Water By the Spoonful, the second mainstage of the TheatreOCU season, will open Friday Oct. 31 in the Black Box Theatre in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. The play features themes dealing with substance abuse and addiction.
OCU has extended the deadline for taking the Campus Climate Survey. Students, faculty, and staff now have until February 15 to complete the survey. The survey addresses questions about general viewpoints, actions, and standards on the OCU campus. “It’s kind of a benchmark of how we’re doing in those specific areas,” said Sandra Pantlik, senior…
Student Government Association hosted a tailgate party Nov. 6 in the caf.
The event was the second tailgating event hosted by SGA this year. The first was for a soccer game.
Cokesbury Court Apartments officials are hosting an energy conservation competition between buildings until Dec. 17.
Rehearsals Grill, located on the corner of North Virginia Avenue and 23rd Street, is open to the public.
Power of Purple Week, a fundraising program for Relay For Life, is coming to campus next week.
Relay For Life is an international organization that supports cancer research.
OCU is hosting Homecoming, a competition with events including banner, window, and lip sync this week.
The theme for this year’s Homecoming is “Start.”
The lip sync competition for Homecoming is Friday, Nov. 1.
Organizations write and choreograph a short performance to a pre-recorded track. Performers are not allowed to make any noise of their own.
Eboo Patel, the first guest of this year’s Distinguished Speaker Series, will present tonight. The speech’s title is “there’s no better time to stand up for your values than when they’re under attack.”
Patel will speak at 7:30 p.m. in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center.
Student Senate passed a resolution that addresses the maintenance of laundry facilities for campus residents.
A resolution is a formal way for students to communicate their wishes to administration.
Lesley Black has replaced Corey Hill as associate director of student development.
Hill now works as the director of education programs at Kappa Sigma fraternity in Charlottesville, Va.
Hill also previously served as the interfraternal council adviser.
Black also will serve as adviser for Student Senate and OCULeads, a program for new students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential throughout their high school career.
Midnight Breakfast, a free late night breakfast with music hosted by Student Activities Council, is scheduled Oct. 8 in the cafeteria in Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center.
The event is free for students with valid student IDs.
Alpha Phi is scheduled to host their annual Alpha Phiesta philanthropy event 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Alpha Phi House in the Panhellenic Quadrangle. The entrance fee is $5.
The sorority is combining this event with their other annual Picnic Basket Auction fundraiser.
Lambda Chi Alpha is hosting their philanthropy week for Feeding America this week.
The week’s events include a karaoke night, a chili cook-off, a volleyball tournament, and a celebratory toga foam party.
The intramural sports season for all OCU students and employees has kicked off.
Flag football season is in session.
Other sports this year include sand volleyball, kickball, dodgeball, table tennis, basketball, and soccer.
The Panhellenic community is hosting a Miss America Watch Party at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center.