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April 3, 2024

It's On Us Week of Action

Events begin this week.

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Parking Advisory - KU is advising visitors to park in recommended lots and prepare for additional travel time for weekend events. Students currently parked in B2 and B3 are permitted to move their vehicles to C lots for the weekend. Please move vehicles before Sat. April 6. Vehicles should be returned to permitted parking lot by 5 p.m. Sun. April 7.

Road Closure - Please be aware that College Boulevard will have limited access 8 a.m. to noon Sat., April 6, due to the 33rd running of the Kutztown Optimist Club Fools’ Run. Main Street and Kutztown Road should be used to access campus during this time. The road races support scholarships for area high school students to attend KU.

Interested in starting your own business? - Stop by one of the luncheons, workshops or presentations during Entrepreneurship Week (April 8-12). Events are free! Please RSVP to .

Post-Traditional, Mammography Schedule Your Appointment - LVHN will have its Mammo Mobile on campus. For women age 40.  April 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rec Center's parking lot. Call 888-402-LVHN for an appointment.

Request Peer Tutor or Academic Peer Mentor (APM) - Request through the Starfish app or KU homepage using the “I Need Help” drop-down menu.

Apply to be a First-Year Experience Guide - Interested in helping first-year students transition to college? Complete an application. Recruiting FYE Guides for Fall 2024.

Exciting Coursera News for Current Students - Coursera is here! Create a student account and advance your educational journey today! Questions: .


Wed. April 3

Walking Wednesday in April - Walk with Health Promotion Services. 9-10 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. (also on April 10, 17 and 24). Nice weather: Health Center, Rainy days: Rec. Center. Call 610-683-4240 if you need modifications.

Successful Interviewing Workshop - 11 a.m. Jobs are WON in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during and after your interview. Gain an advantage over the competition! Boehm 145.

Designing Your Career Path Workshop - 2 p.m. Learn to access the latest career info and resources. Discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions. Old Main 138.

Vaping Awareness FREE Cessation Class - Looking for financial freedom, clearing your lungs from harmful metals or breaking habits? You can do this! Contact . FREE for students.

Diversity Marketplace - Noon-4 p.m., MSU 218. Featuring taco food truck, hot chocolate, KU student orgs and vendors selling jewelry, skin care, hair care, candles, apparel, paintings.

Graffiti Art Making Workshop - Come join us for our graffiti art making workshops facilitated by Dra. Sotomayor in 113 Sharadin at 3 p.m. on Wednesday 4/3, 4/17 & 4/24.

Thu. April 4

Faculty First Thursday Presentation - Presentation by Dr. Matthew Coley and Dr. Frank Kumor. Learn about the Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research. Refreshments 10:30 a.m., presentation 11 a.m.

Allies Annual Drag Show - 7 p.m. at Schaeffer Auditorium. Headliner "Kornbread" hosted by Sharron Ann Husbands. Free admission with ticket or ID. Click QR code at website for tickets.

Disney College Program Info Session - 11 a.m. Learn more about the Disney College Program and how you may be able to earn academic credit for interning at the "Happiest Place on Earth." MSU 250.

Choosing a Major Workshop - 11 a.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future! Old Main 138.

Using Social Media In Your Job Search - 11 a.m. Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to boost your career prospects. Via Zoom.

Red Flags Workshop Presented by Safe Berks - It's On Us Red Flag Week event from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Academic Forum 102.

Thursday, Open Collegiate Recovery Meeting - Beck Hall Health Center, Room 118. Weekly meetings every Thursday from 7-8 p.m. Sober curious, those living substance-free, and if you have loved ones who use.

Fri. April 5

Feminist Friday at Boxwood House - 2 p.m. This week's theme is Women in Religion.

Sat. April 6

Softball vs. Shippensburg - 1 p.m. doubleheader at North Campus Field (Live Stats)

Acrobatics & Tumbling vs. Iona - 2 p.m. at Keystone Arena (Live Video)

Sun. April 7

$10 Tickets for Family Event: Lightwire Theatre - Imaginative Rendition of The Ugly Ducking with electroluminescent effects, puppetry, dance and music. 2 p.m in Schaeffer Auditorium.

Softball vs. West Chester - 1 p.m. doubleheader at North Campus Field (Live Stats)

Baseball vs. Lock Haven - 1:30 p.m. doubleheader at North Campus Field (Live Stats)

Mon. April 8

Cafe Hour at Boxwood House - Visit Boxwood House and have a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate with a side of conversation! Every Monday from 1-2 p.m.

Thinking About Grad School Workshop - 1 p.m. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you. Stratton 116.

Real Talk: Burn Out - It's On Us Week of Action event, 1 p.m. at Boxwood House.

Walk the Talk - It's On Us Week of Action. 7 p.m. Meet outside at the Dixon Amphitheater on the DMZ side of Dixon.

Vaping Awareness Free Cessation Classes - Become Vape free, skills on reducing or stopping use. Discover financial freedom while improving your wellness; email .

Tue. April 9

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 10 a.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. Boehm 145.

Creating Your Personal Brand Workshop - 11 a.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers! Academic Forum 101.

Boundaries Discussion at FMLA Meeting - It's On Us Week of Action. 11 am at the FMLA meeting at Boxwood House.

"On The Record" Dinner and Documentary Event - It's On Us Week of Action. 6:30 p.m. in the Multicultural Unity Room. Dinner provided. RSVP on Engage.

Young Entrepreneurs Panel - 11 a.m., de Francesco 101. Meet student innovators who are in the process of bringing creative new ideas to life.

Softball vs. Shepherd - 1 p.m. doubleheader at North Campus Field (Live Stats)

Women's Tennis vs. East Stroudsburg - 4:30 p.m. at Keystone Court

Wed. April 10

Internship & Job Search Strategies Workshop - 10 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate hidden jobs. Academic Forum 202.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter Workshop - 2 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview. Academic Forum 101.

Open Hour with Provost - 3 p.m. in Old Main concourse. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Nurture & Nourish Day at Boxwood House - it's On Us Week of Action. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Boxwood House.

Women Entrepreneurs Panel - Noon-1:30 p.m., MSU 218.

Women's Lacrosse vs. East Stroudsburg - 3 p.m. at Keystone Field (Live Video | Live Stats)