Fall Fest featured everything from a chalking contest to a chili cookoff. The event was held Oct. 19 - 22 and had many events for students, faculty and staff to enjoy.
Monday kicked off with Chalk the Walk, an activity that allowed clubs to express their creativity while showcasing quotes about career goals and college completion. The winners of the Chalk the Walk contest were the Mass Communications Club for their Dr. Seuss quote, the Hispanic Student Association for their skeleton in a graduation hat and the Anime Fandom and Gaming Club for their fangirl with various logos.
Social Sciences majors attended a college completion workshop in the Raider Room during Monday’s event.
Tuesday’s events included pumpkin painting, the #NoMoreViolence Instagram event and Triple T. Several clubs and individual students participated in the pumpkin painting contest, the winners were Student Nurses Association for their owl, Black Student Association for The Nightmare before Christmas and Phi Theta Kappa for Wicked. Tuesday also featured a reception for Humanities majors. Triple T featured “The Hideouts” and had food from Pops and Snow S’mores.
A chili cook off was held Wednesday, as well as a transfer fair, a reception for Engineering Science majors and a dunk tank to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project. The winners of the chili cook off were the Black Student Association, the Hispanic Student Association, the Bakeology Club and the Anime Fandom and Gaming Club. The transfer fair hosted more than 25 representatives from various colleges including Oklahoma University, Oklahoma State University, the University of Central Oklahoma and Langston University.
The dunk tank raised money for the Project and entertained both students and faculty. Faculty took turns in the dunk tank from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Some of the faculty members were Lance Newbold, director of veteran services and academic advisement, Dr. Kent Lashley, vice president for administrative services, Academic Advisor, Chris Shaneyfelt and RSC President Jeanie Webb.
Fall Fest ended Thursday with a social media contest, free professional pictures for students on the Honor Roll and a LinkedIn session. The social media contest showcased what students wanted to do after graduating from RSC. The Honor Roll students were treated to free professional portraits and a LinkedIn session on “Making Your Connection Matter.” A reception was held for Health Sciences majors.