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Stress Management and Remote Wellbeing Practicum

Tuesday, Mar 31, 12 pm
https://brown.zoom.us/j/740123891

Presented by Tanya Purdy, Director of BWell Health Promotion Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 12-1pm Access the Zoom meeting at:  https://brown.zoom.us/j/740123891

This workshop led by BWell Health Promotion staff will provide insight into how to manage stress and offers the opportunity to explore new practices.  

We will talk specifically about remote resources available to nurture your wellbeing in new and changing environments.  

This workshop is part of the Student...

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SAO Lunchtime Discussion: Supporting Queer & Trans Students

Tuesday, Feb 25, 12 pm
Petteruti Lounge

The Student Activities Office Lunchtime Discussion for Student Groups continues! Join us as we facilitate space for conversation about diversity and inclusion within student groups. 

We are partnering with the LGBTQ Center to convene a panel for discussion on queer and transgender student support, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 12 PM to 1 PM in Petteruti Lounge. Lunch will be provided.

Questions? Dietary restrictions? Use the QR code or tinyurl.com/sao-lgbtq to take our...

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Midyear Activities Fair

Wednesday, Jan 29, 6 pm
Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 75 Waterman St. Providence, RI 02912

The Activities Fair is a great opportunity for first-year and incoming Transfer, Visiting and Resumed Undergraduate Education (RUE) and incoming graduate students to see what student organizations and club sports Brown has to offer. We're moving to the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center for more space - over 300 groups will be represented!

Please note that this event is only open to Brown/RISD students.

Student groups interested in a table may sign up via the 2020 Midyear...

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Underground Thursdays Underground Marketplace

Thursday, Dec 5, 7:30 pm
Kasper Multipurpose Room, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 75 Waterman St. Providence

Looking for gifts or treats for the holidays? Check out art, crafts, & food made by Brown community members at our Underground Marketplace hosted by Underground Thursdays and the SAO on December 5th at 7:30 in Kasper Multipurpose Room. RSVP at  https://www.facebook.com/events/449797382341130/ 

We are no longer accepting vendors; please direct all questions to UndergroundThursdays@brown.edu

 

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SAO Discussion Series: Towards a Culture of Indispensability Workshop

Tuesday, Oct 22, 12 pm
Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center

Are you interested in navigating interpersonal and intragroup conflict while avoiding the pitfalls of disposability politics and cancel culture? Join Kristy Kumar, Assistant Director for Co-Curricular Initiatives at Brown Center for Students of Color for a discussion on ways to build towards indispensability while avoiding reenacting trauma and oppressive behavior. This discussion is part of the Student Activities Office Lunchtime Discussion Series.

Pizza will be provided. Please...

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SAO Roundtable on Student Group Finances and Spending

Tuesday, Sep 24, 12 pm
Stephen Robert Campus Center, Room 341 (access by going to the end of the hall on the 2nd floor of the campus center and going up the stairs)

Are you interested in learning more about the funding process for student groups and learning how to access funding for group initiatives and events? Join Julian DeGeogria, Undergraduate Finance Board (UFB) Chair, and Fatoumata Kabba, UFB Vice Chair, and Mariam Han, SAO Financial Coordinator for a conversation on group finances and funding opportunities. Pizza will be provided.

Email SAO@brown.edu if you have any questions

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Mandatory Event Planning 101 Make Up Session

Wednesday, Sep 18, 4:30 pm
Kasper Multipurpose Room, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 75 Waterman St. Providence, RI 02912

The make up meeting will take place in the Kasper Multipurpose Room, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center.

There will be FREE PIZZA! 

The purpose of the Event Planning 101 meeting is to introduce both campus partners and best practices for event planning to students transitioning into leadership roles at Brown.

Four meetings are held in the beginning of the semester. In order for your group to remain active on campus at least one group representative (any group member)...

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Event Planning 101 Mandatory Meetings

Thursday, Sep 12, 12 pm
Kasper Multipurpose Room

All four meetings will take place in the Kasper Multipurpose Room, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center.

Mon, Sept 9, 12 - 1 PM     Mon, Sept 9, 4:30 - 5:30 PM     Thurs, Sept 12, 12 - 1 PM Thurs, Sept 12, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Don't forget, there will be FREE PIZZA AT ALL FOUR MEETINGS!

