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Week of April 26-May 2

 

monday

Week of Reflection
April 26-April 30

What stands out about your SFA experience this year? The office of Student Affairs wants to help you reflect on your time at SFA with the 2010 Week of Reflection. Each day has a reflection theme. Students are encouraged to think about their development in that area using a reflection guide that provides guiding questions. Download the self-guided reflection sheet. 

The daily themes are as follows:
Monday, April 26 – Wellness
Tuesday, April 27 – Leadership
Wednesday, April 28 – Service
Thursday, April 29 – Diversity
Friday, April 30 – Scholarship

   
  Breakfast Taco Sale
April 26- May 1
8 to 9 a.m.
Student Center Plaza

   

Zeta Tau Alpha Crown Classic Golf Tournament Sign Up
April 26-May 1
9:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Student Center Plaza

The ladies of the Theta Eta chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha are hosting the CROWN CLASSIC Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 2. All proceeds benefit breast cancer education and awareness.

   
Stop-and-Go Wellness Game Show
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spirit Lounge
Baker Pattillo Student Center


Stop by the table in the Spirit Lounge of the Baker Pattillo Student Center and win prizes for answering questions about wellness.
   
 

Wind Symphony
7:30 p.m.
W.M. Turner Auditorium


Joining the band to present Aaron Copland’s “Old American Songs” and Eric Whitacre’s “Equus” will be SFA’s Choral Union and Women’s Choir. Members of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia will join the band in presenting “The Sinfonians” by Clifton Williams. Tickets: $5 adult, $4 senior, $2.50 faculty & staff, $2 student.

   
 

tuesday

Leaving Your Leadership Mark, Make Your Own Wax Axe
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spirit Lounge
Baker Pattillo Student Center


Leave your mark on SFA by journaling on the reflection wall and making your own “Wax Axe” in the Spirit Lounge of the Baker Pattillo Student Center. This event will feature video blogging and free prizes.
   
 

MCA NAACP
Noon to 2 p.m.
Student Center Plaza

   

"Where the Birds Never Sing" Lecture by Jack Sacco
7 p.m.
Twilight Ballroom
Baker Pattillo Student Center

The SFA History Department will present this year's Maxwell Lecturer, Jack Sacco, author of the Pulitzer-nominated book "Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau." The book chronicles the true story of Joe Sacco, the author’s father, from his first days in boot camp through the invasion of Normandy and the liberation of an infamous Nazi concentration camp. The event is free to the public.
   
 

Symphonic/University Band Concert
7:30 p.m.
W.M. Turner Auditorium


The program includes a wide range of musical works for bands, including marches, tributes to America and contemporary pieces.Tickets: $5 adult, $4 senior, $2.50 faculty & staff, $2 student.

   

A Festival of New American Plays
7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

Griffith Fine Arts Building

Staged reading of Jack Heifner’s Jump for Joy as part of the SFA School of Theatre’s 2010 Festival of New American Plays. For mature audiences. Tickets: $12 adult, $6 faculty and staff, seniors and students.

   
 

wednesday

  Women's Awareness Month - Cervical Cancer
Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Student Center Plaza


The Ladies of Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority Inc. will be raising awareness about Cervical Cancer, their national philanthropy mission for 2010.
   
 

Bake Sale
Psychology Club

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fountain Area

   
Community Service Impact – Photo Display
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spirit Lounge
Baker Pattillo Student Center


Reflect on the impact of your community service experiences this year. Visit the photo wall in the Spirit Lounge of the Baker Pattillo Student Center. This event will feature video blogging and free prizes.
   
 

Wellness Fair
Noon to 5 p.m.
Campus Recreation Center

   
 

Leadership Awards Banquet Reception
Omicron Delta Kappa and Student Affairs

April 28-May 1
7 p.m.
Student Center Plaza

   
A Festival of New American Plays
7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

Griffith Fine Arts Building

Staged reading of Barbara Lebow’s The Adventures of Homer McGundy, Revised as part of the SFA School of Theatre’s 2010 Festival of New American Plays. For mature audiences. Tickets: $12 adult, $6 faculty and staff, seniors and students.
   
 

thursday

 

Floral Design Exhibit
10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Agriculture Building, Room 118

Featuring Movie, Music and Southern Themed Designs. Floral designs created by Department of Agriculture floriculture students will be on display and available via silent auction.
   
