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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Vol. 2015 #603

 Events

    Bearfest 37
     
    Bearfest 37 is Wed., April 22-Sat., April 25. Events include "Everybody's RAVE'n About Bearfest" Cook-out and live music trivia show, Wed., April 22, 4-8:30 p.m., DMZ. "Pudding Palooza" and KUR Music Fest Thu., April 23, 2:30-10:30 p.m., DMZ. "Set the Cards on Shuffle" Casino Night and bingo Fri., April 24, 6-10 p.m., South Dining Hall. "Please Don't Stop the Music" carnival and petting zoo, Sat., April 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., DMZ.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/KUBearfest?fref=ts
     


    Henry David Thoreau Week
     
    Join the Philosophy Department's celebration of Thoreau Week. Events include Walden, a one-person, two-act adaptation, Wed., April 22, 7:30 p.m., Little Theater; In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World: Henry Thoreau's Environmental Ethics presented by Dr. Phil Cafaro, Thu., April 23, 5 p.m., AF 203; Thoreau: Philosophical Poet of Wild Earth presented by Dr. Edward Mooney, Fri., April 24, 5 p.m., AF 105.
     


    Shoofly Literary Magazine Launch
     
    There will be free copies of the magazine and refreshments. Thu., April 23, 7 p.m., MSU 250.
     
    Professor Jeffrey Voccola, Assistant Professor, English, Shoofly Literary Magazine


    KUsic Presents: Nick, Zack, and Tucker
     
    Come to the Bear's Den Thu., April 23, 11 a.m. to enjoy music by talented musicians Nick Gorrie, Zack Esposito and Tucker Butler.
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, KUsic


    Stress Free Zone
     
    Come enjoy Stress Free Zone including free snacks and massages. Tue., April 28, 11 a.m., MSU 223.
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, ACE


    Clothesline Project
     
    View t-shirts that tell the story of abuse survivors. Thu., April 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., College Hill Memorial Grove.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/womenscenter
     
    Mary J Borst, Clerk Typist II, Women's Center and FMLA


    Take Back the Night
     
    Join FMLA & the Women's Center as abuse survivors have the opportunity to share their stories. Thu., April 23, 7 p.m., Alumni Plaza.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/womenscenter
     
    Mary J Borst, Clerk Typist II, Women's Center and FMLA


    Zeta Tau Alpha's Annual Pink Out
     
    Help us raise awareness for breast cancer. Carnival games and baked goods. All proceeds go to our national philanthropy: Breast Cancer Education and Awareness. Thu., April 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., MSU lawn.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1601095646805074/
     
    Noel Bumm, Public Relations Chairman, Zeta Tau Alpha


    Hazard Mitigation Plan Review
     
    Kutztown University intends to review the updated draft of the University Hazard Mitigation Plan and receive public comment at a meeting to be held on Thu., April 23, 11 a.m.-noon, Boehm Science Center Room 145.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztownuniversityhmp.com/.
     



    Choosing a Major Info Session
     
    Explore facts about majors, careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best future decision. Thu., April 23, 11-11:50 a.m., Stratton 116.
     
    Linda Kerschner, Career Development Center


    Job Search Strategies Info Session
     
    Get tips to locate "hidden jobs" and learn how to network & break down the search process into manageable tasks. Thu., Apr 23, 11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250.
     
    Linda Kerschner, Career Development Center


    Dog Therapy
     
    The last dog therapy event of the semester will be held Thu., April 23, 6-7 p.m., MSU Multipurpose Room. Take a break from studying and come and get some “canine therapy.” Bring your friends and have some furry fun.
     
    Nicole Shute, Graduate Assistant, Counseling & Psychological Services


    Stress Management Workshop
     
    Topic: Gratitude Activities. Thu., April 23, 11 a.m.-noon, Counseling & Psychological Services Office (Beck Hall 122).
     
    Nicole Shute, Graduate Assistant, Counseling & Psychological Services


    A Mother's Voice
     
    Berks County resident Diane Shepler, mother of a heroin addict, along with a panel of Berks County experts in D/A, law enforcement and probation will be giving a presentation Thu., April 23, 6 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium to raise awareness and offer support for helping with addiction.
     




    Out of the Darkness Walk
     
    Kutztown University Clinical Services is hosting an Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide awareness and prevention on Sun., April 26. Register online or day of. Check-in/registration: 5 p.m., Walk: 6-9 p.m., DMZ.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kubears.com/news/2015/4/13/GEN_0413152610.aspx
     


    Extended Quick Question Walk-In Hours
     
    Stop by our office to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration required. Mon., April 27, noon-4 p.m., Stratton 113.
     
    Linda Kerschner, Career Development Center


    Piano Palooza
     
    Kutztown University’s music department will host Piano Palooza. The concert will feature pieces for one and two pianos as well as multiple musicians on each instrument Mon., April 27, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room of Old Main.
     


    Using Social Media in Your Job Search Info Session
     
    Learn the elements of a Linkedin professional profile and how to use social networking to boost your career prospects. Tue., April 28, 11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250.
     
    Linda Kerschner, Career Development Center


    Dining Services Renovation Presentation
     
    Cub Café and SDH 1st floor renovation and the new anytime Dining Meal Program. Tue., April 28, 3:30 p.m., MSU Auditorium 116 (1st floor).  
     
    Sharon Housel, Fiscal Assistant

 Announcements

    Final Reminder for Athletics Survey
     
    KU is committed to compliance with Title IX as it relates to meeting the intercollegiate athletics interests and abilities of our full-time undergraduate students. In order to measure those interests and abilities an online survey was sent to all full-time undergraduates Mon., March 16. If you haven’t had the opportunity to respond yet, please take the time to reply. We are collecting information through this Friday. Thank you for your participation.
     
    Greg Bamberger, Athletics


    Upcoming Golden Bear Home Athletic Events
     
    Wed., April 22 – Women’s Lacrosse vs. Lock Haven – 4 p.m. (Keystone Field); Fri., April 24 – Baseball vs. Lock Haven (DH) (Senior Day) – 1 p.m. (North Campus Field); Road Playoffs - Fri., April 24 - Men’s Tennis vs. Mercyhurst (PSAC Semifinals at Bloomsburg University) – 3 p.m.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kubears.com/
     
    Athletics


    2015 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship
     
    Reserve your spot to watch the KU Men and Women in a weekend of non-stop action, May 30-31, at PPL Park in Chester, PA. Buy tickets online or through ACE in the MSU, Student Activities Office. Price is currently $38 for a two-day ticket, online prices go up May 1.
     
    For further information please visit www.usasevenscrc.com/tickets/kutztown
     


    MSU Movie Series
     
    This week's MSU Movie Series film is Horrible Bosses 2. Check out the movie series webpage for more information.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/MSUMovies
     
    John Alfero


    Health Center Hours
     
    Clinical Services will have reduced hours of operation this Sun., April 26. The Health Center will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/healthandwellness
     
    William Lendzinski, Assistant Director, Health and Wellness Center