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October 2012 Calendar

   
1

Journeys Seminar: featuring Lt. Col. David Yebra, chair of the SHSU military science department, at 4 p.m. in Austin Hall. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Mandy Davidhizar at mgd006@shsu.edu.

2-3

Free Seasonal Flu Vaccine Distribution for Students: from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Atrium. Students must present their Bearkat OneCard prior to receiving the vaccine. Supplies are limited, and the vaccine will be administered on a first come-first serve basis. For more information about the influenza vaccine or the administration process, visit the Student Health Center website or call 936.294.1805.

2

Research Databases in English: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 2:30 p.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in the humanities, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Michelle Martinez, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.1629.

“Chariots of Fire:” 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 1981 United Kingdom and Academy Award-winning "Best Film" tells the story of two remarkable athletes—one Jewish, one Protestant—as they compete in the 1924 Olympics. It is 123 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.

3

Center City Brass Ensemble Guest Artist 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.

4-6

Dance Gallery Festival: in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. For more information, call the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

4

"Find the Perfect Place to Publish:" a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 9 a.m. in the NGL. The workshop, for faculty members and graduate students only, will provide hands-on experience using the library’s electronic resources to discover journals in a field; compare journal quality and select the best place to publish; and collect data about an article’s impact after publication. For more information, or to sign up, contact Erin Cassidy, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4567.

Introduction to Word: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 9-11 a.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.

“At Home in a Revolution:” a Sam Houston Memorial Museum presentation, from 4-6 p.m. at the Big Bear Cabin, on the museum grounds. Attendees can discover the Texas Revolution from the home front perspective and get a new look at an important event as costumed historians help you explore the Texas militia, home defense, and the role of women and children in the revolution. A $3 donation is recommended per person. For more information, contact Megan Buro, Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839.

Firefest: the official pep rally for the Battle of the Piney Woods football game, at 7 p.m. at Intramural Field No. 3. The event will feature interactive games and entertainment, a lighting of the bonfire, food and giveaways, and appearances by SHSU football, cheerleaders, the Orange Pride Dance Team, SHSU Marching Band and Sammy the Bearkat. For more information, contact Brandon Cooper, associate director for Student Activities, at 936-294-3465.

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

5

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.

English Friday Faculty Forum: featuring Reuben Sanchez, adjunct professor of English, from 3-4 p.m. in Evans Complex Room 212. Sanchez will present his work on "The Iconography of the Fall: Eve and the Serpent" 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 Great Space Race: a planetarium series program, at 7 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102. "The Great Space Race" tells the story of the U.S. and Russian space programs, from Sputnik to the ISS missions following the Columbia disaster. A family show with something for everyone, audiences sometimes stay for a few minutes to discuss the events covered in the program. 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.

Symphony Orchestra Concert—"Love, Betrayal and Tragedy:" 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.

6

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. Northwestern State: conference match begins at 2 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

7

Maria Roos Student Voice 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.

8-9

*Women's Volleyball—Harold Funston Invitational: beginning at 8 a.m. each day at the Raven Nest Golf Club. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

8-12

Show us your “NOOO!” face: part of the IT@Sam Cyber Security Awareness Month's social media challenges. Have you ever deleted a file or e-mail that you immediately remembered was extremely important? Have you ever found out something really shocking? Do you remember the face that you made as you said “OH NOOO!” That’s what we want to see from you! Take photo of your “NOOO!” face and upload it to the IT@Sam Facebook Page. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, contact the Service Desk at 936.294.1950 or servicedesk@shsu.edu.

8

Research Databases in Business: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 2 p.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in business, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Lisa Shen, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.3587.

Research Databases in Criminal Justice: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 3 p.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in criminal justice, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Susan Strickland, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.3128.

Journeys Seminar: featuring associate director for Recreational Sports Stephen Thompson, 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.

Houston Symphony Chamber Recital, 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.

9-10

Free Seasonal Flu Vaccine Distribution for Employees: from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 320. Employees must present their Bearkat OneCard prior to receiving the vaccine. Supplies are limited, and the vaccine will be administered on a first come-first serve basis. For more information about the influenza vaccine or the administration process, visit the Student Health Center website or call 936.294.1805.

