Honors Day 2019 in Photos

Last Friday, the Department of Religious Studies hosted its annual Honor’s Day reception on the second-floor balcony of Manly Hall. Friends and family traveled in from around the state (and nation) to celebrate award recipients. The agreeable weather, tasty food, and great company made for an ideal day to celebrate the hard work of faculty and students over the last year.

Earlier in the week office workers and groundskeepers broke out the zip-ties to hang every Silverstein banner (between 2002 and 2019). Many of the guests who were majors in the Department before graduating could find their own names listed on the railings. Current MA student, Sierra Lawson, and REL Senior, Ellie Cochran stand behind one of these banners to chat as they grab lunch catered by the Cypress Inn.

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Getting to Know RSSA

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The REL film crew just caught up with the officers of the Religious Studies Student Association to learn what the club is all about. Watch the video to see what they had to say–trust us, you don’t want to miss out on the fun events going on around here!

RSSA Student Video from UA Religious Studies.

It’s Been a Busy Fall for the RSSA

The life of a student does not revolve, only, around which classes to take, what books to read, writing papers and taking exams–important elements, no doubt–but the life of a student is also about meeting people, sharing ideas and, yes, having fun. The Religious Studies Student Association (RSSA) knows how to do all these and here is the proof. Continue reading

Did You Get on Board?

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Did you stop by the Religious Studies Student Association‘s table at Get on Board Day a few weeks ago?  Well if you missed out, don’t worry, we got it all on tape. To show a little “slice of life” in the Department, we’ve uploaded a video with a behind the scenes look of the setup for the event. Give it a watch!

Get on Board Day 2014 from UA Religious Studies.

The 6th Annual Manly Cup!

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Back in 2009, the Religious Studies Student Association rekindled the flames of an old rivalry in Manly Hall: The Manly Cup. What was, in 2009, a heated competition and turf war between the RSSA and Theta Alpha Kappa, the Religious Studies Honor Society, has evolved into a competition between the REL students and faculty. Continue reading