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Then and Now
03
Galentine's Day Paint the Stress Away
04
Student Forum with the President Movie Night in Pillsbury Love Yourself, Treat Yourself Single as a Sprinkle Stress Off & Rice Paint
05
Misappropriation of a People Movie Night A Midsummer Night’s Dream
06
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2nd Annual Dance & Cheer Challenge
07
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Game Night Sparking Words Movie Night in Searcy
08
Poetics and Politics of Hip Hop Re-Patching Our History
09
An Afternoon with the Bard: Shakespeare in Action Health Professions Day
10
Vespers
11
Stars Basketball @ Columbia College Writing Essay Exams
12
A Taste of Broadway, A Touch of Shakespeare Flashy Friday Dance A Midsummer Night’s Dream
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream Stars Basketball vs. Harris-Stowe State University
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Spring Open House
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Stars Basketball vs. Park University
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Spring Student Social
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Education in the Black community Screening of "Dear White People" Film
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Break Day (no on-campus classes)
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Senior Day - Stars Basketball vs. St. Louis College of Pharmacy
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Stress Less Conference Bach's Lunch The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds
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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds
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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds
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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds
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Women's History Trivia Annual Dance Company Spring Concert
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Annual Dance Company Spring Concert
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Annual Dance Company Spring Concert Spring Open House

Feb 02


Then and Now

(Campus)

Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Student Union

In celebration of Black History Month, please Join S.G.A as we take a journey through the milestones of Black History. This event will highlight the accomplishments of African Americans and their contributions to the world from the early 16th century through the 21st century. This event will be worth 3 community engagement points and is an event you don't want to miss! Refreshments will be served and there will be prizes! For more information, contact Jasmine Ford at [email protected] or Maggie Johns at [email protected]

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 03


Galentine's Day

(Campus)

Time: 7-10 p.m.
Location: Roblee Lobby

Come make a Galentine's Day compliment card for a best friend or friends! We will also be watching "She's the Man" and eating snacks. Pop in any time, and feel free to either stay for the movie or head out early.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 03


Paint the Stress Away

(Campus - Student)

Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Pillsbury Hall Lobby

Come to Pillsbury Hall Lobby to paint while you de-stress! In addition, you can find resources and techniques to make second semester stress free!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


Student Forum with the President

(Campus - Student)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union

Come join the Student Government Association and President Dianne Lynch to discuss any compliments, comments and concerns regarding Stephens College. In addition to using your voice, you can receive 6 CE points and enter a raffle!

Community Engagement Points: 6

Feb 04


Movie Night in Pillsbury

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Pillsbury Hall Lobby

Come de-stress and eat snacks while watching Inside Out!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


Love Yourself, Treat Yourself

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Prunty Hall, 1st Floor Rear Lounge

Join Prunty Hall 1st Floor for candy hearts and conversation! We will be constructing non-traditional conversation hearts with positive, self-love related messages for a 1st-floor bulletin board display or personal use while snacking on candy conversation hearts and sharing tips about loving ourselves.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


Single as a Sprinkle

(Campus)

Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Prunty Rear Lounge

Learn about how to maintain healthy relationships of all sorts and decorate a wafer cookie with white chocolate and sprinkles!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


Stress Off & Rice Paint

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7:30-8:30 pm
Location: Searcy

Feeling stressed? Want to socialize? Like creative activities? Come do some rice paintings in Searcy's main common room!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 05


Misappropriation of a People

(Campus)

Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Upper Level of the Student Union

Please join B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L. for a presentation and Q & A on an appreciation of a culture but not it's people.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 05


Movie Night

(Campus)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Roblee Hall Lobby

Come watch "Let's Be Cops" and eat popcorn in the Roblee Hall Lobby. Get Community Engagement points and have a chill Friday night!

Feb 05
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Feb 07


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

By William Shakespeare [Comedy, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., Feb. 5-6; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, Feb. 7

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Let this classic tale whisk you away to the magical world of Shakespeare.

Hilarity, love and confusion ensue in this beloved Shakespearean comedy. Mystical mayhem surrounds classic characters as they celebrate a wedding, fall under spells, and fall in and out of love in the forests of this magical world.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 06


2nd Annual Dance & Cheer Challenge

(Athletics - Competitive Dance)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

-Doors will open at Noon to the general public
-Admission: $5 adults; $3 non-Stephens students w/ valid ID and senior citizens
-Admission is FREE for Stephens students

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 07


Game Night

(Campus - Student)

Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Pillsbury Hall Lounge

Join us for a laid-back Sunday evening where we will relax, laugh and enjoy some games with friends before the week gets started!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 07


Sparking Words

(Campus)

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Dudley 225

"Sparking Words: A Workshop with Tara Betts" presented by the English & Creative Writing program.

