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November 2012 Calendar

   
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Dance Graduate Concert: at 8 p.m. each evening in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. For more information, call the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

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"Seagull:" a theatre performance, at 8 p.m. in the University Theatre Center's Showcase Theatre. A 2 p.m. matinee will also be held on Saturday. Tickets are $10. For more information, call the department of theatre and musical theatre at 936.294.1329.

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“Playing Hardball in a Soft Skill Game:” from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Theater. The three-part series will address topics such as career trends and barriers and the preparation needed to pursue a career in their field and will include panelists from the healthcare, criminal justice, government, non-profit, and political science fields. For more information on the “Playing Hardball in a Soft Skill Game” series, contact Terri Jaggers, an adjunct professor of communication studies, at 936.294.4318.

Dia de los Muertos: an event that will include a movie presentation, food and altar creation in celebration of the Nov. 2 event, at 3:30 p.m. on the third floor of Academic Building IV and AB IV Room 301. For more information, contact Debra Andrist, chair of the foreign languages department, at 936.294.1441.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. Southeastern Louisiana: conference match begins at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Faculty Brass 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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Physics Colloquium: featuring Mark Viola, managing partner for Stonebridge Advisors in the Woodlands, at 2:30 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 101. Viola will discuss “Career for Physicists in Analytical Finance.” For more information, contact Caitlyn Bellot, in the physics department, at cmw021@shsu.edu.

Hannah Daniel Student Euphonium 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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*Women's Tennis—Bearkat Invitational: matches TBA at the McAdams Tennis Courts. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. Nicholls State: conference match begins at 10 a.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Bearkat Football vs. Southeastern Louisiana: conference game begins at 2 p.m. at Bowers Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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Brook Stevens Student Clarinet Recital: at noon in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Jake Smith Student Clarinet 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.

*Women's Basketball vs. Southwestern: exhibition game begins at 3 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Departmentat 936.294.1726.

Joshua Allen Student Tuba Recital: at 4 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.

Heather Lemieux and Andrea Oncken Student Flute and Horn 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.

Kyle Cameron Student Trumpet 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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"Sand in the Line:" an art exhibit, featuring the works of Kana Harada, Jen Hofer, John Pleucker, and Trish Ramsay, as well as Dawn Pendergast's “Little Red Leaves” Textile Series. The exhibit will be in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. A reception, also held in the gallery, will be Nov. 8, from 6-7 p.m. For more information, contact exhibit curator Michael Henderson, associate professor of art, at 936.294.1318.

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Journeys Seminar: featuring Sibyl Bucheli, assistant professor of entomology, at 4 p.m. in the Smith-Hutson Building's Haney Auditorium, in Room 186. The lecture, sponsored by the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College, is part of a class designed to show students what characteristics lead to success. The lecture is open to the public. For more information, contact instructor Patrick Lewis at 936.294.3397.

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Introduction to Excel 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Real Talk w/CJ: featuring CASA’s Amanda Cervantez, at 2 p.m. in the Criminal Justice Center Room A209. Cervantez—the case supervisor for abused and neglected children in foster care in Walker, San Jacinto and Trinity counties—will discuss her career and opportunities in her agency. For more information, contact the College of Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

“Ponyo:” a Fall 2012 Foreign Film Festival presentation, at 3:45 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. in Evans Building Room 105. The 2008 Japanese/US/French film, updates Hans Christian Anderson's "The Little Mermaid" by celebrated Japanese animator and Academy Award Winner Hayno Miyazaki. The film is 103 minutes long. The Foreign Film Festival showings are free to all SHSU students, faculty, staff and their guests and are sponsored by the English department and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information, call Ralph Pease, professor emeritus of English, at 936.294.1436.

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Andrew Parr Masterclass: at 9 a.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Introduction to HTML I: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Andrew Parr Guest Artist 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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EndNote: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 11 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will introduce the citation management program, teaching the basics of importing citation information, maintaining personal folders of citations, and using EndNote to make works cited pages. For more information, or to sign up, contact Michelle Martinez, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.1629.

