Special Events

Campus Activities, Service & Leadership Events

Fall Events

Welcome Week

September 5th-September 14th

Welcome Back Week Event Pic

At the beginning of the fall and spring semester, the university community and students are welcomed back to the university with a full week of exciting events. These events are hosted by SAPB (Student Activities Programming Board) and CASL (Campus Activities, Service & Leadership).

SAPB Welcome Week 2016


Pioneer Pride Week

October 9th-October 13th

Homecoming Day: October 14th

 Pioneer Pride Special Event Pic

 Pioneer Pride is expressed via events, celebrations, and Homecoming! During this week, Homecoming King and Queen are announced.

Pioneer Pride Week 2016


Latin Heritage Celebration

September 26th-October 6th

Latin Heritage Week

This celebration highlights the achievements of Latin Americans, beginning with an opening ceremony and continuing with a variety of programs that promote the cultures and contributions of the Latin American community.

Latino Heritage Month #LatinosUnidosWP


Civic Engagement Week

November 7th-November 10th

Civic Engagement Week Flyer 2016

This week provides diverse opportunities for the WP Community to be involved in our surrounding communities and beyond.

Civic Engagement Week - 2016


Winterfest

November 30th-December 7th

Winterfest 2016

This annual winter time celebration marks the end of each fall semester before finals. The Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) works tirelessly to plan this week filled with fun. Activities include novelties, movie nights, game shows, giveaways, performances and much more.

SAPB Winterfest 2016


De-Stress Fest

December 11th-December 15th

De-Stress Pic

De-Stress Fest occurs at the end of the fall and spring semester before finals. Zumba, Yoga, Snack Giveaways, and other form of relaxing activities are provided. 

De-Stress Fest 2016


Spring Events

Welcome Week

January 17th-January 23rd

Welcome Back Week Event Pic

At the beginning of the fall and spring semester, the university community and students are welcomed back to the university with a full week of exciting events. These events are hosted by SAPB (Student Activities Programming Board) and CASL (Campus Activities, Service & Leadership).

Welcome Back Week - Spring 2017


Pioneer Appreciation Week

January 22nd-February 2nd

Pioneer Appreciation

Pioneer Appreciation Week is comprised of events hosted by many offices throughout campus. These creative and welcoming activities show appreciation for our students, engage them in conversations within our offices and share information about our resources.

Pioneer Appreciation Week - Spring 2017


African Heritage Celebration

February 5th-February 16th

African Heritage Special Event Pic

Student clubs, organizations, academic departments and other members of the campus community develop and implement programming throughout the entire month of February. These events focus on the achievements, contributions, accomplishments and current issues within the African American community.

Black History Month - 2017


Women's History Celebration

February 20th-March 8th

 Women s History Special Event Pic

Each March we celebrate women by honoring their achievements and contributions as well as addressing current women's issues. Faculty, Students and Staff join together to hold a diverse and memorable month of events. Annually, this celebration begins with the Opening Ceremony and concludes with the Red Dress Dinner, an event that honors outstanding woman from the WP and surrounding communities.

Women's History Month - 2017


Asian Cultural Celebration

March 27th-April 6th

Asian Cultural Special Event

A collection of student clubs, organizations, academic and administrative departments meet to provide an array of events and activities that recognize the current and historical contributions of Asian and Pacific peoples in the United States and its associated territories.

Asian Cultural Celebration - 2017


Greek Week

April 16th-April 19th

Greek Week Special Event Pic

The week includes Greek competitions, shows, and the Greek Formal.


Springfest

April 22nd-April 29th

Springfest Special Event Pic

This annual spring event marks the end of each year before finals. Groups across campus come together to help the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) plan this week filled with fun. Activities include novelties, outdoor picnics, games, giveaways, performances and much more.

SAPB Springfest - 2017


De-Stress Fest

April 30th-May 4th

De-Stress Pic

De-Stress Fest occurs at the end of the fall and spring semester before finals. Zumba, Yoga, Snack Giveaways, and other form of relaxing activities are provided. 

De-Stress Fest - 2017