Tara Betts is the author of the book "Arc & Hue", a full-length poetry collection. In 2010, Essence Magazine named her as one of their "40 Favorite Poets".

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 07


Movie Night in Searcy

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Searcy Hall Lobby

Come hang out in Searcy Hall Lobby with us as we watch the fun movie The Hobbit. We’ll snack on popcorn and relax before classes start the next day.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 08


Poetics and Politics of Hip Hop

(Campus - Student)

Time: 5:30-6:45 p.m.
Location: Senior Hall Recital Hall

Author and professor Tara Betts will discuss the overlap between poetics and politics in hip hop culture and how it can impact choices we make in our own writing.

Dr. Betts is the author of "Break the Habit" and "Arc & Hue" as well as the chapbooks 7 x 7: kwansabas and THE GREATEST!: A Hip Homage to Muhammad Ali. She holds a Ph.D. from Binghamton University and an M.F.A. from New England College. She teaches at University of Illinois-Chicago. Her writing has appeared in POETRY, Essence, HBO's "Def Poetry Jam," and several anthologies.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 08


Re-Patching Our History

(Campus)

Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Senior Hall

Please join B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L. in 'Re-Patching Our History'. We will be creating a paper quilt. Students will choose one or more biographies to read (we will provide the biographies), then encourage them to draw a picture based on one scene from the life of each person about whom they have read. Mount each picture on a larger sheet of colored paper, and attach pages with yarn to form a quilt of famous African-Americans.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 09


An Afternoon with the Bard: Shakespeare in Action

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 12-2 p.m.
Location: Macklanburg Playhouse

The Stephens College School of Performing Arts will host a theatre workshop for students in the Columbia Public Schools.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Feb 09


Health Professions Day

(Community)

Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Location: Windsor Auditorium

Stephens College invites Columbia Public High School girls to Stephens College Health Professions Day with Boone Hospital.

Please join us to learn about health science majors and careers, and enjoy activities and laboratory experiences with Stephens College Health Science faculty. Boone Hospital experts will share personal and professional perspectives relative to career choices in health science.

Learn how to prepare for college while you are still in high school with the Stephens College Center for Career and Professional Development and the Office of Admissions.

You’ll enjoy a complimentary lunch at the Stephens College Stamper Commons dining hall.

Meet and visit with Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honors Society undergraduate students at Stephens.

If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Brunner at [email protected] or (573) 876-7246.

Feb 10


Vespers

(Campus - Student)

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Chapel

Unplug and unwind at the Stephens tradition. Join President Lynch at the Chapel. 

Community Engagement Points: 6

Feb 11


Stars Basketball @ Columbia College

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Southwell Complex

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – Southwell Complex on the campus of Columbia College. Parking can be found in the large parking lot located off of Pannell Street and Wilkes Boulevard.

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

Feb 11


Writing Essay Exams

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 12:30-1:20 pm
Location: Dudley 107

"Writing Essay Exams" is a student workshop presented by Margaret Campbell, director of the Student Success Center. During this workshop students will learn how to prepare and write essay exams. This workshop is especially designed for students taking Global Village and history courses.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 12


A Taste of Broadway, A Touch of Shakespeare

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Parlors

Gather for a fabulous evening of entertainment with Broadway star and visiting guest artist Lisa Brescia (Mama Mia and Wicked) along with Tom Andes, who is a music instructor at Stephens. Music at its best! Stephens’ own vocal jazz ensemble, The Velvetones, will also perform.

Appetizers, wine and beer will be served, and childcare will be offered by SLATE (Students Learning About Teacher Education).

Following the celebration, walk to the Macklanburg Playhouse to enjoy the Bard’s own A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Stephens Starbursts, the School of Performing Arts Student Ambassadors.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Feb 12


Flashy Friday Dance

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall

The Human Experience invites you to attend the Flashy Friday Dance! Attire is Black Tie and/or undercover spy.
There will be raffles including great prizes like Stephens Pride t-shirts, James Bond movies, free tickets to Ragtag, and more, so bring funds if interested.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 12
thru
Feb 13


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

By William Shakespeare [Comedy, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., Feb. 12-13

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Let this classic tale whisk you away to the magical world of Shakespeare.

