SFA Press Release

SFA Alum To Offer December Commencement Address

December 9, 2021 - Gerald W. “Jerry” Schlief, Stephen F. Austin State University alumnus and president and CEO of Auterra Energy LLC, will offer the commencement addresses during the university’s three graduation ceremonies Saturday.

Schlief received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and served as an innovative leader in the independent oil and gas industry in Houston. He has served on the SFASU Foundation Board of Trustees since 2008 and currently serves as chair.

SFA Partners with Panola College to Offer ADN-BSN Concurrent Program

December 8, 2021 — Stephen F. Austin State University and Panola College recently announced an academic partnership in which students have the opportunity to complete an associate degree and Bachelor of Science in Nursing concurrently.

Administrators from the two schools signed an articulation agreement in November on SFA’s campus to make the partnership official.

Dr. David Creech to be SFA Gardens’ December Lecture Series Speaker

December 1, 2021 — Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 9, in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, located at 2900 Raguet St.

Dr. David Creech, SFA Gardens director and professor emeritus of agriculture, will present “SFA Gardens: The Plants, People, and Plans for the Challenges Ahead.”

SFA Students to Host Plant Fair on Campus Featuring Winter Annuals

October 25, 2021 Nacogdoches - Stephen F. Austin State University’s horticulture program will host the annual Fall Plant Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 4, at the SFA Plantery, located at 1924 Wilson Drive.

Plants available for purchase include a variety of winter annuals, such as pansies, violas, wallflowers, dianthus, stock, dusty miller and snapdragons. All plants are winter hardy and perform well in East Texas. Plants are $2 per pot or $34 for a tray of 18 plants.

SFA’s Office of Multicultural Affairs to host Native American Heritage Month Celebration

October 18, 2021 – The Stephen F. Austin State University Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a Native American Heritage Month Celebration beginning at noon, Wednesday, November 10 in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Plaza on the SFA campus.

The event is free and open to the public. Those interested in viewing virtually can do so on OMA’s Instagram page, @omasfa1991.


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