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Plunge into Purple Events August 2017
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Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location Description
Raid the Rec Aug-18 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Student Recreation Center
ECU Soccer vs. Dayton Aug-18 7:00 PM Johnson Stadium ECU Soccer Home Opener
Carolina Kickoff featuring Blake Shelton Aug-19 4:00 PM 11:00 PM Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Kick off the college football season with a bang! Tickets are on sale now at eckickoff.com.
Residence Hall Floor Meetings Aug-20 2:00 PM 3:30 PM Residence Halls Attend the first meeting with your fellow residents and RA on your floor before heading to Convocation.
New Student Welcome and Convocation Aug-20 4:30 PM 5:30 PM Minges Coliseum Celebrate your entry into higher education.  New Student Welcome and Convocation officially welcomes you to East Carolina University and is the first step towards creating your legacy as a Pirate. The first 100 who arrive will receive the "Welcome" patch. Collect all 7 patches to receive the Pirate Patch! For more information and events to collect patches, go to www.ecu.edu/plungeintopurple
Pirate Palooza Aug-20 5:30 PM 9:00 PM Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Welcome Back event for students including inflatables, novelties, live DJ, free food, and MORE!
Day 1 Aug-21 7:30 AM 10:00 AM Wright Plaza; Brewster Celebrate your "Day 1" at ECU! Start your semester off with some back to school goodies. Got questions? We can help! Stop by the tables set up in Wright Plaza or near the Brewster Building.
Welcome Back Cookout Aug-22 4:30 PM 6:30 PM Mendenhall Student Center Brickyard Join us for the annual LWCC Multicultural Welcome Back Cookout! Come meet and greet with other students, meet representatives from ECU's cultural organizations, and learn about the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, its services and programs and ways you can get involved!
Rain Date: Welcome Back Cookout Aug-23 4:30 PM 6:30 PM Mendenhall Student Center Brickyard Join us for the annual LWCC Multicultural Welcome Back Cookout! Come meet and greet with other students, meet representatives from ECU's cultural organizations, and learn about the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, its services and programs and ways you can get involved!
ECU Volleyball vs. William and Mary Aug-25 7:00 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum ECU Volleyball Home Opener / East Carolina Invitational
T-shirt Swap Aug-25 11:00 AM 2:00 PM Wright Plaza Now that you are a Pirate, bring any other schools T-shirt and trade it in for an ECU T-shirt!
ECU Volleyball vs. Georgia State Aug-26 10:00 AM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum East Carolina Invitational
ECU Volleyball vs. Rutgers Aug-26 7:00 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum East Carolina Invitational
SAO Workshop Carousel Aug-27 1:00 PM 6:00 PM Mendenhall Student Center Calling all student organization leaders! Attend the opening year event to learn about updates to policies, reserving space on campus, effective tools for managing your organization, how to apply for SGA funding, etc. Registration required via OrgSync.
ECU Soccer vs. Towson Aug-27 1:00 PM Johnson Stadium Pirate Soccer takes on Towson
Try it Tuesday Aug-29 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Student Recreation Center, Room 238 Tuesdays throughout the semester come to Try It Tuesday and get introduced to different activity options, will include classes and clinics. Classes are FREE, registration not required, space may be limited for certain classes.
Get a Clue Aug-30 11:00 AM 3:00 PM Mall The Get a Clue student involvement fair is a great way for all students to discover opportunities to be active on campus and in the community. Come out and meet student organizations, campus departments, community businesses, and find out about volunteer opportunities in the community! This event is sponsored by the Student Activities and Organizations Office, The Chamber of Commerce, and Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement.
Hammock Fest Aug-30 5:00 PM 10:30 PM Mendenhall Student CenterBrickyard Join us for an evening of live music by Psylo Joe, snacks and icy treats, MYO Arts: Tie Dye (bring an item to tie dye) and an outdoor movie: Pokemon: The First Movie. Bring your own hammock or borrow one of ours - a limited supply will be provided. Sponsored by Off Campus Student Services, SAGA (formerly GLBTSU), SAB and CRW.
Rain Date: Hammock Fest Aug-31 5:00 PM 10:30 PM Rain Date: Mendenhall Student CenterBrickyard Join us for an evening of live music by Psylo Joe, snacks and icy treats, MYO Arts: Tie Dye (bring an item to tie dye) and an outdoor movie: Pokemon: The First Movie. Bring your own hammock or borrow one of ours - a limited supply will be provided. Sponsored by Off Campus Student Services, SAGA (formerly GLBTSU), SAB and CRW.
