Plunge Into Purple 2014 Events

Date Event Time Location Details Sponsor
January 14 Hot Chocolate Giveaway 8:30-10:00am Wright Plaza, Brewster, Health Sciences Faculty and staff will be distributing Free Hot Chocolate to welcome you back to ECU! Plunge into Purple and the Office of Student Transitions
January 15 Hot Chocolate Giveaway 8:30-10:00am Wright Plaza, Brewster, Health Sciences Faculty and staff will be distributing Free Hot Chocolate to welcome you back to ECU! Plunge into Purple and the Office of Student Transitions
January 15 SAB Films - We're the Millers 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 16 SAB Films - Fruitville Station 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 17 Interfraternity Council Chili Cook-Off 2:00-5:00pm Mendenhall Student Center Brickyard Come cheer on the fraternities as they compete against one another to raise money for their respective charities, as well as bragging rights to the chili crown. Each chapter will be stewing up 25lbs of their best recipe and will be judged on criteria of taste, consistency, originality, aroma, and aftertaste. Judges will consist of both ECU administrators and Greenville officials.
Join us and have the opportunity to sample 17 different chili recipes, meet the Greeks, and listen to our live DJ.
Tickets are $3 in advance, and $3 at the door
Ticket/Shirt package is $15
(We will have shirt samples in the Greek Life Office prior to the event as well as event staff will be wearing them.)
Greek Life
January 17 January Art Exhibition - "The Storybook" 5:30pm Mendenhall Student Center Room 244 The Storybook is a journey through the mind of a mystical artists. This exhibition, filled with beautiful illustrations, will take students through a fairy tale of their own; experiencing a reality created entirely from the mind of Madalyn McLeod Johnson. Students will have an opportunity to meet the artist and learn about her work on Friday, January 17th at 5:30 pm in Mendenhall Student Center 244. Opening reception will follow this lecture in MSC Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through January 31. Student Activities and Organizations
January 17 SAB Films - We're the Millers 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 17 SAB Films - Fruitville Station 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 18 SAB Films - Fruitville Station 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 18 SAB Films - We're the Millers 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 19 Gathering72 6:00pm Mendenhall Student Center Room 244 People from the ECU community will be coming together each week as a movement building a community of faith that engages its culture, worships in harmony, and grows together in their pursuits of intentionally following Jesus. Campus Multi-Faith Alliance
January 20 MLK Day of Service Join us this January 20th as we honor Dr. King's legacy by making MLK Day a "day on" rather than a "day off". Register with OrgSync to serve alongside the Boys and Girls Club, A Time for Science, My Sister's closet and other organizations in our very own community. The Day of Service will begin at 8:30 with a kick-off in Hendrix, followed by a breakfast at the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center. Registration closes on January 16th and space is limited, so sign up today at https://orgsync.com/79661/chapter. For more information please contact Shifra Sered at sereds@ecu.edu and follow us on Twitter @VSLCECU #MLKdayECU. Volunteer and Service Learning Center
January 21 Chemistry Tips from the Pirate Tutoring Center 10:00am Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Develop skills to be more effective in your Chemistry class. Open to any student taking any Chemistry course! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 21 Time Management from the Pirate Tutoring Center 1:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Is there never enough time in the day to get everything done? Attend this workshop to learn how to organize your life and reduce stress! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 21 Textbook Reading from the Pirate Tutoring Center 3:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Discover the benefits of effective textbook reading! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 21 Talking Across Differences: Hill Harper Lecture 7:00pm Wright Auditorium Join ECU in the 2014 celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. with featured speaker Hill Harper, (Harvard Law School Graduate, nationally recognized Actor and Author), speaking on the topic of Visualizing Your Dream and Manifesting Your Destiny. This event is free and open to the public; however a ticket is needed. Tickets are available at Ticket Central in MSC. Ledonia Wright Cultural Center
January 22 Study Skills from the Pirate Tutoring Center 9:00am Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Drop in to learn some study skills to make your time more efficient! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 22 SAB Films - Insidious: Chapter 2 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 23 Math Tips from the Pirate Tutoring Center 10:00am Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Join us to flourish in math! Open to any student taking any math course. Pirate Tutoring Center
