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CONTEST ALERT: More than $200 is up for grabs in the #SU175 Rephotography contest!

#SU175 Rephotography - the contest to re-create some of our most memorable photos as accurately as possible. You have until the end of March to replicate selected Southwestern historic pics, top prize winners will receive more than $200 in gift cards!

Find the Official Rules, photos, and more info at

delivered by:adam damon



The Office of Events is accepting applications for 2015 summer conference assistants. SCAs work full-time (30-60 hours per week, with overtime) and are provided room and board. Ideal applicants are self-motivated and have high organizational and interpersonal skills. SCAs support summer conferences (such as athletic camps) by coordinating with campus staff and conference directors on a daily basis, conducting check-ins and check-outs, and keeping records for each conference. Note: due to the demands of summer conferences, applicants must not be enrolled in June Term.

Apply online at 

If you have any questions, email Kara Lawson at 

delivered by:kara lawson


Students needed for campus job!

Apply to work in SU's Phonathon! We have spots for 35 students. You can apply online at by entering our unique school code: SWU15S. 

Hours are flexible and shifts are available evenings and afternoons starting March 23: 

  • Monday-Friday, 5:45pm to 9:00pm

  • Saturday, 10:00am to 2:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • Sunday, 1:30pm to 4:40pm and 6:00pm to 9:00pm 

delivered by:taylor kidd


Plain White T's Tonight at 8pm!

All tickets are $25 at the door (cash only).  Please join us at the Robertson Center for a great show.  Tickets sale/pick up starts at 5pm tonight, doors open at 6pm.  Opening band - Alpha Rev - goes on at 7pm.  Plain White T's at 8pm!  

See you there...

delivered by:Derek Timourian


Robertson Center Closings

Thursday, March 5th

  • Robertson Court will be Closed All Day

Friday, March 6th

  • Robertson Court will be Closed All Day

  • Weight Room & Track will be Closed at 1:30PM

  • Robertson Center will be Closed at 5:00PM

delivered by:Susan Leavell


Staff Steering Committee Meeting

The Staff Steering Committee will be meeting next Monday, March 9th from 1-230pm in Cullen 260. This is a reminder that these meetings are open to all staff to attend. You can view the agenda for this meeting here. Please know that ideas, concerns, and agenda topics may be submitted to the SSC via any of the representatives listed below. 

2014-15 Staff Steering Committee
Sarah Brackmann
David Dellsperger
David DeRouen
Angela Froboese
Megan Hardin
Maria Kruger
Louisa Landry
Jennifer Martinka
Roy Matthews
Tish Owen
Brandon Quintanilla
Danielle Stapleton

delivered by:Danielle Stapleton



The Sarofim School of Fine Arts, Department of Music, presents Musicale today at 3:00 p.m. in Caldwell-Carvey Foyer.  Students performing are Stephen Garcia, Abigail Jackson, Allie Lingren, Grace Naeger, Wade Smith and Paul Glasheen.

delivered by:Allison Fannin


Club, Organization, and Extracurricular Notices

Join In: Alzheimer's Disease talk with Dr. Paula Grammas

delivered by:Christine Vasquez


Community Service and Fund-Raising

Help Tibetan Children When You Buy at Amazon!

Amazon makes a small donation to the NGO Tibetan Arts and Literature Initiative every time customers use this link to make their regular purchases at Amazon: 

Please bookmark this link and make it the default way you buy at Amazon from now on.  In doing so, you would be helping Tibetan children get a better education at no additional cost to you.


delivered by:Susie Bullock


Support Relay for Life!

Come buy handmade hairbows this Friday during lunchtime at the Concourse tables!

The sisters of Kappa Delta Chi will be raising money for Relay for Life by selling handmade bows all this week in the Bishops Lounge.

Come buy cute bows in a variety of colors for $3 and support the American Cancer Society.


"Leading with Integrity, United through Service."

delivered by:Areli Gutierrez


Inside Books Project Needs your help! Send Books to Prisoners!

SU has been supporting IBP through class volunteering, book donations and student led research! Right now, we need help with fund-raising!

Amplify Austin is an exciting 24 hour fundraising drive for Central Texas non-profits. Inside Books Project is fundraising during Amplify Austin to raise money for postage, packing supplies, and Resource Guides.

Amplify Austin is happening TODAY UNTIL 6PM!

Please make a donation - large or small - to Inside Books Project during Amplify Austin. You can help me reach my personal goal here: 

The minimum is $10 and that sends 10 books! 

Thanks, SU, for your ongoing support of Inside Books.


delivered by:Annie Emswiler