to honor Texas. What do you think about the themed flavors? Click here to view the rest.

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