With 2 weeks left of the semester before finals week, students can get overwhelmed with stress. However, the SAU community hosts events to help students reduce their stress, along with the normally scheduled events.
Previous events included therapy dogs at the library, Psychology club de-stress events, scavenger hunts, making holiday cards for donation, and the winter formal.
Vander Veer park is just a short walk off campus where the community can enjoy beautiful Christmas light displays.
The library is hosting “It’s a Wrap!” where students can go in during library hours and use gift wrapping supplies to prepare for the holidays. This craft corner will be hosted until the end of the semester starting on December 1st.
The library is also giving out make-your-own-Christmas-ornament kits as part of their DIY Depot events on December 3rd.
Empowerment and Beyond: Social Work Students for Advocacy is hosting a blanket and coat drive until December 3rd. New or gently used blankets can be donated and will be given to Humility Homes. Drop-off locations will be in the Beehive and the 1st floor of the Rogalski Center at labeled boxes.
Dance Marathon is hosting an SAU Skate Night on December 4th from 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm at the River’s Edge indoor ice skating rinks with an admission charge.
Enactus is having a holiday bake sale and pre-orders are due December 5th at 11:59pm. Use this link to pre-order; pick up will be in the Beehive on Wednesday, December 8th from 9 am-12 pm. Enactus will also be selling extra cupcakes on December 8-10 from 9am-12pm in the Beehive/Rogo Food Court.
Learn about the SAU communication department at KALA-FM’s Christmas at KALA event. Learn more about what KALA does and enjoy free cookies and hot chocolate. The event will take place December 6th from 6:30-8pm in the KALA radio station in Galvin.
Dapi is hosting a sock fundraiser in the Beehive on December 6th -10th. For $5 you can get fuzzy socks, hot chocolate or tea, peppermint cane/candy, and baked goods.
The Psychology Club is hosting its last stress relief activity meeting of the semester on December 8th at 7pm in the Gottlieb room of 3rd floor Rogalski. Write things you are stressed about on a balloon and pop it!
On December 14th, Cosgrove Cafeteria is hosting its annual midnight breakfast with a pizza eating contest and Gingerbread house contest.
During finals week the library will be having extended hours for studying, which are posted on their website. Students will be able to enjoy coffee and snacks December 12-14th at 7pm until the goodies are gone.