Apply for the 2015 – 2016 Big Event Committee by filling out the Committee Application! This event is an extraordinary way to give back to the community and exemplifies the university motto of Ut Prosim. Hosting one of the largest service events in the nation takes a lot of preparation and work, we hope you choose to help us make this event the biggest and best yet. Most of the time commitment associated with The Big Event will take place in the spring, and will consist of the following:

  • The Big Event: April 9
  • Participating in Project Checks: Feb. 20; Feb 27; March 19; March 26; April 2 starting at 10:00am, (Must attend 4 out of 5)
  • Attending weekly to biweekly committee meetings in the spring (dependent on committee)
  • Attending 4 all committee meetings: Dec. 1; Feb. 10; March TBA; April 6
  • Volunteering at marketing booths between February 29- March 2 & March 15-17 & March 29-31
  • Attending all fundraising events
  • Any miscellaneous roles related to specific committee assignment

Applications are due November 6 by 5:00pm. You will be notified via email of interview selection on Sunday Nov. 8

Interviews will take place November 10 and November 11 from 6:00 – 10:00pm in 15 minute intervals.


Thank you to everyone who came out to our bake sale Thursday night, we raised $154!


Want to learn more about this years Exec? Read all about each Exec member in the Exec Team page.


Congratulations to the new Exec Team for the 2016 Big Event! We are all excited to make our 15th annual Big Event bigger and better on April 11, 2016!

Stop by our booth at Gobblerfest on September 4 for awesome giveaways and be on the lookout for committee applications; they should be posted in late October.

Co-Directors: Steven Vanderloo and Rahul Kulkarni
Assistant Director: Ellie Helton
Co-Directors of Communications: David Bohn and Mary D’Amico
Co-Directors of Fundraising: Kelley Florence, Matt Wyckoff and Rachel Myers
Director of Logistics: Sam McCain
Co-Directors of Programming: Kelly Olliges and Taylor Hall
Co-Directors of Project Evaluations: Tobias Barth and Karen Blair
Co-Directors of Projects: Craig McKenzie and Monica Ricci
Co-Directors of Student Outreach: Tristen Asrejadid, John Tedesco and Brock Wolf
Director of Technology: Natalie Beden
Co-Directors of Visual Communications: Katherine Fairbanks and Robbie Ashton
TBE TBD: Abbey Brainard


We would like to give a HUGE thank you to Stephen Edelmann for flying a drone around the drillfield on the day-of The Big Event and recording this awesome video. Take a look: