Office of Student Activities

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Office of Student Activities

The Office of Student Activities is committed to providing leadership opportunities and sponsoring and supporting programs which enhance a sense of community on campus, foster recognition and appreciation of different cultures, and facilitate and nurture a collective sense of purpose.

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The mission of the Office of Student Activities at UVa-Wise is to support and complement the College’s academic mission and enhance the educational experience of students through exposure to programs and activities that promote intellectual, cultural, social, recreational, and personal growth.  The Office of Student Activities is committed to providing leadership opportunities and sponsoring and supporting programs which enhance a sense of community on campus, foster recognition and appreciation of different cultures, and facilitate and nurture a collective sense of purpose.  We strive to assist students in developing an appreciation for diversity, accountability for self learning, and the critical thinking and pragmatic skills necessary to become life long learners and knowledgeable and responsible citizens of our global community.

The Student Activities Board (SAB) is comprised of a group of students who plan and host student activities events on campus. Events range from hypnotists and comedians, to musicians and novelty programs, including Massage Days, Make Your Own Street Sign, Free Sundaes, and more.

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Each semester, a student activities calendar is published and distributed to all students detailing events sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, Outdoor Recreation, Greek Life, Leadership, Student Government Association, Intramurals and other clubs, organizations, and departments across campus.

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The Office of Student Activities, along with the Student Activities Board, provides a variety of opportunities for students to be entertained on campus and get involved. A variety of events and activities are hosted throughout the semester to engage students outside the classroom. All events hosted by the Office of Student Activities and Student Activities Board are free unless otherwise noted. Student input is valued as part of the entertainment program and students are encouraged to join the Student Activities Board where they can choose, plan and host events and programs.


ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Activities and events range throughout the school year and have included comedians, musicians, hypnotists, illusionists, magicians, game shows and slam poets. A film series is hosted each month offering students the opportunity to view a new hit movie that has not been released on home video yet. In addition, the Student Activities Board hosts a “Hump Days @ Wise” series offering students the opportunity to participate in novelty programs, including Make Your Own Street Sign, Sandy Candy, Massages & Relaxation Chairs, Snake’s Alive reptile program, free t-shirts, and more. Several homegrown events are sponsored by the Student Activities Board and include the Price is Right Gameshow, Stock Your Room & Grocery Bingo, and an annual Talent Show where the winner receives free textbooks for the following semester. Finally, the Office of Student Activities and the Student Activities Board encourage faculty/staff engagement with students through the hosting of an annual lecture series.

SAB MEETINGS ARE HELD EVERY MONDAY @ 5pm in the Slemp Student Center!

For more information about Student Activities events or the Student Activities Board, contact Mikaela Logan in the Office of Student Activities & Greek Life at 276.376.3430 or stop by the offices on the 3rd floor of the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center.