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.


 The Student Affairs staff would like to wish everyone a safe and successful finals week and winter break.  This will be the final Purple Knight Weekly of the Fall semester.  

Extended Library Hours:



Monday Dec. 8 - Thursday Dec. 11

8:00 AM - 3:00 AM

Friday Dec. 12

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday Dec. 13

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 Note: The 2nd – 4th floors close at 11:30 P.M.



Upcoming Events

Monday, December 8th

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!

9:00 P.M Midnight Breakfast. Come take a break from studying and dine with us for a 50's themed meal. (Marina Dining Hall) Be served by faculty and staff and receive a finals care package from the Student Programming Board. Free for all students.


Tuesday, December 9th

12:00 - 2:00 P.M. Hand Waxing (Counseling Center) Come de-stress by getting a personal paraffin wax on your hands. Paraffin wax helps to soften your skin as well as increase blood flow and relax the muscles. 

12:30 – 1:30, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M. Join the Wellness Club for some Yoga in the Commuter Lounge.

7:13 - 9:30 P.M. Come out to the Ultimate Crackdown. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will be hosting a study hall session to help students get ready for exams, final papers, and projects in the Private Dining Room.


Wednesday, December 10th 

12:00 - 2:00 P.M. Join us for the UB Community Cookie Swap! Come to the Private Dining Room and fill a container of cookies for $5.00. You can bake, you can buy, or both! All funds raised with support Alternative Spring Break. Please have cookies ready for display in a disposable container or put your name on the container. Mark your cookies with allergens if necessary!

12:00 - 2:00 P.M. Feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? Come to the Student Center Lobby to visit with Dani, the therapy dog. (Student Center)

2:00 - 4:00 P.M Come take a break during finals week. Free hot chocolate, coffee and treats. (Student Center Lobby) Sponsored by the Dean of Students


Thursday, December 11th

11:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M. Tense from final exams? Come get a Free 10 minute Massage in the PDR


Saturday, December 13th

1:00 P.M. Come out to support the Women’s Basketball Team vs. Mercy College at Hubbell Gym!

3:00 P.M. Come out to support the Men’s Basketball Team vs. Mercy College at Hubbell Gym!


Thursday, December 25th

1-:00 - 5:00 P.M. Come out and make the holidays special for the homeless veterans living at Homes For The Brave by helping to cook and serve Christmas dinner. Space is limited. For more information, contact Jennifer Turner at jenniftu@bridgeport. edu.