“Harvest Festival in Eliza’s Kitchen:" a Sam Houston Memorial Museum event, from 4-7 p.m. at Eliza's Kitchen, on the museum grounds. During the harvest festival, participants can sample and assist in the process of cooking a meal in 19th century Texas. Meals will be created using vegetables and herbs grown in the museum’s gardens. A $5 donation is recommended per person. For more information, contact Megan Buro, Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. McNeese State: conference match begins at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Guest Artist Recital, featuring cellist Ionut Voina, with faculty pianist Ilonka Rus: 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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Festival of Strings: at various times in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center and Music Building. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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Guest Guitarist Master Class: at 10 a.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Introduction to Access 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 1-4 p.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Violinist Dylana Jenson Guest Master Class: at 3 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.

Thomason Special Collections "Book Talk:" featuring Ed Williams, who will discuss his book Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War. A tour of the special collections will follow. Attendees are requested to RSVP by Nov. 6. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Felicia Thomas, head of Thomason Special Collections, at 936.294.3290.

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SHAEYC Annual Early Childhood Conference: from 8 a.m. to noon on the first floor of the Garrett Teacher Education Center. The conference comprises a series of seminars and workshops on early childhood education issues. It is open to both educators and future teachers. The cost is $15 for students and $40 for non-Sam Houston Association for the Education of Young Children members. SHAEYC members can attend for free. For more information, or to register, contact Miki Henderson, assistant professor of early childhood education, at 936.294.4638.

Cherokee Indian Culture & Crafts: from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wigwam Neosho Museum Store, on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. Lamar: conference match begins at 3 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Alyssa Brown Student Flute 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.

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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Hannah Colvin Student Clarinet Recital: at noon in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Sigma Alpha Iota Musicale: at 5 p.m. in the Music Building Room 202. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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National Career Development Week: a series of activities that highlight the importance of lifelong career development and personal empowerment. For more information, contact Career Services at 936.294.1713.

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Introduction to HTML II: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Journeys Seminar: featuring Terry Thibodeaux, professor of communication studies, at 4 p.m. in the Smith-Hutson Building's Haney Auditorium, in Room 186. The lecture, sponsored by the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College, is part of a class designed to show students what characteristics lead to success. The lecture is open to the public. For more information, contact instructor Patrick Lewis at 936.294.3397.

Kolenneh Chamber Players: 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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Advanced Excel 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

"Holiday Spending on a Merry Little Budget:" a Student Money Management Center fall 2012 workshop, from 3:30-4:20 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 315. Students can learn how to plan and budget for this season of giving, as well as some of the best tips for shopping on Black Friday and putting together an inexpensive gift. For more information, contact the SMMC at 936.294.2600 or smmc@shsu.edu.

“City of God:” a Fall 2012 Foreign Film Festival presentation, at 3:45 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. in Evans Building Room 105. The 2002 Brazilian film is a violent, innovative mosaic of stories set in Rio de Janeiro’s worst slums. The 131-minute movie is not suitable for children. The Foreign Film Festival showings are free to all SHSU students, faculty, staff and their guests and are sponsored by the English department and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information, call Ralph Pease, professor emeritus of English, at 936.294.1436.

Trombone Choir Concert: at 6 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.

*Men's Basketball vs. Hardin-Simmons: game begins at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Faculty Winds Concert: 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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Dance Thesis Concert: at 8 p.m. each evening in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. For more information, call the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

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Introduction to PowerPoint 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Voice 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.

Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band 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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English Friday Faculty Forum: featuring Jon Nelson, from Rice University, from 3-4 p.m. in Evans Complex Room 212. Nelson will present his work on "Jon Nelson (Rice University): ‘A Godly Thorough Reformation?’: The Anglican Pastorate in Exile" 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.