January 23 Physics Tips from the Pirate Tutoring Center 2:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Refine your study techniques for physics by joining us for this workshop! Open to any student taking any physics course. Pirate Tutoring Center
January 23 Test Taking from the Pirate Tutoring Center 3:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Come to our workshop to expand your test taking techniques! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 23 LWCC Open House 3:00-5:00pm Ledonia Wright Cultural Center Free hot drinks (coffee, cider, tea, and hot chocolate) and apple and peach cobbler. Ledonia Wright Cultural Center
January 23 Polar Bear Plunge 7:00pm Student Recreation Center Get your swimsuit ready! The annual "Polar Bear Plunge" invites ECU students, faculty and staff to take the plunge into the icy waters of the outdoor pool. Registration begins at 6:00pm. Campus Recreation and Wellness
January 23 Get a Clue 6:30pm-8:00pm Student Recreation Center A showcase of opportunities to get involved on campus! Student Activities and Organizations
January 23 SAB Films - Don Jon 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 24 Note Taking Tips from the Pirate Tutoring Center 10:00am Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Note taking may vary from course to course but having good basics will help you be more successful in any class! Be our guest and learn techniques to help develop your note taking skills! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 24 Connecting with Campus Resources from the Pirate Tutoring Center 1:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Ever feel lost on campus? Visit us and discover some of the resources ECU has to offer! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 24 Learning Styles from the Pirate Tutoring Center 3:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Knowing your learning style can help maximize your success! Attend our workshop to learn your learning style and ways to utilize it. Pirate Tutoring Center
January 24 SAB Films - Insidious: Chapter 2 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 24 SAB Films - Don Jon 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 24 Highlight the Night: DJ Dance Party 10:00pm-2:00am Student Recreation Center Kick off the Spring semester with ECU's best party! With over 1,200 students in attendance last year SAB and Alpha Phi Alpha are pairing up again! This year we are featuring two amazing DJs, top notch lighting, plenty of black lights and passing out highlighters at the door. Student Activities and Organizations
January 25 A.S.P.I.R.E. (All Students Pushing Innovation and Resonating Empowerment) 9:30am-2:00pm Mendnehall Student Center In conjunction with Onward, a new student organization, the Center for Student Leadership and Engagement will help to host A.S.P.I.R.E (All Students Pushing Innovation and Resonating Empowerment). The goal of this event is to increase student competency of the numerous leadership venues available at the university so that we may develop innovative opportunities for students to improve their leadership skills. Center for Student Leadership and Engagement and Onward
January 25 SAB Films - Don Jon 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 25 SAB Films - Insidious: Chapter 2 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 27 Test Anxiety from the Pirate Tutoring Center 9:00am Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Join us to learn techniques to deal with test anxiety and what you can do to prevent it. Pirate Tutoring Center
January 27 Motivation from the Pirate Tutoring Center 12:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Losing steam? Come on out and discover ways to get yourself motivated! Pirate Tutoring Center
January 27-30 IFC Recruitment This is your chance to meet all 17 Interfraternity Council fraternities and go through the process of becoming a new member. These 4 days are designed to allow you to meet current fraternity men from each chapter, see who is interested in you, and help you find your best fit out of our IFC men's fraternities. To register for fraternity recruitment and get more details about the schedule visit www.ecu.edu/greeklife. Greek Life
January 27 Hot Chocolate Giveaway 8:30-10:00am Wright Plaza, Brewster, Health Sciences Faculty and staff will be distributing Free Hot Chocolate to welcome you back to ECU! Plunge into Purple and the Office of Student Transitions
January 27 Sophomore Resource Fair - For current and rising sophomores 3:00-4:30pm Mendenhall Student Center 221, 244, Office of Student Transitions
January 28 Panhellenic Continuous Open Bidding Kickoff 6:00-7:30pm Mendenhall Student Center Great Rooms Come meet the Panhellenic sororities who are taking new members in the spring semester during the Continuous Open Bidding Kickoff event on Tuesday, January 28 from 6:00-7:30 in the Mendenhall Great Rooms. This event is a drop in event so feel free to stop by at any time and stay for as long as you would like. Greek Life
