Due to lack of participation, the Black Alumni Reunion has been cancelled.
Black Alumni Reunion
April 15-16, 2011
It is with great excitement and anticipation of a wonderful weekend that we invite you to the 2011 Black Alumni Reunion at East Carolina University. As black alumni, we share a special bond with each other and are an important component of the University’s rich history. Join fellow black alumni for a weekend that celebrates our unique heritage and our alma mater. You’ll have opportunities to socialize with friends and former classmates, give input on the minority experience at ECU, and celebrate the successes of our many influential black alumni. Be sure to invite your ECU friends and classmates back home! It’s going to be a weekend to remember and we hope to see you there!
Ray Rogers ’72 and Adeea Rogers ’05
Black Alumni Reunion Committee Chairs
Friday, April 15
“I Want You Back” Mixer
Winslow’s Tavern, 120 West Fifth Street
Light hors d’oeuvres provided
Complimentary with cash bar
“Got to Be There” Gospel Choir Concert
Mendenhall Student Center, Room 244
10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
We R.U.N. ECU and Future, Inc. present “Party with the Pros”
Ronald G. Michels Center
2335 Hemby Lane
Visit www.ecu-alumnievents.com for complete details and to register.
Saturday, April 16
4th Annual Pirate Alumni Road Race and Fun Run
Begins at U.B.E. parking lot in Uptown Greenville
Race travels on historic Fifth Street adjacent to ECU’s campus
$15.00 before 3/31; $25.00 after, includes T-shirt
“A Brand New Day” Conversation
Ledonia Wright Cultural Center
Get an update on the LWCC and join in a discussion with current students about what it’s like to attend ECU today and what they feel is needed for the future.
Trade-Wilco Hess Family Fun Cove*
Inflatables for kids and live band
Barbecue plates catered by the Pigskin Pig-Out Party
$5.00 per plate
11:30 a.m.–12 noon
Football Autograph Session*
The Gridiron Pirates will sign autographs
Spirit Autograph/Photo Session*
PeeDee the Pirate and the ECU Cheerleaders and Dance Team will be on hand for autographs and photos
*Activities from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. are at the NW parking and open area between Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and Minges Coliseum.
Annual Purple/Gold Spring Football Game
Tickets are $5.00 each. Seating is General Admission.
Reclaiming the Past, Celebrating the Future
Hilton Greenville, 207 SW Greenville Boulevard
Celebrate the accomplishments of esteemed black alumni at this recognition gala and dinner. This year's honorees are:
Tickets are $55.00 per person for Alumni Association members and $60.00 per person for non-members.
- Sheila G. Bunch '77
- James D. Corbett '85
- Derval Hamilton '12
- Vonta Leach '10
- Michael Moseley '80
- Brenda Myrick '92
- Eta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha
10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
We R.U.N. ECU and Future, Inc. present “Finale”
University Chophouse; 3130 Evans Street, Suite 101
Visit www.ecu-alumnievents.com for complete details and to register. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Sunday, April 17
Special Viewing of Freedom Riders
Mendenhall Student Center, room 221
View the documentary that tells the story of six months in 1961--from May until November--that changed America forever.
City Hotel & Bistro
203 SW Greenville Boulevard
Greenville, NC 27834
$79/night if reserved by March 31 (mention 'ECU Black Alumni')
Hampton Inn Greenville
305 SW Greenville Boulevard
Greenville, NC 27834
$99/night, includes hot breakfast (use code 'ECU Black Alumni Rate')
Black Alumni polo shirts are available for $25.00 each. Shirts are embroidered with the Black Alumni Chapter logo on the upper-left chest. Proceeds of polo sales benefit the Textbook Gift Certificate Program.
Colors: black, purple, white
For questions or more information on the Black Alumni Reunion, contact:
Visit the Black Alumni Chapter webpage for more information and for how you can get involved.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at least 48 hours prior to the event at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).