Executive Director: Cassidy Fauser
Special Events: Jorge Ambriz, Emilio Moscosa
Comedy Club: Kevin Zaldivar, Guadalupe Martinez
Campus Awareness & Outrage: Vanessa Dominguez, Luis Jauregui
Lectures and Leadership: Ryan Jenkins, Selena Hernandez
International & Independent Films: Salomon Navarro, Kordell Benson, Janie Le
Special Events is a unique MPB committee that is responsible for a wide variety of programming on campus. This committee focuses on uniting the Augustana community in various cultural and educational entertainments. Co-chairs are in charge of the performing artists we bring to Augustana College. Past performances include Second City, Diego Val, Salsabrosa, spoken word artists, and singer/ song writers. Co-chairs are in charge of contacting the performers, setting up hospitality, and advertising.
Comedy Club offers a laugh-out-loud experience by bringing in the best comedians from around the country. Previous comedians include Paul Varghese, Cristela Alonzo, and Dynamic Duo. In addition, comedy club hosts our own Augustana Last Comic Standing performance where we have student performances. Comedy Club offers a laugh and a smile with each event. Co-Chairs are responsible for all comedians MPB brings to Augustana College. This includes events held in Wilson and Wallenberg. Co-Chairs are in charge of researching and contacting performers, managing their budget, setting up hospitality, and advertising.
The 2016-2017 Comedy Club co-chairs are Kevin Zaldivar and Guadalupe Martinez
Lectures and Leadership
Lectures and leaderships focuses on advertising the Delta series along with hosting a few events especially the lectures dealing with diversity. Co-chairs will hold training sections on various topics throughout the year.
The 2016-2017 Lectures and Leadership co-chairs are Ryan Jenkins and Selena Hernandez
Campus Awareness & Outreach
The campus outreach co-chairs collaborate with other groups on campus such as homecoming and awareness weeks to help bring culturally diversity among events on campus. In addition, the co-chairs are in charge of hosting honest conversations.
The 2016-2017 Campus Outreach co-chairs are Vanessa Dominguez and Luis Jauregui
Independent/ International Film Series
The International and Independent Film series collaborates with Augustana's OSA committee and faculty to select films that meet the goals of their courses and/or programs. This is a great way to encourage faculty involvement with students as well as improving the ability to reach students in another way beyond their courses. Co-chairs will be in charge of hosting and advertising the films on campus.
The 2016-2017 Independent/ International Film Series co-chairs are Salomon Navarro, Kordell Benson, and Janie Le