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This Week's Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 20
SFA men's golf at the Jim River Intercollegiate
Ruston, Louisiana

Wednesday, Sept. 21
SFA volleyball vs. Baylor University
6:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 23
SFA soccer vs. Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
7 p.m.
Corpus Christi

Saturday, Sept. 24
SFA football vs. Abilene Christian University
6 p.m.
Homer Bryce Stadium

SFA volleyball vs. Sam Houston State University
1 p.m.




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Dr. Stacy Hendricks

Interim associate dean for student and faculty affairs in the James I. Perkins College of Education

Hendricks has been named interim associate dean for student and faculty affairs in the College of Education, which includes oversight of the college’s Student Services and Advising Office. 

Additionally, Hendricks was the lead co-editor and authored/co-authored three chapters of the book titled “Preparing educators for online learning: A careful look at the components and how to assess their value.” The book is designed to give practicing administrators, human resource professionals, and teachers and students in university educational preparation programs insights into the continuous development of quality online training components. As online programs continue to increase nationwide, this book provides the practical approach to providing quality online instruction.

News & Announcements

Ride the SFA alumni fan bus this fall

SFA alumni and friends will have the opportunity to ride in style to select Lumberjack football games this fall. Passengers can elect to ride the SFA Alumni Association bus for $50 on Oct. 1 to see the Jacks play Sam Houston State University in Houston for the Battle of the Piney Woods; and $40 on Nov. 12 when the Lumberjacks play Houston Baptist University in Houston.

The price includes round-trip transportation, snacks and drinks. Some itineraries include a stop for a meal (passengers are responsible for purchasing their meals).

To reserve a seat, contact the SFA Alumni Association at (936) 468-3407, or stop by the Pearman Alumni Center on campus. More itinerary information is available at sfaalumni.com/events. Space is limited, so call or stop by today. Tickets to the football games must be purchased separately by calling (936) 468-JACKS.

2016 Accounting Fair to take place tomorrow

The Center for Career and Professional Development will host the 2016 Accounting Fair from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom.

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 will need to bring their student IDs 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. Information about these resources may be found on the center's website.

For more information, contact Brandi Derouen, assistant director of the Center for Career and Professional Development, at derouenb@sfasu.edu or (936) 468-3305.

Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture to host community-wide tree contest

SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture is pairing with Nacogdoches Parks and Recreation to host NacogdoTREES, a free, community-wide contest celebrating the natural beauty of Nacogdoches, through Nov. 18.

“The goal of NacogdoTREES is to highlight the importance of urban and community trees, raise awareness of their ecological benefits, introduce the community to the field of forestry and encourage citizens to spend time outdoors,” said Sarah Fuller, outreach coordinator for SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture.
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Mentor a Nacogdoches ISD student

Faculty and staff members are invited to join SFA’s Office of Multicultural Affairs in giving back to the Nacogdoches community by mentoring elementary and middle school students in Nacogdoches Independent School District.

Two fall training sessions are available for those interested in mentoring or volunteering. Training will provide information about various opportunities available within NISD, as well as the OMA’s mentoring program with the district.

Training sessions will be from 3 to 4 p.m. or 4 to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Room 3.100.

For more information, call the OMA at (936) 468-1073.


SFA quarterback Zach Conque named Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week

SFA senior quarterback Zach Conque has been named Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week. It is Conque’s third SLC weekly honor and the second for the Lumberjacks in as many weeks.

Conque accounted for 325 yards of total offense and three touchdowns as SFA knocked off reigning champion and 13th-ranked McNeese State University, 31-28, Saturday night in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Little Rock, Arkansas, native passed for 262 yards and two touchdowns while leading the Lumberjacks with 63 yards rushing and a touchdown.
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McIntyre named Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week for volleyball

SFA junior outside hitter Abby McIntyre has earned Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week following her high-powered offensive performances in a 3-0 week for the Ladyjack volleyball team.

Hailing from Richmond, Texas, McIntyre picked up the first weekly Southland Conference accolade of her career by making use of her accurate attacking ways on offense. Through nine sets, the junior averaged 3.67 kills per set and finished with an attack percentage of .444 by committing five errors on 63 swings.
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Lumberjacks sit 10th after day one of season-opening Jim Rivers Intercollegiate

SFA’s men’s golf team opened its 2016-17 campaign in northern Louisiana, posting a 22-over 598 through the first two rounds of the 2016 Jim Rivers Intercollegiate tournament, hosted by Louisiana Tech University.

The Lumberjacks opened the day with a 16-over 304 through the opening 18 holes and were tied for 11th after round one. Sophomore Angelo Leyvani and freshman Zach Sudinsky posted the Lumberjack low rounds with 2-over 74s, four strokes better than junior Blake Stock and sophomore Jacob Hendrix’s 6-over 78s.
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Fine Arts

SFA Faculty Chamber Winds to present concert tonight

Several SFA music faculty members will join for a concert of music written for wind instruments at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Cole Concert Hall.

The group, conducted by Fred J. Allen, director of bands, will feature Christina Guenther, flute; Chris Ayer, clarinet; and Charles Gavin, horn. Two new faculty members also will make their SFA debuts playing with the group. Kerry Hughes will perform on oboe and Lee Goodhew on bassoon.

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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What do Snoopy, the presidents and roses have in common? Marshmallows.

That’s right, artist Meaghan Mountford has transformed the classic marshmallow snack into “Mallowart.” Her edible art features pop culture characters, food and other designs. Click here to see these fluffy creations.

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