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Activities and Events for Extra Points

Kick Axe Wellness Challenge

Week 1: Jan. 25 to 31

All Week

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (video)

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. In this video for TED Talks Education, she explains her theory of grit as a predictor of success.


Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Jan. 30: Women’s Basketball vs. Sam Houston State University

2 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the women’s basketball team as they take on Sam Houston State University.

Jan. 30: Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market

9 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl St.

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market. Help support your local community!

Jan. 31: Faculty Chamber Music – Ayer/Raychev

2:30 p.m.
Livestream Only

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Jan. 31: Men’s Basketball vs. Sam Houston State University

4:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the men’s basketball team as they take on Sam Houston State University.

Week 2: Feb. 1 to 7

All Week

How to Speak So That People Want to Listen (video)

Have you ever felt like you're talking but nobody is listening? Julian Treasure is here to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-tos of powerful speaking—from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy, a talk that might help the world sound more beautiful.


Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb. 1: Sea Fever: The Songs of John Ireland

7:30 p.m.
Livestream Only

This concert is presented by the College of Fine Arts and the School of Music.

Feb. 3: Faculty and Staff Breakfast

7 to 9 a.m.
Baker Pattillo Student Center Dining Hall

For a special price of $3, SFA faculty and staff members are invited to enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat breakfast while catching up with colleagues and making new campus contacts.

This event is brought to you by the SFA Social Events Team in the spirit of our “SFA Envisioned” strategic plan, which includes fostering a culture of engagement within our campus community.

Feb. 5: Soccer vs. UT-Tyler

7 p.m.
Ladyjack Soccer Field

Come cheer on the women's soccer team as they take on UT-Tyler.

Feb. 6: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

9 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl St.

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer's Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 7: Soccer vs. Prairie View A&M University

1 p.m.
Ladyjack Soccer Field

Come cheer on the women's soccer team as they take on Prairie View A&M University.

Week 3: Feb. 8 to 14

All Week

The Danger of a Single Story (video)

Our lives and our cultures are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice—misunderstanding.


Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb. 10: Men's Basketball vs. Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

6:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the men's basketball team as they take on Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.

Feb. 11: Tennis vs. Prairie View A&M University

2 p.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on Prairie View A&M University.

Feb. 11: Volleyball vs. Lamar University

6:30 p.m.
Shelton Gym

Come cheer on the volleyball team as they take on Lamar University.

Feb. 12: Seventh Annual Diversity Conference

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual via Zoom

Open to the public, this free event provides a platform for presenters to share their diversity-related work and engage in vital multicultural dialogue. Register to attend via Zoom.

This event is presented by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Feb. 12: Soccer vs. University of Central Arkansas

Time TBD
Ladyjack Soccer Field

Come cheer on the women's soccer team as they take on the University of Central Arkansas.

Feb. 13: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

9 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl St.

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer's Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 13: Volleyball vs. McNeese State University

1 p.m.
Shelton Gym

Come cheer on the volleyball team as they take on McNeese State University.

Week 4: Feb. 15 to 21

All Week

How to Manage Your Time More Effectively (According to Machines) (video)

Human beings and computers alike share the challenge of how to get as much done as possible in a limited time. Over the last fifty or so years, computer scientists have learned a lot of good strategies for managing time effectively— and they have a lot of experience with what can go wrong. Brian Christian shares how we can use some of these insights to help make the most of our own lives.


Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb. 16: Softball vs. Texas Southern University

3 p.m.
SFA Softball Field
3715 Old Tyler Road

Come cheer on the softball team as they take on Texas Southern University.

Feb. 17: Tennis vs. University of North Texas

Noon
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on the University of North Texas.

Feb. 17: Percussion Ensemble

6 p.m.
Livestream Only

This concert is presented by the School of Music.

Feb. 17: Women's Basketball vs. University of Central Arkansas

6:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the women's basketball team as they take on the University of Central Arkansas.

Feb. 18: Securing Your Financial Future seminar/webinar

12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
Student Recreation Center Meeting Room and livestream via Zoom

How much should you save each month? What estate planning documents should you have in place? What risks will impact your financial plan, and how should you address them? Planning for a secure financial future does not happen by accident. This session will help guide you in preparing a financial plan to address these questions and many more.

