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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Vol. 2014 #581

 Events


    KU Cares Day of Service
     
    Sign up for the KU Homecoming tradition of community service. Wednesday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 19.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68692/events/797880/occurrences/1669363
     
    Leah Cassellia, Director, Office of Student Involvement, Student Involvement


    The Washington Center Info Table
     
    Learn about interning in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10AM-3PM. Located in MSU, Lobby C.
     
    Career Development Center


    Financial & Legal Workshop
     
    Come to this workshop to learn how to manage your money. Open to all KU students. 7:15PM, Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Multicultural Center, room 104.


     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/multicultural
     
    Jeann Cengeri, Office Manager, Multicultural Center, Y.M.E.N. (Young Men Evolving Now)


    KUsic Presents: Ikechhukwu Okorsi
     
    Come on out to the Bear's Den on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 11AM to enjoy music by the talented guitarist and singer Ikechhukwu Okorsi.
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA at the Office of Student Involvement, KUsic


    Exploring Careers Through Job Shadowing
     
    Learn how to arrange a job shadowing, network with professionals, and gain information from the experience. Thursday, Oct. 16, 11AM-11:50AM. Located in MSU 250.
     
    Career Development Center


    Student Voter Cookout
     
    Thursday, Oct. 16, 11AM-1PM, behind Schaeffer Auditorium. Drop by for a free cookout and learn why this election is very important for college students.
     
    Karen Epting, Office Manager, APSCUF-KU


    Cupcake Display
     
    Come check out the 5th Annual Homecoming Cupcake Display in front of the MSU Information Desk this Thursday, Oct. 16 at 11AM and enjoy a free cupcake.
     
    Jenna Keppel


    Margot Livesey Fiction Reading
     
    Join us as Margot Livesey reads from her new book, "The Flight of Gemma Hardy." Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7PM in Schaeffer Auditorium. This is an event that is not to be missed.
     
    

Jeffrey Voccola, Assistant Professor, English, Shoofly Literary Magazine


    Spirit Day 2014
     
    Join the KU Allies and co-hosting clubs for Spirit Day on Thursday, Oct. 16, 7PM at the Alumni Plaza. If there is rain, the event will take place within the GLBTQ Resource Center, located in OM4 (the nice basement area). Spirit Day was created for those within the LGBTQ community who have lost their lives as a result of bullying.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68707/chapter
     
    Nykolai Blichar, President of Allies, Event Co-Chair, Allies & Co-hosting Clubs: FMLA, GLBTQ Resource Center, Women's Center, Oxfam, SGB


    Homecoming Pep Rally
     
    Thursday, Oct. 16, at 8PM in the Rec. Center, join us for an evening of performances and fun give-aways as we cheer our Golden Bears to victory.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68692/events/797895/occurrences/1669381
     
    Leah Cassellia, Director, Office of Student Involvement, Student Involvement


    ENGAGE: Color, Ritual & Material
     
    Ten national and international artists—Janice Arnold, Mary Hark, Ritsuko Hirai, Theo Uliano, Ted Hallman, Dorothy Akpene Amenuke, Amy Putansu, Moon Jung Jang, Barbara Tetenbaum and Jeffrey Clancy--from the fields of art, design and contemporary craft will be exhibiting in the Marlin & Regina Miller Gallery. Opening Reception: Thursday Oct. 16, 4-6PM. Gallery Dates: Thursday, Oct. 16 - Friday, Nov. 22. Located in the Sharadin Arts Building and curated by Michael Radyk.
     
    For further information please visit www.engagekuconference.org/
     
    Michael Radyk, Assistant Professor, Textiles Crafts, Area Head, Department of Art Education & Crafts


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


    Golden Bear Home Athletic Events
     
    Fri., Oct. 17–Women’s Volleyball vs. Cheyney–7PM (Keystone Arena) Sat., Oct. 18–Women’s Bowling hosts KU Fall Baker–All Day (Berks Lanes, Reading, Pa.) Sat., Oct. 18-Women’s Soccer vs. Indiana (PA)–12PM (Keystone Field) Sat., Oct. 18–Football vs. Bloomsburg–1:05PM (University Field) Sat., Oct. 18 – Women’s Swimming vs. Mansfield–2PM (Keystone Pool) Sat., Oct. 18–Women’s Volleyball vs. West Chester–3PM (Keystone Arena) Sun., Oct. 19–Women’s Bowling hosts KU Fall Baker–All Day (Berks Lanes, Reading, Pa.)
     
