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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Vol. 2014 #568

 Events

    Upcoming Golden Bear Home Athletic Events
     
    Wednesday, Apr. 23 - Softball vs. Georgian Court (DH) - 2:30 p.m. (North Campus Field) Thursday, Apr. 24 – Baseball vs. Wilmington – 3 p.m. (North Campus Field) Friday, Apr. 25 – SPRING SPORTS FEST – Baseball vs. East Stroudsburg (DH) – 1 p.m. (North Campus Field) – Softball vs. Bloomsburg (DH) – 2:30 p.m. (North Campus Field) Saturday, Apr. 26 – Women’s Lacrosse vs. Gannon (Senior Day) – 1 p.m. (Keystone Field)
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kubears.com/
     
    Sports Information


    The Clothesline Project
     
    Thursday, Apr. 24 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at College Hill Memorial Grove. Survivors and friends decorate t-shirts to tell stories of violence against women.
     
    Angela Kessler


    Hispanic Heritage Day
     
    Come celebrate the cultures of Spanish speaking countries. Thursday, Apr. 24 in MSU 218 from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Food provided.
     
    Jordan Thomas, President, Organization for Latino Awareness


    Job Search Strategies
     
    Learn the art of networking, tips to locate "hidden jobs" & break down the search process into manageable tasks. Thursday, Apr. 24 from 11- 11:50 a.m. in MSU 250.
     
    Career Development Center


    College of Education Meet and Greet
     
    Thursday, Apr. 24 from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. in Beekey 227/229. Meet with the College of Education current students and faculty. Light refreshment will be provided.
     
    University Relations


    Explore Career Through Interviewing/ Job Shadowing
     
    Learn to arrange your own interviews/externship, network with professionals, & gain the most from the experience. Thursday, Apr. 24 from 11- 11:50 a.m. in RL 28.
     
    Career Development Center


    Documentary Screening
     
    Charles Hanlon will screen his hour-long documentary “Travel Magic” on Thursday, Apr. 24 at 7 p.m. in room 120 of the Sharadin Arts Building. The screening is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a canned food or monetary donation for the Greater Reading Food Bank.
     
    University Relations


    Take Back the Night
     
    FMLA and Women's Center will host "Take Back the Night" on Thursday, Apr. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Plaza. A candlelight vigil will follow.
     
    Angela Kessler


    Broadway's Next H!T Musical
     
    Master improvisers gather song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor and laughter.Thursday, Apr. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. KU student tickets are $5 at the MSU info. desk or at the door.

     
    For further information please visit http://www.KUPresents.org
     
    Amy Botwright, KU Presents!


    Blood Drive
     
    Bearfest 36 and the KU Residence Hall Association will host a Blood Drive with Miller-Keystone Blood Bank on Friday, Apr. 25 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Schedule a time to donate at the link below.
     
    For further information please visit https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/25259
     
    University Relations


    KU Spring Sports Fest
     
    Come to the athletic events on Friday, Apr. 25 and enjoy: free hotdogs and popcorn to first 250 students with KU ID, $1.00 funnel cake frenzy, Rita's Italian Ice, and more.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kubears.com/
     
    Brittany Bridi, Intern, KU Athletics


    Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Meeting
     
    Kutztown University will hold a Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Meeting for the KU Hazard Mitigation Plan on Friday, Apr. 25 at 3 p.m. in AF 103. The campus and surrounding communities are invited to attend and participate.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztownuniversityhmp.com/
     
    University Relations


    8th Annual Race Against Racism
     
    The Race Against Racism 5k will be held this Saturday, Apr. 26 at 9 a.m. on the DMZ. $15 for KU students. On-site registration available.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/799088460118849/
     
    Melissa Andreas, Adivsor, Race Against Racism


    Operation Carnival
     
    The traditional bearfest carnival featuring “Best of KU” performances, petting zoo, inflatable rides, games, prizes & booths hosted by KU clubs. Saturday, Apr. 26 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. on the DMZ (Rec Center rain location).
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/events/bearfest.htm
     
    University Relations


    Customer Appreciation Day at Dixon Marketplace
     
    This Saturday, Apr. 26, everything in the store is 20% off as a "thank you" to our customers. You can also enter a raffle to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab3.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/DixonMarketplace
     
    Amanda Schaeffer, Public Relations Manager, Dixon Marketplace


    Rezumania
     
    Be prepared for the fair and stop by our table to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration required. Tuesday, Apr. 29 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the MSU lobby.
     
