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The SAB Initiatives Committee is responsible for the selection, planning, promotion, and presentation of an annual lecture series, aiming to bring diverse speakers to our campus that are capable of informing and empowering students, faculty, and staff.  Additionally, the committee is responsible for recognizing the diversity of East Carolina University by collaborating with various student organizations in an effort to unite and celebrate these different cultures through activities and events.

Fight Back on Spring Break Program: March 4th 7pm MSC Hendrix Theatre

Premier Wellness Passport Event. Sponsored by East Carolina Athletics, Life Skills, Student Activities Board, Campus Recreation & Wellness, and the Department of Student Involvement & Leadership Co-Curricular Collaborations

Breaking Barriers: A Plus Size Figure in a Size Zero World: March 26th 6:30-8pm MSC Hendrix Theatre

Whitney Thompson, first plus size model to win America's Next Top Model, is a health advocate who travels around the country to talk with students about not letting self-esteem, body image, or society hold you back. She teaches lessons to students of all shapes and sizes and colors, and inspires confident ways to deal with self-esteem and body image. This program is sponsored by Student Activities Board and Greene Residence Hall in collaboration with Campus Recreation & Wellness. For more information, visit http://reelmanagement.com

Computing & The Law: April 14th 5-6:30pm MSC Hendrix Theatre

C.L. Lindsay, attorney and expert in the field of student rights and academic freedom, will be presenting about computing and the law as it pertains to managing your online presence. This talk will focus on understanding the liabilities with participation on campus confession sites, plagiarism & intellectual property, facebook & future employers, privacy, posting underage drinking online, and cyber bullying. C.L. Lindsay retired from practicing law and is now the co-founder of CO-STAR, The Coalition for Student & Academic Rights and the author of The College Student's Guide to the Law. This program is co-sponsored by the Student Activities Board and the Student Conduct Board. For more information, visit the website at http://bass-schuler.com/c-l-lindsay/.

Alcohol, Parties & The Law: April 14th 7-8:30pm MSC Hendrix Theatre

C.L. Lindsay, author of The College Student's Guide to the Law will share with students their rights as it pertains to NC Law. The focus is on educating students to make wise decisions and become interactive bystanders. This program focuses on underage drinking, public urination, how to avoid citations, how to legally serve liquor, and pre-party prep. C.L. Lindsay retired from practicing law and is the co-founder of CO-STAR, The Coalition for Student and Academic Rights. This program is sponsored by the Student Activities Board in collaboration with Greek Life and Campus Recreation & Wellness. For more information, visit the website at http://bass-schuler.com/c-l-lindsay/.

Beyond the Finish Line: April 27th 7-8:30pm Wright Auditorium

Jeff Bauman will share his experience surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing. Hear his story of that day and how he has persevered through obstacles to live a happy and full healthy life. This Journey includes the day of the event aftermath. Jeff is now STRONGER that ever as he was determined to walk again after losing both of his legs when standing directly next to the bomber. This event is sponsored by Student Activities Board and Student Government Association. For more information, visit http://www.jeffbaumanstronger.com/