The Spotlight Programs Board is composed of eight active programming committees and the student-run Cinefest Film Theater, all of which work toward the continual fulfillment of our mission statement. Each entity is responsible for the planning and execution of quality programs; however, the Membership Committee, Marketing Committee function primarily as support for the entire board. Spotlight is a part of the Division of Student Affairs. If you would like to be a part of the Spotlight Programs Board’s Executive Board, there will be director applications available each spring semester, so please be on the lookout! Feel free to stop by the office if you have any questions concerning the application.
This Committee is responsible for planning and implementing a series of home-grown activities campus brown bad forums, live performances, or novelties over the lunch hour and other parts of the day. At least every other week, the main focus of this committee is to plan a wide-range of activities that vary in size and budget, but ultimately work to build community on campus.
This committee is responsible for booking various types of movies, which include blockbusters, classics, independents, shorts, and “sneak peek” screenings. The committee strives to create educational, as well as entertainment, appeal for students of all ages and backgrounds. By providing at least two (2) mainstream movies per month and matinee showings; the committee will broaden cultural understanding of this particular media.
Responsible for programming, promoting, and implementing large- and small-scale acts on campus, including but not limited to the library plaza entertainment and homecoming concert. This committee selects diverse musicians and other talents, works through agents and managers, and arranges the co-programming of musical events within Spotlight and with other groups on campus if needed.
The committee is responsible for ensuring that the student body is aware of all of SPB events. Through the creative use of traditional, multimedia marketing and social media, as well as other innovative efforts, the Marketing Committee puts SPB events on the students’ radars. This committee is also responsible for designing all marketing materials including fliers, handbills, cover photos and strategically determining how to best market each event.
Coordinates volunteer opportunities with committee directors for the smooth running of Spotlight programs. The committee informs volunteers of opportunities, delegates assignments and serves as a point of contact for the volunteers.
In charge of programming, promoting and implementing monthly, late-night, non-alcoholic activities. They include but are not limited to concerts, novelty acts, interactive games and comedy shows. These events are designed to enhance the Georgia State community by providing traditional and late-night programming alternatives for Georgia State students.
Responsible for programming, promoting and implementing a balanced and diverse selection of events including but not limited to comedy shows, novelty acts, interactive games and Atlanta-based events that reflect the interests of the entire student population.
Programs, promotes and implements homecoming week activities, including but not limited to a parade, pep rally, and Greek Showcase. The director is responsible for arranging the co-programming of homecoming events within Spotlight and with other groups on campus if needed.