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September 2013 Calendar

   
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University closed for Labor Day.

3-6

S.A.F.E. Week: a series of events, workshops, and activities designed to raise awareness of the risks associated with certain behaviors and encourage responsible decision-making. Activities are sponsored by Greek Life and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Initiative. For more information, contact Jerrell Sherman, assistant dean of students for Greek life at 936.294.1785 or Eddie Gisemba, ADAI coordinator, at 936.294.2228.

3-10/17

"Icing (Just like this...):" an art exhibit, featuring the works of Josephine Durkin, in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery. An artist talk will also be held on Oct. 21. For more information, contact Annie Strader, 3G committee chair and assistant professor of art, at 936.294.1322.

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“One Hammered Night:” a S.A.F.E. Week event, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. The activity will examine binge drinking from the perspective of gambling, examining potential consequences throughout an evening. For more information, contact Eddie Gisemba, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Initiative coordinator, at 936.294.2228.

Introduction to Excel 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

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

Zachary Carrettin Viola 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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Last day to register and process schedule changes.

March on Washington Commemoration: from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farrington Pit. The SHSU History Department will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with Dallas-based artist Ronald Oliver, who will produce an original oil painting to celebrate the march, and musician Biola Rotibi, who will play freedom songs. Participating scholars and students also will be invited to read excerpts from speeches given that day. For more information, contact Jeffrey Littlejohn, associate professor of history, at 936.294.4438.

Risk Management Activity Zone: a S.A.F.E. Week event, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. The Texas Department of Transportation will be on hand with simulators, goggles and a rollover conzincer to show students the consequences of drinking and driving. For more information, contact Jerrell Sherman, assistant dean of students for Greek life at 936.294.1785.

Study Abroad Informational Program: from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in The Woodlands Center Room 111. Students can learn about program options, how to use financial aid, available scholarships and how to get credit for study abroad. For more information, contact Jesse Starkey, study abroad coordinator for the Office of International Programs, at 936.294.3276.

Introduction to Word 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

Campus Risk Management Awareness Workshop: a S.A.F.E. Week event, at 5 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Theater. Dean of Students John Yarabeck will share incidents he has witnessed on campus and provide advice to students on services offered by the university to keep them safe on campus. For more information, contact Jerrell Sherman, assistant dean of students for Greek life at 936.294.1785.

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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

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General Faculty and Staff Meeting: from 2-4 p.m. in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Payne Concert Hall. For more information, call the President's Office at 936.294.1013.

Risk Management Guest Speaker—Kim Novak: a S.A.F.E. Week event, at 4:15 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. Novak will discuss risk management issues, including hazing and ways to act smarter, with student organization members. For more information, contact Jerrell Sherman, assistant dean of students for Greek life at 936.294.1785.

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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

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CJ Students Active Shooter Presentation: from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kercher Courtroom, located in the Criminal Justice Center. For more information, contact Marsha Harman, director of the Professional and Academic Center for Excellence, at 936.294.2689 or pace@shsu.edu.

First Friday Faculty Forum: featuring English professor Deborah Phelps, who read poetry from her new chapbook Rodeo Perfume, from 3-4 p.m. in Evans Building Room 212. For more information, contact English professor Paul Child, forum coordinator, at 936.294.1412.

Thailand Winter Break Program General Informational Event: from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 306. The event will provide information on SHSU’s first winter break study abroad program, including how to finance the trip, credit available, travel itinerary, and a Q&A session for students. For more information, contact Jesse Starkey, study abroad coordinator for the Office of International Programs, at 936.294.3276.

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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 "like" the museum on Facebook.

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

9-13

"Rise Above the Influence" Exhibit: an exibit of advertising campaigns, in the Lowman Student Center Art Gallery. For more information, contact Eddie Gisemba, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Initiative coordinator, at 936.294.2228.

9-10/18

Study Skills Workshop Series One: a series of six, one-hour study skills sessions designed to teach students about preparation; avoiding procrastination; time management; reading textbooks and note taking; test-taking strategies; and stress management. Multiple sessions will be held daily in the Student Advising and Mentoring Center, located in College of Humanities and Social Science Building Room 170. A second series will begin Oct. 21. For more information or to register, call the SAM Center at 936.294.4444.

