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Student Entertainment Committee at URI

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Are you looking to get involved on campus?
Do you want to meet famous people and help set up or break down the shows?
Do you want to make memories that will complete your college experience?
SEC is the perfect URI organization where you can do all of this, and make awesome new friends! It also looks great on a resume. So, if you want to become a general member and join in on all the fun, stop by the office or shoot us an e-mail!

Our Mission

The URI Student Entertainment Committee (SEC) is an organization, which provides the URI campus and community with diverse, broad-base programming that, in addition to increasing their cultural awareness, informs, educates, and entertains students.

SEC promotes students' interaction, involvement, and university spirit as well as providing students with the opportunity to acquire valuable leadership and communication skills. SEC exists for the student, to be run by the students. 

Our History

SEC was formed during the 1969-1970 academic year in order to provide the URI campus and community with entertainment. Recent events booked by SEC:
  • No Doubt
  • Dane Cook
  • The Format
  • Zox
  • Phantom Planet
  • My Chemical Romance
  • Ludacris
  • Virgina Coalition
  • Jack's Mannequin
  • Matt Nathanson
  • This Providence
  • SNL tour (Darrell Hammond, Seth Myers, Kenan Thompson)
  • Anthony Rapp from RENT
  • "Napolean Dynamite"  Jon Heder
  • Michael Ian Black
  • "Mr. Belding"
  • Josh Blue
  • Harry and the Potters
  • Gnarls Barkley
  • Brian Regan
  • Pablo Francisco
  • Recycled Percussion
  • Matisyahu
  • Christian Finnegan
  • Everclear
  • Less than Jake
  • Something Corporate
  • Yellowcard
  • Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
  • The Perceptionists
  • Bob Saget
  • Real World Stars: Brooke and Davis (Denver)
  • Road Rules Stars: Veronica (Semester @ Sea), Shane and Rachel (Campus Crawl)
  • Mike Reiss (writer of the Simpsons)
  • Joy Koy
  • Illusionist Mike Super
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Jeffrey Sebelia and Santino Rice
  • Bill Cosby
  • Third Eye Blind
  • Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakais, Demetri Martin, and Nick Swardson

Student Entertainment Committee * Memorial Union * Room 208