The purpose of the Event Planning 101 meeting is to introduce both campus partners and best practices for event planning to students transitioning into leadership roles at Brown.

Four...

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2019 Fall Orientation Activities Fair

Thursday, Sep 5, 5 pm
Main Green, 75 Waterman St. Providence, RI

Over 400 recognized student organizations and club sports will show their stuff. You’ll be amazed and maybe a little overwhelmed by the opportunities. Browse Bearsync, the online directory of student organizations or Brown Recreation’s directory for club sports to learn more.

This event does not require an RSVP.

2019 Fall Orientation Activities Fair

NOTE: This form will officially close Sunday, September 1st. If you are unable to secure a table, a wait list will be formed at the registration tables on the night of the fair.

Before registering your group, take a look through the list of groups that have signed up for the Activities Fair (as of 8/26/2019 at 10 AM).

Final confirmation emails will be sent Tuesday, September 3rd.

This year the 2019 Fall Activities Fair will be held on Thursday, September...

2019 SAO Leadership Awards

Monday, May 6, 4 pm
Leung Family Gallery / 75 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

Join the Student Activities Office as we honor all of the hard work and dedication of our community leaders, over the past academic year. Awards Ten leadership awards will be given to nominees within the following categories: Advisor of the Year Emerging Leadership Engaging Community Student Leadership Award winners will be announced at the event. Light refreshments will be served.

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Underground Thursdays: Global Edition

Thursday, Mar 14, 8 pm
The Underground Coffee Shop

Join SAO and GBC for an evening of cross-cultural exchange in the Underground. We welcome all internationally-focused musicians, poets, speakers, and comedians, etc. to come and share their work.

If interested in performing, please register at https://goo.gl/forms/8eIUu78lP6A6Dfbn1

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Underground Thursdays Presents: Poetry & Storytelling

Thursday, Feb 21, 7:30 pm
The Underground Coffee Shop

Join Underground Thursdays for a night of poetry & storytelling from members of the Brown community! Pieces will revolve around self-care, exploration, identity, and more! 12 talented artists are set to perform. 

This event does not require an RSVP.

January Jam

Thursday, Jan 31, 7:30 pm
The Underground, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center-- 75 Waterman Street, Providence

Do you have a talent you want to showcase? Then signup to perform at January Jam, a variety show extravaganza, on Thursday, January 31, 2019. January Jam is a part of the Underground Thursdays programming series through SAO. January Jam is open to any styles of performers like musicians, poets, comedians, and more! Sign up to be a performer at January Jam by filling out this form:https://goo.gl/forms/3690jeZrhhBemjEi1 If you have any questions about the event or performing at the event,...

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2019 Midyear Activities Fair

Wednesday, Jan 30, 6 pm
Alumnae Hall

The Activities Fair is a great opportunity for first-year and incoming Transfer, Visiting and Resumed Undergraduate Education (RUE) and incoming graduate students to see what student organizations and club sports Brown has to offer. Over 175 will be represented!

Please note that this event is only open to Brown/RISD students.

Student groups interested in a table may sign up via the 2019 Midyear Activities Fair Group Registration Form (tinyurl.com/19-midfair) on BearSync.

This event does not require an RSVP.

2018 Fall Orientation Activities Fair

This year the 2018 Fall Activities Fair will be held on Thursday, September 6th from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM on the Main Green, weather permitting, with a rain location of the Olney-Margolies Athletic Center (OMAC). 

Fill out this form to reserve table space for your student group.

Please submit form ONLY ONCE per group! If you are unsure whether your group has registered e-mail SAO@brown.edu.

Registrations will be made on a first-come,...

UCS Re-Categorization Application Spring 2018

This application is for student groups seeking to become Category 2 or Category 3.

If you have any questions, please email studentactivities.ucs@gmail.com. 

Student Activities Office Diversity and Inclusion Survey

Please log out of your BearSync account before taking this survey.

Alternatively, you may open the survey in a private/incognito window.

The Student Activities Office (SAO) staff has been developing its own Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan for quite some time. We believe that student input is essential to developing a concrete and attainable Action Plan to foster more inclusive practices. We are also open to the community's feedback as a...

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