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Week of October 11-17

Zeta Tau Alpha
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Student Center Plaza
Zeta Tau Alpha will be at the Student Center Plaza all week selling THINK PINK shirts, pink cotton candy and ribbons to raise awareness for breast cancer.

   
Vote for SFA Coach! Voting is now open for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year! Vote for SFA Coach Harper every day between now and Saturday, Dec. 4. The winning coach receives $50,000 for charity and $20,000 will be given the SFA Alumni Association.

http://www.coachoftheyear.com
   

Beat the Hell Outta Sam Fundraiser
11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Student Center Plaza
It’s that time of year again! Come and support the Lumberjack Marching Band and buy your very own Beat the Hell Outta Sam shirt!

   
All Week!

Pi Kappa Phi
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Student Center Plaza
Interest table and recruitment.

   
All Week! Dining Styles Survey
Don't miss out on your chance to win a free Blu-ray player and tell SFA Dining Services what you think! Just take the dining survey at http://www.college-survey.com/sfasu/ between now and Oct. 22, and you will be entered to WIN!
   

If you have bought your tickets through e-bill, you may pick them up!

BATTLE OF THE PINEY WOODS
Presents Stephen F. Austin State University vs. Sam Houston State University

2 p.m. | Saturday, Oct. 23
Reliant Stadium in Houston

Tickets for the game remain on sale through the SFA Ticket Office. Ticket prices range from $15 to $35 and can be purchased by calling (936) 468-JACK or toll free (800) 775-3358. Read more about this event!

   
FREE ADVERTISEMENT FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION!!!
All you have to do is fill out a request form at Jack Sorc or the Involvement Center one week before your event on SFA campus. All forms will be picked up by 5 p.m. every Thursday. You may also fill out a form online!
   
 

monday

 

Book Drive
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | BPSC Involvement Center

Gamma Sigma Sigma is accepting book donations to help provide educational support to schools, after-school programs and youth centered organizations (i.e. Boys and Girls Club) that benefit at-risk youth. New and used children's books are accepted. For more information, please call (832) 978-2987. The book drive will continue until Tuesday, Oct.12.

   

ODK Leadership Conference Pre-registration
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Student Center Plaza

Omicron Delta Kappa hosts the SEE Leadership Conference. Come by table to pre-register to attend the conference. Pre-registration sign ups will be going on until Thursday, Oct. 14.

   

Balls to the Wall Dodgeball 6-on-6 Tournament Registration
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | BPSC Room 3.305

SAA presents Balls to the Wall Dodgeball Tournament. Grand prize is $1,000. Registration is in the SAA’s office which begins today at 9 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14. Games will be played on Saturday, Oct. 16.

   
 

What do you know about Columbia?
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Student Center Plaza

Organization of Latin Americans will provide information on Columbia and accept monetary donations until Thursday, Oct. 14.

   
 

Godtel Donations
10 a.m to 2 p.m. | Student Center Plaza

Sociology Club will be collecting donations for Godtel until Thursday, Oct. 14.

   

Intramural Volleyball Registration
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Campus Rec

Men, women and co-ed volleyball registration begins today and ends Wednesday, Oct. 13. Pay $30 at registration for the forfeit due Bond. We play 6-on-6, and the max is 12 players. Co-ed plays three males and three females. Captains meeting is from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15.

   

MOG Bible Study
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Student Center Plaza

Men of God Fraternity Inc. will be out informing students about the MOG Bible study.

   

Best Jugs
11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Student Center Plaza

Sigma Kappa Omega will have decorated water jugs to collect donations for Alzheimer’s Association.

   
 

Volleyball Officiating
6 to 8 p.m. | Campus Rec, SRC Meeting Room

Would you like to be an official for volleyball? Come by the Campus Rec Center and attend all three clinics thoughout the week.

