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April 7, 2021

State System Advocacy

Join KU Student Government President Agostino D'Ancona (featured in this video) as an advocate for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Help advance the System’s public mission of access and affordability and request for increased state support by spreading news and messages promoting the impact and value of a State System education with your social networks and building relationships with state legislators.​

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Open Student Position on PASSHE Board of Governors - President Hawkinson has the honor of nominating one student to be considered for a position on Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Board of Governors, which consists of the Governor, the Secretary of Education, legislators, trustees, and three students.  Learn more about the position Learn more about the position. Applications are due by April 10.

Position Available: Student Trustee - Kutztown University Council of Trustees is searching for a new Student Trustee. The Council of Trustees is the governing body of the University and is composed of an eleven-member board, one of whom is an undergraduate student. Learn more about the position Learn more about the position. Application deadline is April 15.

Register for Children's Literature Conference: April 17 - The 23rd Annual Kutztown University Children's Literature Conference will be held virtually this year - and students can register for FREE with their KU email

ResNet is hiring for Fall 2021ResNet is looking for tech-savvy students to work at the helpdesk in Fall 2021. We offer good pay ($10.50/hr) and great resumé-building experience. Apply today!

Employment OpportunityRec Services is looking for students to work as intramural scorekeepers or referees for Fall 2021. Apply online or in the Rec Center.

Sports Medicine Student EmploymentThe office of Sports Medicine Services is currently looking to fill several student employment positions. 

Spring 2021 Student Rating of InstructionStudent Rating of Instruction (SRI) began on 3/29. An email from “KUSRIs” was sent to students in courses being evaluated. Your participation is encouraged.

Graduation Honor Cords Pick-UpAttention graduating student veterans & military members: Honor cords are available for pick-up April 1-30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cords can be mailed if registered before April 16.

2021 Class GiftClass of 2021, congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Now, it's time to join the ranks of those who have supported you in the past by giving back to KU!

The Keystone NewsletterWeekly news summary of newspaper articles.

Month of the Military ChildApril is the month of the Military Child. Show your support by doing something special for a military son or daughter and wear purple on April 15th.

Writing Wrongs On Location: RacismStudents, explore the issue of racism as a writer, designer, photographer, videographer, or social media manager. Apply by May 1.


Wed. April 7

First Step to Starting Your Business - 1 p.m. Join us for our interactive webinar designed for people who are thinking about starting a business or who are in the early stages of starting.

Mindfulness Flow Yoga - 4:30 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of mindfulness yoga on the DMZ. Event will be socially distanced. Please bring your own mat. Beginners welcome!

Peace Corps Info Session3 p.m. Join a Peace Corps representative to learn more about how to apply as well as how COVID has changed how they serve.

Slam Poetry with ChibbiCome join us for an exciting night of Slam Poetry with Chibbi! Three lucky KU student attendees will be eligible to receive a $25 Paw Pass.

    Thu. April 8

    The Clothesline Project Display - 11 a.m. at Alumni Plaza. The Clothesline Project is a visual display of violence statistics that often go ignored. Visit Engage for more details.

    The Escalation Workshop/Guided Discussion2 p.m. AF 101 - Escalation is a film that honestly and compellingly tells the story of an abusive relationship from its sweet beginnings to the tragic end. Please RSVP on Engage.

    Take Back The Night - 6 p.m. Alumni Plaza. Shatter the Silence, Stop the Violence. More info on Engage.

    Search Engine Optimization 101 - 1 - 2 p.m. Attendees will be introduced to the different types of SEO, their applications, and how to affect each using online tools and services.

    KU Music Ed. Virtual Forum - 7 p.m. Calling all music educators, register for 'The Music Educator: An Administrator's Insight' with special guest Tami Motes, Principal at Penn's Grove School.

    Social Workers and Advocates @ KU Presents Shaun King - 7 p.m. This virtual event will highlight the new civil rights movement and the role of community organizing in accomplishing social justice goals. More information.

    Creating Your Personal Brand - 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! 

    Thinking About Grad School?11 a.m. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career!

    Careers in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion1:30 p .m. "So you want to make an impact?" Careers in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with 4 panelists. Zoom meeting Id: 923-28905329

    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.

    Track - vs. Mondschein Multi – Andre Reed Stadium

    GRIT Chat/Presentation in Spanish - 11 a.m. Making Connections/Presentation in Spanish with Dinnette Medina.

    KU Music Ed. Virtual Forum - 7 p.m. Open to ALL KU Students, Faculty, and Alumni. The theme of this session's discussion will be The Music Educator: An Administrator's Insight. Guest Speaker: Tami Motes.

    Fri. April 9

    It's On Us Pledge Drive - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Alumni Plaza. Learn about the It's On Us organization and how you can get involved! Come take the pledge to end sexual assault on college campuses across the nation.

    Feminist Friday1 p.m. Topic: Painting the Picture of Intersectionality. Activity: Canvas Painting.

    Track - vs. Mondschein Multi – Andre Reed Stadium

    Softball - 2:30 p.m. vs. Shippensburg (doubleheader) – North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

    Sat. April 10

    Viva La Lucha CelebrationThe Multicultural Center will be hosting their "Viva La Lucha Celebration" on Saturday, April 10th and Sunday, April 11th in the Unity Room. WWE kahoot, lucha libre mask making, and the WrestleMania pre-show playing. Space is limited. RSVP via the Google Form.

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

      Mon. April 12

      It's On Us Pledge Drive - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the DMZ. Learn about the It's On Us organization and how you can get involved! Come take the pledge to end sexual assault on college campuses across the nation.

      Salary Negotiation2 p.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary!

      Music Monday - 7:30 p.m. Every Monday view a live-streamed concert for FREE on the Music Departments YouTube Channel! Miss last Monday? Watch the recording here.

      Tue. April 13

      Walk the Talk - 7 p.m. Alumni Plaza. UGC Unity Week Night 2: It's On Us Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention. Partnership with the It's On Us Chapter of Kutztown.

      Day One on the Job: HR & Benefits -11 a.m. Are you prepared for the decisions you will need to make?  Topics include health care/benefit options, forms, and retirement/savings plans.

      TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. April 13, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Return Thu. April 15, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

      Using Social Media in Your Job Search2 p.m. Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to boost your career prospects.

      Women in Math Talk5 p.m. Dr. Ashley Pallone, Ohio University: "Entangled Polynomials" - See link for details and Zoom ID.

      Chamber Ensemble RecitalThe Chamber Ensemble plays at 7:30 p.m., and is live-streamed on the department YouTube Channel.

      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.


      Weekly Success Tip

      As Finals Approach, Finish Strong! - The Student Success Center helps students with maximizing their time, study skills, test taking strategies and more. Schedule an appointment today!