The event will feature brief stories from faculty and staff about their personal relationships to Star Trek as well as how that personal connection lines up with the series' social significance. Presenters include: Amy Engelsdorfer (Music), Andy Hageman (English), Jane Hawley (Dance), Jesse Mulert (Information Technology), Jayme Nelson (Nursing), and Soren Steding (German).
One winner will be selected for the best Trek-inspired sonnet. Those that wish to enter should bring their sonnet in print to the event before 6:45 p.m. to be eligible.
One will will be selected for the best Trek uniform, outfit, or equipment. Those that wish to enter should be at the event before 6:45 p.m. to be eligible.
Other prizes will go to randomly-drawn winners throughout the celebration that are in attendance. Some prize highlights include signed pictures of Uhura from the original series, featuring actress Nichelle Nichols.
Following the event, SAC Cinema will be screening the latest film Star Trek Beyond!