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  What is the Big Event?

The BIG Event is a annual service tradition where students roll their sleeves and flex some muscles to help the community. The event is hosted by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement in partnership with SGA's Leaders Organizing Volunteer Events (LOVE) Comittee, and is dedicated to making a community impact through student volunteerism focused on beautifying Laredo, Webb.


  Save the Date

The BIG Event FY 2016 is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, 2016. Make plans to attend or you will miss a BIG thing!

To sign-up or host an event, please contact the SCCE at 956.326.2286 or visit Student Center 226.





In 2009, students at Texas A&M Internationa University participate in this great service initiative. Since then, students have adopted The Big Event as astudent tradition. Below you will have a glimpse of the past service events and locations.

2015 - The Big Event at South Texas Food Bank

2014 - The BIG Event at South Texas Food Bank

2013 - The BIG Event at Volunteers Serving the Need (VSTN)

2012 - The BIG Event at Eistetter Park

2011 - The BIG Event at Slaughter Park

2010 - The Big Event at TAMIU

2009 - The Big Event at TAMIU (no pictures available)


Related Institutional Goals/Principles


Imperative 1: Students 1.2 Increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates.
1.3 Prepare students for successful leadership roles.
  1.4 Engage students in activities that enrich their lives.
  1.5 Provide programs and services that support established student outcomes.
Undergraduate Learning Principle 1: Respective and Expressive Communication Skills
Undergraduate Learning Principle 3: Integration and Application of Knowledge
TAMIU Trailblazers: Civic Leadership (Engagement Stage)


Student Center Suite 226
5201 University Blvd., Laredo, TX 78041-1900
(956) 326-2286 or (956) 326-2288
Fax: (956) 326-2279
E-mail: conduct@tamiu.edu or iserve@tamiu.edu


5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100