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


    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Amanda Schaeffer, Public Relations Manager, Dixon Marketplace

    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
    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
    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


    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 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 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
    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
    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
    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 for details.
    Camille DeMarco