MARCH EVENTS at Midwestern State University

March 2019 at Midwestern State University is a busy month filled with sports, arts, lectures, and musical activities for the public to attend. All activities are inexpensive and many are free.

Browse the list and see what interests you.

March 2

  • Women’s basketball vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville at 2 p.m. in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Last regular season home game. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.
  • Men’s basketball vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville at 4 p.m. in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Last regular season home game. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 3

  • The Department of Music will present the University Wind Ensemble and the University Orchestra in concert at 4 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. Admission is free. Call 940-397-4267 for more information.

March 4

  • The Faculty Forum will present Drs. Kirsten Lodge and John Schulze at 7 p.m. in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. Lodge, Assistant Professor of Humanities, and Schulze, Assistant Professor of English, will present “Core Text Pedagogy: Its Significance and Methodology” using Euripides’ classic play, Medea. Attendees are encouraged to read Medea prior to the forum. Postponed from an earlier date. Admission is free and open to all. Contact Dr. Jon Price at jonathan.price@msutexas.edu or 940-397-4288 for more information.

March 7-10

  • The Department of Theatre will present Neil Simon’s Rumors at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Fain Fine Arts Center Theatre. Rumors is Simon’s classic farce about an anniversary dinner party gone wrong. General admission tickets are $10. Price is $8 for pre-college students, senior citizens, and military. MSU students, faculty, and staff will be admitted free. For more information or for season ticket or group ticket information, call the box office at 940-397-4393, the publicity office at 940-397-4399, or the Department of Theatre at 940-397-4670.

March 8

  • The Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services will host the 18th Annual Community Health Fair from 8 a.m.-noon in the Don Flatt Gym in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. “Put Prevention into Practice” is the theme for the event. Nursing students, respiratory therapy students, and dental hygiene students each participate. Blood pressure readings, tests for cholesterol/lipids, glucose, pulmonary function, hearing, vision, HIV/AIDS, STDs, depression, skin cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease are among the screenings available. Educational activities related to nutrition, exercise, smoking cessation, violence/abuse prevention, drug/alcohol abuse prevention, stress reduction, dental health, and more will be available. For more information, call 940-397-4048.
  • Softball vs. Western New Mexico doubleheader at 3 and 5 p.m. at Mustangs Park. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.
  • Men’s and women’s tennis vs. Colorado State-Pueblo at 3 p.m. at the MSU Tennis Center. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.
  • The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery at MSU will host an opening reception for the Judy Sherrod and S. Gayle Stevens’ exhibit, “Nocturnes,” and for visiting ceramics artist Austyn Taylor and Continuing Education ceramics students from 6-8 p.m. The “Nocturnes” exhibit of wet-plate collodion photographic work will be in conjunction with the photographic collective event March 11-15 at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas. Taylor earned her MFA in ceramics from Alfred University and exhibits internationally. Exhibits will be on display through April 9. Call 940-397-4264 for more information.

March 8-9

  • MSU Opera will present The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at 7:30 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. Admission is free. Call 940-397-4267 for more information.

March 9

  • The Admissions Office invites prospective students, parents, and guests to visit the campus and experience college life during Mustangs Rally (college preview day). Guests will have the opportunity to tour the campus; talk to faculty, coaches, and current students; check out housing facilities; meet with MSU Admissions; learn about courses and majors offered; and talk with Financial Aid. For more information and to make reservations for this free event, visit www.msutexas.edu/admissions/mustangsrally or call 800-842-1922 or 940-397-6284.
  • Men’s and women’s tennis vs. Metropolitan State-Denver at 9 a.m. at the MSU Tennis Center. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.
  • Softball vs. Western New Mexico doubleheader at 1 and 3 p.m. at Mustangs Park. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.
  • Men’s and women’s tennis vs. Colorado Mesa at 3 p.m. at the MSU Tennis Center. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 11-15

  • The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas will host “Shootapalooza: A Murmuration of Artists,” an artist collective of over 70 photographers who exhibit, tour and teach. The exhibition will be in conjunction with the “Nocturnes” exhibit at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery. “Shootapalooza” was formed in 2014 by the late Judy Sherrod. It is a diverse group of mostly women photographers from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia who collaborate, inspire, and teach each other. Sherrod died in 2017, but the group continues on in her spirit. Dates tentative. Call the museum at 940-397-8900 for more information.

March 11-12

  • Women’s golf will host the MSU Texas Invitational at the Wichita Falls Country Club golf course. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 16-24

  • Spring break for students & faculty

March 21-22

  • University offices closed for spring break.

March 19

  • Softball vs. Northwestern Oklahoma State doubleheader at 2 and 4 p.m. at Mustangs Park. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 22

  • Softball vs. Texas Woman’s University at 6 p.m. at Mustangs Park. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 23

  • Softball vs. Texas Woman’s University doubleheader at 1 and 3 p.m. at Mustangs Park. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 24

  • Men’s tennis vs. Northwest Missouri State at 1 p.m. at the MSU Tennis Center. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 28

  • The Department of Music will present Rogue Two in concert at 7:30 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. Rogue Two is a chamber music duo made up of assistant professors of music Andrew J. Allen on saxophone and Gordon Hicken on percussion. Admission is free. Call 940-397-4267 for more information.

March 29

  • Men’s and women’s tennis vs. St. Edward’s at noon at the MSU Tennis Center. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.

March 30

  • Men’s and women’s tennis vs. Arkansas-Fort Smith at 10 a.m. at the MSU Tennis Center. Call 940-397-4779 for more information.
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