Clinic A: 6 to 8 p.m. | Monday, Oct. 11 | SRC meeting room
Clinic B: 6 to 8 p.m. | Tuesday, Oct. 12 | HPE Court 5
Clinic C: 6 to 8 p.m. | Wednesday, Oct.13 | HPE Court 5

   

SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music present
Guitarist David Burgess in a guest artist recital

7:30 p.m. | Cole Concert Hall

Praised by musicians and critics worldwide, Burgess has appeared as soloist and chamber musician in concert halls throughout North and South America, Europe and the Far East, including featured performances at the Kennedy Center. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for SFA faculty/staff and $2 for students.

   
 

tuesday

Ring Sale Event
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Alumni Center

Want to wear your SFA pride for a lifetime? Do you have 60 hours? Come by the Alumni Center to purchase your SFA ring during the Ring Sale Event and become part of the Big Dip Ceremony. The sale starts on Tuesday, Oct. 12, and ends Wednesday, Oct. 13.

   
 

Baptist Student Ministry Prayer Table
Noon to 1 p.m. | Student Center Plaza

   

Wallyball Doubles
4 to 6 p.m. | HPE Racquetball Court

Wallyball Doubles is a free event. This is a three-day tournament format, so you can play on Tuesday or Wednesday. We will bring the Final Four from both days back for the championship on Thursday. Event starts at 4 p.m. all three days, but you must be registered on site by 4 p.m. Tuesday. Brackets will be drawn on site.

Wallyball is volleyball in a racquetball court. You can use the walls to create some awesome shots, the exception being the back wall. It’s really fun and easy to learn. Rules will be available on site.

   

French Film Festival: "Coco avant Chanel/Coco before Chanel"
7 p.m. | BPSC Movie Theater

SFA and The French American Cultural Exchange Tournées Festival Present "France: Inside Out," which includes the viewing of five films (over the next month) showcasing the icons and marginalized of France. Admission is free! All films are spoken in French with English subtitles.

   
  SFA Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band Season-Opening Concert
The Legacy of Howard Hanson

7:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

The program, which celebrates the legacy of one of America’s most influential composers, includes the music of Hanson as well as music by his star pupils Clifton Williams and Francis McBeth. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for SFA faculty/staff and $2 for students.
   
 

wednesday

 

White Cane Day
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Near Chemistry Building

Braille and Cane Club will be out and promoting White Cane Day with hot dogs, chips and sodas.

   
 

Latin Heritage Month Party
6 to 10 p.m. | Surfin’ Steve Fountain Plaza

Organization of Latin Americans will be partying to celebrate the end of Latin Heritage Month. There will be a jalapeño eating contest and Latin cuisine tasting.

Amnesty International Meeting
6 to 7 p.m. | BPSC 2.201

Amnesty International is a worldwide human rights organization of people who campaign against human rights violations. Our members exert influence on governments, corporations, intergovernmental groups and political bodies through public demonstrations, vigils and direct lobbying. We meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in room 2.201 of the student center.
   
 

thursday

 

Discover Nacogdoches 

Brochures are due by 5 p.m. in the Involvement Center. You can enter and win PRIZES!!

   
 

Women Of Virtue Open Bible Study
5:30 p.m. | The Village Conference Room

All are welcome!!! Come learn. Grow and fellowship with us. Free food! We hope to see you there.

   
SAA Movie Series Presents
7 p.m. - "Despicable Me"
9 p.m. - "Dinner for Schmucks"

Student tickets are just $1! Concessions are $.75 per item or $2 combo pack! Cinema is located on the 2nd floor of the student center next to Starbucks.
   
SFA professor of piano Andrew Parr to present Miniature Masterpieces
7:30 p.m. | Cole Concert Hall

He will perform Bela Bartok’s “Out of Doors Suite” and the 24 preludes of Frédéric Chopin. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for SFA faculty/staff and $2 for students.
   
 

friday

Wear purple shirts on campus!
   
 

Deep East Texas Autism Coalition 
8 to 10 a.m. | BPSC, Twilight Ballroom

Join us in the Twilight Ballroom for more information about Autism!

   
 

People’s Choice Yard Party
9 a.m. to Noon | Student Center Plaza

KrumpNG Slow Dance Organization will host People’s Choice Yard Party with a DJ and a Dance Contest.

