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Week of Tuesday, Sept. 4, to Sunday, Sept. 9



  SFA Weekly to be replaced with AXES

SFA Weekly event announcements will soon be replaced with the new AXES network – your place to advertise on-campus events, recruit members and stay in the know about all things on campus!

Login to mySFA and click on "AXES: The Web Portal for Student Involvement at SFA" under the My Services tab. Register your organization now, or send announcements to getinvolved@sfasu.edu.

Develop Leadership and Teamwork at the ELC

The Campus Recreation Experiential Learning Center is now accepting reservations for leadership development and team/community building programming for student groups, Greek organizations and clubs. Programming ranges from half-day to full-day events. Contact Evan Coulson at coulsone@sfasu.edu to learn more about opportunities or to reserve your program.


Running 101
6 p.m. | Meet in the Rec Center Lobby

A beginner's program that will help participants work up to running the SFA Homecoming 5K sponsored by Campus Rec and the Alumni Association. This program will be led by Nacogdoches Endurance Training Coach Becky McMorries and will meet on Tuesdays.
Sport Clubs Info Session
5 p.m. | Student Rec Center Courtyard

Are you interested in finding out more information about on campus sport clubs? Campus Rec has twenty different sport clubs that compete on and off campus against other schools. All of these clubs will have representatives at the Info Session to answer any questions.
6 p.m. | Rec Center Courtyard

Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music that features high energy dance training to tone and sculpt the body. This "feel good" workout will leave you energized and ready for more! Join our Zumba-certified instructors as they lead us in a diverse and exciting workout that is sure to get everyone moving and grooving! It's not a workout; it's a dance party!!
7 p.m. | Rec Center Outdoor Pool
Your objective...sink all the other ships! Grab your team of four and head over to the pool on Tuesday to be a part of the fun.
  Lumberjacks For Life
6:30 p.m. | Baker Pattillo Student Center, Room 3.206

Join Lumberjacks for Life for an introductory meeting. This will be a short meet-and-greet gathering to get to know fellow pro-life students. There will be food and fun games. Contact: lumberjacksforlife@gmail.com
  Soul II Soul Gospel Ministries Social
6:30 p.m. | Baptist Student Ministries (BSM) East College Street

Soul II Soul Gospel Ministries invites students to come join in on a great night of praise and fellowship. We welcome new faces with open arms to join the Choir, Praise Dance, Mime or Music Ministry.
For more information call (409)454-9748, e-mail soul2soulministries@yahoo.com, or on Facebook "Soul 2 Soul Gospel Ministries."


Chi Alpha Service Meeting and Frozen Goat After-Party
8 p.m. | Second Floor of the Student Center

Experience God.
Experience friendship.
After service, join us at The Frozen Goat for yummy fro-yo! WHAT IS CHI ALPHA SERVICE?Whether you're exploring faith for the first time or are looking to connect with other believers, you are invited to join us on the journey of knowing God!

WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT CHI ALPHA SERVICE?Chi Alpha Service features music, food, friends, relevant speakers, and true spiritual connection. These gatherings are informal, charged with music, given to humor, and deal with everything from relationships to the nature of truth. The goal is to meet with God among friends! All faiths are welcome! For more details, visit facebook.com/sfaxa



Taste of SFA
1 to 3 p.m. | Wednesday, Sept. 5 | BPSC Spirit Lounge

Are you unfamiliar with some of the SFA Dining retail locations on campus? Do you go to the same place to eat on campus almost every day? SFA Dining is hosting the semi-annual Taste of SFA, which will feature samples from SFA Dining retail locations including Chick-fil-A, Zoca, Starbucks and more! The event is free and open to all SFA faculty and staff members and students. For questions or for more information, e-mail jenkins-alison@aramark.com.

Dancers Against Cancer Interest Meeting
6 p.m. | Stone Fort Room in the Student Center
  Traditions Tour
6 to 7 p.m. | In front of Surfin' Steve
Attend this interactive tour hosted by SFA Traditions Council as each stop along the way comes to life with SFA's rich history and fun folklore.

The Magic: The Gathering Club First Meeting
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Student Center, Room 2.307

We welcome all skill levels, so join us for friends and fun! Bring your own deck or use one of ours. Don’t know how to play? No problem, we can teach you.



  College of Sciences and Mathematics Convocation *MANDATORY for first-year students*
4 p.m. | Kennedy Auditorium
  College of Liberal and Applied Arts Convocation *MANDATORY for first-year students*
4 p.m. | Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom

"Akwaaba" Welcome to SFA Reception
5 p.m. | BPSC Spirit Lounge

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs will host the "Akwaaba–Welcome to SFA!" reception for first-year students. Join us for free food and fun as we welcome and assist the members of the class of 2016 on their journey to being successful Lumberjacks. For more information, contact Amanda Flores at floresa6@sfasu.edu or (936) 469-1073.

  "The SFA Faculty Exhibition" will open at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Ledbetter Gallery of The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House and run through Saturday, Oct. 13. Come see the eclectic mix of recent works by SFA’s studio faculty, instructors and adjunct professors. Free admission.
  Young Conservatives of Texas
7 to 8 p.m. | BPSC Room 2.306

Please consider joining us in our pursuits to help spread the word about conservatism through the Stephen F. Austin Campus. You are cordially invited to join us at our meetings every Thursday night. For any questions, e-mail yctsfa@gmail.com.
SAA Cinema | BPSC Theatre
7 p.m. : The Avengers
9:30 p.m. : What to Expect When You're Expecting
$1 for students.



SAA Cinema | BPSC Theatre
7 p.m. : The Avengers
9:30 p.m. : What to Expect When You're Expecting
$1 for students.
  Women's Soccer vs. Rice
7 p.m.
SFA Soccer Complex

SFA Planetarium to present "The Planets"
7 p.m. | Fridays through Oct. 12 | SFA Planetarium

"The Planets" provides an in-depth look at each planet. Admission is $2. For group reservations or more information, call (936) 468-3001 or visit the website.

SFA to screen film on puppeteer behind Elmo

As part of its monthly independent film series, the SFA School of Art and Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey” at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House read more




American Red Cross CPR/AED/First-Aid Certification Class
Noon to 9 p.m. | Rec Center Meeting Room
$55 for Rec Center Members

Campus Recreation offers American Red Cross certification classes for the SFA and Nacogdoches communities. These classes combine lecture, demonstrations and video with hands-on training. Register in the Rec Center Administration Office.


Lumberjack Football at SMU
7 p.m.
Dallas, Texas

Click here for more information.



SAA Cinema | BPSC Theatre
7 p.m. : The Avengers
9:30 p.m. : What to Expect When You're Expecting
$1 for students.
The Office of Student Affairs is committed to providing support for students with disabilities. If you are a student who needs an accommodation to attend or participate in one of our events or student organizations you are encouraged to stop by room 325 in the Human Services Building to make your request. You may also call us at (936) 468-3004, TDD: (936) 468-1004.

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