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August 2012 Calendar

   
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"I'm Not Rappaport:" a Summer II Repertory Theatre performance, at 8 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. For more information, or for tickets, call the UTC Box Office at 936.294.1339 or contact theatre manager Katie Stefaniak at 936.294.3968.

1-9/15

"Running for Office: Candidates, Campaigns, & the Cartoons of Clifford Berryman:" in the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr., Education Center Exhibition Gallery. "Running for Office" includes 44 facsimile prints of pen and ink drawings that highlight timeless aspects of the American campaign and election process. Although faces and personalities change, Berryman's cartoons illustrate how the political process in our democracy has remained remarkably consistent. The cartoons provide relevant commentary and fascinating insight into the campaigns and elections of today. The exhibition is organized by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, contact Megan Buro, Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839.

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Last class day for second summer session.

Astronomyths: a planetarium series program that tours constellations, stars and planets, at 3:30 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Michael Prokosch, physics department staff laboratory assistant, at 936.294.3664 or visit the Planetarium Wikipage.

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Final exams for second summer session. Residence halls close at noon.

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Residence halls close at noon.

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Summer Commencement: time tentative, in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Registrar's Office at 936.294.1040.

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The Colors of Summer: a planetarium series program that tours constellations, stars and planets, at 3:30 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Michael Prokosch, physics department staff laboratory assistant, at 936.294.3664 or visit the Planetarium Wikipage.

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Introduction to PowerPoint 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Introduction to Outlook 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Allen House Room 107. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

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“The Marriage of Figaro:” an SHSU Opera Workshop production, at 7:30 p.m. in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Introduction to Excel 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Allen House Room 107. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

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Introduction to HTML I: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

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Intermediate PowerPoint 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

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Introduction to HTML II: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Advanced Excel 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

*Soccer - Bearkats vs. Prairie View A&M: at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Field Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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*Soccer - Bearkats vs. Texas State: at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Field Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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Matters of the Heart: an art exhibit, featuring the works of graphic design major Frank Graham and studio art major Laurie Grawl, in the Lowman Student Center Art Gallery. A reception will be held for the exhibit on Aug. 25, from 3-5 p.m. in the gallery. For more information, contact Gayle Bullard, LSC reservations coordinator, at 936.294.1760.

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Windows 7 Operating System Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10-11:30 a.m. in Academic Building I Room 213. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

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New Faculty Investment: from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 320. The event allows new SHSU faculty to meet with representatives from various departments and learn about teaching-improvement and research opportunities, as well as agencies on campus concerned with mentoring, advisement and student discipline. Departments such as IT@Sam also provide presentations. For more information, contact Marsha Harman, director for the Professional and Academic Center for Excellence, at pace@shsu.edu or 936.294.2689.

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Introduction to Microsoft Lync: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2012 Teaching Conference: from 1-5:30 p.m. in the CHSS Building. The conference, for faculty and teaching assistants, will feature 10 breakout/concurrent sessions and guest speaker Stephen Brookfield, from University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, discussing "The Critically Reflective Teacher: Face-to-Face and Online." There is no charge to attend. For more information, contact Marsha Harman, director for the Professional and Academic Center for Excellence, at pace@shsu.edu or 936.294.2689.

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*Women's Volleyball — Sam Houston Invitational: six matches in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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Data Manipulation in Excel: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

*Soccer - Bearkats vs. North Texas: conference game begins at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Field Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. Louisiana—Lafayette: part of the Sam Houston Invitational tournament, at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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Residence halls open for fall occupancy, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

New Student Move-In: a Welcome Week activity for students moving into on-campus residence facilities, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. across campus. Organizations that would like to help can meet at the Lowman Student Center Paw Print. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. Texas Southern: part of the Sam Houston Invitational tournament, at 1 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

New Student Convocation: a welcoming event for incoming freshmen and other new students. Ceremonies will begin at 4 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center. New students are officially inducted into higher education by SHSU President Dana Gibson, as well as the vice presidents, deans, faculty and staff. Dinner and music will be provided afterwards on coliseum grounds. For more information, contact the First Year Experience Office at 936.294.3423 or fye@shsu.edu.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. Colorado: part of the Sam Houston Invitational tournament, at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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Kat Klub Bash: a Welcome Week activity, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Kat Klub, on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

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Registration for undergraduate and graduate students. Refer to the schedule of classes for details.

27-9/20

"Beneath the Surface:" an art exhibit, featuring the works of Kristy Peet, Britt Ragsdale and Emily Peacock, in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. A reception will be held on Sept. 6, from 6-7 p.m. For more information, contact exhibit curator Becky Finley, associate professor of art, at 936.294.3418.

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Bearkat Service Project: all day across Huntsville. For more information, or to sign up to participate, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

Introduction to Project 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 9 a.m. to noon in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Sammypalooza: a Welcome Week concert series, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

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Find Your Classes: a Welcome Week activity, beginning at 11 a.m. and meeting at the Lowman Student Center Fountain. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

Sneak Peek@Greek: a Welcome Week activity, beginning at 7 p.m. in Bearkat Plaza. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

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Daytime and nighttime classes begin (for both on- and off-campus) for fall semester.

Late Registration for undergraduate and graduate students. Refer to the schedule of classes for details.

Introduction to Access—Tables: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 1-4 p.m. in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Casino Night: a Welcome Week activity, from 6-10 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

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Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 9 a.m. to noon in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Unityfest: a Welcome Week activity, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

WASH Mentor Gallery Show: featuring works by the spring 2012 WASH mentors, from 5-7 p.m. in the WASH facility. Student artists whose works will be on display include Farrah Al-Sulaiman, Hannah Campbell, Nic Campbell, Colton Clifford, Misty-Dawn Haney, Kelly Hathaway, Emily Howard, Nathan Howard, Kevin Mulcahy, Jesse Ovard, Jack Weidman. For more information, contact Valerie Powell, visiting assistant professor of art, at 936.294.4451.

Kats Meow Karaoke: a Welcome Week activity, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Kat Klub, located on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

NPHC First Party of the Year: a Welcome Week activity, at 10 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

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Bearkat Picnic: a Welcome Week activity, at 11:30 a.m. outside of Austin Hall. For more information, contact the Student Activities Department at 936.294.3861.

Excel Tips & Shortcuts: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Allen House Room 108. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

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

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