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April 2014 Calendar

   
1-11

15th Annual Student Juried Exhibition: an art exhibit, featuring student-selected works, in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. The guest juror wll be Heyd Fontenot. A reception will be on April 3, from 5-7 p.m. in the 3G, in Art Building F Room 101. For more information, contact Annie Strader, assistant professor of studio art and 3G committee chair, at 936.294.1322.

1-27

Women in History Scavenger Hunt: the next monthly Sam Houston Memorial Museum event, in the museum's main rotunda. Visit the museum for your list to begin each scavenger hunt. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or visit the museum on Facebook.

1-30

"The Letters:" a special exhibition in the Sam Houston Memorial Museum Rotunda. The exhibit provides a rare opportunity to view actual correspondence between Gen. Sam and Margaret Houston. Donated to the museum by the Houston family, letters sent between the couple convey their strong convictions about service, faith, their commitment to family, and to each other. For more information, contact Megan Buro, Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or visit the museum on Facebook.

1

Health Services Career Fair: for full-time jobs or internships, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. For more information, call Career Services at 936.294.1713.

2-5

"The Stone Water Rapture" and "Dog Sees God:" two, one-act play theatre performances, in the University Theatre Center's Showcase Theatre. Show times are at 8 p.m. each evening, with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee. Tickets are $10 for general admission. For more information, call the department of theatre and musical theatre at 936.294.1329

2

 

No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Trumpet Ensemble Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

3

 

"EQ—What's your emotional intelligence quotient?:" the second of a series of three panel discussions, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Theatre. Students can hear from successful community leaders on how to utilize "soft skills" and emotional intelligence in a work environment. The series is sponsored by Career Services, the communication studies department and Pay it Forward. For more information, contact Terri Jaggers, communication studies instructor and Pay It Forward adviser, at 936.294.4318.

15th Annual Student Juried Exhibition Reception: from 5-7 p.m. in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, in Art Building F Room 101. For more information, contact Annie Strader, assistant professor of studio art and 3G committee chair, at 936.294.1322.

No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Music Therapy Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

4

Turnitin: a Newton Gresham Library workshop for faculty members only, at 10 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will introduce the plagiarism detection tool by providing instruction on how to create a Turnitin account and check papers. Turnitin can help teach students how not to plagiarize and faculty can keep papers from being recycled every year and identify papers obtained from Internet sources. For more information, or to sign up, contact Angela Colmenares, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4782.

Accessing Library Ebooks on Smart Tablets: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 11 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will orient new and experienced iPad users to library resources such as downloadable eBooks and will recommend Apps for downloading an eBook on an iPad using library databases. Attendees should bring their iPad with them. For more information, or to sign up, contact Angela Colmenares, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4782.

Raven's Call Memorial Service: remembering Bearkats who have died over the past year, at noon at the Ron and Ruth Blatchley Bell Tower. For more information, contact the Dean of Students' Office at 936.294.1785 or doso@shsu.edu.

English Friday Faculty Forum: featuring SHSU visiting assistant professor of English Amanda Nowlin-O'Banion, from 3-4 p.m. in Evans Complex Room 212. Nowlin will read an excerpt from her new book of creative nonfiction provisionally titled "Forty-nine to Fifty" during the forum, which is designed to highlight research by graduate faculty and fellow graduate students. For more information, contact Paul Child, professor of English, at 936.294.1412.

Artistry in Rhythm Student Vocal Jazz Group Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in Music Building Room 202. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

5

 

Dissertation Support Group: for students working to complete or defend a doctoral dissertations across disciplines. Meetings are held the first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m. at SHSU—The Woodlands Center. Rooms may vary. For more information, contact Bernice Strauss, academic mentor at TWC, at sam_bss@shsu.edu.

Fourth Annual Fun with Friends Fair: for children and families, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Easton-Thomason Park, at 1500 7th St. and Avenue N. For more information, contact Sam Houston Association for the Education of Young Children adviser Miki Henderson, assistant professor of early childhood education, at 936.294.4638.

Spinning and Weaving: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Woodland Home Front Porch, on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or visit the museum on Facebook.

The Inaugural Woodlands Center Research Symposium: at noon at SHSU—The Woodlands Center. The symposium is an opportunity for graduate and undergraduates to present their research. The event will begin with a luncheon for presenters and their mentors followed by presentations. For more information, contact Bernice Strauss, academic mentor at TWC, at sam_bss@shsu.edu.

Symphony Orchestra Concert: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Faculty Woodwind Chamber Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

8

 

Get Yourself Tested: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Recreational Sports Center Multi-Purpose Room No. 3, the Student Health Center and the Texas Department of State Health Services will offer free testing for HIV and syphilis. For more information, contact Lisa Clarkson, program coordinator for the Student Health Center, at 936.294.4347.

*Bearkat Baseball vs. Baylor: at 6:30 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Jun Watabe Guest Saxophone Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Sam Houston Percussion Group Presents "Theatrics:" at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free.For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Bearkat Breakout: from 4-8 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Recreational Sports Department at 936.294.1985.

9

Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis or dissertation the appropriate academic dean's office.

Get Yourself Tested: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Recreational Sports Center Multi-Purpose Room No. 3, the Student Health Center and the Texas Department of State Health Services will offer free testing for HIV and syphilis. For more information, contact Lisa Clarkson, program coordinator for the Student Health Center, at 936.294.4347.

Nine-Ball Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Saxophone Studio Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

10-12

Contemporary Music Festival: at times in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

10

"EQ—What's your emotional intelligence quotient?:" the third of a series of three panel discussions, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Garrett Teacher Education Center Room 279. Students can hear from successful community leaders on how to utilize "soft skills" and emotional intelligence in a work environment. The series is sponsored by Career Services, the communication studies department and Pay it Forward. For more information, contact Terri Jaggers, communication studies instructor and Pay It Forward adviser, at 936.294.4318.

