Dr. Sara Henning, the new creative writing coordinator in the College of Liberal and Applied Arts, won the 2021 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize for her book, “Terra Incognita,” which will be released March 2022.
On Oct. 11, President Scott Gordon announced the Board of Regents’ implementation of the newly formed University Financial Council in an email sent to all SFA students.
President Scott Gordon and Vice President of Student Affairs Brandon Frye met with 10 students for a luncheon in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Dining Hall Oct. 15 where the students could discuss issues and ask questions.
The Department of English and Creative Writing is hosting a high school poetry competition with a Nov. 15 deadline. All Texas high school students are eligible to apply. Students can email blind submissions of up to three poems as a Word Document or PDF to SFAPrizeForYoungWriters@gmail.com.
M&S Pharmacy is working with the Student Recreation Center to host a flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Campus Recreation Center.
A group of students met on Oct. 12 to discuss forming an official organization that will focus on holding the governing and administrative bodies of SFA accountable for the decisions that they make.
Students and faculty at SFA will have the week of Thanksgiving off, while staff will be working that Monday and Tuesday. Student workers will have the option to work or take off those days.
Chartwells, the University’s food service provider, will donate $8,000 in in-kind catering allotments to be distributed over the next school year to student organizations in good standing on a first-come, first-served basis.
SFA hosted the University’s first annual Giving Day Sept. 16 and exceeded their initial goal of $100,000 with a final total of $103,514.02 raised. The Office of Development, which created the event, plans to continue Giving Day as a yearly tradition.