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Feb. 10, 2021

KU Wellness Day: Thu. Feb. 11

Relax, unwind, get well and have fun.

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Announcements

Celebrate Black History Month - February is Black History Month. Kutztown University celebrates the month with events for the entire community. Click Here for Upcoming Events

Listen to the latest Episodes of the KUDOS Podcast - Find out about the Art Education Department and the LGBTQ+ Center on Spotify.

CHD Social Justice Student Award - Apply for the Social Justice Student Award, due by Feb. 18. Awarded to students who display commitment to Social Justice on and off campus.

Request a Tutor - Tutoring Request Forms are available on your MyKU account under Academic Services. Email any questions.

Online Tutoring Labs Now Available - Tutoring Services provides drop-in labs for Business, Computer Science, Math and STEM courses. No appointment needed. Email with questions.

Keystone Newsletter - Weekly newsletter summary of latest Keystone articles from student writers.

March Career Fairs - Register and sign up for this semester's industry-specific career fairs. www.kutztown.edu/handshake (Click “Events” then “Career Fair”)

  • Job Fair for Educators - Mon. March 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Human Services, Government and the Arts - Tue. March 9, 1-4 p.m.
  • Business and STEM - Thu. March 11, 1-4 p.m.
Events

Welcome Week Events continue through Feb. 12

Wed. Feb. 10

I Heart KU Week: Thank You to Faculty and Staff - Join us at 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. to play Golden Bear Bingo to win Paw Passes.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 1 p.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers.

    Thu. Feb. 11

    Test of KU Alert System - 10:50 a.m. You will receive test messages through the Omnilert text message, email and Simplex mass notification systems, including campus loudspeakers. Messages will also be seen on the university website, social media and the desktop pop-up system. You will be able to dismiss the test alert on the desktop pop-up system immediately by clicking the acknowledge button provided on the screen.

    Wellness Day - There are no classes on this day. Join the campus community for day of relaxation all about YOU! Free food, giveaways and lots of fun! (Review the full schedule

    I Heart KU week: Thank you to Donors - Fill out the google form for our "Thank You to Donors Card" and receive a free I Heart KU Drawstring Bag.

    Choosing a Major - 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.

    Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 1 p.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more.

    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.

    Mass - Mass will be celebrated at noon at the Saint Christopher Catholic Newman Center followed by one hour of Adoration. Join us!

    KU Music Ed. Virtual Forum This Thursday 7 p.m. - KU Students & Alumni welcome. Session Topic: Marching Band: A Judge's Prospective. Guest speaker Mr. Ken Giese.

    Fri. Feb. 12

    I Heart KU Week: Philanthropy Day - Pick up your drawstring bag outside the Weisenberger Alumni House; present your email of confirmation and your student ID; pick up a Philanthropy Bag and complete little selfie videos for our donors. 

    4th Annual Gender & Sexual Minorities Conference - Virtual Conference "ACTIVISM: Lead, Give, Build, Teach, Question, Initiate, Advocate," is open to the public. Hosted by KU's LGBTQ+ Resource Center. RSVP to attend.

      • 11 a.m. - “LGBTQ+ Inclusive Sex Ed: What You Didn’t Learn in High School” | “Christian and Queer? LGBTQIA Affirming Theology” | and “Safe Space Training”.
      • 1 p.m. - “I hope You're Not an Ally” and “Queers, Queens, and the Fight for Equality.”
      • 2 p.m. - “INVISIBLE & DISPOSABLE: Combating Violence against Transgender Women of Color” or “QUEERING CITIZENSHIP: Politics, Power & Justice, a Conversation with Bruce Henderson.”
      • 3 p.m. - “Swing, Snap, