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Wednesday, Nov. 23
Beginning of Thanksgiving holiday for students and faculty members

Women's basketball at George Mason University
6 p.m.
Fairfax, Virginia

Friday, Nov. 25
Women's basketball at Coppin State University
3 p.m.
Baltimore, Maryland

Monday, Nov. 28
Classes resume

Men's basketball at University of Louisiana-Monroe       
7 p.m.
Monroe, Louisiana


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Texas flag lowered in honor of fallen San Antonio officer

Gov. Greg Abbott  has ordered the Texas flag to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the life and public service of fallen San Antonio Police Detective Benjamin Marconi.

Flags should be returned to full-staff on the day after his memorial service or internment.

Changes to SFA Today for Thanksgiving week

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, SFA Today will not be published tomorrow. SFA Today will resume normal publication Monday, Nov. 28.

Graduate Research Conference date announced

The Graduate Research Conference will take place April 20, 2017, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center. Submission information will be distributed in the spring.

For more information, contact Dr. Linda Levitt, associate professor in SFA’s Department of Languages, Cultures and Communication, at (936) 468-1236.

Mr., Miss SFA applications due today

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to nominate students for Mr. and Miss SFA by completing the online application by 5 p.m. today.

The Mr. and Miss SFA title is an award presented each year by the SFA Alumni Association to exemplary students who well represent and promote SFA. Recipients are selected based on their scholarship, participation and leadership in academic and co-curricular activities, citizenship, service and loyalty to the university.

The award presentation will be held at the March 4 basketball game against Sam Houston State University.

For more information, call the SFA Alumni Association at (936) 468-3407.

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SFA’s Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band to perform ‘Mystical Travels’ program

SFA’s Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will present a concert titled “Mystical Travels” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Turner Auditorium on campus.

The Symphonic Band will open the first half of the concert with Henry Fillmore’s “Americans We,” conducted by graduate student Dwight Watson of Wylie. Fillmore composed many American marches, but “Americans We” borrows from the sentimental British tune “Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms,” which was originally attributed to Irish and Scottish heritage.

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 (888) 240-ARTS or click here.
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Cole Art Center announces holiday hours

The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, SFA’s downtown Nacogdoches art gallery, has announced its holiday hours.

The art center will be closed through Thursday, Nov. 24, and open Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, during regular gallery hours.

The Cole Art Center will be open during regular hours throughout most of December. The gallery will be closed on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, and will close at 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31.
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If you’re looking for a cute and delicious dessert to complete your Thanksgiving menu, look no further.

This list of nine Thanksgiving cupcakes provides a range of turkey-day cupcake ideas. From edible chocolate turkeys to hot cocoa in a cake, you might find something for everyone.

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