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Leonard Pitts Jr. , an American commentator, journalist, novelist and a nationally-syndicated columnist and winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary will be presenting at KU on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in Boehm145. The topic of discussion is “Alternate Realities: Political Discourse in a Facts-Optional Nation.” This presentation is a free, ticketed event. Tickets are available with a KU ID at the Student Union Information Desk.
Join the GLBTQ Resource Center for “Our House”, a stunning documentary focusing on the struggles faced by families with same-sex parents, on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. in OM 4. An open discussion about family life follows the film. For more information, please visit www.kutztown.edu/glbtqcenter.
Tawni Kramer, writing intern
National Constitution Day - Take a fascinating look at our nation’s history through the lens of KU faculty & students on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. in MSU 218. Come and enjoy the hour with interactive presentations, free cookies, cupcakes and prizes. The event is sponsored by ACE, History department, Elementary Education, KU Honors Program, and Office of student involvement.
Petritsa Chatzitziva, Office of Student Involvement/ACE advisor
Kutztown Area Toast Masters: Ever wished you could improve your communication skills and become a better speaker? To learn how KAT can help YOU, please visit our lobby tables on Sept. 18, 19, and 20 at MSU. Meetings are held the first and third Wednesday of every month, MSU312, at 5 p.m. For more information, please call x3-4028.
Jennifer Spencer, graduate assistant
Core Fitness - Back by popular demand… get ready to sweat! Monday Core Fitness Workshops with Anne, a certified personal trainer and independent team Beachbody coach every Monday in the Student Recreation Center Room 200 from 4:50-6 p.m. Workshops are open to the campus community and are sponsored by Health Promotion Services and the KU Health Ambassadors. They are free for student, staff, and faculty. All fitness levels are welcome to attend and space is on a first come basis. A collaborative initiative to reach Healthy Campus 2020 benchmarks at Kutztown University. For more information, please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/divisions/studentservices/departments/hwcs/education/index.aspx
Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - Tue., Sept. 18, 11-11:50 a.m., MSU250 - What is the best way to arrange your resume and cover letter? Which topics should appear…and which ones should not appear? Find out the key parts of a well-written cover letter, including the “grab-their-attention” middle paragraph. These presentations discuss length, kinds of paper, general do’s and don’ts, and the different types and styles. Learn when and how to send these key marketing materials to obtain that interview!
Landing Your Federal Dream Job or Internship - Thur., Sept. 20, 3-4 p.m., Stratton113 - Webinar for students interested in finding and applying for federal internships and jobs! This session will highlight a number of exciting internships and jobs across government, and show you how to research, find, and apply for an internship or job that is right for you.
Test Prep for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, (Pre-registration Required) - Sun, 10/7 (on your personal computer) – Sign-up at http://careers.kutztown.edu by 10/3 - Get ready for the GRE, GMAT, MCAT or LSAT. Take a practice test for FREE and receive a detailed score report to assist you in preparing for the real exam. Tests are taken online from your personal computer! Pre-registration required! Tests start at or after 2 p.m. depending on test. Length of tests will vary.
Job Search & Networking - Thur, 9/20, 11-11:50, MSU218 - Find out why a good resume isn’t all you need to land that job. This workshop will cover the Six Sure Steps to Success, the art of networking, and tips to locating those “hidden jobs” (it’s more than Monster or CareerBuilder!) Beginning the job search process can seem overwhelming…we’ll show you how to break it down into manageable tasks so you meet your goal….your career.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career Development Center
"Misa's Fugue" Film, Art Show, and Director's Question & Answer - The story of Frank Grunwald is one of a holocaust survivor who was able to persevere through years of persecution and oppression, through his love for music and art. The film was created through a collaboration of the students and staff of Fleetwood Area High School, who have worked tirelessly on this film to share the story of someone who experienced loss and suffering, and discovered himself and survived through his love for the arts. MSU 183, Alumni Auditorium, Sept. 18, 6 p.m. For more information and tickets, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Kutztown University hosts Chris McDougall, author of national bestseller and KU Freshman Text, Born to Run, for an all-day event on Thursday, Sept. 20 in Boehm145. McDougall will give a presentation to freshmen at 11 a.m., work with a “Writing for PR” class at 3 p.m. and sign books at 4 p.m. Then, at 5 p.m., KU students and members of the community will join McDougall on a 5k “fun run” around campus.
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Faculty Recital on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Georgian Room, OM - Grammy Award winning guitarist David Cullen presents a musical tour of South America in this solo guitar recital. The Impressionistic preludes by Heitor Villa-Lobos ; Sambas and Bossa Novas by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Folk melodies from all over South America gathered by Jorge Cardoso are featured in this panoramic guitar program.
Language Resource Day is this Thursday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in DeFran 107 and 109. Learn about the LRC and our student resources. Have fun with languages and meet new people! Students can learn study techniques for language learning and academic success.