Student Profile

Dillon

Name: Dillon Morris
Major: Biology, B.S.
Hometown: Missoula, MT
Year: 2014

Involvement on campus: Student Events (Executive Director, April 2013-Present; Concerts Coordinator 2011-2013), Orientation Core Committee (for August 2012 Orientation), Orientation Leader (August 2011, January 2013, August 2013), Organic Chemistry Laboratory TA (2012-Present), Biostatistics TA (2013), Brandeis Boxing Club (Outreach Administrator, 2011-Present)

What is your favorite part of your role? "The most rewarding component of my work is to observe the impact that it has on campus.  I feel that as an institution, Brandeis University has provided me with an immense number of opportunities, and it is extremely rewarding to give back to this great institution in the biggest and best ways that I can.  Additionally, I have found my experiences working with Student Activities staff and the student body have allowed me to develop greatly, better preparing me for life after college."

How has this involvement impacted your time at Brandeis? "I feel that my work with the Department of Student Activities has presented me with the unique opportunity to truly make my mark on campus, and I find it extremely rewarding to see how all of my hard work (in conjunction with my peers with whom I collaborate) has paid off.  Additionally, I believe that the impact of my work has greatly enhanced my skills in planning and organizing, allowing me to efficiently and effectively work within an environment based in areas of both creativity and logistical intensity."

What made you get involved? "My desire to get involved in a wide variety of activities on campus stems from my desire to give back to an institution that I feel has provided me with an immensely life-changing experience.  Furthermore, the extremely passionate Brandeis community is a great group of students, and I enjoy being able to engage in developing ideas within such an excellent working environment."

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Events

Welcome Week 2013!

 Welcome Week 2013 was packed with exciting events to kick off the school year! Read on to see what everyone was up to!

Tuesday, August 27

A Little Dirt Never Hurt
Chapels Field, 8:00-10:00 p.m.

It’s time to get dirty with Orientation. Join us for our first ever mud party (make sure you aren’t wearing your favorite shirt)! There will be water games for those who have already showered and/or want to clean themselves off after. 

Night at the Movies: The Wedding Singer
Sherman Function Hall, 10:00 p.m.

Come watch a movie with friends and OLs. Munch on popcorn, eat candy, and play a few card games while enjoying this classic Adam Sandler comedy! 


Wednesday, August 28

The Golden Age
Sherman Function Hall, 9:00-11:30 p.m.

You think you’re fancy, huh?  Prove it and come walk the red carpet in your favorite feather boa and neon top hat while the paparazzi take a Polaroid.  Hors d'oeuvres, fine juices, and extravagance abundant!

Thursday, August 29

Poster Sale
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium, 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Come find the perfect poster to decorate your room and make it feel like home!


Friday, August 30

Poster Sale
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium, 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Come find the perfect poster to decorate your room and make it feel like home!


Cosmic Curiosity
Chapels Field, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. (Rain location: Levin ballroom)

Let fun and imagination take hold at the Department of Community Living annual kick-off event where you can play, eat, and even challenge a friend or staff member to a battle of paper airplanes.  Bring your friends, both old and new, and enjoy a night of wondrous activities. 


STUMP Trivia Night
Shapiro Campus Center Great Lawn, 10pm-12am (rain location: Shapiro Campus Center Atrium)

Join Student Activities and STUMP Trivia team as we kick off the semester-long Trivia Night Series!  Gather five friends or even people you just met and take a chance being the most celebrated trivia expert.  Teams can be 1-5 people and are eligible for a team prize! 


Saturday, August 31

B.rave
Levin Ballroom, 10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Come dance the night away with the entire Brandeis campus as we celebrate the start of a new year. 
*Co-sponsored by Orientation and Student Events.*


Sunday, September 1

Club Connections Conference
Hassenfeld Conference Center, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Department of Student Activities, the Intercultural Center, Student Union, Conference and Events, and Hillel to learn everything you need to know about event planning at Brandeis. Make sure your club is represented at this annual event.  If you have questions email Maria Anderson at marander@brandeis.edu.

Registration link: https://brandeis.wufoo.com/forms/club-connections-conference-registration-form/

Monday, September 2

Arts and Activities Fair
SCC Great Lawn, 1:00 - 3:00 pm (rain location: Shapiro Campus Center Atrium)

Interesteed in finding out more about clubs at Brandeis?  This is your chance to meet club leaders and talk with them about their missions, goals, and activities.  Sponsored by the Department of Student Activities.