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Social Events

New Student Lunch

Every semester, the Warnell student organizations host a new student lunch in honor of the School’s new undergraduate and graduate students. Warnell faculty, staff, current, and new students are invited to attend and enjoy complimentary hot dogs and hamburgers in the courtyard.

The Wildlife Society Annual Wildlife Supper

Every spring, the student chapter of the Wildlife Society hosts the Wildlife Supper. This popular fundraiser provides an opportunity for wildlife professionals, Warnell students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other to socialize and taste exotic wildlife dishes and the annual "mystery meat."

American Fisheries Society Annual Fish Fry

The American Fisheries Society hosts an annual Fall Fish Fry to raise funds for their student organization. This social event provides an opportunity for all Warnell students, faculty, staff, career professionals, and alumni to socialize and eat a lot of fish, fries and hushpuppies. Door prizes, raffle prizes, and bluegrass music are provided.

Lumberjack Ball

The Lumberjack Ball, hosted by Xi Sigma Pi, is a fun social event held during the spring semester to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Events include the Miss Lumberjack Drag Competition, hot dog eating contest, pie the professor, tug of war, and many other events.  Xi Sigma Pi also hosts the annual Low Country Boil.

Invasive Species Hog Roast

The Society for Conservation Biology hosts this annual event. The highlight of the event is a dinner consisting of local invasive and non-native food items, such as hog and wisteria. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the dishes they eat and how these species impact our local ecosystems. Our art show will feature "nature" themed works of art by students and local artists.