This Week's Calendar
Tuesday, Sept. 6
SFA volleyball vs. University of Louisiana at Monroe
Friday, Sept. 9
SFA Planetarium "Mars Quest"
Math Planetarium Building
SFA cross country at Justin Cooper Rice Invitational
SFA soccer vs. Texas State University
SFA volleyball vs. Oral Roberts University
SFA volleyball vs. Texas Tech University
Saturday, Sept. 10
SFA football vs. University of West Alabama
Homer Bryce Stadium
SFA volleyball vs. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
SFA women's golf at South Alabama Intercollegiate
Sunday, Sept. 11
SFA soccer vs. University of Texas at El Paso
SFA Soccer Field
SFA women's golf at University of South Alabama Intercollegiate
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News & Announcements
Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule change presentation available online
In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released information detailing changes to federal overtime regulations. These changes were discussed briefly during the Board of Regents meeting in July. Human resources has prepared a short presentation providing an overview of regulation changes.
Specifically, the presentation reviews how the regulation change came about, the basics of the Fair Labor Standards Act and specific changes, which may impact SFA faculty and staff members, how SFA plans to implement these changes and what can be expected in the near future.
The presentation is less than 10 minutes and is intended for any SFA faculty or staff member interested in learning more about the rule change. To view the presentation, log in to myTraining and click on the FLSA Overview for Employees featured training on the home page. Employees also can access myTraining through the Employee tab on mySFA.
For more information, call human resources at (936) 468-2304.
New SFA website to be launched Monday, Sept. 12
The new SFA website will launch Monday, Sept. 12. The launch is a culmination of many months of research, discussion, writing, design, programming and testing.
2016 Part-time Job, Volunteer and Internship Fair to take place tomorrow
The Center for Career and Professional Development will host the 2016 Part-time Job, Volunteer and Internship Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 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 find a part-time or internship position, or an opportunity to volunteer in order to gain valuable experience and begin building their professional résumé. Click here for a list of participating employers.
Students will 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (936) 468-3305.
SFA football to host the University of West Alabama Saturday in home opener
SFA football will open the home portion of its 90th football season at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, against the University of West Alabama at Homer Bryce Stadium. The game will mark the start of the 44th season of Lumberjack football played in the home stadium.
Saturday’s home opener will begin the second year of the SFA ESPN3 deal. All SFA home games will be broadcast online by ESPN3 at ESPN3.com and through the WatchESPN app for mobile devices and portable electronics.
McIntyre, Payne lift Ladyjack volleyball team over Kennesaw State University
A renewed commitment to high-level execution on offense helped the SFA volleyball team put a stop to a three-match losing streak as the Ladyjacks took down Kennesaw State University, 3-1, in their final match of the Texas State Creeds and Crests Classic.
SFA junior Abby McIntyre floored a team-best 13 kills and freshman KK Payne added 11 on the strength of a .290 hitting percentage. As a squad, SFA connected on kills at a rate of .193.
Ladyjack soccer team defeats University of Texas at San Antonio in home opener
The Ladyjacks christened the SFA home soccer field for the new season with a win against the University of Texas at San Antonio. The Ladyjacks played an aggressive game scoring two goals in the first period, and then tacked on one more after a nail-biting second half.
Sophomore Crystal Calvit was the star of the night making her first career goal in the 44th minute of the game. Fellow teammates junior Madison Hall and senior Hailey Hunt also scored goals, which were Hall's first and Hunt's second for the season. Goalkeeper redshirt junior Lillie Ehlert was credited with the win after spending 54 minutes in the net and making four saves.
Lumberjack football team stumbles in Lubbock, drops season opener to Texas Tech University
The Lumberjacks fell 69-17 to Texas Tech University Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock.
SFA finished the night with 370 yards of total offense compared to the Red Raiders' 758 yards. The Lumberjacks finished with 312 yards through the air, but had 58 rushing yards, which emphasized the struggle head coach Clint Conque mentioned in his post-game press conference.
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Designer Joshua Renouf has created a product that does just that, and it's called The Barisieur. The multipurpose alarm clock promises to start the day without requiring the user to even get out of bed. Read more about The Barisieur here.