Ladies Climb Night Aug-31 9:00 P)M 10:00 PM Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall Ladies' only night at the SRC Climbing Wall.
Adventure Friday Float Sept-1 3:00 PM 6:00 PM TBD
ECU Football vs. James Madison Sept-2 6:00 PM Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium ECU Football Home Opener
Adventure Trip - Waterfall Weekend Sept 2 - Sept 4 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm. Cost of the trip is $60.
ECU Soccer vs. Old Dominion Sept 3 5:00 PM Johnson Stadium Pirate Soccer takes on Old Dominion
Sophomore Starbucks Sept-5 8:30 AM 10:30 AM Starbucks Truck, at Brewster Sophomores jump start your morning with FREE Starbucks!
Riding the Wave to a Sucessful Sophomore Year Sept-5 4:00 PM 5:30 PM Great Rooms, Mendenhall Student Center Calling all sophomores! Don't miss this chance to get the tools you need for a successful sophomore year.
Try it Tuesday Sept-5 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Student Recreation Center, Room 238
Breakfast at the Bus Stop Sept-6 7:30 AM 9:00 AM Christenbury Gym Sponsored by Off Campus Student Services
Rain Date: Get a Clue Sept-6 11:00 AM 3:00 PM Mall The Get a Clue student involvement fair is a great way for all students to discover opportunities to be active on campus and in the community. Come out and meet student organizations, campus departments, community businesses, and find out about volunteer opportunities in the community! This event is sponsored by the Student Activities and Organizations Office, The Chamber of Commerce, and Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement.
Major Matchmakers Sept-6 1:00 PM 3:00 PM Room 244, Mendenhall Student Center The premise of the event is based off the show ‎Millionaire Matchmaker.â€, Instead of ‎mixers,â€, ‎mini datesâ€, and ‎master datesâ€, to find the love of your life, students have the opportunity to learn more about their skills and interests, and majors and careers that relate. We will offer a brief assessment allowing students to identify career and vocational options based on their interests and personality. They will also have the opportunity to speak with staff from Academic Advising and Career Services about majors and careers in their matched vocational areas.
Adventure Workshop Wednesday- Route Setting Clinic Sept-6 9:00 PM 10:00 PM Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall
Adventure Trip- Full Moon Paddle Tar River Sept-6 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm. Cost of the trip is $10.
King & Queen of the Halls Sept-7 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Bottom of College Hill Twenty-eight years ago East Carolina University had a desire to connect its students more with its campus, people, activities, and sports offered. King and Queen of the Halls was established for students in residence halls and was meant to be a day full of fun, competitive games, and also to introduce both old and new students to the recreation programs and campus life for the new year. Try your athletic skills in a variety of carnival-type games. Whether or not you have a competitive spirit, you will certainly find something entertaining and fun at this traditional event.
College Hill Block Party Sept-7 6:00 PM 8:00 PM College Hill Come out for free food, inflatables, and concert as we celebrate on College Hill Drive
ECU Volleyball vs. Hampton Sept-8 11:00 AM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum East Carolina Classic
ECU Volleyball vs. Gardner-Webb Sept-8 7:00 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum East Carolina Classic
Adventure Friday Float Sept-8 3:00 PM 6:00 PM TBD
Fall Service Day Sept-9 9:30 AM 12:00 PM
ECU Volleyball vs. Winthrop Sept-9 7:00 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum East Carolina Classic
Adventure Trip- Ocracoke Kayaking and Camping Sept 9 - Oct 17 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm. Cost of the trip is $50.
ECU Volleyball vs. The Citadel Sept-9 Noon Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum East Carolina Classic
Adventure Trip- Whitewater Rafting Sept 9 - Oct 17 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm. Cost of the trip is $80.
Remembrance Ceremony Sept-11 Remember 9/11
Service Events Sept-11 Various Service Events will be offered 9/11-9/15. Check OrgSync for more information.
You CAN be an Effective Public Speaker! Sept-12 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 205 Joyner East Do you cringe at the idea of speaking in front of your peers? Do you always try to avoid classes where presentations are required? Does the thought of speaking in public keep you up at night worrying that you will fail? If so, we can help! This workshop can help you understand what speaking anxiety is and how to male that anxiety work for you instead of against you. This workshop is free. All you have to do is call 328-2790 to reserve your seat.