9

Research Databases in Criminal Justice: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 10 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in criminal justice, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Susan Strickland, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.3128.

EndNote: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 1 p.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.

Research Databases in Business: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 2 p.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in business, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Lisa Shen, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.3587.

Cyber Security Panel: part of IT@Sam's Cyber Security Awareness month, from 3-5 p.m. in College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building Room C070. SHSU IT experts will answer questions regarding cyber security. Current SHSU students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Chas Stephens, IT@Sam technology trainer, at 936.294.4104.

Real Talk w/CJ—Graduate/Law School: at 3 p.m. in CJava Café, located in the Criminal Justice Center. This Real Talk will feature SHSU faculty sharing tips on how to get into graduate school or law school. For more information, contact the College of Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Research Databases in Social Sciences: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 3 p.m., in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in the social sciences, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Susan Strickland, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.3128.

"The American Dream:" a Student Money Management Center fall 2012 workshop, from 3:30-4:20 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 315. Kat2Kat Peer Counselors and Student Legal Services will explore the financial and legal aspects of starting your own business. For more information, contact the SMMC at 936.294.2600 or smmc@shsu.edu.

“A Night to Remember:” 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 1955 Great Britain film takes a sensitive, documentary-styled look at the Titanic sea disaster that cost 1,500 people their lives. It is 123 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.

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

10-13

"Enron:" 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.

10

Fall Teacher Job Fair: for full-time teaching positions, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, contact Career Services at 936.294.1713.

Research Databases in Social Sciences: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 10 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in the social sciences, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Susan Strickland, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.3128.

Research Databases in Business: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 11 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in business, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Lisa Shen, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.3587.

Introduction to Excel 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.

"Find the Perfect Place to Publish:" a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 3 p.m. in the NGL. The workshop, for faculty members and graduate students only, will provide hands-on experience using the library’s electronic resources to discover journals in a field; compare journal quality and select the best place to publish; and collect data about an article’s impact after publication. For more information, or to sign up, contact Erin Cassidy, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4567.

Texas Archeology Month Presentation: featuring Luis Alvarado, archeologist with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, at 7 p.m. in the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr., Education Center Auditorium. Alvarado will discuss the recent survey completed on Devil's River State National Area in Del Rio. A reception will be held before the lecture, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839.

Physics Colloquium: "Miracles of the Marangoni Effect" presented by physics professor Alex Mikishev, at 3 p.m. in Farrington Room 101.  For more information, contact Caitlyn Bellot, at 936.294.1601.

11-12

High School Criminal Justice Instructors Annual Conference: in the Criminal Justice Center. Hosted by the College of Criminal Justice for high school criminal justice teachers, the “Criminal Justice in Prime Time: Truths and Misconceptions in the Media” conference will feature crime in the media, women in criminal justice, forensic science/anthropology, high tech crimes, photography, gang, STAFS and prison tours. For more information, contact the College of Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

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Introduction to Word: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 9-11 a.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.

Research Databases in History: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 9:30 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in history, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Erin Cassidy, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4567.

Research Databases in Foreign Languages: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 10:30 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in foreign languages, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Erin Cassidy, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4567.

Turnitin Workshop: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 2 p.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide an introduction to a plagiarism detection tool, instructing faculty members on how to create a Turnitin account and check research papers. Other sessions will be held on Sept. 18 and Oct. 11, or by appointment. For more information, or to sign up, contact Angela Colmenares, with NGL instruction, at 936.294.4782.

Dia de la Raza: a movie presentation in honor of the official day, on Oct. 12, at 3:30 p.m. in Academic Building IV Room 301. For more information, contact Debra Andrist, chair of the foreign languages department, at 936.294.1441.

12

Windows 7 Operating System: an IT training session for faculty and staff members, from 2-3:30 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.

*Bearkat Softball vs. San Jacinto: game begins at 4 p.m. at the Softball Field. For more information, call the Athletics Departmentat 936.294.1726.

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

13

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.

14

Bassoon Day: at noon in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center and Music Building. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

OCTUBAFEST Student 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.

