Student Activities Calendar
September 2nd, 2015
Student Involvement Fair
Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall5:00pm - 6:30pmWant to get involved on campus? Student Organizations, Offices, and Departments will be on hand to tell you about themselves and how you can get involved with them.
September 4th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Comedian Liz Miele
The CoveAll Day
This week’s FNL feautres comedian Liz Miele. Liz Miele began performing stand-up comedy at the age of 16. She appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. Liz was featured on Covergirl.com’s “Stand-Up for Beauty” with Ellen DeGeneres, and has appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brian.
Friday, September 4th at 8:00pm in The COVE
September 11th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Hypnotist Michael C. Anthony
This week’s FNL features hyponotist Michael C. Anthony. Michael has performed on major networks such as CBS, ABC, NBC, and FOX. He has also been awarded Male Entertainer of the Year with Campus Activities Magazine.
Friday, September 11th at 8:00pm in The Cove
September 12th, 2015
September 18th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: An Evening with Eisley
This week’s FNL features An Evening with Eisley. This indie rock band hails from Tyler, Texas. Eisley has performed on Coldplay’s Rush of Blood tour. Their TV debut was on Conan O’Brian. They have performed at popular festivals such as Austin City Limits, SXSW, Coachella and Voo- Doo Fest.
Friday, September 18th at 8:00pm in The COVE
September 25th, 2015
Friday Night Live Movie Night presents: Jurassic World
This week’s FNL Movie Night features Jurassic World. The Jurassic World luxury resort hosts a variety of genetically engineered dinosaurs. One escapes which causes the others to go wild. An animal expert and former military man steps in to try to and save tourists at the resort from the massive, and deadly dinosaurs.
Free popcorn and other food will be served!!
Friday September 25th at 8:00pm in The COVE
September 30th, 2015
Leadership Development Series: Why Should Anyone Be Led By You?
Connie McNab Ballroom, McCombs Campus Center6:30pm - 7:30pmToo many organizations are managed not by leaders, but by role players. This workshop will focus on ow to hone and deploy one’s unique leadership assets while managing the inherent tensions at the heart of successful leadership: showing emotion and withholding it, getting close to followers while keeping distance, and maintaining individuality while “conforming enough.”
October 2nd, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Illusionist Matt the Knife
This week’s FNL features Matt the Knife. Matt has shattered 12 Guinness World Records. He was referenced on an episode of the game show Jeopardy. Matt has also been featured on NBC, Discovery Channel, Adult Swim, and National Geographic.
Friday, October 2nd at 8:00om in The COVE
October 3rd, 2015
October 16th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Jugglers/ Circus Entertainers A Different Spin
This week’s FNL features Jugglers/ Circus Entertainers A Different Spin. A Different Spin was formed in 2006 while the group attended Vassar College. They have toured with Boston Circus Guild. Their high-energy performances include juggling, acrobatics, partner and group balancing, walking on glass, and more!
Friday, October 16th at 10:30pm in the Robertson Gym
October 20th, 2015
Leadership Development Series: Drive - The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Lynda Ballroom, McCombs Campus Center7:00pm - 8:00pmMost people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That’s not true. Come learn about the secret to high performance as we look at the elements of true motivation and techniques for putting them into action.
October 23rd, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Spoken Word Artist Ariana Brown
This week’s FNL features Spoken Word Artist Ariana Brown. Ariana is from San Antonio, TX. Ariana was the recipient of the Andrew Julius Gutow Academy of American Poets Prize. She won the title of Best Poet at the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (her UT team also took first place at this national competition). Ariana Co-founded the Spitshine Poetry Slam in 2011. She also mentors and coaches youth who are interested in the art of spoken word.
Friday, October 23rd at 10:00pm in The COVE
October 30th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: SU Showcase
Come cheer on your friends as they perform!
Check back soon for this semester’s featured performers.
Friday, October 30th at 10:00pm in the The Cove
November 6th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Comedian Ty Barnett
This week’s FNL feautures Comedian Ty Barnett. Ty is from Chicago, IL. He has performed on the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno”. Ty was featured on HBO’s Bad Boys of Comedy. And Ty is also the newest face of AXE bodywash.
Friday, November 6th at 8:00pm in The Cove
November 7th, 2015
November 13th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Student Dancers in Step & Stroll
This week’s FNL features student dancers in Step & Stroll. This event is co-sponsored by UPC and CDSJ. You can expect to see step routine performances by SU student organizations, as well as step teams from around the Austin / Georgetown area.
Friday, November 13th at 8:00pm in Bishops Lounge
November 19th, 2015
Leadership Development Series: Start With Why - How Leaders Inspire Others
Lynda Ballroom, McCombs Campus Center8:00pm - 9:00pmWhy are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty? In studying the leaders who’ve had the greatest influence in the world, it was discovered that they all think, act, and communicate in the exact same way-and it’s the complete opposite of what everyone else does. Come learn about a clear vision of what it truly takes to lead and inspire.
November 20th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: country music performance by Mockingbird Sun
This week’s FNL features a performance by Mockingbird Sun. Mockingbird Sun is a country band whose songs have hit the top 20 on the itunes charts. Also their co-written song “That Girl Tonight” was in the Top 20 on the Texas Music Chart. They have played with popular aritsts such as Toby Keith and the Eli Young Band.
Friday, November 20th at 8:00pm in The Cove
December 4th, 2015
Friday Night Live presents: Casino Night
This week’s FNL features Casino Night! Come out and play blackjack, craps, roulette, Texas hold’em and slot machines. Each attendee will receive “$20,000” in poker chips, which may be used at any table. Cash your chips in at the end of the night to enter drawings for various prizes. You can also enjoy a sampling of mocktails and snacks.
Friday, December 4th at 7:00pm in Bishops Lounge
April 10th, 2016
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Campus Walk
You can make a profound difference in preventing suicide on campus! Participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Campus Walk this spring on April 10 at 2pm beginning on the Southwestern University Academic Mall. Let’s engage our campus community in creating a world where we no longer lose our friends, teachers, and loved ones to suicide. More information about the event coming fall 2015.