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Talent Management Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff only, from 10-11 a.m. in Evans Complex Room 360. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

College of Criminal Justice Faculty and Staff Meet-and-Greet: a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Criminal Justice Center Atrium. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

"How to Survive Freshman Year:" a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, at 11:30 a.m. in the Criminal Justice Center's Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

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I Go Pink: a breast cancer awareness event, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. For more information, contact Lisa Clarkson, Student Health Center program coordinator, at 936.294.4347.

College of Criminal Justice Student Organization Fair: a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Criminal Justice Center Atrium. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Alcohol 101: from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. The program will introduce basic alcohol information that students might be unaware of, such as what comprises a drink, how BAC works, and common avoidable violations. For more information, contact Eddie Gisemba, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Initiative coordinator, at 936.294.2228.

"Ask a CJ Adviser" Panel: a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, at 11:30 a.m. in the Criminal Justice Center's Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Advanced Excel 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

FIFA Soccer for PS3 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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

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College of Criminal Justice Student Organization Fair: a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Criminal Justice Center Atrium. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

"Ask a CJ Adviser" Panel: a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, at 11:30 a.m. in the Criminal Justice Center's Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Cherwell Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff only, from 1-2 p.m. in Evans Complex Room 360. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Faculty Senate Town Hall Meeting on FES1 and FES2: from 3-4 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Theatre. The presentation will be followed by open discussion, and attendees will be given a questionnaire at the end of each meeting in order to weigh in with their options. A second presentation will be held on Sept. 17. For more information, contact Sheryl Murphy-Manley, professor of musicology, at 936.294.4990.

CJ Movie "Night:" a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, at 3 p.m. in the Criminal Justice Center's Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. CJ will screen “Into the Abyss,” a documentary on a Death Row case from Conroe, followed by a discussion with CJ professor Dennis Longmire, an expert on capital punishment. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Semester Exchange Programs Informational Event: from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 306. The event will highlight the semester exchange programs available to students, as well as inform students on how to receive SHSU credit, pay SHSU tuition and fees, and utilize all their normal financial aid and scholarships—all while taking courses (in English) at one of SHSU's partner universities. For more information, contact Jesse Starkey, study abroad coordinator for the Office of International Programs, at 936.294.3276.

Advanced Word 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

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"Internships 101" and Polygraph Information: a Criminal Justice Welcome Week event, for students interested in a CJ-related field or major, at 1 p.m. in the Criminal Justice Center's Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. Clinical professor Jim Dozier will discuss the many internship opportunities available through the College of Criminal Justice and will provide an overview of the polygraph system often required for those positions. For more information, contact CJ publications coordinator Beth Kuhles at 936.294.4425.

Nathan Nabb 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.

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Twelfth Class Day. Last day to drop a course for a 100 percent refund.

Study Abroad Informational Event: from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 306. The event will provide general study abroad information, including program options, how to use financial aid, scholarships available and how to get credit for study abroad. For more information, contact Jesse Starkey, study abroad coordinator for the Office of International Programs, at 936.294.3276.

Introduction to Outlook 2013, Part I: an IT training session for faculty and staff only, from 4-5 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.

*Sam Houston Invitational—Women's Volleyball vs. Lamar: 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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Cherokee Indian Culture & Crafts: from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wigwam Neosho Museum Store at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or "like" the museum on Facebook.

*Sam Houston Invitational—Women's Volleyball vs. Jackson State: at 1 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Bearkat Football vs. Texas Southern: at 2 p.m. at Bowers Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Sam Houston Invitational—Women's Volleyball vs. Washington State: 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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Grito de Dolores: a foreign languages department activity. Time and location TBA. For more information, contact Debra Andrist, chair of the foreign languages department, at 936.294.1441.

17-19

Ring Order Days: from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Atrium. Balfour will be on campus to take SHSU official ring orders for all students with 75 credit hours. For more information, contact Donna Gilbert, Alumni Relations assistant director for marketing and membership, at 936.294.3924.

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Fisher Tull Auditions: all day in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. For more information, call the School of Music at 936.294.1360.

Introduction to Banner General Navigation: an IT training session for staff only, from 9 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.

Cherwell Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff only, from 10-11 a.m. in Dan Rather Communications Building Room 205. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

Career Expo & Graduate School Fair Kick-Off Party: from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. The event will include refreshments, prizes and the opportunity to talk with Career Services staff members and Career Expo corporate sponsors. The Career Expo is scheduled for Sept. 25. For more information, contact Career Services at 936.294.1713.

