Director of Communication and Contemporary Culture Dr. John Allen Hendricks, right, accepts donations for the new high-tech media wall in the lobby of the Boynton Building. From left, Ben Blake of Johnson Furniture of Nacogdoches and Clayton Sullivan, president of the Association for Women and Men in Communication, each presented funds for big screen TVs. The screens will display SFA-TV 2, departmental information and student global media projects.
The Center for Early Childhood Services invites you to visit their Early Childhood Exchange Web site for information on local, state and national resources available for families with young children.
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Monday, Feb. 15 - Resume Workshop (presented by Wolseley) Hosted by Career Services, the Career Workshop Series is a six-part, in-depth look at career-related topics such as resume, networking and interview, and will allow SFA students of all majors to learn directly from the professionals in the field. Please encourage your students to attend! If you'd like to give extra credit to your students for attending, simply let us know, and we'll be more than happy to set that up. Please contact Career Services at (936) 468-3305 if you have any questions!
Ask a Question, Save a Life, Learn QPR • The SFA Counseling Center is offering several suicide intervention training sessions throughout the semester for faculty, staff and students. In less than two hours, you can learn helpful information on how to intervene and safe a life. The first training session for Spring 2010 is Monday, Feb. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. Seating is limited so register by calling (936) 468-2401. The trainings are located in the Counseling Center on the third floor of the Rusk Building.
SFA to host lecture on Nacogdoches’ role in Underground Railroad • The Stone Fort Museum will sponsor a lecture on Nacogdoches’ involvement in the Underground Railroad, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, in the Temple Forestry Building, Room 117. Rolanda Teal, an anthropologist with expertise in plantation systems and the African Diaspora, will give the lecture titled “Nacogdoches: A Destination Site Along the Underground Railroad.” She also is the co-founder of Cultural Lore, an anthropological consulting agency. Co-sponsors of the lecture include the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture and the East Texas Research Center. To reserve a seat, contact museum curator Carolyn Spears at (936) 468-2408 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org. A light lunch will be available at no charge to those with reservations.
Early Childhood Research Center Upcoming Workshops • 6 to 7 p.m. • ECRC Room 214 • All workshops are free and open to anyone. • Tuesday, Feb. 16 - Andrew Terranova, Psychology, will present on the topic of Bully Prevention. • Tuesday, March 30 - Larry Cupit, Education, will present on Math Games focusing on ideas, strategies and games using everyday household items to encourage development of mathematical knowledge in children. • Tuesday, April 20 - Kimberly Welsh, Education, wil present a workshop on Supporting Your Reader in the Home.
Feb. 22 through 26 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and we have all come together to have adisplay on body image that will incorporate pictures of models throughout the years, a before and after touch up on a magazine cover, measurements of Barbie if she were a real person, comparison of GI Joe measurements with Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as inspirational quotes and education. There will be a SFA Dietician with interns and students from campus recreation to answer questions on nutrition and healthy exercise. Licensed Professional Counselors will be available every day from 11a.m. to 2p.m. The display will be located by Bleeker Street in the Baker Pattillo Student Center and accessible all week. Please support us by stopping by, sending your students and joining our Facebook group: Love Your Genes, Love Yourself! For more information contact Counseling Services at (936) 468-2401.
Thursday, Feb. 18
Brian Marks and Kae Hosoda-Ayer Guest Duo Piano Recital • 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall, Wright Music Building. Drs. Marks and Hosoda-Ayer are both members of the music faculty at Baylor University. (Hosoda-Ayer is the wife of Christopher Ayer, SFA associate professor of clarinet.) The program will include familiar works for four hands such as the Mozart Sonata and portions of Dvorak’s “Slavonic Dances,” as well as more recent works by Philip Glass and Terry Riley. Admission is free.
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Red Stick Saxophone Quartet Guest Recital • 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall, Wright Music Building. Admission is free.
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Lauren Veronie Guest Euphonium Recital • 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall, Wright Music Building. Admission is free.
School of Theatre’s production of A Raisin in the Sun at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, through Saturday, March 6 in W.M. Turner Auditorium.
Home • Griffith Gallery, Room 208 of the Griffith Fine Arts Building. The show, which includes paintings, sculptures and an outdoor installation, explores architectural construction and deconstruction and will run through Saturday, March 13. Gallery hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free.
Refined VI • Reavley Gallery of The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, 329 E. Main St. The biennial juried art metals/jewelry competition and exhibition runs through Saturday, March 20. Admission is free. Gallery hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Global Artistry of Leo and Diane Dillon • The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, 329 E. Main St. Organized by the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature in Abilene, this retrospective by the prolific American husband and wife team includes illustrations for African folktales to Scandinavian epics, from fantasy to science fiction. The show runs through Saturday, March 20. Admission is free. Gallery hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
To purchase tickets, please visit our online ticket box office or call (936) 468-6407.