Purple Knights Weekly - Events Newsletter

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What is Purple Knight Weekly?

Purple Knight Weekly is a weekly e-mail newsletter about life at UB. If you would like your event included in The Purple Knight Weekly, please email campusactivities@bridgeport.edu by Thursday at noon the week before your event.

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Keep Calm and Get the Flu Vaccine!

Flu Vaccine Clinics will be Mondays and Wednesdays in November from 9am-11am.The clinics will be held at UB Student Health Services, 60 Lafayette St. Room 119. The price is $20.00. If you have UB Student insurance, there is no cost! For more info: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pdf/freeresources/updated/fluandyou_upright.pdf

If you have further questions, email healthservices@bridgeport.edu



Heifer International Farm

ASB and SPB will be collaborating with Heifer International and will be offering a 2 night trip to the Heifer International Farm in Rutland, Mass. Participants will learn about alleviating global poverty through agriculture. The participation fee is $25.00 and is open to all students. This trip will take place from Nov. 21st -23rd and sign-ups will be in the Student Center Rm. 231. Seats are very limited. www.heifer.org/farm


Upcoming Events

Monday, November 3rd

11:30 – 1:30 P.M. There will be a U.S. Army Informational Table in the hUB.

12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Need some peace of mind? Come out for Meditation Mondays. Join the Wellness Club for a lunchtime meditation in the Commuter Lounge!

7:00 – 10:00 P.M. Do you have what it takes to be a Lambda Diva? Come find out at the Informational in Seeley Hall Game Room. Professional attire required. Join Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority, Inc. in their daily events-- a part of Founder’s Week!

Tuesday, November 4th

12:00 P.M. Calling all Seniors! Come out to the Class of 2015 Town Hall Meeting. Come share ideas and be heard in the Discovery Pavilion.

12:30 – 1:30, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M. Join the Wellness Club for some Yoga in the Commuter Lounge. You’ve got two chances today with sessions beginning at 12:30 and 7:00 P.M.!

7:00 P.M. Join Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority, Inc. to take part in Diva Etiquette.  Learn to show off your inner beauty with love, dignity, and pride in Seeley Hall Game Room.

Wednesday, November 5th

11:00 A.M – 2:00 P.M. It’s our annual Career Day! This year, we are fortunate to have 15 employer representatives present to provide students with guidance in the following areas: resume review, business etiquette/dress to impress, LinkedIn/ networking, and elevator pitching. All students who attend will be entered into a raffle to win one of FIVE prizes, including a Men’s & Women’s business suit, leather portfolios, resume paper, business cards and MORE at Knights' End.

12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Join the Wellness Club for some afternoon Yoga in the Commuter Lounge.

7:00 – 10:00 P.M. BuildOn is hosting a Pool Tournament! There will be a $1.00 entry fee and the winner will receive a $25.00 gift card. Meet in the Student Center Pool Room. BuildOn meets Monday nights at 8:30 P.M. in the Student Center Rm. 215. Come check em’out!

8:30  P.M.  Mr. & Mrs. Sexology is sponsoring an event called Sex in the Dark. This event is an open discussion from a variety of perspectives while in a comfortable setting. Refreshments will be served. $1.00 entry in the Great Room.

Thursday, November 6th

12:00 – 3:00 P.M. SLAM is hosting the No Fear Campaign. Come be a part of a photo shoot where you can symbolically release your fears. You can support the campaign by buying your picture for $3.00 in the Great Room.  

12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Join the Wellness Club for some afternoon Yoga in the Commuter Lounge.

6:00 – 9:00 P.M. Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority, Inc. is hosting a potluck dinner! Buy a plate of food for $5.00 in the Seeley Hall Game Room.

8:00 – 12:00 P.M.  Are you into black jack, roulette, or craps? Come out to Casino Night! There will be food, drinks, a DJ, and professional casino dealers facilitating the evening. The event is free for all students. Business casual attire.

Friday, November 7th

12:00 – 3:00 P.M. SLAM is hosting a No Fear Campaign.  Come be a part of a photo shoot where you can symbolically release your fears. You can support the campaign by buying your picture for $3.00 in the Great Room.  

12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Join the Wellness Club for some afternoon Yoga in the Commuter Lounge.

6:00 – 9: 00 P.M.  Join us for a Friendship Dinner! You will have the opportunity to eat good food, experience culture, and make new friends in the Great Room!

7:00 – 10:00 P.M. Come out to Cater to You! This event is about appreciating Men and Women. There will be performances from FLOH, The Come Up, and SLAM in the ABC Art Gallery. Refreshments will be served.  

Saturday, November 8th

1:55 – 5:00 P.M. Come out to support the Cathedral of Praise and watch our Talent Show! There will be a clothing and food distribution drive as well as performances to raise money in support of the community. (45 Gregory St)

Sunday, November 9th

1:00 – 6:00 P.M. Join Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority, Inc. for Sunday Night Football!  Come watch the football game in the Student Center Lobby. Wings will be sold!

12:00 – 4:00 P.M. Come out to Cos Play! Come dressed as your favorite superhero, villain, or pop culture character.  Enjoy food, new friends, and the 1st hundred people will get a free t-shirt.  There will also be a best dressed contest with prizes-- judged by professional Cos Players in the Social Room.