Bearcats get involved at the fall expo

by Marketing & Communications,

  • Students walk along the Mill Stream. Sidewalk lined with tables decorated with posters.
  • Student holding sign that says La Chipsa de Salem the Salem Spark
  • Two students tape a poster to the front of a table
  • Posters with words Non Nobis Solum Nati Sumus with Jackson Plaza clock tower in background
  • A student blows on a chemistry experiment: a cauldron coated with ice, with smoke coming out of it and the word chem scraped into the frost
  • Students with a drum speak to someone at a table with bubbles blowing from a machine
  • Blitz the Bearcat reads a Collegian
  • A student sitting at an expo table speaks to a student standing across the table
  • A student signs up at an expo table for Baking Club
  • members of Kappa Sigma stand behind two large Greek letters, kappa and sigma
  • Student plays sanshin
  • Student wearing sunglasses smiles in a crowd of students
  • student spins a colorful prize wheel
  • Students dance in Jackson Plaza
  • Assistant Professor Rosa Leon Zayas signs a white board a student is holding at the SACNAS table
  • Staff member Mitch Diaz smiles at an expo table
  • Bearcats pack a sidewalk lined with expo tables
  • Students visiting at the expo
  • Students knitting

Students packed Jackson Plaza and the adjacent sidewalks on Thursday evening, as they explored Willamette’s extensive opportunities for recreation, academic pursuits, civic engagement and social connection.

During the Activities and Resources Expo sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, more than 100 student organizations, university offices and departments, and off-campus resources and vendors showcased how students could become involved in the community and make the most of their time at Willamette.

Whether their passions included dancing, sports, STEM, cyber security, tutoring, languages, gaming, filmmaking or baking, Bearcats were able to find like-minded people and organized groups. Participating student organizations ranged from Active Minds and Boffer Club to SACNAS and Women in Computer Science.

If you were unable to attend or seek more information about opportunities and resources available to students, stop by the Office of Student Activities on the second floor of the University Center or go to the office’s webpage.

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