"Surviving College:" a Student Money Management Center workshop, from 2-3 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 315. The center will show students how to navigate through college and their budget by providing the tools and resources students need to survive college. For more information, contact SMMC program coordinator Andrea Rabon at 936.294.2602.

Faculty Senate Town Hall Meeting on FES1 and FES2: from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Theatre. The presentation will be followed by open discussion, and attendees will be given a questionnaire at the end of each meeting in order to weigh in with their options. For more information, contact Sheryl Murphy-Manley, professor of musicology, at 936.294.4990.

Data Manipulation in Excel 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

“Work Hard-Party Hard Conundrum:” from 4:30-6 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 304. College is about more than just going to class; students want to get out and do new things, hang out with their classmates, and find ways to have fun. In many cases this means drinking, but not always. This program helps show students how to balance your academic obligations with your social life so you can thrive in both areas. For more information, contact Eddie Gisemba, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Initiative coordinator, at 936.294.2228.

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"Surviving College:" a Student Money Management Center workshop, from 1-2 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 315. The center will show students how to navigate through college and their budget by providing the tools and resources students need to survive college. For more information, contact SMMC program coordinator Andrea Rabon at 936.294.2602.

Web CMS Basic Workshop: an IT training session for faculty, staff and student workers only, from 1:30-3 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.

Web CMS Intermediate Workshop: an IT training session for faculty, staff and student workers only, from 3-4 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.

Faculty-Led Summer Programs Informational Event: from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 306. The event will announce new summer faculty-led programs for 2014 and provide general information on how to participate in one of these programs. For more information, contact Jesse Starkey, study abroad coordinator for the Office of International Programs, at 936.294.3276.

Introduction to PowerPoint 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

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Talent Management Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff only, from 10-11 a.m. in Dan Rather Communications Building Room 205. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Don Perry, technology trainer, at 936.294.3476 or ittraining@shsu.edu.

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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Faculty Gala: 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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Turnitin Workshop: a Newton Gresham Library workshop, at 10 a.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 Oct. 29 and Nov. 18, or by appointment. For more information, or to sign up, contact Angela Colmenares, with NGL instruction, 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 show users how to access many of the library's electronic holdings through iPads, Kindles or Nooks. Another session will be held on Oct. 29. For more information, or to sign up, contact Angela Colmenares, with NGL instruction, at 936.294.4782.

Introduction to Outlook 2013, Part II: an IT training session for faculty and staff only, from 4-5 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.

"Some Enchanted Evening" Theatre and Dance Scholarship Gala: at 6 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Lobby and Dance Theatre. Tickets are $50, or $30 for parents and SHSU alumni. For more information, call the department of theatre and musical theatre at 936.294.1329 or the department of dance at 936.294.1875.

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GRE Prep Program: from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Woodlands Center. Students can learn test-taking techniques to feel more confident taking the Graduate Record Exam. The program is free for all students. A program will also be held on the SHSU campus on Oct. 19. Seating is limited, and students should register by contacting John Jordan at 936.294.4403 or Margaret Ferguson at 936.294.4361. For more information or to register, call the SAM Center at 936.294.4444.

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

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

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Introduction to Microsoft Lync 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 2-3 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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President and Provost Roundtable Discussion: from 2-3 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 320. For more information, call the President's Office at 936.294.1013.

Academic Community Engagement—Celebrating Community Connections through COFAMC: at 3:30 p.m. in the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theater. Ronald Shields, dean of the College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication, will present an overview of COFAMC's ACE initiatives in celebration of the first anniversary of SHSU’s Center for Academic Community Engagement. For more information, contact COFAMC marketing coordinator Emily Binetti at 936.294.2777.

Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts & Macros in Excel 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

Madden Football for PS3 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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

Transfer Student Meet & Greet: from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Student Advising and Mentoring Center, in College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building Room 170. The event is part of the Transfer Talks series, designed to provide transfer students the resources they need and help them connect with other students. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact SAM Center associate directors of academic support programs John Jordan, at 936.294.4403, or Margaret Ferguson at 936.294.4361.

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Career Expo & Graduate School Fair: for full-time jobs, internships and graduate school admissions, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, contact Career Services at 936.294.1713.

"This Voice in My Heart:" a President’s Speaker Series presentation featuring Gilbert Tuhabonye, accomplished runner, motivational speaker and philanthropist, from 11 a.m. to noon in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Payne Concert Hall. For more information, call the President's Office at 936.294.1013.