    Career Development Center


    Using Social Media In Your Job Search
     
    Learn the elements of a Linkedin professional profile & how to use other networks to boost your career prospects.Tuesday, Apr. 29 from 11- 11:50 a.m. in MSU 250.
     
    Career Development Center


    Commuter Tuesday & Stress Free Zone
     
    Come relax and take a break from studying with free massages, food and games on Tuesday, Apr. 29 at 11 a.m. in MSU 218.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68720/events/769338/occurrences/1578568
     
    Brittany Beaudoin, Major Programs Coordinator, Association of Campus Events


    Creating Your Personal Brand
     
    Learn how to create a personal brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers. Tuesday, Apr. 29 from 12- 12:50 p.m. in Stratton 113.
     
    Career Development Center


    Mayor Ed Pawlowski Speech and Q&A
     
    Mayor Ed Pawlowski of Allentown will be coming to KU on Tuesday, Apr. 29 at 6 p.m. in AF 102.
     
    Dylan Bordell


    Myth Busting: Gender Perceptions
     
    Come join the Kutztown Colony of SLG and Kappa Alpha Psi Inc. in our quest to find out what the opposite sex really wants. Wednesday, Apr. 30 at 7 p.m. in OM 25. Free food.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1415840785346420/
     
    Sheala Garcia, Public Relations coordinator, Kutztown Colony of SLG


    Music Concerts
     
    There is no shortage of great music on campus the next two weeks. The KU Music Department has several concerts and recitals coming up: Apr. 23 - Single Reed Concert, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main Apr. 24 - Chamber Ensemble Recital, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer 14G - Sigma Alpha Iota Fraternity Recital, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main Apr. 25 - Faculty Artist Concert Series - Dan Immel, Piano, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main Apr. 26 - Senior Recital – Jordan Lieberman, Percussion, 5 p.m., Schaeffer Little Theater Apr. 27 - University Choir, 3 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium Apr. 28 - Percussion Ensemble, 5 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium - Piano Palooza, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main Apr. 29 - Senior Recital – Gert Ruelens, Piano, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main - Jazz Ensemble II, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

     
    University Relations

 Announcements

    Military and Veteran Honor Cords for Spring 2014 Commencement
     
    If you are graduating this spring semester and are currently serving in the U.S. military, were honorably discharged, or a ROTC cadet, stop by the Veterans Center between Apr. 23 and May 7 to pick up your red, white and blue honor cord. Proof of service required. Contact veterans@kutztown.edu or (610) 683-4228 with any questions.
     
    University Relations


    KU Community Garden
     
    It’s not too late to get your plot at the KU Community Garden, located at the Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center. The plots are 10’ X 30’ and cost $50 per plot. Special prices are available for KU students. For more information, or to reserve a plot, contact the PGCHC at heritage@kutztown.edu or 610-683-1589.
     
    University Relations


    Congratulations to Samantha Shultz and Heather Urban
     
    who have been named the recipients of the 2014 Criminal Justice Department Academic Excellence and Community Service Award. The award is granted each year to two graduating seniors who have distinguished themselves academically, while making important contributions to the department, university and community.
     
    University Relations


    Bookstore Clearance Sale
     
    We're packing up the store for renovation, but we can't take it all with us. Stop by and check out our HUGE Dot Sale of items, priced to go.
     
    Amanda Schaeffer, Public Relations Manager, KU Student Bookstore


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



    Residence Hall Association Board for 2014-15
     
    President- Bridget Malloy, Vice-President- Sami Litchert, Treasurer- Emily Mattis, Secretary- Rachel Wolfe and National Communications Coordinator (NCC)- Joe Champion
     
    University Relations


    Cash for Books
     
    Sell your used textbooks for cash at the KU Student Bookstore and Dixon Marketplace starting on Monday, Apr. 28 through finals week.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.kubstore.com
     
    Amanda Schaeffer, Public Relations Manager, KU Student Bookstore


    ResNet is Hiring for Fall 2014
     
    Are you the person others come to with computer problems? If so, consider working for ResNet and get paid for your skills ($9.25/hr).
     
    For further information please visit http://resnet.kutztown.edu/apply
     
    Bill Eben, ResNet Coordinator, ResNet


    Design Position Available This Summer
     
    CD majors – Apply for the part-time position now open in the University Marketing Office. Contact demarco@kutztown.edu for details.
     
    Camille DeMarco