WHO ARE WE?
University Board is an event planning board. We are made up of several different committees that bring events to campus. You can read more about each committee below!
WHAT DO WE DO?
University Board offers a variety of opportunities for students to contribute to the success of UB and campus events, while also providing special perks like backstage access and a great addition to any resume.
The goal of University Board at EIU is to strive towards achieving programs with quality, diverse entertainment for all of you! We as coordinators, work together to provide the best events to make sure all of Eastern’s students have the best college experience!
The UB Spotlight works with agents to bring hilarious comedians to campus. This coordinator plans themed comedy shows and other events surrounding comedy throughout the year.
The UB Human Potential Coordinator works to educate and entertain students on diverse subjects including but not limited to: cultural events, social issues, international holidays, culinary exploration, and cultural practices.
Concerts & Concerts Elect
The UB Concerts and Concerts Elect coordinators plan EIU’s major concerts. They discover artists, gather student feedback, work with agents, and oversee the execution of the concerts. In the event that the Concerts Coordinator graduates or leaves the position, the Concerts Elect will fill the position.
The UB Special Events coordinator plans a variety of events for the EIU community. Large scale events this coordinator plans include PantherFest (EIU’s Welcome Back Weekend) and the annual Up All Nights. Other events include indoor skating rinks, stuff-a-bear, BINGO, and gaming tournaments.
The UB Homecoming coordinator and co-coordinator plan and execute EIU’s homecoming in its entirety. With the help of a committee they create the theme, organize the parade, oversee the crowning of the homecoming court, and more.
The UB Graphic Designers create the marketing and promotional materials for all University Board events. From banners to small flyers, the design team works on a wide range of projects. Likewise the UB Webmaster updates and maintains the University Board website, making it engaging and informative for visitors.
The UB Productions Coordinator brings UB events to life through sound and lights. With the help of a committee, this coordinator maintains the board’s equipment and works behind the scenes making sure the technical aspects of UB events run smoothly.
The UB Public Relations Coordinator handles UB’s social media accounts and works with campus and local news outlets to promote events. This coordinator also oversees the Street Team, making sure that posters and marketing materials are distributed across campus.