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Week of Monday, March 28 to Sunday, April 3

 

need to know

THE BIG EVENT
Do you need volunteer hours or do you like to help out the community?  The BIG Event would be perfect for you! SFA's The BIG Event promotes unity between the campus and community as students come together for one day to express their gratitude through service for the support from the Nacogdoches community. Students work in teams to complete projects across the Nacogdoches County as a way to say "thank you!" to the community for their support of SFA students. If you would like to know more about The Big Event, check out the website at www.sfasu.edu/thebigevent.

   

Go Greek, Go Green
Presented by the Environmental Awareness Movement (T.E.A.M.)

A recycling competition between all fraternities and sororities. There will be two winners! This is the last chance to bring your aluminum cans for GO GREEK, GO GREEN!! Remember the two winners receive a customized tailgating tent!!

   

ODK Leadership Award Applications
Due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 1

ODK is now accepting applications for leadership awards. The awards will be handed out on Tuesday, April 26, at the Leadership Banquet. Awards include Underclassmen of the Year, Student Leader of the Year, Service Organization of the Year, among others. Applications can be submitted online at www.sfaodk.org.

   
 

Caribbean Students Association

CSA is looking for volunteers for the Women’s Appeal Drive, which will be held Thursday, April 7. All donations will be given to the Women’s shelter of Nacogdoches. Please e-mail csa_sfa@yahoo.com if you are interested in volunteering.

   
Clueless about upcoming SFA Athletics events?
Sign-up for the new Lumberjack Athletic e-Newsletter, which will be sent to your inbox every Tuesday morning! Sign up and you'll stay connected to what's happening with sports at Stephen F. Austin State University. Each issue will contain an overview of special events and a calendar of events for the week. Follow this link now!
   
 

monday

Inks Lake Canoeing Registration Deadline
Register in the Outdoor Center before 7 p.m. | Cost is $70

Get away from Nac and come spend a weekend adventure at Inks Lake from Friday, April 1, through Sunday, April 3. We will enjoy great food, people and scenery while paddling around the lake. For some added thrill we will go cliff jumping at one of the great sites Inks has to offer. This trip is sure to be a relaxing weekend getaway. 

   
4-on-4 Water Volleyball Registration
10 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. | Rec Center Lobby

It's time to cool off in the Rec Center Outdoor Pool! Grab some friends and compete for a coveted IMS Champ T-shirt in our 4-on-4 Water Volleyball event! Register today through Wednesday, March 30. Compete starting at 4 p.m. Tuesday or Wednesday at the Rec Center Outdoor Pool for a spot in the championships! Championships are at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 
   

P.R.I.D.E. Nac: SFA’s Gay-Straight Alliance
7 p.m. | BPSC Multimedia Room

P.R.I.D.E. Nac: SFA’s Gay-Straight Alliance is an organization working to dispel misconceptions and prejudices about the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied community. If you have any questions, find us on Facebook PRIDE NAC or e-mail PRIDENAC@yahoo.com.

   
 

tuesday

Recycle Week
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Surfin' Steve

All students and faculty may bring recyclables such as aluminum cans, paper, cardboard, plastic bags, batteries, ink cartridges and plastic bottle caps to Surfin' Steve. Sponsored by the The Environmental Awareness Movement  T.E.A.M. Recycle week is from Tuesday, March 29, to Thurday, March 31.
   
  Ladyjack Softball vs. Baylor
3 and 5 p.m. | SFA Baseball Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
4-on-4 Water Volleyball 
4 to 6 p.m. | Rec Center Outdoor Pool

It's time to cool off in the Rec Center Outdoor Pool! Grab some friends and compete for a coveted IMS Champ T-shirt in our 4-on-4 Water Volleyball event! Compete today or tomorrow for a spot in the championships! Register 10 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. in the Rec Center Lobby. Preliminaries start at 4 p.m. in the Rec Center Outdoor Pool.  Championships are at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 
   

Where's Waldo - A Campus Search
5 to 7 p.m. | Austin Building

Where's Waldo is a search across the campus to find 10 Waldos. If you like a challenge, this is the event for you! Teams of four can sign up TODAY in the SAA office, BPSC 3.305! Spots are quickly filling up. We only have room for 25 teams, so sign up today! Once the spots are filled, we can't take anymore participants. The team to find the most Waldos will take home $200! For more information call (936) 468-1222 or visit www.sfasu.edu/SAA. Follow us on Twitter @SAA_1923

   
 

Bible Study
6 to 7 p.m. | All Around Campus

Baptist Student Ministry will pass out flyers about information on their bible study.