15-19

Photo Caption Contest: part of the IT@Sam Cyber Security Awareness Month's social media challenges. Faculty, staff and students can make up a funny cpation for a picture posted on the IT@Sam Facebook Page. The best capations will be rewarded. For more information, contact the Service Desk at 936.294.1950 or servicedesk@shsu.edu.

15-12/15

Third Annual Amateur Photography Context Exhibition and Reception: in the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr., Education Center Exhibit Gallery. The exhibit will showcase all of the photos entered into this year's contest in the eight categories. The reception and awards presentation will be on Oct. 15, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Exhibit Gallery. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839.

15

Journeys Seminar: featuring Distinguished Professor of Sociology Alessandro Bonanno, 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.

16

“The Counterfeiters:” 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 2007 Austrian/German and Academy Award-winning "Best Foreign Film" tells the factual story of a known criminal whose counterfeiting skills were recruited by Nazis in exchange for his life, forcing him into a moral decision: comply and aid the party responsible for ruining Europe or refuse and die. It is 98 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.

17-18

Dances@8: 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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Advanced Excel 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.

Research Databases in History: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 2 p.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in history, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Erin Cassidy, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4567.

Cyber Security Panel: part of IT@Sam's Cyber Security Awareness month, from 3-5 p.m. in the Smith-Hutson Building's Mafrige Auditorium. SHSU IT experts will answer questions regarding cyber security. Current SHSU students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Chas Stephens, IT@Sam technology trainer, at 936.294.4104.

Haven LGBTQ Fall 2012 Faculty/Staff Training: from 3-4:30 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 302. Offered by the Counseling Center and Department of Residence Life the session will provide LGBTQ information, available resources, and discussions on LGBTQ topics and how it relates to the college culture. The collaborative discussions will also address LGBTQ equity, promote awareness and understanding of LGBTQ concerns, present information on how to be a helpful and effective ally, along with providing valuable resources for LGBTQ topics. The deadline to register is Oct. 15. Space is limited to 25. For more information, contact training leaders Maryam Ilahi, Shannon Reed, or Jenna Wright at org_haven@shsu.edu, or stop by the Counseling Center or Residence Life Office to pick up the registration form.

Research Databases in Foreign Languages: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 3 p.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in foreign languages, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Erin Cassidy, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.4567.

Ars Perpetua New Music Free-for-All: at 4:30 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.

SHSU New Music Faculty 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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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.

Research Databases in English: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 10:30 a.m. in NGL Room 157. The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to electronic indexes and full text sources for research in the humanities, covering topics such as database selection criteria, construction of search strategies/statements, interpretation of search results, and locating information found. For more information, or to sign up, contact Michelle Martinez, NGL reference librarian, at 936.294.1629.

“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 ranging from a former FBI undercover agent, to business, political, military, and non-profit organization executives. 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.

*Women's Volleyball — Bearkats vs. Texas A&M—Corpus Christi: conference match begins at 2 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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Introduction to Access—Forms & Reports: 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.

Real Talk w/ CJ: featuring alumnus Chad Willie (BS '95), at 2 p.m. in in the Criminal Justice Center's Kerper Courtroom. Willie will discuss his work as a special agent with the Naval Criminal Investigation Service, with which he investigates felonies in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, such as rapes, death investigations, murders, computer crimes, child pornography, and fraud. His presentation will be carried live on www.cjcenter.org/live. For more information, contact the College of Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

*Bearkat Softball vs. Galveston Community College: game begins at 4 p.m. at the Softball Field. For more information, call the Athletics Departmentat 936.294.1726.

Women’s Chorus & Concert Choir 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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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.

*Bearkat Football vs. McNeese State: Homecoming game begins at 7 p.m. at Bowers Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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*Soccer - Bearkats vs. McNeese State: conference game begins at 1 p.m. at the Pritchett Field Complex. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

Rebecca Ann Bell 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.

Lindsey Fuson 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.

22

Journeys Seminar: featuring Cindy Gratz, professor of dance, 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.

