SAC provides a wide range of diverse activities to meet the needs and tastes of all
students. Five programming committees help ensure that there's something for everyone.
Arts and Culture presents programs in the arts and/or multicultural formats. Events may include dance,
theater, art, and literature. Past events include: Chinese acrobats, Mexican folk
dancers, African drum groups, and break dancers.
Live at Memphis can encompass many programming genres; however, the committee tends to focus on music,
comedy, and coffeehouse programming. Past events include: monthly Wednesday Night
Live coffeehouse series, as well as major acts such as BIG SEAN and Donnell Rawlings.
Ideas & Issues works to provide open discussion of ideas, current events, and issues by using formats
such as speakers, forums, debates, awareness weeks, and workshops. Past events include:
Why Do You Hate Me Week, Nobel Laureate, A Boy, A Girl, A Virus, and the Clothesline
Tiger Entertainment presents the campus community with a variety of film programming; from blockbuster
movie series, independent films, and student films. Past events include: the annual
Movie on the Mall, the Independent Film Festival, and SAC cinema. This committee also
brings daytime novelty programs such as CD recording booth, and stuff-a-plush events.
University Traditions coordinates traditional spirit-based programs such as Homecoming, Opening Week, and
Spring Fling. Each of these programs includes components such as cookouts, festivals,
and entertainment. Past events include: Homecoming Parade, Homecoming Kickoff, Student
Involvement Fair, and Spring Fling.