   
  SFA Steel Band's annual concert
7:30 p.m. | Cole Concert Hall

The SFA Steel Band's annual concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in Cole Concert Hall will feature acclaimed guest pan solo artist Tracy Thornton performing his own highly energetic pieces as well as other traditional steel band tunes with the SFA ensemble. The Crandall High School steel band, Pan Island, will open the concert under the direction of SFA alumna Stephanie Shing. “This will be one of the most exciting and energetic concerts of the season," said Scott Harris, SFA associate professor of percussion. "Bring the whole family!" Tickets are $5 adult, $4 senior, $2.50 for faculty/staff and $2 student.
   
 

wednesday

Wellness Model Meeting and Lunch
Noon to 1 p.m. | Student Recreation Center Meeting Room

Join us for a brown bag lunch meeting to discuss the future of wellness at SFA. We will be discussing an SFA Wellness Model. Wellness is a topic that everyone can cover in classes, programs, and weekly activities, but may not present it as wellness. Let's find a common model that can be utilized to help SFA students and community learn there is more to wellness than exercising and eating right. Bring a friend!
   
4-on-4 Water Volleyball 
4 to 6 p.m. | Rec Center Outdoor Pool

It's time to cool off in the Rec Center Outdoor Pool! Grab some friends and compete for a coveted IMS Champ T-shirt in our 4-on-4 Water Volleyball event! Today's the last day to compete for a spot in the championships! Register 10 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. in the Rec Center Lobby. Preliminaries start at 4 p.m. in the Rec Center Outdoor Pool.  Championships are at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 
   
  Paddling 101
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | HPE Indoor Pool

Learn the basic strokes and maneuvers of kayaking and canoeing. Learn rescue techniques, how to read a river, how to get in and out of your boat in the water and how to deal with a flooded boat. You'll feel like a pro the next time you're out on the water! 
   

Young Conservatives of Texas
6:30 p.m. | BPSC, Ladyjack Room

   
 

thursday

  ISA’s International Food Festival
Noon to 1:30 p.m. | Yellow House Student Center at 201 E. College
Pre-sale tickets $5 | At the door $6

Send your taste buds around the world with these traditional and flavorful dishes! A portion of the proceeds will be sent to support Japan. Selling Tickets for festival from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, to Wednesday, March 30, at the Student Center. International Food Festival is hosted by the International Student Association.
   
Campus Recreation Job Fair
3 to 6 p.m. | Rec Center Lobby and Meeting Room

Looking for summer or fall employment? Come join our Campus Rec family! Various positions are available for both summer and fall. No experience needed. Applications will be provided and interviews will be given on the spot! Bring résumés and wear professional attire.
   
Women of Virtue Lovely Lesson
5:30 p.m. | Village Conference Room

Come join Women of Virtue as we share a few words of The Greatest One Above and discuss together how great He is!
   
  "Living Juarez" documentary
7 to 9 p.m. | BPSC Movie Theater

Since March 2008, close to 7,000 people have died in Cuidad Juarez. There are now an estimated 10,000 security forces patrolling the streets of Juarez where violence continues to escalate. "Living Juarez" tells the story of the real victims in Calderon's Drug War — regular people just trying to survive in a city overrun by senseless violence and corruption. A discussion by Laura Carlsen will follow the documentary. For more information, please contact Leslie Cecil at (936) 468-3980 or cecillg@sfasu.edu.
   
SAA Movie Series Presents
"Country Strong" 7 p.m.
"The Dilemma" 9:15 p.m.

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. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.
   
  Johann Strauss Jr.’s operetta Die Fledermaus
7:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

The SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Johann Strauss Jr.’s operetta Die Fledermaus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, through Saturday, April 2, in W.M. Turner Auditorium. The popular comedy, which will be sung in English, is based on an elaborate practical joke involving disguised identities. “The plot, language and music combine to make it enjoyable for all ages,” said director Deborah Dalton, SFA professor of voice. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for seniors, $9 for faculty/staff and $6 for students.
   
 

friday

  Sarah Frisof, guest flute recital
6 p.m. | Cole Concert Hall

The SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Sarah Frisof in a guest flute recital at 6 p.m. Friday, April 1, in Cole Concert Hall. The assistant professor of flute at the University of Texas at Arlington will present a program of works by J.S. Bach, Pierre Sancan and Joseph Schwantner. The recital is free and open to the public.
   