23

“La Vie En Rose:” 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 2007 French film, for which Marion Cotillard won an Academy Award for "Best Actress," showcases the life of Edith Piaf, the most popular and beloved of all French singers. The film, which is not for children, is 140 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.

OCTUBAFEST Faculty 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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Majors Fair: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. Representatives from all academic departments and academic advising staff will be on hand to discuss major choices on campus. For more information, contact Career Services at 936.294.1713.

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.

Haven LGBTQ Fall 2012 Student Training: from 7-8:30 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 302. Offered by the Counseling Center and Department of Residence Life the session will provide LGBTQ information, available resources, and discussions on LGBTQ topics and how it relates to the college culture. The collaborative discussions will also address LGBTQ equity, promote awareness and understanding of LGBTQ concerns, present information on how to be a helpful and effective ally, along with providing valuable resources for LGBTQ topics. The deadline to register is Oct. 15. Space is limited to 25. For more information, contact training leaders Maryam Ilahi, Shannon Reed, or Jenna Wright at org_haven@shsu.edu, or stop by the Counseling Center or Residence Life Office to pick up the registration form.

Sam Houston Percussion Group 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.

25-26

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.

25

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.

The Hot Seat in Huntsville: a conversation with Reps. John Otto and Charles Schwertner, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center. To RSVP contact The Texas Tribune at rsvp@texastribune.org or 512.716.8626. For more information, contact Robin Johnson, assistant professor of mass communication, at 936.294.1499.

“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 fields of business, politics, education, criminal justice and the media. 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.

Cyber Security Presentation: part of IT@Sam's Cyber Security Awareness month, from 3:30-5 p.m. in College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building Room C070. Think your online activities are private? Think again. Everything you do on the web has the potential of being tracked. With this in mind, Don Perry will offer a short presentation on how to browse the web anonymously. It is open to all SHSU faculty, staff, and students.For more information, contact the Service Desk at 936.294.1950 or servicedesk@shsu.edu.

EndNote: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 4 p.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.

President’s Fall Festival: from 5:30-8 p.m. at Gibbs Ranch, at 113 Fraser Rd in Huntsville. The festival will include games for the kids, face painting, a hay-ride, snacks and much more. Costumes are strongly encouraged. The event is open to faculty, staff and students at SHSU. For more information, or to volunteer for the event, contact Maggie Collum, director of university events, at events@shsu.edu.

Pumpkin Carving Contest: a Sam Houston Memorial Museum event, from 4-7 p.m. at the Big Bear Cabin, on the museum grounds. The contest will allow participants to turn your pumpkin into a work of art and win prizes. Those interested should bring your own pumpkin and carving tools. Only pumpkins carved during the allotted time will be eligible to win the contest. All ages welcome, although children 12s and under must be accompanied by an adult. A $3 fee will be charged per entry. For more information, contact Megan Buro, Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839.

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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Introduction to Publisher: 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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*Women's Tennis—Serving Up A Cure For Cancer: fundraising matches begin at 9 a.m. at the McAdams Tennis Courts. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

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.

*Bearkat Softball vs. Blinn College: game begins at 1 p.m. at the Softball Field. For more information, call the Athletics Departmentat 936.294.1726.

Chorale 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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Robert Lowry Student Percussion 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.

Dustin Stahmer Student Percussion 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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Introduction to Outlook 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.

Journeys Seminar: featuring Walt Lewis, professor of education at the University of Evansville, 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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Choir Invitational: at various times in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center and Music Building. Admission is free. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

“The Innocents:” 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 1961 Great Britian/US film, is an adaptation of Henry Jamesí ambiguous, spooky novella "The Turn of the Screw" and features a remarkable screenplay by Truman Capote and others. The film may not be 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.

Parents of Murdered Children Panel: from 6-8 p.m. in the Criminal Justice Center's Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. The presentation will feature a panel of family members of murder victims, who will share their experiences with the criminal justice center. The event is hosted by the College of Criminal Justice's victimology classes. For more information, contact the College of Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Pre-PASIC Concert: at 7:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

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OCTUBAFEST Student Ensemble 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.

"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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Excel Tips & Shortcuts: 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.

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

 

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