Sibley Day 2014 - February 19Sibley Day is a celebration of the University’s unique educational experiences and founder Mary Sibley. Students can choose from dozens of presentations and hands-on experiences throughout the day. Come out and join in the experience! More details about this enriching day will be coming soon.
Last Year's Sibley Day Events
NGO president Robert Egger headlined a list of diverse Sibley Day 2013 speakers. Egger is founder and president of the DC Central Kitchen, the country’s first "community kitchen," where food donated by hospitality businesses and farms is used to fuel a nationally recognized culinary arts job training program. He spoke on “Rocking Life and Making Change: Championing Innovation for the Greater Good” at the Bezemes Family Theater in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
In the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room in the Spellmann Center Dr. Gregory Beabout talked about "Institutionalizing a New Humanistic Synthesis: Toward a Business Humanities Approach." This presentation was followed by Mark Brickner, branch manager from Robert Half International, who spoke about how to stand out in an overcrowded job market in his discussion titled "Land Your First Job in a Tough Economy."
Also, former Negro League baseball players George Altman and Sam Taylor spoke about their experiences in the game. Altman played for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League and with several Major League Baseball teams, including the St. Louis Cardinals. Taylor is a former catcher who also played for the Monarchs.
A highlight of Sibley Day 2013 was the Sibley Day Community Service Fair. This successful fair allowed students to connect with 37 different community and nonprofit agences to create volunteer opportunities.
The Nick of Time Players performed an improv show at the J. Scheidegger Center's Emerson Black Box Theater.