Hilarity, love and confusion ensue in this beloved Shakespearean comedy. Mystical mayhem surrounds classic characters as they celebrate a wedding, fall under spells, and fall in and out of love in the forests of this magical world.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 13


Stars Basketball vs. Harris-Stowe State University

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – John & Mary Silverthorne Arena – home of the Stephens College volleyball, basketball and competitive dance teams

Admission – Free for students with a valid college ID; $5 for the general public; season passes are available purchase at the gate

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 15


Spring Open House

(Admissions)

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Firestone Baars Chapel

We invite prospective students to join us for one of our Spring Open Houses!

- Meet current faculty & students
- Explore your program of interest
- Discuss affordability with Financial Aid

Feb 16


Stars Basketball vs. Park University

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – John & Mary Silverthorne Arena – home of the Stephens College volleyball, basketball and competitive dance teams

Admission – Free for students with a valid college ID; $5 for the general public; season passes are available purchase at the gate

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 17


Spring Student Social

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location: Hugh Stephens Library

Attention Entering Class of Spring 2016! Join the peer mentors and Office of Advising for pastries and conversation. Come ask questions, learn about campus resources, make connections and make new friends. This event is open to all spring freshmen and transfer students.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 18


Education in the Black community

(Campus)

Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Upper Level of the Student Union

Please join B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L. for a film collaboration done by our member Ty'Kiera Berry. This film will be about black women breaking barriers in their majors and careers. Please stay for the Q & A that follows. 

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 18


Screening of "Dear White People" Film

(Campus)

Time: 8:30-11:00 p.m.
Location: Charters

Join the Sophomore Class for a screening of this prize-winning Sundance film, which satirizes race relations.

Director Justin Simien follows a group of black students attending the fictional Winchester University, a predominantly white Ivy League institution.Tessa Thompson stars as Samantha White, an activist who's voted to head the university's historically black residence hall. Samantha also hosts the college radio show "Dear White People," which challenges condescending attitudes toward blacks.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 20


Senior Day - Stars Basketball vs. St. Louis College of Pharmacy

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – John & Mary Silverthorne Arena – home of the Stephens College volleyball, basketball and competitive dance teams

Admission – Free for students with a valid college ID; $5 for the general public; season passes are available purchase at the gate

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25


Stress Less Conference

(Campus)

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall

Do you long to manage the demands, pressures and problems you face every day? Who doesn’t? Get a handle on your stress, tension and anxieties at the Stress Less Conference! Enjoy a fun relaxing atmosphere of massage, aromatherapy, stress-fighting snacks (yes, chocolate), and kittens (that’s right, kittens!) as you learn techniques for managing the stress and strains of college life.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25


Bach's Lunch

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall

Free monthly recitals that will have you tapping your toes through the lunch hour.

Enjoy show tunes and other musical selections performed by our talented vocalists. Each month, students perform a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works in the elegant Historic Senior Hall. These monthly recitals are free and open to the public—but get there early because seats go fast!

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25
thru
Feb 28


The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

By Paul Zindel [Drama, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., Feb. 25-27; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, Feb. 28

Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

A shy girl with a love of science experiences the ups and downs that come with a manic mother and a sister off the rails.

Winner of a Pulitzer Prize, this play focuses on a dysfunctional family in 1978. Beatrice lashes out at daughters Tillie and Ruth, who each possess their very own eccentricities. The play’s intimate look at their lives illustrates universal human truths. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Mar 03


Women's History Trivia

(Campus - Student)

Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
Location: Stamper Commons (Pit)

Join the Sophomore Class for Women's History "Jeopardy."

Community Engagement Points: 3

Mar 03
thru
Mar 06


Annual Dance Company Spring Concert

(Performing Arts - Dance)

7:30 p.m., March 3-5; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, March 6

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Celebrate beauty of expression through a variety of dance styles.

A highly anticipated Stephens tradition, the spring concert showcases classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance choreographed by faculty. Additionally, brilliant world dance selections choreographed by visiting guest artists make this a truly unique and aesthetically beautiful production.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Mar 05


Spring Open House

(Admissions)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Windsor Auditorium

We invite prospective students to join us for one of our Spring Open Houses!

- Meet current faculty & students
- Explore your program of interest
- Discuss affordability with Financial Aid