   

Best Jugs
11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Student Center Plaza

Sigma Kappa Omega will have decorated water jugs to collect donations for Alzheimer’s Association.

   

SFA’s Field Day: College Edition
5 to 7p.m. | Intramural Fields

SAA presents SFA’s Field Day: College Edition. Teams of five people will compete in different field day events against each other. The last two teams with the best time will duke it out in the final challenge. The winning team will receive a grand prize of $500!!! Sign-up today in the SAA office on the third floor of the student center, Room 3.305 or call (936) 468-1222. Hurry because spots will fill fast! Let the games BEGIN!

   
 

SFA Planetarium’s new star show “Magellan: Report from Venus”
7 p.m. | Mathematics Building

Take a safari under the clouds of Venus to experience its scorching hot surface, explore its volcanoes and lava rivers, and scan its intriguing cratered plains — through images from the Magellan spacecraft.

   

SAA Movie Series Presents
7 p.m. - "Despicable Me"
9 p.m. - "Dinner for Schmucks"

Student tickets are just $1! Concessions are $.75 per item or $2 combo pack! Cinema is located on the 2nd floor of the student center next to Starbucks.

   
  College of Fine Arts and School of Music present a joint concert of
SFA’s jazz bands, the Swingin’ Axes and the Swingin’ Aces

7:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

Tickets for the always-popular concert are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for SFA faculty/staff and $2 for students.
   
 

weekend

 

Strive
8:30 to 11 a.m | Saturday, Oct. 16
Surfin' Steve Plaza


Strive for Unity, Prayer, Praise and Worship.

   

ODK SEE Leadership Conference 
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Saturday, Oct. 16
BPSC Movie Theater


Come learn how to be a great leader and receive leadership skills! Open to all students!

   

Balls to the Wall Dodgeball 6-on-6 Tournament
10 a.m. | Saturday, Oct. 16
HPE Complex


Games will be played in the HPE Complex starting at 10 a.m. The times are TBA due to SFA football game being moved to 2 p.m.

   

American Red Cross Safety Clinic
Noon to 9 p.m. | Saturday, Oct. 16
Rec Center Meeting Room


Become CPR, AED and first-aid certified.

   
 

Bottomless Pit
Noon | Saturday, Oct. 16
Lumberjack Alley


Teams of two will compete in various eating challenges to determine who has an SFA Bottomless Pit! Sign up at the SAA tent during Lumberjack Alley.

   

SFA Football THINK PINK
Lumberjacks vs. Central Arkansas

2 p.m. | Saturday, Oct. 16
Homer Bryce Stadium


Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!

   

SAA Movie Series Presents
Sunday, Oct. 17
7 p.m. - "Despicable Me"

9 p.m. - "Dinner for Schmucks"

Student tickets are just $1! Concessions are $.75 per item or $2 combo pack! Cinema is located on the 2nd floor of the student center next to Starbucks.

   
 

upcoming events!

Ron Raines and SFA's Orchestra of the Pines: "Broadway, Movies and Classics"
7 p.m. | Friday, Oct. 22
W.M. Turner Auditorium


Ron Raines, one of America’s leading Broadway artists and Nacogdoches native, will share the stage with SFA’s Orchestra of the Pines to present “Broadway, Movies and Classics” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, in W.M. Turner Auditorium. The concert, which is a joint presentation of the SFA School of Music and Friends of Music, serves as a fund-raiser for the SFA Strings Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $50 each.
   
eighth blackbird "The Only Moving Thing"
7:30 p.m. | Tuesday, Oct. 26
W.M. Turner Auditorium


The SFA College of Fine Arts will present the Grammy Award-winning eighth blackbird in The Only Moving Thing at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, in W.M. Turner Auditorium as part of the 2010-2011 University Series. The kinetic program crackles with vivid theatricality as the musical sextet drives full-tilt into the agile and muscular world of five of today’s most prominent names in music and dance. Tickets range from $35 to $17.50, with discounts available for seniors, faculty/staff, students and youth. Visit www.eighthblackbird.com to learn more about the group and to hear their music.
   
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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