    For further information please visit http://www.KUBears.com
     
    Athletics


    KU Men's Ice Hockey
     
    Friday, Oct. 17, there will be an away game at Millersville. Fan bus seats still available. Get a T-shirt and seat on the bus for $25. For more info contact the players.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztownhockey.com
     
    Barb Rahn, Staff Advisor, KU Men's Ice Hockey


    90's Party and Prizes
     
    On Friday, Oct. 17, between 8PM-11PM come to the Multicultural Center for free haircuts, T-shirts and prizes. The party will feature KU's Black Flame dance team. Wear 90's gear and come join in on the fun.
     
    Multicultural Center



    Homecoming Pre-Game Event
     
    The Department of Sport Management, along with the SLAM Club, is hosting the First Frisbee Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10AM-12PM.
     
    Lorri Engstrom, Chair, SLAM CLUB & Sport Management Department


    Andre Reed Dedication Ceremony
     
    As part of homecoming weekend festivities, Kutztown University will officially rename its stadium as "University Field at Andre Reed Stadium." Full coverage of the dedication ceremony will be added to the linked page.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/events/andre-reed-stadium-dedication.htm
     
    University Relations


    Homecoming 2014
     
    Homecoming 2014 Is All That! Join us this Saturday when the KU Golden Bears take on the Bloomsburg Huskies for Homecoming 2014 and K-U-S-S-I Fan Appreciation. The first 500 fans will receive free sunglasses courtesy of K-U-S-S-I. Game time is 1:05PM.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/homecoming
     
    Alta M. Hart


    FanFest with Verge Campus Tour Interactive Village
     
    Free food and fun with fellow Golden Bears on Saturday, Oct 18, 10:30AM-1:30PM on the DMZ. Enjoy give-aways from Verge Campus Tour's sponsors.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68692/events/797892/occurrences/1921647
     
    Leah Cassellia, Director, Office of Student Involvement, Student Involvement


    What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?
     
    On Saturday, Oct. 18, at 5PM in MSU 218, meet members of the MTV cast of "The Buried Life" and learn about their experiences.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68692/events/891060/occurrences/1921702
     
    Leah Cassellia, Director, Office of Student Involvement, Student Involvement


    Study Abroad Information Table
     
    A representative from International Studies Abroad (ISA) will host an information table in the MSU lobby on Monday, Oct. 20, 11AM-2PM.
     
    For further information please visit http://studiesabroad.com
     
    Abdoulaye Doukara, Graduate Assistant, International Admissions, International Studies Abroad


    Love Your Body Day
     
    On Tuesday, Oct. 21, in MSU 218 from 10AM-5PM there will be speakers, info tables, snacks, and poetry with a focus on positive body image. Storyteller, Kristin Pedemonti, will be presenting at 12PM and 3PM.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/69427/events/859077/occurrences/1845971
     
    Meghan Beatty/Lynisha Compton, Writing Intern/Graduate Assistant, The Women's Center


    Military Benefits Workshop
     
    Learn about military benefits you may be eligible for to help pay for college, prepare you for grad school, and help you with non-academic needs. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 11AM-12PM in deFrancesco 211. Seating capacity is limited. Arrive early.
     
    Ms. T Brown, MBA, Coordinator of Veterans and Transfer Services, Office of Veterans Services


    PSECU
     
    Swing by PSECU on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 11AM for Finance Made Fun. PSECU-Your on campus credit union.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.psecu.com
     
    Linda Lorincz, Business Advisor, PSECU


    Choosing a Major
     
    Come explore myths and facts about majors and careers, to help you make the best decision for your future. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 11AM-11:50AM. Located in Stratton 116.
     
