Category Archives: Student Activities Updates

Hey you Cool Ghouls, come hang out with us tomorrow!

The SAO and a number of Division of Student Life Offices are hosting the spookiest, funnest, and most awesomest Halloween party tomorrow from 1-4pm on the 5th Floor of the Student Center.  So, won’t you join us for a great afternoon of snacks, costume contests, and games!  It’s a great way to relax before your stack of PSets go BOO! at you this weekend!

SAO Halloween Poster

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Class of 2018 – CCLP is for you!

Calling all sophomores!  The Student Activities Office and the MIT Alumni Association are partnering up once again to offer your class the Community Catalyst Leadership Program!

Partnering you up with experience alumni mentors, CCLP will help you learn more about maximizing your own leadership potential, exploring and better understanding your values, and developing professionally!

If you want to follow Kid President’s advice, CCLP is for you!

You can learn more about the program at our info session on Tuesday, November 3rd, at 7:00 PM in Building W11-190.  Additionally, you can find the application for CCLP here!

CCLP 2015 Poster

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POSTPONED – Diversity Leadership Retreat

Hello all,

Due to a variety of reasons, the Office of Multicultural Programs has decided to postpone the Diversity Leadership Retreat until further notice.  But, do not fear, it shall return bigger and better and awesomer.  We promise.

Until then, if you need to be supported through this tough news, we got you:

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Comedy Comes to Campus – Friday, Oct. 2nd

It’s Fall.  We have a Festival for you! Fall Festival!  It’s a super fun comedy show featuring some of the top comedic talent out there right now.  We are super excited about this year’s show, happening in Kresge Auditorium this Friday at 8pm!

MIT’s UA Events Committee is proud to present Chris Hardwick of Comedy Central’s @midnight as this year’s Fall Festival comedian!

The host of the Nerdist podcast is bringing new material to MIT this Friday. So whether you love nerd comedy, are in need of an outrageous dose of pop culture satire, or can relate to internet enthusiasts everywhere (hey, a lot of us were raised by the internet!), make sure to purchase your tickets ASAP at tickets.mit.edu!

You should totally buy tickets, invite some friends, and come hang out!

“Not coming Friday.” 😦

 

Get updates and more information on the show at our Facebook event as well!

See you all Friday night at Kresge for our show with Chris Hardwick!

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Come meet our new Assistant Director!

Come meet our new Assistant Director of Student Activities and Leadership, Elizabeth Thompson!

It’ll be great fun… not awkward at all…

…no… srsly… we’re going to have fun!

Elizabeth, in addition to being responsible for a number of leadership development initiatives through SAO, will also work with and advise student organizations and student-run initiatives, including the Freshmen Leadership Program. She will be able to help you gain valuable leadership knowledge amongst the rush of the firehose!

Working with Elizabeth will allow you to do this to the firehose!

 

So, join us in W20-549, the SAO Suite from 1:30 – 3:00 PM this Friday, September 18th!

 

Refreshments available!

…plus you won’t have to share!

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DEADLINE FOR STUDENT LEADER AWARD NOMINATIONS EXTENDED!

Hello!

Good News!

The nomination deadline has been extended to Friday, April 24th at 5pm!

So, get to work on those individual and group nominations soon and get them in before the deadline, here: http://studentlife.mit.edu/sao/sla!

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Charm School 2015 is… delayed… :(

Hello everyone,

You know what is not charming?

Stop it, weather… stahpppppp.

Yeah, so, if you haven’t heard, MIT is closed tomorrow… Let’s be honest, MASSACHUSETTS IS CANCELLED TOMORROW!!!

So, this throws a wrench in our plans for Charm School 2015.

Today’s session, HOW TO HOST A CHARMING PARTY, is cancelled, and is being moved to be part of our Charm School Finale event on Friday, 1/30, in Lobdell (W20) from 3-5pm.

Tomorrow’s session, DATING ETIQUETTE, is delayed until further notice.  Our presenters have busy schedules this semester, so we are trying to find the perfect time for them to charm you with their knowledge!

So, here’s what Charm School 2015 looks like the rest of the way (full schedule here!):

ETIQUETTE DINNER – Wednesday, 630pm, R&D Commons

*All slots are filled for this event at this time*

BUILDING A CHARMING NETWORK – Thursday, 230pm, 4-149

Join our co-presenters Leah Gallant and Amma Marfo to learn more about building a personal and professional network that will add to your academic and professional experiences and open up all sorts of new opportunities to you!  This session will look at both the introvert and extrovert experience in networking.  Students and staff invited!

CHARM SCHOOL FINALE! – Friday, 3-5pm, Lobdell Dining Hall (W20)

GET YOUR CHARM ON YA’LL!!!!!

Featuring tons of snacks, fashion how-tos for all, sessions on how to tie a bow-tie and more, this event is going to be a blast!  Come by and say hi, stop in for a few minutes and nom on desserts, or stay the whole two hours and get CHARMED, there will seriously be something for everyone here!

The HOW TO HOST A CHARMING PARTY will now be a station at the Charm School Finale, so come and get your fancy party hats on ya’ll!

We can’t wait to see you all later this week, and please please please be safe tomorrow during the storm!

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