Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges® applications available now. Only junior and seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or better, and graduate students with a GPA of 3.2 or better may apply. This is a one-time award, so if you've every received Who's Who on a collegiate level, you cannot apply. The Who's Who award was created to recognize outstanding students on American campuses of higher education. Selection is based on the following criteria: scholarship, participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship, and service to the university and community. Read more about Who's Who.
Jared Graham, SFA graduate student, was awarded first place at the Regional Texas American College of Sports Medicine Conference for "Outstanding Master's Research Presentation" for his recent hydration research performed in the Exercise Physiology Lab. His submission was one of 20 submissions from universities throughout the state, including TCU, UT and Texas A&M.
Congratulations to Dr. Louise Stoehr, Modern Languages, who has been recognized by the American Association of Teachers of German and awarded a two-week seminar in Berlin, Germany (June 27 - July 10) to participate in the Neuer Blick, eue Stimmen: Interkulturelles Leben und Wirken. Through many activities, ranging from experiencing first-hand Berlin’s international cuisine to conversations with political and social activists, participants will gather new materials and gain new insights into what it means to live in a society that is becoming more and more diverse. Participants also will focus on articulating new classroom goals and strategies, and on developing new classroom units and teaching models that integrate new perspectives gained during the seminar.
Audition for commercials, which are being created for the American Advertising Federation competition, between 11 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, in the Boynton Building, Room 209. Students from SFA's Art, Communication and Marketing departments will work with your schedule to film the clever, creative commercials they have written. Participants will receive a DVD of the commercial after the competition!
The 5th annual SFA Math Club Hamburger Sale will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, and Wednesday, March 10, on Raguet Street between the Science and Business Buildings. Proceeds support travel to professional meetings. View our menu!
Looking for a great place this spring to teach your child to swim? Campus Recreation is offering swim lessons starting Saturday, March 20. They will be held on Saturdays for six weeks, between 9 a.m. and noon. There will be no classes on Saturday, April 3. Each class will last 40 minutes, and sessions will be based on your child's swimming ability. The fee for lessons is $35 per child and includes one parent/guardian and one child. Please register at the Campus Recreation Administrative Office by Friday, March 19. Participant space is limited. If you have any questions, please contact the Campus Recreation department at (936) 468-3507 or email@example.com, or for more information on this and other Campus Recreation programs, visit www.sfasu.edu/campusrec.
The deadline to apply for May graduation is Monday, March 22. Any student planning to graduate in May MUST apply for graduation. To do so, come to the Registrar’s office in the Rusk Building, Room 204. Doctoral and Master students may call (936) 468-2455 or 2465 to find out if their degree plan is on file. They may then either fax or mail their application to the Registrar’s office. The application can be found online at www.sfasu.edu/registrar/docs/graduate_mail_application.pdf.
SAVE THE DATE! The Archie McDonald Lecture Series titled "A Conversation with George Foreman: Reflections on My America" will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Grand Ballroom. A Silent Auction willl begin at 5:30 p.m. in the BPSC, Regents Suite A/B. For more information about the lecture series or to purchase tickets, please visit www.sfasu.edu/archie or call (936) 468-2605.
Tuesday, March 9
American Ballet Theatre II at 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium. Handpicked from around the world by the artistic staff of American Ballet Theatre, the classical company of 12 dancers (ages 16-20) will present a varied program in three acts that includes "Interplay," excerpts from "Swan Lake" and "Le Corsaire, and new works created specifically for ABT II. The program is suitable for all ages. SFA faculty and staff are eligible for two half-price tickets in sections B and C ($14.50 and $8.50).
Shelly Binder Guest Flute Recital at 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall, Wright Music Building. Admission is free.
Adam Unsworth Guest Horn Recital at 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall, Wright Music Building. Admission is free.
Thursday, March 11
Orchestra of the Pines’ “Taking Center Stage” concert featuring the winners of SFA’s annual Concerto/Aria Competition, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall. Tickets are: $15 adult, $12 senior, $7.50 faculty and staff, and $5 student.
ONGOING (Week of March 8-13)
Home, now on display in 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. (936) 468-1131.
Refined VI now on display in the 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 13. Admission is free. Gallery hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. (936) 468-1131.
The Global Artistry of Leo and Diane Dillon now on display in the Ledbetter Gallery of 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 13. Admission is free. Gallery hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. (936) 468-1131.