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Friday, Nov. 10
Bowling at Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawk Classic
Three-day event
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Cross-country at NCAA South Central Regional Tournament
All day
College Station

Women's basketball at Kansas State University
5:30 p.m.
Manhattan, Kansas

Saturday, Nov. 11
Football vs. Nicholls State University
3 p.m.

Men's basketball at Longwood University
2 p.m.
Farmville, Virginia

Volleyball vs. Lamar University




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Dr. Luis Aguerrevere

Associate professor in the Department of Human Services

Aguerrevere conducted a psychological assessment titled “Classification Accuracy of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form Validity Scales in Detecting Malingered Pain-Related Disability.”

The purpose of this study was to examine the classification accuracy of MMPI-2-RF validity scales in a group of patients with chronic pain using a criterion-groups design. It was published electronically ahead of print.

News & Announcements

Flags flying at half-staff to honor Sutherland Springs’ victims

U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered flags across the nation to fly at half-staff through Thursday, Nov. 9, to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs.

Stone Fort Museum honors 2017 Cum Concilio Club Heritage Preservation Award recipients

SFA’s Stone Fort Museum named Dr. Bobby H. Johnson and the late Birdie Wade as the 2017 Cum Concilio Club Heritage Preservation Award recipients.

The award recognizes Johnson for his work documenting oral histories in Nacogdoches that preserve East Texas’ stories. 

Likewise, the Cum Concilio Club Heritage Preservation Award recognizes Wade for her efforts in preserving stories, documents and buildings for the African-American community in East Texas. Wade graduated from SFA and received her bachelor’s degree in social work.
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Department of Languages, Cultures and Communication to offer third annual International Poetry Reading tomorrow

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Communication will host its third annual International Poetry Reading at 6 p.m. tomorrow in the Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House.

Students, faculty and staff members, and community members will read poetry in Chinese, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Vietnamese, Romanian and Polish.

This free event is open to all. For more information, contact Dr. Louise Stoehr, assistant professor, at lstoehr@sfasu.edu, or Dr. Joyce Johnston, professor, at jjohnston@sfasu.edu.

College of Sciences and Mathematics to host STEM Business and Industry Speaker Series tomorrow

SFA’s College of Sciences and Mathematics will host the STEM Business and Industry Speaker Series from noon to 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Math Building, Lecture Hall 101.

The event aims to connect science, technology, engineering and mathematics students with professionals in their prospective fields. The event will feature two speakers, Elijah White Jr., vice president of geoscience for ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, and Jonathan Woodard, current SFA STEM student.

White will speak on the impact STEM fields have in today’s industry. Woodard will discuss his internship at Tanos Exploration, how and why he chose to study geology, and why he believes STEM careers are important for future generations.
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SFA launches first History Student Forum including lessons about Latin America

A renowned Latin American scholar who frequently serves as a guest expert to the PBS series “The Desert Speaks” and “In the Americas with David Yetman” will host SFA’s first History Student Forum, a four-day event that includes a lecture open to both students and community members.

Dr. William H. Beezley will present a keynote lecture titled “Object Lessons about Latin America: Eye Patches, Coffee Beans and Ski Masks” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov.9, in Dugas Liberal Arts North, Room 142.

In addition to being a guest in a Latin American studies course taught by Dr. Jeana Paul Urena, chair of the Department of Languages, Cultures and Communication, Beezley will be a visiting lecturer in Dr. Aaron C. Moulton’s Latin American history class and Dr. Randi Barnes-Cox’s senior seminar.

Seating at the keynote event is limited. For more information about the forum, call (936) 468-3802.
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Annual Tunnel of Oppression opens to public tonight and tomorrow

SFA’s Office of Multicultural Affairs' 10th annual Tunnel of Oppression will offer the SFA and Nacogdoches communities a glimpse inside often complex yet subtle forms of oppression.

The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive museum that spotlights many forms of oppression through interactive theater. The purpose of the tunnel is to enlighten and educate participants in the areas of diversity and social justice.

The free event will open to the public from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight and tomorrow in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Theater.

For information, contact the OMA at oma@sfasu.edu, or visit sfasu.edu/oma.
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Jacks Council on Family Relations accepting donations for Thanksgiving Homebound project

Members of SFA’s Jacks Council on Family Relations are collecting items for their annual food drive, Thanksgiving Homebound.

The group asks campus organizations, departments, faculty and staff members, students and Nacogdoches community members to donate grocery items families can use to prepare a Thanksgiving meal.

JCFR will be collecting food items between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. today and between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Steen Library Hub, the first room on the left when entering the library.

For more information, contact JCFR at sfasujcfr@gmail.com.
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Basketball Times ranks SFA’s men's basketball team 30th in nation

The Basketball Times ranked SFA's men's basketball team among the top 35 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I college basketball programs in America. 

Basketball Times is the official publication of the United States Basketball Writers Association of America and has undertaken an exhaustive comparative analysis of college basketball programs every five years since 1997.
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Fine Arts

Stone Fort Wind Quintet to perform in Calliope Concert Series tonight

SFA’s Stone Fort Wind Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Cole Concert Hall as part of the School of Music’s Calliope Concert Series.

The quintet includes SFA music faculty members Christina Guenther, flute; Kerry Hughes, oboe; Christopher Ayer, clarinet; Charles Gavin, horn; and Lee Goodhew, bassoon.

Each movement features one of the five quintet instruments. 

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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Cello Club to perform program of eclectic musical styles

SFA’s Cello Club will present “Game of Cellos” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in Cole Concert Hall as part of the School of Music’s Calliope Concert Series.

The music will feature baroque and romanticism works as well as arrangements from video games, pop songs and TV shows. The concert also will include the premieres of several works.

Works to be performed include those by J.S. Bach, Alfred Pester, Wilhelm Fitzenhagen, Johannes Brahms, Robert Eden, Alex Broussard, Codi Wartenbach and Obadiah Michler, and also music by The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix.

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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Utilizing pixels, Johan Karlgren, also known as Pappas Pärlor, is a Swedish artist who creates interactive street art inspired by his passion – old video games.

Pappas Pärlor’s pixel art can be found on everyday objects, such as traffic signs, pipes and fences.

To view more, click here.

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