Supermarket 101 Sept-12 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Room 244, Mendenhall Student Center Sophomores learn tips on getting the most bang for your buck and win $50 in free groceries from a local supermarket.
Rationing my Refund Sept-12 4:00 PM 5:00 PM Room 221, Mendenhall Student Center Passport approved. Sponsored by Off Campus Student Services.
Try it Tuesday Sept-12 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Student Recreation Center, Room 238 Tuesdays throughout the semester come to Try It Tuesday and get introduced to different activity options, will include classes and clinics. Classes are FREE, registration not required, space may be limited for certain classes.
7:07 Series Sept-12 7:07 PM 9:00 PM
Adventure Pool Session- Whitewater Kayaking Sept-12 7:00 PM 9:00 PM SRC Indoor Pool Learn how to paddle in a whitewater kayak.
Learn to Manage Your Speaking Anxiety! Sept-13 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 205 Joyner East Most people are boring public speakers! Why? They use too many slides, they read their presentation to you, and they never show you why the information is relevant. You do NOT want to be that boring presenter. Come learn how to be an effective presenter. This workshop will cover effective organization, effective use of visual aids, and dynamic delivery. The workshop is free. All you need to do is to call 328-2790 to reserve your seat.
7th Annual CRW Beach Fest Sept-13 4:30 PM 7:30 PM North Recreational Complex
Adventure Pool Session- Whitewater Kayaking Sept-13 7:00 PM 9:00 PM SRC Indoor Pool Learn how to paddle in a whitewater kayak.
Meet the Counselors! CCSD Fall Open House Sept-14 3:00 PM 5:00 PM Umstead Residence Hall Courtyard Come Meet the Counselors of the Center for Counseling and Student Development and learn more about mental health services on campus. There will be light refreshments, music, games, therapy dogs, and an opportunity to walk through the counseling center from 4-5pm, while conversing with our wonderful therapists. This event is passport approved!
ECU Soccer vs. UNCW Sept-14 7:00 PM Johnson Stadium Pirate Soccer takes on UNCW
Rain Date: King & Queen of the Halls Sept-14 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Bottom of College Hill Twenty-seven years ago East Carolina University had a desire to connect its students more with its campus, people, activities, and sports offered. King and Queen of the Halls was established for students in residence halls and was meant to be a day full of fun, competitive games, and also to introduce both old and new students to the recreation programs and campus life for the new year. Try your athletic skills in a variety of carnival-type games. Whether or not you have a competitive spirit, you will certainly find something entertaining and fun at this traditional event.
Rain Date: College Hill Block Party Sept-14 6:00 PM 8:00 PM College Hill
Touch Down for Health Sept-14 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Student Recreation Center Concourse Healthy, fun tailgating recipes and games.
Deadline: Forming a New Student Organization Sept-15 8:00 AM 5:00 PM OrgSync.com Deadline to submit an application to form a new student organization for Fall semester. Complete the form on OrgSync.com, register for East Carolina University. If you have any questions, please contact us at 328-4713.
Family Weekend Sept-15 8:00 AM 11:59 PM Family members are invited to share in a weekend of activities! Visit www.ecu.edu/familyweekend for more information.
Family Day of Service Sept-15 1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Adventure Family Float Sept-15 3:00 PM 6:00 PM TBD
ECU Football vs. Virginia Tech Sept-16 3:30 PM Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Family Weekend and Paint It Gold
Family Weekend Sept-16 8:00 AM 11:59 PM Family members are invited to share in a weekend of activities! Visit www.ecu.edu/familyweekend for more information.
ECU Football vs. Virginia Tech Sept-16 3:30 PM Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Make sure to wear gold to the "Paint it Gold" game!
ECU Soccer vs. Virginia Sept-17 1:00 PM Johnson Stadium Pirate Soccer takes on UVA!
Adventure Family Float Sept-17 10:00 AM 1:00 PM TBD
Homecoming Meeting #1 Sept-18 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Great Room 3, Mendenhall Student Center Required meeting for student organizations who wish to participate in Homecoming competitions. Must send at least 1 representative per organization.
Try it Tuesday Sept-19 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Student Recreation Center, Room 238 Tuesdays throughout the semester come to Try It Tuesday and get introduced to different activity options, will include classes and clinics. Classes are FREE, registration not required, space may be limited for certain classes.