January 28 Live Band Karaoke 5:00pm West End Dining Hall If you ever wanted to be the lead singer of your very own band SAB is making it happen this Spring! Pick from thousands of songs and belt it out with a full band rocking out behind you! Student Activities and Organizations
January 29 SAB Films - The Butler 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 30 DiversiFYI Henna Tattoos 6:00pm Mendenhall Student Center Social Room Join us to learn how the art of Henna Tattooing! Henna ink supplied and instruction is led by the ECU Indian Student Association. Student Activities and Organizations
January 30 NSLS New Member Recruitment Social 7:00pm Rivers 102 Members, bring friends to this interest social. Enjoy refreshments, socializing, information about the society, and play a game of Jeopardy to win prizes! National Society of Leadership and Success
January 30 SAB Films - Dallas Buyers Club 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 31 SAB Films - The Butler 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
January 31 SAB Films - Dallas Buyers Club 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 1 SAB Films - Dallas Buyers Club 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 1 SAB Films - The Butler 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 2 Big Game on the Big Screen 6:00pm Hendrix Theatre Watch the big game on the biggest screen on campus with great prizes, free food, and the big game! Student Activities and Organizations
February 4 History Tips from the Pirate Tutoring Center 3:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Soar through history this semester with these helpful tips. Pirate Tutoring Center
February 4 Operation Beautiful 6:30-7:30pm Hendrix Theatre Operation Beautiful is a program about ending negative self talk in girls, women and men. The goal is to encourage positive body image ourselves and others and understanding that confidence in oneself can result in amazing leadership opportunities. Passport Event. Center for Student Leadership and Engagement
February 4 Hypnotist Michael C. Anthony 8:00pm Hendrix Theatre From Orientation to the Spring Semester come and check out the new show by VH1's "best stage hypnotist on the planet!" If he wowed you over the Summer he is sure to do so again! Student Activities and Organizations
February 5 Live Group Sex Therapy 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre During this interactive lecture presented by dating and relationship coach Daniel Packard, students will learn secrets to finding love and lasting relationships, how to build more confident, and the best ways to meet someone and much more! Sponsored SAB Initiatives and Campus Recreation & Wellness. Student Activities and Organizations
February 5 SAB Films - The Best Man's Holiday 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 6 POP Thursday Open House 2:00-4:30pm The Career Center Meet and greet The Career Center staff. Learn about resources that can secure a summer internship or job after graduation. Refreshments will be served. The Career Center
February 6 Social Science Tips from the Pirate Tutoring Center 3:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Life is good! How to survive Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology. Pirate Tutoring Center
February 6 SAB Films - The Best Man's Holiday 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 7 February Art Exhibition - "Drift Wood" 5:30pm Mendenhall Student Center Room 244 Drift Wood is an exploration into rustic earth toned art. This exhibition will feature work from Destry Sparks and Jenny Hodges. Both of these artists have a beautiful ability to enhance and articulate the expressive colors and textures within nature. Students will have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their process for their work on Friday, February 7th at 5:30 pm in Mendenhall Student Center 244. Opening reception will follow this lecture in MSC Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through February 26.
February 7 SAB Films - The Best Man 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 7 SAB Films - The Best Man's Holiday 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 8 SAB Films - The Best Man 7:00pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
February 8 SAB Films - The Best Man's Holiday 9:30pm Hendrix Theatre Student Activities Board
March 25 Stress Management from the Pirate Tutoring Center 2:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Feeling stressed? Check us out and learn some strategies to deal with stress and how to prevent it in the future. Pirate Tutoring Center
April 9 Final Push from the Pirate Tutoring Center 12:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Come to this workshop to get what you need for the final push of the semester. Pirate Tutoring Center
April 16 Final Exams from the Pirate Tutoring Center 12:00pm Pirate Tutoring Center Improve your study skills at the Pirate Tutoring Center! All sessions are held at the PTC and require no advance reservation. Be sure to bring your ECU 1 Card! Attend this workshop to gain skills in preparing for and taking final exams. Pirate Tutoring Center

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