Campus Life focuses on students needs while incorporating entertainment, novelty, and variety into their events. It plans large traditional, community-based programs such as Campus Ruckus, Student Center Spectacular, and CrunchBrunch. Additionally, the committee has hosted social programs such as Massage on the Go and Bingo Night. The Campus Life Committee plans a variety of fun large-scale and small-scale campus events.
The Concert Committee is dedicated to putting on shows that are requested by the UK campus and community and/or are culturally enriching. The Concert Committee plans both big and small live music shows of all genres of music. In the past, SAB has brought music acts like Jason Mraz, Lil Wayne, Drake, B.o.B, Jason Derulo, Girltalk, and O.A.R.
The Cultural Arts Committee plans performances and gallery exhibits that feature art in all of its forms. The committee brings events showcasing dance, paintings, installations, architectural models, photography, illustrations, and any other art form that enriches the campus community. Past Cultural Arts events include the PostSecret exhibit, interactive art shows such as “The World is Your Canvas”, and numerous speakers - including “Project Runway” winner Christian Siriano. The Rasdall Gallery, located in the Student Center, has housed several amazing exhibits brought to you by this committee, like Lego's The Art of the Brick!
The Engaging Issues Committee hosts events focused on enriching the student experience by encouraging discussion of issues relevant to the campus community, state, nation, and the world. Any topic is not too taboo for this committee. They have brought such speakers as TOMS Shoe founder Blake Mycoskie, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and John Legend. They have also held self-defense seminars, a soapbox day where students had the opportunity to share what is on their mind with the campus community, and an on-campus farmer’s market.
The Multicultural Affairs Committee hosts events to encourage the UK community’s understanding and appreciation of various cultures – from cultures on the other side of the world to sub-cultures within Lexington. These multicultural programs may take the form of speakers, debates, forums, immersion experiences, performances, off-campus trips, and/or artist exhibits. In the past, this committee has hosted such events as the Crescent City—a celebration of New Orleans, Wildcat Rhythm—A reggae festival, and the Diversity Dialogues series which facilitates communication on the topic of diversity.
The Pop Culture Committee adds some spice to campus by incorporating pop culture into students’ daily lives. It focuses on bringing comedians, authors, directors and other personalities that relate to pop cultural topics. Events the Pop Culture Committee has hosted in the past include comedian Zach Galifianakis, UK's own dating game show Mr. & Ms. Eligible, the Second City comedy troupe, karaoke nights, and Project Catwalk, a fashion design competition among students.
One of the newest initiatives on the Board, SAB In The Halls is designed to connect on-campus residents with the events that are happening through SAB. Past programs have included Experience Yoga and Experience Salsa Dancing, which feature an hour-long introductory session where residents can try out each activity.
The Traditions Committee plans and executes SAB’s two biggest festivals: Homecoming and a spring festival. The Director of the Traditions Committee has the privilege to serve on the Homecoming Coalition, a collective group of student organizations that plans Homecoming Week. SAB’s contribution to Homecoming includes Paint the Town Blue, the Homecoming Parade, Royalty and Kitty Karnival. The spring festival aims to add spirit to the closing academic year by featuring a weekend full of interactive events.