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Tuesday, Sept. 12
Volleyball vs. Texas State University
6:30 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Friday, Sept. 15
Soccer vs. Northwestern State University
7 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Volleyball vs. Georgetown University
3:30 p.m.
Houston

Saturday, Sept. 16
Cross-country at Southland Pre-Conference
All day
Abilene

Football vs. University of the Incarnate Word
6 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Volleyball at Rice University
6 p.m.
Houston

Volleyball vs. Arkansas State University
12:30 p.m.
Houston

Sunday, Sept. 17
Soccer vs. Texas Christian University
1 p.m.
Nacogdoches


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Center for Career and Professional Development to host 2017 Accounting Expo

The Center for Career and Professional Development will host the 2017 Accounting Expo from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Regents’ Suites A and B.

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to inform students about the event, especially those who may be looking to secure an accounting internship or a full-time accounting position.

Students need to bring their student ID for check-in as well as copies of their résumé to distribute to employers. Professional dress is required. Résumé assistance and the center's free Career Closet are available to help students prepare for the event. 

For more information, contact Brandi Derouen, CCPD assistant director, at (936) 468-3305 or derouenb@sfasu.edu.

Noche De Gala to celebrate Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month

SFA’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is hosting Noche De Gala to celebrate Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Regents’ Suite A.

Keynote speaker Michele Siqueiros, president of The Campaign for College Opportunity, will discuss the importance of learning and appreciating one’s culture as it relates to college access. Siqueiros also will highlight issues affecting the larger Latinx community while motivating students to pursue their education and goals.
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'Home for the holidays' packets now available

Students and faculty and staff members may pick up a “home for the holidays” packet in the Office of Admissions, located in the Rusk Building, Room 206.

Packets are used to recruit students. Prospective students complete a referral card and are then entered into the recruitment database to receive print and electronic information. High school freshmen and students attending a community college are encouraged to complete the card and return it to SFA. SFA brochures and a mini pennant are included in the packet.

Remember to refer family and friends when you are “home for the holidays!"

SFA Gardens’ Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series to feature Oregon horticulturist, George Hull

SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, located at 2900 Raguet St.

George Edward Hull, horticulturist from Portland, Oregon, will present “From Over the Top to Down Under: Adventures in Horticulture.”

For more information, call (936) 468-4129, or email sfagardens@sfasu.edu.
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Register for SFA's kids cheer clinic and football game performance

SFA’s 16-time national champion cheerleaders are hosting the 2017 Cheer Kid's Clinic and Football Game Performance from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Norton H.P.E. Complex on the SFA campus.

Participants will meet at 5:20 p.m. on game day to perform at the SFA vs. University of the Incarnate Word football game at Homer Bryce Stadium.

Children in grades kindergarten through eighth grade are welcome to participate. The cost is $55 per cheerleader.

To register, click here. Day-of registration is from 8 to 9 a.m.

For more information, contact T.J. Maple, SFA spirit programs coordinator, at (936) 468-1604 or maplejv@sfasu.edu.

Athletics

Rivals to clash when SFA volleyball meets Texas State University tonight

In possession of the nation's longest active winning streak, SFA’s volleyball team will close a five-match home stand at 6:30 p.m. tonight in Shelton Gym in a showdown against former Southland Conference adversary, Texas State University.

For the first time in almost six years, the match against Texas State will be in the Ladyjacks’ home facility. The match will be streamed nationwide on ESPN3 and the ESPN app with Greg Miller providing play-by-play and analysis.
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Fine Arts

Art faculty exhibition features Nieberding's unique photographs

SFA’s annual School of Art Faculty Exhibition will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

The exhibition will feature a variety of artworks in ceramics, sculpture, photography, painting, prints, metals and mixed media.

This year's featured faculty artist is Bill Nieberding, assistant professor in SFA’s School of Art, who will present a photography exhibition in Reavley Gallery. The faculty exhibition will be in Ledbetter Gallery. Both shows will be exhibited through Oct. 21.

Admission is free to the exhibition and reception, which is sponsored in part by SFA’s Friends of the Visual Arts and Nacogdoches Junior Forum. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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Exhibition to feature Kimball’s detailed lithographs

An exhibition featuring finely detailed lithographs on paper titled, “Fragmentation: The Lithographs of Wayne Kimball,” will open Thursday, Sept. 14, in Griffith Gallery, located in the Griffith Fine Arts Building on the SFA campus.

The exhibition will show through Nov. 10. A reception with the artist is scheduled for 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.

Admission is free to the exhibition and reception, which is sponsored in part by SFA’s School of Art, Friends of the Visual Arts and Nacogdoches Junior Forum. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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