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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Vol. 2014 #583

 Administrative

    KU Winter Online Courses
     
    A good brain is a terrible thing to waste. Use yours this winter break. Catch up or get ahead with winter online courses. Classes: Dec. 15 to Jan. 14. More than 35 classes from general education to graduate level. All courses are 100% online. Space is limited. Register online.
     
    For further information please visit www.kutztown.edu/Winteronline
     
    Kutztown University

 Events

    National Career Development Month Celebration
     
    Join the Career Development Center as we celebrate NCDM all month long. Now is the time to start your career journey. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10AM-3PM. Located in the MSU Lobby.
     
    Career Development Center


    Student Government Board Spring Elections
     
    Self-nominations will open Oct. 29th at noon for multiple seats on the Student Government Board. Nominations can be completed on KUnited.
     
    Tessa Patton, Vice President, Student Government Board


    Movie: Separate and Unequal
     
    Come out to watch "Separate and Unequal" in Old Main 3 at 5PM on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Popcorn and drinks will be served.
     
    Alyssa DeLuca, Sociology Intern, The Women's Center


    Wednesday Night Shuttle
     
    For Oct. 29, the location will be the Berkshire Mall (mall, shops and restaurants). Pickup: 6PM, MSU/6:05PM, DIXON/6:08PM, UP. Leave site to return to campus: 9PM.
     
    Jacqui Michener, Public Safety


    The Afro Latino Connection
     
    Come to this award-winning educational workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6PM in the MSU's Multipurpose Room.
     
    Multicultural Center, A Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity


    Hallo Bash
     
    Come to the COC (MSU 281) on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6:30PM and volunteer to help the elderly residents of Saucony Cross put up Halloween decorations, make holiday snacks and play bingo. The event ends at 9PM.
     
    Chardonnay, Program Coordinator, Issues of Health and Elderly


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


    KUsic Presents: Tyler Wells
     
    Come on out to the Bear's Den on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 11AM to enjoy music by the talented singer and pianist Tyler Wells.
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, KUsic


    The Washington Center Info Session
     
    TWC's program helps students get internships in Washington DC. Hear from a KU student who participated on Thursday, Oct. 30, 11AM-11:30AM. Located in Stratton, Room 116.
     
    Career Development Center


    Thinking About Grad School?
     
    Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you and your future career. Thursday, Oct. 30, 11AM-11:50AM, MSU 250.
     
    Career Development Center



    Fall into Wellness, Health and Wellness EXPO
     
    Meet with over 40 wellness vendors. There will be free fitness assessments, free health screenings, a push up contest, KU Fencing and more. Thursday, Oct. 30, 10AM-2PM. Located in MSU 218 (Multipurpose Room).
     
    Frances C. Cortez Funk, Director of Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services, KU Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services


    Karaoke Night
     
    Come to the Bear's Den and show off your singing talents at Karaoke Night on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7PM. Refreshments will be offered. Costume contest and prizes.
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, ACE


    Golden Bear Home Athletic Events
     
    Fri., Oct. 31, Womenís Volleyball vs. Millersville, 7PM (Keystone Arena) Sat., Nov. 1, Womenís Volleyball vs. Shippensburg, 1PM (Keystone Arena) Sat., Nov. 1, Football vs. Lock Haven, 1:05PM (University Field at Andre Reed Stadium)
     
    For further information please visit http://www.KUBears.com
     
    Athletics


    Fall Fun with Gamers
     
    Have fun with G.O.K.U on Friday, Oct. 31, at 4PM in MSU 218 & 223. Tournaments in Mario Kart 8, Project M, SkullGirls, and Left for Dead. Enjoy free food & prizes; costumes welcome.
     
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, Bears at Nite





    Buses To Maxatawny Polling Location
     
    Buses will be running all day from KU's Campus to the polling location in Maxatawny on Tuesday, Nov. 4, for Election Day. Contact SGB for more information.
     
    For further information please visit http://kunited.kutztown.edu/org/sgb
     
    Tessa Patton, Vice President, Student Government Board


    Gendercide
     
    Come out and join the discussion on Gendercide featuring the documentary, It's a Girl, in Academic Forum 101 at 3PM on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
     
    Alyssa DeLuca, Sociology Intern, The Women's Center


    KU Military Meet and Greet
     
    All are invited to attend the Military Veterans Meet and Greet on Thursday, Nov. 6. It will be located in the MSU, Room 218, from 11AM to noon. A complimentary lunch, prizes, and remarks by acting president, Dr. Carlos Vargas-Aburto, will be given.
     
    Ms. T Brown, MBA, Coordinator of Veterans and Transfer Services, KU Department of College Readiness


    Premiere of Inside, a Short Film by KU EM Students
     
    When: Nov. 12, 8PM. Where: Alumni Auditorium/Room 183/SUB. What: A 25 minute film followed by Q & A with cast and producers; awesome and free.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/783523628376990/
     
    Victor June

 Announcements


    PBS Airing Craft in America
     
    Sunday, Nov 2, PBS will being airing Craft in America: SERVICE, an episode of the Peabody award winning series, exploring creativity, healing and our nation's soldiers and veterans.
     
    For further information please visit www.engagekuconference.org/
     
    Michael Radyk, Assistant Professor, Textiles, KU Department of Art Education & Crafts


    Free and Confidential Testing
     
    Free and confidential testing for STI's will be offered at the Health Center on Thursday, Nov. 6, 9AM-3PM. No appointment necessary. Walk-ins welcome.
     
    Cathy Tongue, Nurse, KU Health Services


    FRIEND INC. HOLIDAY BOXES 2014
     
    Students and student clubs are invited to put together a holiday food box(s) for families in need this Holiday. Thanksgiving boxes due to the COC by Nov. 17.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68686/files/665876/show
     
    Jerry Schearer, Associate Dean for Inclusion and Outreach, Community Outreach Center