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Plunge into Purple Events Spring 2018
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location Description
Winter Welcome Back Jan-8 4:00 PM 7:00 PM Student Recreation Center Kick off your semester by enjoying winter themed novelties, attractions, rock wall, bowling, free food and a movie! ECU 1Card is required.
Hot Chocolate and Coffee Giveaway Jan-9 8:30 AM 10:00 AM Mendenhall bus stop, Brewster, Allied Health Welcome back! Stop by to warm up with some free hot chocolate or coffee!
ECU Women's Basketball vs. Tulsa Jan-10 7:00 PM Minges Coliseum ECU Women's Basketball will host American opponent Tulsa at 7:00pm in Minges Coliseum. Admission is free for all ECU Students with their 1Card.
SAB Winter Concert Jan-11 7:00 PM Wright Auditorium Stay tuned to find out about the artist!
ECU Men's Basketball vs. Witchita State Jan-11 9:00 PM Minges Coliseum ECU Men's Basketball will host nationally-ranked Witchita State on national television in the school's first ever matchup as American opponents. The first 400 ECU students will receive a Pirate beanie at the game. Admission is free for all ECU Students with their 1Card.
ECU Swimming & Diving Meet vs. USC Jan-13 The ECU Swimming & Diving teams will host SEC opponent South Carolina in the season's final home meet. As part of ECU Athletics' Golden Games initiative, the Student Organization with the highest attendance will win 2 tailgate passes and a free tailgate for a 2018 PIrate Football game.
ECU Men's Basketball vs. Houston Jan-14 2:00 PM Minges Coliseum ECU Men's Basketball will host American opponent Houston at 2:00pm in Minges Coliseum. Admission is free for all ECU Students with their 1Card.
MLK Day of Service Jan-15 8:00 AM 4:00 PM Great Rooms, Mendenhall Student Center East Carolina University will be living out the motto ‌servire,â€, to serve, by celebrating and participating in MLK National Day of Service on Monday, January 15, 2018. The day, sponsored by Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement, will kick-off with an opening ceremony at 9:00am, followed by service at multiple sites around Greenville from 11:00am-2:00pm, and end with a closing ceremony beginning at 2:30pm. Please join ECU students, faculty, and staff on MLK Day National Day of Service  and live out Martin Luther King Jr.â€,s vision of a ‌beloved community.â€, For more information and to RSVP, visit OrgSync.
Pirate Read Author Matthew Desmond Jan-16 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Wright Auditorium Author of the 2017-2018 Pirate Read text, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, will speak about his book and the issues related to it.
MLK Jr. Celebration-Tamika Mallory Jan-17 7:00 PM Wright Auditorium Join us for our 2018 Annual MLK Celebration! Our keynote speaker Tamika Mallory.
Polar Bear Plunge & Involvement Fair Jan-18 5:30 PM Student Recreation Center The annual Polar Bear Plunge allows ECU students, faculty, and staff to reveal their "wild side" by taking a plunge into the icy waters of the outdoor pool in the heart of winter. Swimsuits are required, and participants should bring their own towel. T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 1,100 jumpers!
Winter Warm-up Basketball Tournament Jan-19 5:00 PM 11:00 PM Student Recreation Center Register online at www.imleagues.com/ecu for our second annual Winter Warm-up basketball tournament. Teams of 5 will compete in this single-elimination tournament on Friday and Saturday to determine ECU's preseason Intramural champion.
ECU Women's Basketball "Play4Kay" game vs. Houston Jan-20 5:00 PM Minges Coliseum ECU Women's Basketball will host American opponent Houston at 5:00pm in Minges Coliseum for their annual Play4Kay game. The first 400 fans will receive a breast cancer awareness t-shirt upon entry. This will be an ECU Passport event and admission is free for all ECU students with their 1Card.