ECU Volleyball vs. N.C. Central Sept-19 4:00 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum ECU Volleyball vs. N.C. Central
7:07 Series Sept-19 7:07 PM 9:00 PM
ECU Volleyball vs. North Carolina A & T Sept-19 7:00 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum ECU Volleyball vs. North Carollina A & T
Rain Date: 7th Annual CRW Beach Fest Sept-20 4:30 PM 7:30 PM North Recreational Complex
Alcohol Awareness Trivia Night Sept-20 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Student Recreation Center Classroom
Adventure Workshop Wednesday- Slacklining Sept-20 1:00 PM 3:00 PM MSC Brickyard
ECU Soccer vs. USF Sept-21 7:00 PM Johnson Stadium Pirate Soccer enters conference play against USF
Adventure Friday Float Sept-22 3:00 PM 6:00 PM TBD
Adventure Trip- Ladies Backpacking Trip Sept 22 - Sept 24 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm Cost of the trip is $60.
Adventure Trip- Whitewater Kayaking on the James Sept-23 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm Cost of the trip is $45.
ECU Soccer vs. UCF Sept-24 1:00 PM Johnson Stadium Pirate Soccer takes on UCF
Adventure Trip- Triangle Rock Club Day Trip Sept-24 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm Cost of the trip is $25.
Try it Tuesday Sept-26 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Student Recreation Center, Room 238 Tuesdays throughout the semester come to Try It Tuesday and get introduced to different activity options, will include classes and clinics. Classes are FREE, registration not required, space may be limited for certain classes.
Consider This-Sophomore Dinner Sept-26 5:30 PM 7:00 PM Great Rooms, Mendenhall Student Center Sophomores have dinner on us, mix and mingle with ECU administration and faculty, and learn how to overcome obstacles to achieve your goals.
7:07 Series Sept-26 7:07 PM 9:00 PM
New Student Organization Workshop 1 Sept-27 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Room 15, Mendenhall Student Center Required workshop for all new student organizations who wish to be recognized by East Carolina University.
Adventure Workshop Wednesday-Hammock Hangout Sept-27 1:00 PM 3:00 PMMSC Brickyard
Ladies Climb Night Sept-28 9:00 PM 10:00 PM Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall Ladies' only night at the SRC Climbing Wall.
Adventure Friday Float Sept-29 3:00 PM 6:00 PM TBD
ECU Volleyball vs. SMU Sept-29 7:00 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum ECU Volleyball vs. SMU
ECU Football vs. USF Sept-30 TBA Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium ECU Football vs. USF
ECU Volleyball vs. Tulsa Oct-1 1 PM Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum ECU Volleyball vs. Tulsa
Homecoming Meeting #2 Oct-2 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Great Room 3, Mendenhall Student Center Required meeting for student organizations who wish to participate in Homecoming competitions. Must send at least 1 representative per organization.
Try it Tuesday Oct-3 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Student Recreation Center, Room 238 Tuesdays throughout the semester come to Try It Tuesday and get introduced to different activity options, will include classes and clinics. Classes are FREE, registration not required, space may be limited for certain classes.
7:07 Series Oct-3 7:07 PM 9:00 PM
Adventure Pool Session- SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Oct-3 7:00 PM 9:00 PM SRC Indoor Pool Learn how to paddle in a Stand Up Paddleboard.
CRW 9th Annual peace.love.pirates.cure Cancer Awareness Event Oct-4 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Student Recreation Center Basketball court 4
Fall Career Fair Oct-4 1:00 PM 4:00 PM Greenville Convention Center Connect with over 150 employers recruiting ECU students for internships, part-time and full time opportunities.
New Student Organization Workshop II Oct-4 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Room 15, Mendenhall Student Center Required workshop for all new student organizations who wish to be recognized by East Carolina University.
Adventure Workshop Wednesday- Intro to Backpacking Oct-4 7:00 PM 8:00 PM SRC Adventure Center
Breakfast at the Bus Stop Oct-5 7:30 AM 9:00 AM Rivers Bus Drop Off Sponsored by Off Campus Student Services
Adventure Trip- Full Moon Paddle Tar River Oct-5 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm. Cost of the trip is $10.
Adventure Trip- Fall Break Trip Backpacking Pisgah Oct 7 - Oct 10 Sign up at www.ecu.edu/crw/trips.cfm. Cost of the trip is $80.