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The Big Event

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
Texas A&M University
Purpose:
The Big Event provides the students of Texas A&M University with the opportunity to say "Thank You" the community of Bryan/College Station for their continued support throughout the years. This past year, over 20,500 students volunteered to complete 2,000 jobs, performing tasks that range from painting, to yard work and cleaning. Already the largest one-day, student-run service project in the nation, The Big Event has expanded to 100 other schools across the nation. The Big Event Committee is responsible for planning and organizing all events surrounding this day, allowing students to work with residents in their community.
Year Founded:
1982
Membership Dues:
fall - $50, spring - $50
Admits Members:
September/November
Meeting Locations:
Rudder/MSC

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Trent Armstrong
Public Contact E-mail Address:
Trent@bigevent.tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
(979)-845-9618

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://bigevent.tamu.edu
Organization E-mail Address:
bigevent@bigevent.tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
Student Government Association

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
100-300
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
3-5 Hours
Membership intake process:
Application/Interview

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Three or more times per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Once per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Once per year
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per semester
New Member Orientation/Training:
Twice per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Once per year
In-State Travel:
Never
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never