For more information and to register, visit the Employee Wellness program’s Calendar of Events page.

This event is part of the Employee Wellness program’s Financial Wellness series and is a collaboration with Harbor Financial.

Feb. 19: Solving the Retirement Income Puzzle seminar/webinar

12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
Student Recreation Center Meeting Room and livestream via Zoom

Creating a plan for reliable income throughout retirement is a daunting task. Social Security, pensions, health care, investments and estate planning may all play a role in your future. Learn about the components that contribute to a successful retirement and how to avoid myriad financial risks.

For more information and to register, visit the Employee Wellness program’s Calendar of Events page.

This event is part of the Employee Wellness program’s Financial Wellness series and is a collaboration with Harbor Financial.

Feb. 19: Tennis vs. New Mexico State

1 p.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on New Mexico State.

Feb. 19 to Feb. 21: Baseball Tournament Weekend vs. Central Michigan University

Time TBD
Jaycees Field
3715 Old Tyler Road

Come cheer on the baseball team as it takes on Central Michigan University.

Feb. 20: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

9 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl St.

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer's Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 20: Women's Basketball vs. University of the Incarnate Word

2 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the women's basketball team as they take on the University of the Incarnate Word.

Feb. 20: Men's Basketball vs. University of the Incarnate Word

4:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the men's basketball team as they take on the University of the Incarnate Word.

Feb. 21: Tennis vs. Missouri State

11 a.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on Missouri State.

Week 5: Feb. 22 to 28

All Week

What Would Happen if You Didn't Drink Water? (video)

Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of hydration.


Event or Activity of your Choice

Do you go to the movies with your family or friends? Do you attend band concerts, visit museums or go to basketball games in the community? Earn points for attending or participating in an event or activity of your choice. Must list activity or event on scorecard to earn points.

Feb. 23 to Feb. 27: The Maids (The Mainstage Series)

7:30 p.m.
Kennedy Auditorium and Livestream

Inspired by an actual murder case, “The Maids” shows the title characters, Solange and Claire, entertaining violent and sometimes sadomasochistic fantasies about murdering their employer. It is difficult to tell exactly what is ritual, what is hallucination and what is reality, but the critique of power and its manifestations, especially in terms of socio-economic class, is tangible.

This performance is recommended for mature audiences and is presented by the School of Theatre

Feb. 24: Women's Basketball vs. Northwestern State University

6:30 p.m.
Johnson Coliseum

Come cheer on the women's basketball team as it takes on Northwestern State University.

Feb. 25: Virtual Wellness Fair

Noon to 5 p.m.

Participate in various activities, classes and educational sessions at this event.

Visit the Wellness Fair page for more details and speaker biographies.

Feb. 25: Volleyball vs. University of New Orleans

6:30 p.m.
Shelton Gym

Come cheer on the volleyball team as it takes on the University of New Orleans.

Feb. 26: Tennis vs. Nicholls State University

1 p.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as it takes on Nicholls State University.

Feb. 26: Conducting Symposium

4 p.m.
Livestream Only

The symposium is presented by the School of Music.

Feb. 26: Soccer vs. Abilene Christian University

Time TBD
Ladyjack Soccer Field

Come cheer on the soccer team as they take on Abilene Christian University.

Feb. 27: Nacogdoches Farmer's Market

9 a.m. to Noon
107 Pearl St.

Buy local organic produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, eggs, jellies, relishes, canned goods, honey and crafts at the Nacogdoches Farmer's Market. Help support your local community!

Feb. 28: Tennis vs. University of New Orleans

11 a.m.
Schlief Tennis Complex

Come cheer on the tennis team as they take on the University of New Orleans.

Feb. 28: Soccer vs. University of the Incarnate Word

Time TBD
Ladyjack Soccer Field

Come cheer on the soccer team as they take on the University of the Incarnate Word.

The Campus Recreation Department strictly enforces a set of policies, regardless of facility space, program area or event.

 

Contact

Campus Recreation Department
936.468.3507
campusrec@sfasu.edu
Staff directory

Physical Address:
Student Recreation Center
1817 Wilson Drive

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13016, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962