The Nature of Science: a planetarium series program, at 7 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. "The Nature of Science" is intended to communicate what science is and how scientists work by featuring interviews with university science faculty. For more information, contact Michael Prokosch, physics department staff laboratory assistant, at 936.294.3664 or visit either the Planetarium WikiPage or the Planetarium Facebook page.

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.

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

Stewart Gaitan Student Voice 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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Torie Gatlin Student Flute Recital: at noon in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Bassoon 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.

Charles Robilotto Student Voice Recital: at 4 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.

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.

Phi Mu Alpha Musicale: 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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Windows 7 Operating System Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10-11:30 a.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Journeys Seminar: featuring Bernadette Pruitt, associate professor of history, at 4 p.m. in the Smith-Hutson Building's Haney Auditorium, in Room 186. The lecture, sponsored by the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College, is part of a class designed to show students what characteristics lead to success. The lecture is open to the public. For more information, contact instructor Patrick Lewis at 936.294.3397.

Ars Perpetua New Music Recital: at 6 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.

*Men's Basketball vs. Southern Mississippi: the Legends Classic game begins at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Horn 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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Data Manipulation in Excel Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

President's Speaker Series: featuring Alberto Gonzalez, former United States attorney general, who will discuss "Pursuing Your American Dream," at 11 a.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center.  Admission is free.  For more information, contact Maggie Collum, director of university events, at 936.294.3415.

*Men's Basketball vs. Liberty: the Legends Classic game begins at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

University Percussion Ensemble: 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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Thanksgiving holiday for students and faculty members.

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*Men's Basketball vs. UC-Irvine: the Legends Classic game begins at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Residence halls close at 10 p.m. for Thanksgiving holiday.

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University closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

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Blacksmithing and Woodworking: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Joshua's Forge and 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.

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Residence halls reopen at 2 p.m.

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Introduction to Outlook 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. 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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Excel Tips and Shortcuts Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

92nd Annual Tree of Light Ceremony: at 6 p.m. in Bearkat Plaza. Students, faculty and staff will celebrate the spirit of the holiday season during the tree-lighting ceremony that will include remarks by university President Dana Gibson; performances by the Orange Pride Dance Team and University Choir; and hot chocolate, hot wassail, gingerbread and cookies. In addition, the Department of Student Activities will collect canned goods at the event for a drive to benefit the Good Shepherd Mission. Students can receive a free T-shirt, with the donation of a minimum of two canned good items, while supplies last. For more information, contact Student Activities at 936.294.3861 or studentactivities@shsu.edu.

“Smiles of a Summer Night:” a Fall 2012 Foreign Film Festival presentation, at 3:45 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. in Evans Building Room 105. The 1995 Swedish film is a contemporary version of the ages-old bedroom farce conventions which suggest that sex is the eternal weapon of both genders, but women are the better warriors. It is 108 minutes long. The Foreign Film Festival showings are free to all SHSU students, faculty, staff and their guests and are sponsored by the English department and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information, call Ralph Pease, professor emeritus of English, at 936.294.1436.

Huntsville Youth Orchestra Concert: at 7 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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"Spring Awakening:" a theatre performance, at 8 p.m. in the University Theatre Center's Erica Starr Theatre. A 2 p.m. matinee will also be held on Saturday. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for senior citizens and students. For more information, call the department of theatre and musical theatre at 936.294.1329.

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Beto Chair Lecture: featuring Scott Decker, from Arizona State University, at 9:30 a.m. in the Criminal Justice Center's Kerper Courtroom. For more information, contact the College of Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Introduction to Publisher: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 10 a.m. to noon in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Brass 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.

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Dance Spectrum Concert: at 8 p.m. each evening, with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee, in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. For more information, call the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

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Intermediate PowerPoint 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-4 p.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Jazz 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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Opera Workshop Production: 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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*Bearkat Bowling TRACK Kat Klash: tournament time TBA at Huntsville Lanes. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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*Women's Basketball vs. A&M Commerce: "Pack The House" game begins at 11 a.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Introduction to Project 2010: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 1-4 p.m. in Newton Gresham Library Room 157. 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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