 

Evangelism on Campus Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority, Inc.
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
East College Area

   
 

Ban the “R” word Rehabilitation Club
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
Student Center Plaza

   
 

Immigration Rally Organization of Latin Americans
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Student Center Plaza

 
Worldview Expo
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spirit Lounge
Baker Pattillo Student Center


How does your culture influence the way you see the world? Find out with an interactive exercise. Stop by our display in the Spirit Lounge of the Baker Pattillo Student Center. This event will feature video blogging and free prizes and is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Student Life, NAACP at SFA, Lumberjack Cultural Association and the Organization of Latin Americans.
   
 

Commissioning Ceremony Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority Inc
6 to 10 p.m.
Student Center Plaza

   

Archie McDonald Speaker Series Featuring George Foreman
7:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Admission is free for students: Tickets must be picked up in advance in the Student Involvement Center located in the BPSC
.

Former heavyweight champion boxer and iconic businessman George Foreman will be the inaugural speaker in a new lecture series hosted by Stephen F. Austin State University's College of Liberal and Applied Arts. "A Conversation with George Foreman: Reflections on My America" is the first event in the new speaker series named for longtime SFA history professor Dr. Archie McDonald.

   

Conrad Herwig with the Swingin’ Axes & Aces
7:30 p.m.
W.M. Turner Auditorium


Patrons can expect an energetic evening of music as three-time Grammy-nominated jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig performs with Stephen F. Austin State University's Swingin' Axes. Referred to as "the best trombonist on the planet" by jazz great Eddie Palmieri, Herwig has recorded 18 albums as a leader and over 200 total albums since beginning his professional career in 1980. His latest album, "Latin Side of Wayne Shorter," received a 2009 Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album. Tickets: $18 adults, $12 seniors, $9 faculty and staff, $6 students.

   
A Festival of New American Plays
7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

Griffith Fine Arts Building

Staged reading of James McLure’s Seduction as part of the SFA School of Theatre’s 2010 Festival of New American Plays. For mature audiences. Tickets: $12 adult, $6 faculty and staff, seniors and students.
   
 

friday

2010 Spring Teacher Job Fair
9:30 a.m. to Noon
HPE Complex


Currently, 125 school districts are registered for this event in search of SFA students and graduates to fill teacher vacancies. For any questions, please contact Career Services by e-mail at careerservices@sfasu.edu or call (936) 468-3955. See list of attending school districts.
   
Day of Gratitude
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Student Center Plaza

Take a moment to pass along your thanks to those who have helped you develop and grow this year. Stop by our table on the plaza (weather permitting) and write a personal note to anyone in the SFA community. We will deliver your note along with a small gift to show our appreciation. This event is sponsored by the Dean of Student Affairs and the Teaching Excellence Center.
   
Reflection Lunch
Noon until 1 p.m.
Student Center Patio


Attend a free lunch featuring Dr. Michael Tkacik, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the SFA School of Honors, on the patio of the Baker Pattillo Student Center.
   
 

Probate Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Psi Delta Chapter
6 p.m. to Midnight
Student Center Plaza

   
 

SFA Dance Teams Tryouts
April 30-May 1
6 p.m.
William R. Johnson Coliseum

   
A Festival of New American Plays
7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

Griffith Fine Arts Building

Staged reading of Jack Heifner’s Jump for Joy as part of the SFA School of Theatre’s 2010 Festival of New American Plays. For mature audiences. Tickets: $12 adult, $6 faculty and staff, seniors and students.
   
 

weekend

 

SFA Cheerleading Tryouts
May 2-3
10:30 a.m.
HPE Complex (Shelton Gym)

   
A Festival of New American Plays
Saturday, May 1
2 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

Griffith Fine Arts Building


Staged reading of Barbara Lebow’s The Adventures of Homer McGundy, Revised as part of the SFA School of Theatre’s 2010 Festival of New American Plays. For mature audiences. Tickets: $12 adult, $6 faculty and staff, seniors and students.
   
A Festival of New American Plays
Saturday, May 1
7:30 p.m.
Downstage Theatre

Griffith Fine Arts Building


Staged reading of James McLure’s Seduction as part of the SFA School of Theatre’s 2010 Festival of New American Plays. For mature audiences. Tickets: $12 adult, $6 faculty and staff, seniors and students.
   
 

SFA Bands’ Concert in the Park
Sunday, May 2
2 p.m.
Free Speech Area


The concert will feature the SFA Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and University Band. Hamburger plates will be available for $5 beginning at 1 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Room 121 of the Wright Music Building. Admission is free.

   
 
 

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