SAA Movie Series Presents
"Country Strong" 7 p.m.
"The Dilemma" 9:15 p.m.

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. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.
   
  "Oceans in Space"
7 p.m. | SFA Planetarium Building (50 on campus map) | $2 per person

Read more about this show.
   
  SFA Spirit Teams Nationals Showcase
7 p.m. Friday, April 1 | William R. Johnson Coliseum

The SFA Spirit Teams will host their annual Nationals Showcase starting at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the William R. Johnson Coliseum! All four Spirit Teams will perform their nationals routines, as well as a few guest performances. Pre-sale tickets are $2, and $3 if purchased at the door. All proceeds go to the national competition travel costs. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Spirit Teams' office at (936) 468-1604. The visit our location in the Student Center, Room 1.203.
   
  Johann Strauss Jr.’s operetta Die Fledermaus
7:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

The SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Johann Strauss Jr.’s operetta Die Fledermaus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, through Saturday, April 2, in W.M. Turner Auditorium. The popular comedy, which will be sung in English, is based on an elaborate practical joke involving disguised identities. “The plot, language and music combine to make it enjoyable for all ages,” said director Deborah Dalton, SFA professor of voice. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for seniors, $9 for faculty/staff and $6 for students.
   
  Student-directed production of Ted Shine's Contribution
7:30 p.m. | Downstage Theatre, first floor of the Griffith Fine Arts Building

The SFA School of Theatre will present a student-directed production of Ted Shine's Contribution at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2. All performances will be in the Downstage Theatre located on the first floor of the Griffith Fine Arts Building. In Shine's one-act, a black grandmother sends her nervous grandson off to join a civil rights sit-in. At first, the elderly woman appears to stay aloof from such demonstrations, but the play's hilarious and arresting climax reveals that she has her own method of helping in the struggle for her people's rights. The play is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $3 each.
   
THE AMAZING RACE
8 p.m. | BPSC Commons

Student Activities Association and Campus Recreation Outdoor Pursuits present THE AMAZING RACE: three times the adventure! Teams of five compete to win $500. Call (936) 468-1222 to sign up!
   
 

saturday

  Track and Field: SFA Squad and Alumni Meet
All Day | Homer Bryce Stadium

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
  Ladyjack Tennis vs. Texas State
10 a.m. | SFA's Schlief Tennis Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
Men's Club Lacrosse vs. Centenary
1 p.m. | IMS Fields

Come support your SFA Lacrosse team as they compete against Centenary!
   
  Ladyjack Softball vs. McNeese State
1 and 3 p.m. | SFA Baseball Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
Men's Rugby vs. University of Houston
2 p.m. | Rugby Field, next to IMS Fields

Watch Men's Rugby battle it out against the University of Houston in this important post-season match!
   
  Student-directed production of Ted Shine's Contribution
2 and 7:30 p.m. | Downstage Theatre, first floor of the Griffith Fine Arts Building

The SFA School of Theatre will present a student-directed production of Ted Shine's Contribution at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2. All performances will be in the Downstage Theatre located on the first floor of the Griffith Fine Arts Building. In Shine's one-act, a black grandmother sends her nervous grandson off to join a civil rights sit-in. At first, the elderly woman appears to stay aloof from such demonstrations, but the play's hilarious and arresting climax reveals that she has her own method of helping in the struggle for her people's rights. The play is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $3 each.
   
  Johann Strauss Jr.’s operetta Die Fledermaus
7:30 p.m. | W.M. Turner Auditorium

The SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Johann Strauss Jr.’s operetta Die Fledermaus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, through Saturday, April 2, in W.M. Turner Auditorium. The popular comedy, which will be sung in English, is based on an elaborate practical joke involving disguised identities. “The plot, language and music combine to make it enjoyable for all ages,” said director Deborah Dalton, SFA professor of voice. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for seniors, $9 for faculty/staff and $6 for students.
   
 

sunday

  Ladyjack Tennis vs. UT Arlington
11 a.m. | SFA's Schlief Tennis Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
  Ladyjack Softball vs. McNeese State
Noon | SFA Baseball Complex

Learn about the Jack Team Rewards program!
   
SAA Movie Series Presents
"Country Strong" 7 p.m.
"The Dilemma" 9:15 p.m.

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. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.
   
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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