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ECU Spring Parents Weekend 2015

We are pleased to invite you to the 3rd Annual Spring Parents Weekend Friday, February 20 - Saturday, February 21, 2015.

Please feel free to contact ECU Parents and Family Programs at 252.328.6847 or parents@ecu.edu with any questions you may have. 

**TICKETS FOR ALL EVENTS ARE ON SALE NOW AT ECU ARTS ** (click 'ECU ARTS for link)



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Friday, February 20, 2015


Friday Afternoon (Various Times):ECU Excels First Year Student Honors Recognition Ceremony  
Various Campus Locations (by invitation only)
Freshmen students with a 3.0 or higher GPA from the Fall 2014 semester, will be formally invited by mail for their department's ceremony. Honorees are encouraged to RSVP and bring parents/family members to celebrate their academic achievements with the campus community.

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Spring Parents Weekend Information Table and Local Apartment Fair
Mendenhall Student Center- Main Floor
Have questions about Spring Parents Weekend?  Stop by and see us!  While you are not required to 'check-in' we will have extra copies of the weekend schedule and can assist you in choosing fun activities for your visit to Greenville.  Local apartment complexes will also have representatives available during this time.

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Career Center Open House
The Career Center-701 East Fifth Street
Parents are welcome to stop by the Career Center to learn more about the services they offer to our students.

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Recipes From Home Dinner
Todd Dining Hall: College Hill Drive
Enjoy a dinner featuring our students' favorite recipes from home.   Students have until January 2nd to submit their recipes to Campus Dining.  Winning families will receive free dinner, all other visitor dinners will be $8.25 plus tax, payable at the door.

7:00 PM - 10:00:00 PM:  Murder Mystery Dinner -SOLD OUT
Mendenhall Student Center: Great Rooms
'Kill the Music' - We all know what to expect when we come to a concert...talented people perform...we enjoy...we applaud...but what happens behind the scenes of a traveling musical show?  Is it all fun and games, or is there a dangerous element involved?  Is it possible that someone will sing their last note tonight?  Will one of the guys be bumped from the road trip?  It will be up to you and your table of fellow sleuths to discover who the perpetrator might be.   Dressing in your best 80's rock and roll attire is encouraged!
Tickets-SOLD OUT
*Price includes dinner
(Salad, Chicken Cordon Blue, Veggie Lasagna, Mixed Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes, Dessert)*

7:00 PM Movie- Dumb & Dumber
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater 
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board.  Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission.  

9:00 PM Movie- Penguins of Madagascar
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board.  Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission.


9:30 PM- 12:00 AM Pirate Underground: Bowling, Billiards and Family Games
Mendenhall Student Center: Underground
You are invited to gather in Pirate Underground for some friendly competition!  FREE bowling, billiards and other games.
 

 
Saturday, February 21, 2015

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Student Recreation Center Open 
Student Recreation Center
Parents are welcome to join their student to take advantage of our fitness facilities during regular operating hours on Saturday.  Students may pre-print a free guest pass from the Student Recreation Center website, or sign-in at the front desk upon arrival.  North Recreational Complex will also be open from sunrise to sunset.  Students and parents are welcome to take advantage of the walking trails and disc golf at this off-campus facility. 

9:00 AM- 10:30 AM: Parents Council Meeting featuring information on Study Abroad and Upperclassmen Housing Options
Club Level- Dowdy Ficklen Stadium
Join the ECU Parents Council for their Spring Meeting.  Scheduled presenters include information on Study Abroad, and Off-Campus Housing options.
This location is also convenient to the morning basketball games. We will also announce the Family of the Year Award Winner  Please RSVP online if you plan to attend.

10:00 AM Women's Club Soccer vs. William and Mary
North Recreational Complex - Field #8

11:00 AM Men's Basketball vs. USF
Minges Coliseum
Tickets $5 -good for both the men's and women's basketball games on Saturday, February 21st.
* Must pre-purchase by 6 PM on 2/20 for discounted price*

11:00 AM Men's Club Rugby vs. Coastal Carolina
North Recreational Complex - Field #2
FREE

12:00 PM Men's Club Lacrosse vs UNCW
North Recreational Complex - Field #1
FREE

1:00 PM Men's Club Rugby vs Elon
North Recreational Complex - Field #2
FREE

12:45:- 2:00 PM  Mid- Game Mixer
Harvey Hall (connected to Minges Coliseum)
Sponsored by the ECU Parents Council.  Take a break between the basketball games to enjoy great food, games and pirate pride in one of our most exclusive venues on campus. 
Tickets $10- *Must pre-purchase by 6 PM on 2/20*

2:00 PM Women's Club Rugby vs. VA Tech
North Recreational Complex- Field #2
FREE

1:30 PM Women's Basketball vs. Cincinnati
Minges Coliseum
Tickets $5- good for both the men's and women's basketball games on Saturday, February 21st
*Must pre-purchase by 6 PM on 2/20 for discounted price*

3:00-5:00 PM:Paint a Pirate- This event has been CANCELLED due to low registration.
Wine and Design Greenville (654 East Arlington Blvd)
Head to Greenville's own Wine and Design for a fun afternoon of painting.  Your canvas, paints, and paintbrushes will be waiting as a local Greenville artist guides you step-by-step to ensure you walk away with your very own unique masterpiece.


7:00 PM: Movie- Penguins of Madagascar
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board. Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission.


9:30 PM: Movie- Dumb & Dumber To
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board. Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission.


9:30 PM - 12:00 PM: Pirate Underground: Free Billiards, Bowling and Family Games! 
Mendenhall Student Center: Underground 
You and your family members are invited to gather in Pirate Underground and enjoy FREE bowling, billiards, and games!