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Thursday, Sept. 1

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This Week's Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 1
Last day to change schedules other than to drop courses

Last day to register (all students)

Friday, Sept. 2
SFA cross country hosts Lumberjack Pre-Conference
7 p.m.

SFA volleyball vs. Texas State University
10:30 a.m.
San Marcos

SFA volleyball vs. University of Tulsa
5 p.m.
San Marcos

Saturday, Sept. 3
SFA cross country hosts HS Lumberjack Invite
8 a.m.

SFA football vs. Texas Tech University
7 p.m.

SFA volleyball vs. Kennesaw State University
San Marcos

Sunday, Sept. 4
SFA soccer vs. University of Texas at San Antonio
6 p.m.
SFA Soccer Field




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News & Announcements

Culinary Café tickets now available for purchase

Tickets for the Hospitality Administration Program’s Culinary Café are now on sale and can be purchased on the School of Human Sciences website.

Culinary Café is open for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Education Annex, Room 121, beginning Oct. 6. Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased in advance. Seating is extremely limited. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to purchase tickets early as every meal is expected to sell out.

Menus will be posted online mid-September. For information about parking, call (936) 468-PARK.

Research provides better understanding of eucalyptus plantations' ecological impact

As the demand for renewable, forest-based resources increases, forest managers must pursue alternatives that not only provide consistent material for pulpwood and bioenergy feedstock, but also conserve the biodiversity and ecological vitality of the landscape.

Under the direction of Dr. Chris Comer, professor of forest wildlife management in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, graduate student Elizabeth Messick recently completed research that contributes to a growing body of academic work investigating the potential ecological effects of land cover change in the form of eucalyptus plantations.
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SFA’s Culinary Café to host closing reception for artist tonight

SFA’s Culinary Café will host a closing reception for artist and alumna Umeki Earl-Nelson from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Culinary Café, located in the Education Annex, Room 121.

The SFA and Nacogdoches communities are invited to attend this free event. Light refreshments will be served, and the dress is casual.

The Culinary Café features artwork by various artists each semester, and Nelson’s collection has been on display since June.
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Registration available for adult immunization clinic

SFA's Early Childhood Laboratory will again partner with Walgreens Pharmacy to host an adult immunization clinic at the Janice A. Pattillo Early Childhood Research Center. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. United Healthcare covers the flu shot with no copay. Vouchers also will be available for free flu shots. Shots may be given to children age 7 and up. Walk-ins are welcome.

To register to receive all immunizations offered, stop by the ECHL office, submit a copy of the front of your health insurance card, complete the Walgreens Administration Record form and sign up for a time. Walgreens will process insurance prior to Sept. 13, and any fees assessed will be due upon administration.

Those who preregister may receive any of the following adult immunizations: flu, Tdap (tetnus, diptheria, pertussis) MMR (measels, mumps, rubella) Hepatitus A and Hepatitus B. For information on the recommended adult immunization schedule, click here.

For more questions about the adult immunization clinic, call the Early Childhood Laboratory at (936) 468-4006.

Alumni Association presents 2016 Alumni Awards

The SFA Alumni Association will honor eight alumni during its annual awards banquet beginning 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom.

The Alumni Association awards its highest honors to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their professions and the community, and who advance the goals and values of SFA.

The association named the following as its recipients of the 2016 Alumni Awards: Dr. Peggy Wright, Hall of Fame Alumna; Dorris Fortson and Mike Karns, Distinguished Alumni; Juliamaria Calvo, Outstanding Young Alumni; Matt Adkins and Alex Ranc, Lumberjack Pride Award; and Drs. Dana Cooper and Alan Sowards, Distinguished Professors.
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If your Thursday morning needs a dose of cute, look no further.

This photo gallery includes 20 photos of various baby animals. From a baby elephant to a baby hedgehog, these little ones are worth a look.

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