    Career Development Center


    Job Search Strategies
     
    Learn to network, get tips to locate "hidden jobs" and how to break down the search process into manageable tasks. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 11AM-1:50PM. Located in MSU 250.
     
    Career Development Center


    Study in London Information Session
     
    Visitors from the University of West London will host an information session in Old Main 128B on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 10AM-11AM.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international
     
    Abdoulaye Doukara, GA, International Admissions, University of West London


    Girls Fight Back
     
    Girls are taught sexual assault awareness and personal safety with a fun approach to learn self-defense. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 7PM. Located in MSU 218.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68980/events/784097/occurrences/1621253
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, ACE, College Panhellenic Council & Women's Center


    Food Drive for the Greater Berks Food Bank
     
    Oct. 23, in the Boehm Science Center, the Biology Club is collecting non-perishable food & donations during the club bake sale.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/KUbioclub?sk=photos
     
    Jeanine Glass, Treasurer, KU Biology Life Science Club​


    Orange is the New Black
     
    Prison reform activist Piper Kerman, author of "Orange is the New Black," will be speaking at KU Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7PM in Schaeffer Auditorium.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68720/events/784871/occurrences/1624579
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, ACE, Department of Communication Studies, Women's Center, Women’s & Gender Studies & GLBTQ Resource



    Fall 2014 Science, Technology & Math Open House
     
    Prospective students will have the opportunity to talk with faculty, current students, alumni and admissions personnel. The event will also include opportunities to visit research and teaching facilities and to take a tour of the KU campus. Register online. The open house is Saturday, Oct. 25, 8:30AM-2:30PM. Located in the Boehm Science Center.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/sciopenhouse
     
    Anne Imschweiler, Assistant to the Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

 Announcements

    KU Campus Store Rewards
     
    On Oct. 15 and Oct. 16, bring all of your textbook and art supply receipts from purchases made at the KU Campus Store this semester, and receive 5% back in store credit.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.facebook.com/kubstore
     
    Amanda Schaeffer, Public Relations Manager, KU Campus Store


    Maroon and Gold Mania on Friday
     
    Wear your KU Maroon and Gold on Friday and follow KU on Twitter (https://twitter.com/kutztownu) or Instagram (http://instagram.com/kutztownu) to post your pictures, follow the fun and win!
     
    University Relations


    Signup Info for Visiting Archaeology Site
     
    On Sunday, Oct. 26, come visit Stoddartsville, the site of this summer's archaeology field school. Send an email to newlander@kutztown.edu by Oct. 17 if interested.
     
    Khori Newlander, Temporary Instructor, Department of Anthropology & Sociology


    Washington Trip
     
    There are still seats for the trip to Washington on Saturday, Oct. 25. Tickets for KU students are $10 and are available for purchase in MSU 153.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kunited.kutztown.edu/org/ace
     
    Petritsa Chatzitziva, Assistant Director, ACE


    Career Development Center Poetry & Poster Contest
     
    Share your talent. Visit the website for contest guidelines. The contest submission deadline is 4PM, Friday, Oct. 31. Open to all majors.
     
    For further information please visit www.kutztown.edu/careercenter
     
    Career Development Center


    PAC Shocktober Fest Trip
     
    Interested in attending paintball, a haunted prison, and other events at Shocktober fest Thursday, Oct. 30 for $35? Email packutz@gmail.com.
     
    Tisania Currie, Treasurer, Participation Academics and Campus Life


    Take a Survey, Get Entered to Win $25
     
    Take an ultra-brief survey and automatically get entered in a drawing for $25 of Bear Bucks, or a $25 credit at the KU Student Store.
     
    For further information please visit http://goo.gl/b8JCiz
     
    Rohrbach Library


    Want More Info on Ebola?
     
    Do you have questions or concerns about Ebola? Go to the Health and Wellness Services website for information and links.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/HealthandWellness
     
    Health and Wellness Services, Health and Wellness Services