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The Campus Activities Board office is located on the first floor of the Morris University Center in the Kimmel Student Involvement Center, Room 1060B.

Global Issues & Topics

This committee works to bring issues students face every day to our attention and to bring together the many different cultures of SIUE to find common ground. Global Issues and Topics coordinates the Taste of Culture series, Trivia Night, lectures and several other events that represent the diverse SIUE population. Through the Speak Out series, CAB also provides a place for students to become educated on timely issues while in a safe environment.

Goal: to foster a culturally diverse campus by bringing every day, thought-provoking issues to the forefront in search of common ground campus-wide.

Events: Taste of Culture, Speak Out series, Trivia Night, Quiz Bowl and various education lectures on timely issues

CAB Contact: Laureal Ward 

Family Programming

A variety of students attend SIUE, therefore, Family Programing strives to accommodate students with families of all sizes. Family Programming offers programs to students who are currently enrolled in classes and have children. The Family Programming Committee coordinates the Cougar Kids Saturday and family trip series. This committee also helps plan Family Weekend.

Goal: to provide quality, inclusive, family-oriented entertainment for the greater campus community.    

Events: Cougar Kids Saturday, Family Weekend, Tons of Fun and various family-friendly outings 

CAB Contact: Vacant  

Entertainment

The Entertainment committee is committed to providing stress-relieving activities for the entire campus. Some of their responsibilities include planning the Just 4 Laughs comedy series, which brings comedians to campus, as well as the Friday Free Flicks series, which brings movies to SIUE before they are available for rent or purchase in at home.

Goal: to provide appealing, college-focused entertainment to the greater campus.  

Events: Just 4 Laughs comedy series, Friday Free Flicks and Goshen Showcase

CAB proudly offers discounted tickets and vouchers to various entertainment events and experiences in the Metro area. Tickets and vouchers are available to students on a first come, first served basis at the MUC Welcome Desk.

CAB Contact: Hayley Smith 

Recreational Activities

The Recreational Activities Committee is comprised of students that want to encourage a more active lifestyle. This committee enacts this goal by hosting events such as Quad Day, Late Skate, large-scale Cougar Crazes and many more recreational activities.

Goal: to provide the SIUE community with active programs that focus on stress relief, physical movement and a balanced well-being.

Events: March Madness, Turkeypalooza, I Heart SIUE, Hidden Valley Ski Trip, Kiss Me I’m a Cougar, Cougar Craze series, Late Skate, Ski Trip and Quad Day

CAB Contact: Vacant 

Late Night at the MUC

SIUE is dedicated to offering safe, alternative late night programming for students living both on and off campus. Late Night at the MUC strives to continue SIUE’s mission of remaining student-centered and provides quality late night programming in a safe, controlled environment. Notable events Late Night at the MUC coordinates include the Cougar Painting Studio and S’mores Giving.

Goal: to create a late night environment that fosters safe, alternative fun amidst social interaction through a multitude of themed events and activities.

Events: The Halloween Party, Cougar Painting Studio, S’mores Giving  

CAB Contact: Kara Meyer 

Additional Annual Programming

Additional annual programming includes a variety of mid-day, evening and weekend large events. These annual events are considered a staple of the SIUE community, and aid in continuing the time-honored annual festivities students have grown to know and love. Some examples of Additional Annual Programming events include Parti Gras, the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair and Casino Night.

Goal: to plan, coordinate and execute a unique mix of large-scale mid-day, evening and weekend events.

Events: Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, Casino Night, Finals Massages, Parti Gras, Late Night Bingo, Gone to the Dogs, Back 2 School Programming, Finals Week Programming

 

TRADITION COMMITTEES

Traditions

Considered the anchors of CAB’s mission, tradition events are large-scale, campus-wide programs that involve several departments, committees and offices. There are four tradition committees students can be a part of, including: Cougar Welcome, Homecoming, Black Heritage Month and SpringFest. Each tradition committee consists of students, faculty and staff, all lending an insight into the planning, coordinating and executing of each time-honored tradition.

 

Cougar Welcome

This tradition committee is responsible for planning events to welcome first-time and returning students to the new academic year. Committee members strive to foster a welcoming, inclusive environment for new and returning students to meet and make new friends.

This committee has the opportunity to construct and implement events that center on welcoming first-time students to and returning students back for the new academic year. Select events include The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the Hypnotist.

CAB Contact: Kalley Foster 

Homecoming

CAB’s Homecoming committee focuses on increasing school spirit and providing students with a full week of engaging activities. A 60+ year time-honored tradition, the entire university looks forward to this week during the fall semester.   

This committee has the opportunity to foster and increase school spirit by providing a week-long schedule of engaging activities that promotes Cougar pride and SIUE’s values. Some events include: the Golf Car Parade, the Homecoming Bonfire and the Chalk Mural Contest. 

CAB Contact: Askya Quinn

Black Heritage Month

Black Heritage Month seeks to honor and celebrate the achievements of black men and women, as well as celebrate their culture. This committee hosts cultural, educational and social events throughout the month of February.

This committee has the opportunity to organize and present a month-long schedule of cultural, educational and social events that honor and celebrate the achievements of the black community. Some events include: BHM Opening Ceremonies, themed lectures, BHM Closing Ceremonies.

CAB Contact: Amelia Williams 

SpringFest

This committee celebrates the change in seasons, as well as the completion of the school year. Considered SIUE’s longest standing tradition, SpringFest events include the Giant Banana Split, the Glow Run and the Student Organization Expo.

Considered SIUE’s longest tradition, this committee has the opportunity to plan, coordinate and execute a week-long schedule of events that celebrate the completion of the school year. Some events include: Giant Banana Split, Glow Run and the Student Organization Expo.

CAB Contact: Vacant 

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