St. Aug Faculty and Students Perform Flash Mob in Preparation for General Education Proficiency Exam

Feb. 13, 2012

Thursday, February 9 students and select faculty members performed a flash mob to remind students of the upcoming General Education Proficiency exam. This exam is mandatory for all juniors and through random selection various freshmen and seniors will be tested. Juniors will take the test on February 14, the randomly selected freshmen and seniors will be tested February 15.

A flash mob is when an assembled group of people suddenly perform an unusual act for a brief time, then disperse. Often the purpose of the flash mob is for entertainment, satire and/or artistic expression.

"This is a fun way to get the students' attention," stated Dr. Celeste Evans, Assistant Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Theatre. "We wanted to remind the students of the importance of this test." According to Evans, the test will examine the students general knowledge of general subjects such as math, science and english. The results of the test will determine what changes need to be made to the curriculum of general education classes.

Pictured: Film and Theatre, seniors, Dante Sellers and David Johnson leading the flash mob.