Student Profile

Erica

Name: Erica Haas
Major: Biology
Hometown: Hanson, MA
Year: 2014

Involvement on campus: Co-coordinator for Brandeis Ensemble Theater (BET), Lead Ticket Agent for Brandeis Tickets, Community Advisor

What is your favorite part of your role? "I enjoy making other students more knowledgeable about the different events that occur on campus. There is such a wide variety of event that gets ticketed by the box office."

How has this involvement impacted your time at Brandeis? "I have become more aware of all the clubs and student organizations that Brandeis has to offer. This has been really helpful to me as a Community Advisor. There are always so many different events that I can tell my residents about."

What made you get involved? "I got involved because I wanted to work somewhere on campus that had a lot of student interaction. With my theater background, working for Brandeis Tickets seemed like it would be a great fit."

Do you have a favorite memory of your time with Student Activities or at Brandeis? "I got to assist with the Winter Involvement Fair this past winter as part of Student Activities. I really enjoyed showing new students all the clubs on campus."


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Fall 2013 Programs

From kayaking to apple picking to tringo, the fall semester brought a wide variety of programs and events, sponsored by the Department of Student Activities. Get a taste for what students were up to below!

Sunday, September 1
Club Conference
Hassenfeld Conference Center, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join the Department of Student Activities, Conference and Events, the Intercultural Center, Hillel, and the Student Union as we kick off the fall semester. This conference is your one stop program planning shop. Learn how to organize an event and get funding for your programs.


Monday, September 2
Arts and Activities Fair
SCC Great Lawn, 1:00 p.m - 3:30 p.m.
Interested 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.


Tuesday, September 3
All Arts Welcoming Party
Spingold Lawn, 4:00 -6:00 p.m.
Join the Brandeis art, music, and theater communities for food, live music, and of course, art. All are welcome!


Wednesday, September 4
Outdoor Nerf Gun War
SCC Great Lawn, 4:00 -7:00 p.m.
Question: What could possibly be better than enjoying the outdoors with friends? Answer: Enjoying the outdoors with friends & nerf guns. Join Student Activities as we have a blast of a time.


Thursday, September 5
Kayak Trip
Group leaves from Spingold Driveway, 12:30-3:30pm
Spend the afternoon kayaking down the Charles River from Charles River Canoe and Kayak's Newton site! Purchase a $10 ticket at Brandeis Tickets in the SCC atrium.


Thursday, September 5
  Bingo
SCC Atrium, 10:00 p.m.
Grab some friends and drop by the SCC for a chance to win lots of great prizes.


Friday, September 6
Explore Boston Day
Usdan Shuttle Stop, Shuttle begins running at 3:30 p.m.
Take this opportunity to visit local attractions, such as the New England Aquarium and Museum of Science, at discounted prices.


Saturday, September 7
New Year's Eve Party
International Lounge, 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Here’s your first chance to experience the less studious side of campus. Come and party rock for the New Year’s & celebrate in style.


Thursday, September 12
Student Events Movie: Man of Steel
Mandel G03, 8:00 p.m.
Did you miss it in theaters? No problem! Did you like it so much you want to see it again? GREAT! Student Events is presenting you with the opportunity to see Man of Steel come to life on the big screen! Snacks will be provided.


Friday, September 13
A Regional Rival: Red Sox vs. Yankees Showdownredsoxyankees
SCC Great Lawn, 7:00 p.m.
Whether you wear red or pin stripes, come cheer as The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees meet up for their last series of the regular season. 


Saturday, September 14
Break the Fast
SCC Great Lawn, 6:30 p.m.
Join President Fred and Dr. Kathy Lawrence at this year's Break the Fast, following the Yom Kippur holiday. Our entire campus community is invited to gather on the Great Lawn. Lots of delicious food, all kosher, will be available until 8:30pm.


Tuesday, September 17
Constitution Day
SCC Atrium/Great Lawn, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the signing of the US Constitution in 1787.  Join us to receive your free copy of the Constitution and help us build our own flag.


Thursday, September 19HoneyPot
Apple Picking at Honey Pot Hill
Bus leaves from T-Lot, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Pick the crispest apples you can find before heading home to bake some pies for your roommates! Price of apples not included in trip. $5 refundable deposit required at Brandeis Tickets in the SCC atrium.


Thursday, September 19
Trivia
The Stein, 10:00 p.m.
Bring your brain and your friends to this friendly competition. Play as an individual or play with a team of five. Teams can stay consistent throughout the year to be eligible for a year long prize. Each night there is a winner of a gift certificate to enjoy a night in Waltham.  


Friday, September 20
Amazing Race
Various Locations Across Campus, 8:30 p.m.
You've seen the show, now get a team together and experience it firsthand, Brandeis-style! Sign up: is.gd/brandeisamazingrace. Registration closes Wednesday, September 18 at 9:00 a.m.


Sunday, September 22
24 Hour Musical
SCC Theater, 8:00 p.m.
Witness the talent behind staging a musical in just 24 hours! Limited tickets available at Box Office day of.


Wednesday, September 25
Pre-Release Movie Night:  The Great Gatsby
Golding Auditorium, 9pm
Join Student Activites as we give you a sneak peek on Wednesday, the Student Events movie for the weekend – The Great Gatsby!


Thursday, September 26
Natick Day Away
Bus leaves from T-Lot, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Get off campus for an afternoon to shop and dine at New England’s largest mall! $5 refundable deposit required at Brandeis Tickets in the SCC atrium.


Friday, September 27
Murder Mystery Night
Castle Commons, 8:00 p.m.
Arrrgh matey’s, in a village filled with backstabbers and buccaneers; there is little reward for honesty and a high price to pay for deceit. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/a/brandeis.edu/forms/d/12GsuYF1VOzUmcEPRSJpn2j8Va80AWdI4_5H7hJHZEhA/viewform  Registration closes Wednesday, September 25 at 9:00 a.m.


Thursday, October 3
Bingo
The Stein, 10:00 p.m.
Grab some friends and drop by the Stein for a chance to win lots of great prizes.


Thursday, October 17
Trivia
The Stein, 10:00 p.m.
Bring your brain and your friends to this friendly competition. Play as an individual or play with a team of five. Teams can stay consistent throughout the year to be eligible for a year long prize. Each night there is a winner of a gift certificate to enjoy a night in Waltham.  


Thursday, October 31
CostumeBingo
The Stein, 10:00 p.m.
Wear your Halloween costume to Bingo tonight! Grab some friends and drop by the Stein for a chance to win lots of great prizes.  


Friday, November 1
Soccer & Snacks
Soccer Field, 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Come watch our men's and women's soccer teams take on Washington University, while enjoying some free snacks, courtesy of Student Activities!


Thursday, November 14
Trivia
The Stein, 10:00 p.m.
Bring your brain and your friends to this friendly competition. Play as an individual or play with a team of five. Teams can stay consistent throughout the year to be eligible for a year long prize. Each night there is a winner of a gift certificate to enjoy a night in Waltham.  


Thursday, December 5
Tringo
SCC Atrium, 10:00 p.m.
Join your friends for a night of chaos - a night where Bingo and Trivia are combined into one! You can win some great prizes for Bingo and a gift certificate for your trivia team for a night out in Waltham!


Tuesday, December 10
Messiah Sing
SCC Atrium, 4:00 p.m.
The beloved Brandeis tradition Messiah Sing returns to the Shapiro Campus Center atrium on Tuesday, Dec. 10. All members of the Brandeis community, as well as family and friends, are welcome to celebrate the holiday season with the sing-along concert of Handel’s masterwork "Messiah."