ETSU PRIDE 2014
Theme: Family Forever
13 JC CHAMBER Breakfast – 7:09 a.m. sponsored by ETSU at Millennium Centre ballroom. University Relations has overseen the sponsorship and program for this event. The ETSU Alumni Association introduces this year’s ETSU PRIDE theme and activities at this event.
19 ETSU PRIDE Decorating Contest - Campus offices and community businesses are encouraged to show their ETSU PRIDE by decorating their doors, offices and/or storefronts.
20 ETSU PRIDE Night at BMS – Come show your ETSU PRIDE at Bristol Motor Speedway. Incoming freshmen participating in Preview are given free admission to the UNOH 200 presented by z-loop & the Bush's Beans 150 Modified Race.
21 ETSU PRIDE Move-In Day and New Students Welcome Stations 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the East and West end of campus. Campus related personnel and student organizations help move in Preview students.
21-23 & 26-29 ETSU PRIDE Dino Dig at the ETSU & General Shale Natural History Museum – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bring the kids to the Natural History Museum to view the exhibits and dig for ETSU PRIDE prizes. One prize will be hidden in the dig pit each day, and it could be at any time; hints will be given on social media (“Like” the museum on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/grayfossilmuseum, and follow it on Twitter, @ETSU_NatHistory). In celebration of PRIDE Week, ETSU faculty, staff and alumni admission is discounted to $4 and kids’ admission is $2. Contact: Natural History Museum, 439-3659.
22 ETSU Faculty Convocation, 9:30 a.m., D.P. Culp Center, Martha Street Culp auditorium This annual gathering of faculty features remarks by ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland and the presentation of the Distinguished Faculty Awards in Teaching, Research and Service.
22 ETSU PRIDE Tri-Cities Blue and Gold Day - All businesses are encouraged to have employees wear PRIDE T-shirts or other ETSU paraphernalia.
22 ETSU New Student Convocation – 3:30 p.m. in Brooks Gym. ETSU PRIDE booth at event.
22 ETSU PRIDE Night at the Appalachian Fair – Come show your ETSU PRIDE at the Appalachian Fair. Wear ETSU paraphernalia and receive $1 off admission to the Fair. For more information contact ETSU National Alumni Association (423) 439-4218.
24 Welcome Week Picnic – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. behind Governor’s Hall. Free food, music prizes and intramurals.
27 ETSU PRIDE Community Showcase - in the Borchuck Plaza in front of Sherrod Library from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. sponsored by the ETSU Alumni Association and Johnson City/Jonesborough/Washington County Chamber of Commerce.
28 ETSU PRIDE Night with the Elizabethton Twins – Admission is free with an ETSU ID or by wearing ETSU paraphernalia.
28 ETSU PRIDE Night with the Johnson City Cardinals – Call the ETSU Alumni Office for more details. (423) 439-4218
29 ETSU PRIDE Bluegrass on Broad Street at 7:00 p.m. sponsored by the ETSU Alumni Association and TK’s Big Dogs in downtown Kingsport. A collaborative of downtown merchants keep their doors open late giving the effect of additional co-hosts for the summer series. ETSU PRIDE Bluegrass Band and other ETSU elements have been featured for this final event of the ETSU PRIDE season since 2004.
30-31 Labor Stay Weekend events sponsored by Student Affairs but in discussion to have ETSU PRIDE event prior to concert on Aug 30.