Vocal Studio Recital: at 5 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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*Bearkat Baseball vs. Abilene Christian: conference game begins at 6:30 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Bearkat Football Orange-White Spring game: Begins at 7 p.m at Bowers Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

"A Dipper Full of Stars:" a planetarium series program, at 7 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. For more information, contact Michael Prokosch, physics department staff laboratory assistant, at 936.294.3664 or visit the Planetarium WikiPage.

12

SHAEYC’s Joan Prouty Young Child Conference: an annual conference on literacy, bilingual and early education, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the
Lowman Student Center Ballroom and on the LSC's third floor. Registration is $65, or $45 for students, which includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, contact Miki Henderson, Sam Houston Association for the Education of Young Children adviser and assistant professor of early childhood education, at 936.294.4638.

Woodworking Demonstration: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Guerrant Cabin Porch, on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or visit the museum on Facebook.

*Women's Tennis vs. Abilene Christian: at 11 a.m. at the McAdams Tennis Center. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Bearkat Baseball vs. Abilene Christian: conference game begins at 4 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

“Social Justice and Music:” a Global Center for Journalism and Democracy and SHSU School of Music event, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. The program will feature original music entitled by John Lane, SHSU director of percussion studies, and a panel discussion on those wrongly convicted of crime, featuring Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years behind bars before he was exonerated; a representative from the Innocence Project; and Dennis Longmire, SHSU professor of criminal justice. The panel will be moderated by FOX 26 news anchor Don Teague. A reception and panelist meet and greet will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the GPAC Lobby. For more information, contact the GCJD at 936.294.4399.

13-19

National Student Employment Week: a series of programs and activities designed to recognize and appreciate student employees. For more information, call Career Services at 936.294.1713.

13

*Bearkat Baseball vs. Abilene Christian: conference game begins at 1 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

14-17

Earth week: a series of events sponsored by the Rereational Sports Department. For more information, contact the Rec Sports at 936.294.1985.

15

 

FIFA Soccer 2014 XBOX Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

*Bearkat Baseball vs. Houston: at 6:30 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Opera Workshop Performance: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Etiquette Dinner: from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. During the three-course meal, juniors, seniors and graduate students can learn proper dinner and networking etiquette with renowned speaker Dianne Gottsman, of the Protocol School of Texas. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call Career Services at 936.294.1713.

20th Annual Sammy Awards: from 6-8 p.m. in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Payne Concert Hall. The awards ceremony recognizes SHSU students, faculty/staff and organizations, nominated by the university community, for their “outstanding contributions and service to the university.” For more information, contact Brandon Cooper, associate director for Student Activities, at 936.294.3861.

Clarinet Studio Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Flute Studio Recital: at 2:00 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Easter/Holy Week Presentation: a movie presentation, at 3:30 p.m. in Academic Building IV Room 301. For more information, call the foreign languages department at 936.294.1441.

No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Bassoon Studio Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

18

Good Friday holiday for students and faculty.

*Bearkat Softball vs. Abilene Christian: conference doubleheader begins at 4 p.m. at the Bearkat Softball Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

19

Kick Wheel Pottery-Making Demonstration: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Raven's Pottery Shed, on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or visit the museum on Facebook.

*Bearkat Softball vs. Abilene Christian: conference game begins at noon at the Bearkat Softball Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

21-24

Graphic Design Senior Exhibition: an art exhibit in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. A reception will be on April 24, from 6-8 p.m. in the 3G, in Art Building F Room 101. For more information, contact Annie Strader, assistant professor of studio art and 3G committee chair, at 936.294.1322.

21

 

Kolonneh Chamber Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Faculty Percussion Recital: at 5 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Trombone Choir Concert: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

23-26

"Hair:" a theatre performance, at 8 p.m. each evening and a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee, in the University Theatre Center's Erica Starr Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $12 for senior citizens and SHSU students. For more information, call the department of theatre and musical theatre at 936.294.1329

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Student Health Fair: from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall. The Student Health Center will bring together 25 organizations that will be available to discuss different areas of health. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the LSC Ballroom. For more information, contact Lisa Clarkson, program coordinator for the Student Health Center, at 936.294.4347.

Eight-Ball Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Collaborative Piano Recital: at 6 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Flute Studio Recital: at 2 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, at 5 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Graphic Design Senior Exhibition Reception: from 6-8 p.m. in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, in Art Building F Room 101. For more information, contact Annie Strader, assistant professor of studio art and 3G committee chair, at 936.294.1322.

Wind Ensemble Concert: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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*Bearkat Baseball vs. Southeastern Louisiana: conference game begins at 6:30 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Brass Choir Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Blacksmithing Demonstration: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Joshua's Forge, on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or visit the museum on Facebook.

*Bearkat Baseball vs. Southeastern Louisiana: conference game begins at 4 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Electronic Music Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Honors Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Violin Studio Recital: at 12:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

*Bearkat Baseball vs. Southeastern Louisiana: conference game begins at 1 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Evergreen Quartet- Clarinet Quartet: at 5:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Phi Mu Alpha Musicale Presents "A Mad Musicale:" at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Opera Theatre Workshop: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Piano Studio Recital: at 6 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Concert & Symphonic Band Performance: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $5 for SHSU students. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Piano Studio Recital: at 6 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Shuffleboard and Darts Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, hosted by Recreational Sports, at 6 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information on any of the Kat Klub tournaments, contact Kat Klub operations coordinator Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Chamber Class Recital: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

   
*Only "home game" athletic events are listed here. For a complete Bearkat schedule visit the SHSU Athletics Web site.

 

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