"Important Legal Issues for College Students:" featuring Andrew Jee, from 2–3 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Room 320. In this fast-paced presentation, Jee, a Dallas-based attorney who practices throughout the state, will go over a variety of scenarios that college students face, providing real-world advice for handling these situations. A graduate of Oregon State University and the SMU School of Law, Andrew has represented individuals in a variety of criminal areas, including defending a college student who was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and intoxication assault (and those charges were dismissed prior to trial). For more information, contact the Student Legal and Mediation Services office at 936.294.1717 or sls@shsu.edu.

Intermediate PowerPoint 2013: an IT training session for students, faculty and staff, from 4-6 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.

Madden 2014 XBOX Tournament: a free Kat Klub tournament, co-sponsored by Recreational Sports, 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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

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 supervisor Zach Madeley at 936.294.3766.

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HIV/AIDS Educator Elaine Pasqua Presentation: from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Lowman Student Center Theatre. Pasqua will discuss how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in a most unforgettable way. Students must present their Bearkat OneCard to attend. For more information, contact Lisa Clarkson, Student Health Center program coordinator, at 936.294.4347.

Fall Study Abroad Fair: from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lowman Student Center Mall Area. Students can browse tables with information about all the 2014 faculty-led programs, exchange programs and meet representatives from our independent program providers, as well as talk with returned study abroad students about their experiences. For more information, contact Jesse Starkey, study abroad coordinator for the Office of International Programs, at 936.294.3276.

*Women's Volleyball vs. Texas A&M—Corpus Christi: at 7 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

27-29

Bearkat Family Weekend: a weekend of events for the families of SHSU students. For more information, call the Dean of Students' Office at 936.294.1785.

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Eighth Annual Alcohol and Drug Summit: from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center. The summit will include experts who will discuss the consequences associated with alcohol and drug use, encouraging students to "Rise Above the Influence." For more information, contact Eddie Gisemba, ADAI coordinator, at 936.294.2228.

Cherwell Workshop: an IT training session for faculty and staff only, from 10-11 a.m. in Margaret Lea Houston Building Room 110. 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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Museum Day Live: a day of free admission at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is hosted annually by Smithsonian magazine, in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a "Museum Day" ticket for one person and a guest for free. Free tickets are available online. For more information, contact Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator Megan Buro at 936.294.3839 or "like" the museum on Facebook.

"Making the Big Tent—Cotton on Sam Houston’s Farm:" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bear Bend Cabin, on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds. Attendees can learn about the fiber that makes the big tent as costumed museum staff help children and adults explore cotton with hands on activities, including touching real cotton bolls, carding them, spinning them, weaving them, and taking some seeds home to plant. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or "like" the museum on Facebook.

Blacksmithing and Woodworking: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Joshua's Forge and the Guerrant Cabin Porch, on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds. For more information, contact Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator, at 936.294.3839 or "like" the museum on Facebook.

*Bearkat Football vs. Eastern Washington: at 2 p.m. at Bowers Stadium. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

*Women's Volleyball vs. Houston Baptist: at 7:30 p.m. in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 936.294.1726.

30-10/4

Student Art Association “We Art Here” Annual Juried Exhibit: an exhibit of submitted pieces that will compete for $150 "Best of Show" and $100 "Honorable Mention" prizes, in the Lowman Student Center Art Gallery. The guest juror for this year will be Dan Phillips, former SHSU dance faculty and founder of Phoenix Commotion in Huntsville. Awards will be announced during the exhibit reception on Oct. 3, at 6 p.m. in the LSC Gallery. For more information, contact SAA president Emilia Bates at emb010@shsu.edu.

30- 11/6

Study Skills Workshop "Late Start" Series: a series of six, one-hour study skills sessions designed to teach students about preparation; avoiding procrastination; time management; reading textbooks and note taking; test-taking strategies; and stress management. Late start sessions will be at 5 p.m. on Mondays or Wednesdays in the Student Advising and Mentoring Center, located in College of Humanities and Social Science Building Room 170. For more information, or to register, call the SAM Center at 936.294.4444.

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Graduate School Information Meeting: from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Room TBA. Students can find out what steps should be taken now to apply to a graduate program at any university. For more information contact Sarah Routt, Student Advising and Mentoring Center graduate assistant, at 936.294.4367.

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

 

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