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The University Activities Board (UAB) is a programming organization that initiates many of the activities that make FHSU the focus of community life for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and invited guests. UAB offers events, educational programs, and popular and diverse entertainment for students. The intent is to complement classroom education and to educate, entertain, and enlighten with programs responsive to students wants and needs.
In the context of existing opportunities and resources, the University Activities Board develops a broad selection of programs to meet and identify activity needs through optimum utilization of campus facilities, especially the Memorial Union.
Responsible for advertising, distribution, communication, and overall marketing of UAB’s programs. Work closely with other members of UAB to help promote every activity. Use graphic and public relations media (newspaper ads, Union display stands, kiosks, publications, advertising programs, incentives, and website presence.) Additionally, this committee is responsible for finding new, innovative, unique, and creative ways to get people to events.
Presents local, regional, and national entertainment including music, comedy, and variety performers. This committee’s responsibilities include all contracted performers or novelty acts. This active committee provides experience in every facet of event planning and production, and strives to present diverse types of entertainment to serve the wide variety of tastes represented at FHSU.
Bringing excitement and activity into the Memorial Union is the goal of this committee. This committee is responsible for all non-contracted activities and events. These activities may include but are not limited to the following: Speed Dating, Tuesday Tunes at Noon, Creation Station, Grocery Bingo, card and game tournaments, sports watch parties, and midnight breakfast before finals, etc.
Responsible for providing technical support for all UAB-sponsored events, and responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the UAB sound and lighting equipment. In addition the surrounding responsibilities for the entire production. [i.e. publicity needs, hospitality, and any special needs of the performer(s).