Purple Knights Weekly - Events Newsletter

Newsletter Campus Life University Bridgeport Campus Activities

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.

University of Bridgeport Campus Activities and Civic Engagement Survey 

We want your feedback!  Please click on the link below to take the survey.   The brief survey will take less than 3 minutes to complete.  Your responses will help the Office of Campus Activities and Civic Engagement facilitate engaging, relevant and timely programs and activities on campus.  By completing the survey you will be entered in a drawing for a gift card.  



Saudi Student Club Award

Mahmoud  Mujalled and Saudi Student Club were recently  honored for Outstanding Leadership by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission to the U.S.  The club was honored as the 8th place organization out of 300 such clubs in the United States.  Let's congratulate Mahmoud and the Saudi Student Club for their work and leadership at the University of Bridgeport!



On November 5th, from 11-2pm, stop by Knights End to receive advice/tips from ACTUAL EMPLOYERS! Bring your resume and have it reviewed, set up a LinkedIn account and take a professional photo, perfect your elevator pitch and learn tips on how to DRESS FOR SUCCESS!!!!! There will be FIVE raffles at the event, including a gift card for a men’s and women’s suit! Details to follow, check UBjobnet and keep your eye out for upcoming promotions!


Upcoming Events


Monday, October 20th

12:30 – 5:00 P.M. Come out to support C.A.R.P. with their bake sale in the Library.

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

5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Dinner and a movie in the Student Center Great Room!  Come watch "Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think" and explore opinions of Muslims around the world. Free dinner provided.

7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Come learn some salsa moves with the associates of Lambda Sigma Upsilon Fraternity Incorporated. The salsa workshop will be in the Commuter Lounge.

Tuesday, October 21st

11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. Calling all Human Services, Criminal Justice, Human Resources, Education and Business majors! Are you looking for an internship opportunity? Stop by the Career Resources Information Table and learn more about internships offered by Career Resources! (hUB)

7:00 – 10:00 P.M. Join us for Take Back The Night in the Social Room. Your support and voice helps to empower survivors and strengthen us all as we unite to end sexual violence in all forms. 

Wednesday, October 22nd

12:00 – 1:00, 5:00 – 6:00 P.M. The Center for Career Development will be hosting two Resume Workshops to assist students with creating a marketable resume.  The workshop will cover items such as what to include, identifying transferrable skills, as well as ensuring the document is selling you for your desired field!  Whether you are seeking an internship, full-time opportunity, graduate school admission or even a part-time job, this program is designed to help you put your best foot forward! Please RSVP through UBjobnet. (Discovery Pavillion)

12:30 – 1:45 P.M. Join the Wellness Club for some afternoon Yoga in the Commuter Lounge.

12:00 – 1:45 P.M.  Tropical Riddim.  Purchase tropical fruit drinks in the hUB for only $1. Sponsored by Carribean Service Association.

3:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join SPB for a Hispanic Food Event in the Student Center Lobby.

8:00 – 10:00 P.M. Come out for the Latin American Club Mixer Informational. Find out what it means to be a member  of the newly re-formed Latin America Club in the Commuter Lounge.

8:30 – 10:00 P.M. Make your Mark (Great Room) Come learn about steps for successful home ownership.  Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

9:22 – 10:22 P.M. Love Games dating auction in the Social Room. You can win prizes to local restaurants with your bids. Sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Thursday, October 23rd

10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Come found out more about yourself and your health! The UB Health Fair will feature informational tables, giveaways, depression screenings, free massage, information about mental health resources as well as free giveaways and an opportunity to win a gift basket. (Wheeler Rec Center)

11:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Designer Cupcakes in the Library.

12:30 – 1:45 P.M.  Yoga with the Wellness Club in the Commuter Lounge.

6:00 – 7:30 P.M. Calling all future graduate students. There will be a Graduate Informational Session on the 6th Floor of the Library.

7:30 – 8:30 P.M. Come join the Wellness Club for Music Therapy in the Great Room.

8:00 P.M. -10:00 P.M.   5th Annual Pink Pumps Gala to benefit Susan G. Komen Fountation (PDR) Guest Speaker-Eileen Kaplan.  Food from Amici Miei.  $3 Admission.

8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M.  Carnevil in the Social Room.  Enjoy games and Halloween music.  $3 with costume (No masks allowed) $5 without costume. Sponsored by Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority, Latinas Poderosas Unidas, Inc.

Friday, October 24th

12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Yoga in the Commuter Lounge.

2:00 – 8:00 P.M. Purple Knight Barracks video game tournament in the Great Room.  

Saturday, October 25th

8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. There will be a Fall Open House. Future students and families are welcome to receive tours and information about attending the University of Bridgeport.

2:30 P.M. Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze.  Purchase tickets lunch and dinner time at the hUB or Student Programming Board (Student Center 228)  Buses leave from the clock at University and Park.

Sunday, October 26th

2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Trick or Treat!? Are you ready for the season of carving pumpkins, costumes, and candy? Come get started at the Halloween Carnival in Wheeler Rec!