Category Archives: SFA News

SFA accounting students offer free tax-preparation services

It’s tax season, and Stephen F. Austin State University students enrolled in the Rusche College of Business’ Schlief School of Accountancy are performing free tax-preparation services for community members at Goodwill in downtown Nacogdoches. The school partnered with Goodwill to … Continue reading

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Upshaw family photo project becomes traveling exhibition

Photographs of the Upshaw family of Nacogdoches County taken by Texas photographer Richard Orton are now in the form of a traveling exhibition to be shown in galleries, museums and community centers. Orton’s book “The Upshaws of County Line: An … Continue reading

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SFA’s Office of Multicultural Affairs to host first Women’s Empowerment Summit

Stephen F. Austin State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will host the first Women’s Empowerment Summit beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, March 3, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Twilight Ballroom. SFA and Nacogdoches community members are invited to develop … Continue reading

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SFA Phi Upsilon Omicron students host Valentine’s Day event for nursing home, assisted living residents

Stephen F. Austin State University students recently flashed back to the 1950s by hosting a themed Valentine’s Day event for residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Nacogdoches. Students in SFA’s School of Human Sciences Phi Upsilon Omicron … Continue reading

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Children’s series to present ‘The Little Mermaid’ at SFA

The Children’s Performing Arts Series at Stephen F. Austin State University will present two performances of “The Little Mermaid” Tuesday, March 7, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. The classic tale of the Little Mermaid is brought to … Continue reading

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Animals bring lessons to life in SFA professor’s classroom

With two tarantulas, a tree frog, Bess beetles, millipedes, a prairie dog and a 175-gallon manmade wetland complete with red-eared turtles, crayfish and Gambusia fish, Dr. Alan Sowards’ classroom at Stephen F. Austin State University is anything but typical. As … Continue reading

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SFA assistant professor organizes event for National African-American Read-In

Stephen F. Austin State University students and faculty members and a community member recently participated in the National African-American Read-In at Brooks-Quinn-Jones Elementary School in Nacogdoches. Dr. Lauren Burrow, assistant professor in SFA’s Department of Elementary Education, organized the event … Continue reading

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SFA and Nacogdoches leaders visit Texas Capitol for Nacogdoches – SFA Days

Members of Stephen F. Austin State University’s Student Government Association visited with Rep. Jason Isaac of Dripping Springs at the Texas Capitol Wednesday. Isaac is a 1996 graduate of SFA and the only Lumberjack currently serving in the Texas House … Continue reading

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SFA’s Center for Regional Heritage Research works with museum, French officials to create 3-D image of LaSalle cannon

Point by point, the image of a cannon slowly materializes on the computer screen. Fine grooves in the handcrafted bronze handles shaped like dolphins prove difficult for the scanner to visualize, but eventually, with enough manipulation, a 3-D rendering of … Continue reading

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Swingin’ Axes, Aces to perform music of top jazz composers

The Swingin’ Axes and Swingin’ Aces at Stephen F. Austin State University will perform a concert featuring works by Sammy Nestico, Gordon Goodwin, Pat Metheny and other jazz and big band greats at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, in Cole … Continue reading

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