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August 2014 Calendar

   
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"Lost and Found in Texas:" a photography exhibit by Derrick Birdsall that showcases the landscape of Texas, in the Katy and E. Don Walker, Sr., Education Center Exhibit Gallery. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or on Facebook.

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Residence halls close at 6 p.m.

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Summer Commencement: at 9:30 a.m. for the Colleges of Criminal Justice; Education; and Fine Arts and Mass Communication, in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Registrar's Office at 936.294.1040.

Summer Commencement: at 2:30 p.m. for the Colleges of Business Administration; Humanities and Social Sciences; Sciences; and Health Sciences, in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Registrar's Office at 936.294.1040.

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Where Art and History Collide—Art Day Camp for Kids Ages 9-12: a Sam Houston Memorial Museum evemt, from 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Katy and E Don Walker Sr. Education Center. The museum's summer day camp for kids will focus on art and history, exploring different artistic techniques that will allow youth to get their hands dirty. For registration and more information, contact museum historical interpreter Helen Belcher at 936.294.3153 or visit the museum on Facebook.

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Deadline for filing Summer II grades with the Registrar's Office is at noon.

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"Cosmic Castaways:" a planetarium series program, at 3:30 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. The program will also explore the Perseid Meteor Shower on Aug. 12. For more information, contact Michael Prokosch, physics department staff laboratory assistant, at 936.294.3664 or visit the Planetarium WikiPage.

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Where Art and History Collide Art Camp Exhibit opening: from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Katy and E. Don Walker Sr. Education Center Atrium. For more information, contact museum historical interpreter Helen Belcher at 936.294.3153 or visit the museum on Facebook.

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“Dust Bowl Motel:” benefitting The J. Philip Gibbs Centre for Performing Arts and SHSU Performing Arts Scholarships, at the J. Philip Gibbs Centre for Performing Arts (formerly known as the Old Town Theatre, in the Huntsville Downtown Square. Directed by Marjean Creager and written by Jim Roth and Scott McCarley, the play tells the story of a 30-something woman who dreams of leaving Oklahoma for a new and better life in sunny California. For more information, visit facebook.com/DustBowlMotel or call 936.293.8681.

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*Soccer vs. Louisiana—Lafayette: at 6:30 p.m. at the Pritchett Field Complex. 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.

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*Soccer vs. University of Texas—San Antonio: conference game will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Pritchett Field Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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

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Media Madness 2014: at 2 p.m. in Dan Rather Communications Building Room 125. The informational meeting will show students interested in studying radio, television, film, sports media and public relations how they can become a part of campus media, including DJ-ing for either KSHU 90.5 The Kat or KSHU 90.5 HD2 el Gato; writing for The Houstonian; creating films with The Ravens; announcing play-by-play for campus sporting events; or planning events with Priority One. For more information, contact Debbi Hatton, mass communication instructor, at 936.294.1498.

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"Independents—V:" an art exhibit, featuring the works of five 2014 spring WASH mentors, in the Satellite Gallery. An opening reception will be on Aug. 28, from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery, located at 1216 University Ave., in the Huntsville downtown square. "Independents: V" includes art by Keyton Berry, Brittney Butler, Katelyn Newman, Casey Morgan, and Macy Pennington and is curated by assistant art professor Valerie Powell and visiting assistant art professor Ron Hollingshead. For more information, contact Annie Strader, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery committee chair and assistant professor of art, at 936.294.1322, or "Like" the 3G on Facebook.

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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.

"So You're on Your Own; Now What?:" a Student Money Management Center workshop, at 6 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 315. The presentation will examine the basics of personal finance. Pizza and drinks will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who attend three or more events will be entered into a drawing for one of two $400 scholarships. For more information, contact the SMMC at 936.294.2600 or smmc@shsu.edu.

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"Independents—V" Opening Reception: for the art exhibit featuring the works of five 2014 spring WASH mentors, from 5-7 p.m. in the Satellite Gallery, located at 1216 University Ave., in the Huntsville downtown square. "Independents: V" includes art by Keyton Berry, Brittney Butler, Katelyn Newman, Casey Morgan, and Macy Pennington and is curated by assistant art professor Valerie Powell and visiting assistant art professor Ron Hollingshead. For more information, contact Annie Strader, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery committee chair and assistant professor of art, at 936.294.1322, or "Like" the 3G on Facebook.

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*Sam Houston Invitational—Women's Volleyball vs. Louisiana—Monroe: at 11 a.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Sam Houston Invitational—Women's Volleyball vs. Mississippi State: at 6:30 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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*Sam Houston Invitational—Women's Volleyball vs. California State University, Bakersfield: at 2 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Bearkat Football vs. Alabama State: at 6:30 p.m. at Bowers Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Sam Houston Invitational—Women's Volleyball vs. Texas—Pan American: 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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*Soccer vs. Prairie View A&M: at 6:30 p.m. at the Pritchett Field Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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

 

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