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April 14, 2021

KU Wellness Day: Tue. April 20

Relax, unwind, get well and have fun.

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Announcements

Ceramics at the Kutztown Community Partnership - April 17 - May 1. View a menagerie of sculptures made by students in the Ceramics Studio this semester. Contact kuclayclub@gmail.com for info.

Golden Bear Athletic Club 5K Event - Dust off those sneakers and get ready to move in support of KU Athletics! Run, walk or bike anytime between April 17-24. Current students receive a discount.

GA Opening for Fall 2021 The Office of Communications is looking for a graduate assistant for 2021-2022. GA writes press releases and features for KU website. Apply today.

There's Still Time! Open PSECU Account, Get $100Until May 15, students can receive $100 after opening a PSECU checking account and meeting promo requirements. Rules and application at psecu.com/students.

The Collage April NewsletterThe April 2021 issue features Chair of Criminal Justice Dr. Jonathan Kremser and senior Environmental Science: Geography major Kirsten Bell.

Events

Wed. April 14

Soft Skills: What Employers Want10 a.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more.

Women's Lacrosse - vs. Bloomsburg. Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

Kutztown Composition ConferenceCome celebrate student research and writing at the Kutztown Composition Conference!

KU Composition Conference Open Mic - 4-5 p.m. Zoom Open Mic at the KUCC. All readers welcome. Meeting ID: 995 5975 9195 Passcode: 287588

Single Reed Recital - 7:30 p.m. An evening of student musicians playing clarinet and saxophone music, live-streamed from the Georgian room!

    Thu. April 15

    LGBTQA Social "Q" for Queer Night8 p.m. Join us as we celebrate each identity with a Zoom social night. Moderated discussion in a virtual safe space. Zoom ID 985 7225 3948

    Visiting Artist Mac McCusker on Zoom7 p.m. Listen to a lecture on socially motivated ceramics related to LGBTQ issues like gender and anti-discrimination. Email kuclayclub@gmail.com for info.

    STD Screening at Health Center, Beck Hall - 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  KU ID and Appointment required; call 610-683-4082. Wear a face mask and practice social distancing. Testing is free and confidential.

    Light the Way to Stop the Hate - 12 p.m. at MCC. Join us as we honor the lives lost to hate and violence. Fill out a paper flame to highlight the communities you stand with and show solidarity with your peers.

    Fri. April 16

    Full Spectrum Art Exhibition Zoom Reception6-7 p.m. This Zoom reception will include artist talks on issues important to the LGBTQ community. Contact yoppolo@kutztown.edu for the link.

    Baseball - 12 p.m. vs. East Stroudsburg (doubleheader). North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

    Sat. April 17

    Children's Lit ConferenceThe 23rd Annual Kutztown University Children's Literature Conference will be held virtually this year - and students can register for FREE with their KU email!

    Softball - 1 p.m. vs. East Stroudsburg (DH). North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

    Senior Recital: Chris Rimanic - 3 p.m. This senior recital is live-streamed from the Georgian Room. Visit the Music Departments YouTube Channel for the link & celebrate Mr. Rimanic's accomplishments.

    Sun. April 18

    Senior Recital: Jacob MedinaFlute player senior recital is live-streamed from the Georgian Room. See the Music Departments YouTube Channel for the link & celebrate their accomplishments.

      Mon. April 19

      Big Art DayBig Art Day is a longstanding Art Department tradition where current students can meet alumni, forge connections, and ask questions.

      KU Foundation Presents: A Talk With Dr. Taner Akçam - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dr. Taner Akçam, historian and sociologist, is an international authority on the Armenian Genocide and a leader in human rights. Zoom information will be sent to you prior to the event. For more information, please call 610-683-4110 or email info@kuf.org.

      Music Mondays - 7:30 p.m. Every Monday view a live-streamed concert for FREE on the Music Departments YouTube Channel! Missed this week's stream? Watch the recording on YouTube.

      KU Chamber Players - 7:30 p.m. Featuring works by Mozart, Martinu & 2 premiere works by local composer Ava Bloomfield of Allentown! Limited seating in Schaeffer Auditorium & on YouTube live.

      Tue. April 20

      Wellness Day: KU Stock - There are no classes on this day. Join the campus community for a musical exposition of KU commercial music groups on the DMZ. 1 day of peace and music with 9 bands playing throughout the afternoon and evening. (Review the full schedule

      Clay Club Zoom Project: Sculpting a Hand7 p.m. From forming fingers to shaping the palm! Pick up clay ahead of time, then zoom in for the lesson. Contact kuclayclub@gmail.com for info.

      LGBTQA Social "A" for Asexual Night8 p.m. Join us as we celebrate each identity with a Zoom social night. Moderated discussion in a virtual safe space. Zoom ID 980 0044 2993

      TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. April 20, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Return Thu. April 22, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

      Sidewalk Sale at Dixon Circle - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Everything is under $20! $5 T-shirts | $2 Decals | $5 Hats | $15 Under Armour & Sweatshirts | Headphones as low as $5 | Planners as low as $1 | Backpacks as low as $15 & much more! In-store only.

      Wed. April 21

      Visiting Figurative Ceramic Artist Tip Toland - 4-6 p.m. Demo on making a bust. Artist Lecture on the development of her work April 22 at 1 p.m. Via Zoom; email kuclayclub@gmail.com for info.

      How to Write Effective Emails for Any Situation - 1-2 p.m. In this 1 hour session, you’ll learn email writing tips that will save time and make your emails more effective.

      Blood Drive - Donors Needed - 12-7 p.m. at KU Field House. Due to COVID there are major blood shortages in this area. Please donate - new and returning donors welcome! 

      KU STUDENT SUCCESS

      Weekly Success Tip

      Start Now! The Finish Line Approaches - Finals are right around the corner and every student benefits from having a plan.  Meet with the Student Success Center to develop an Academic Action Plan.  Book your appointment here.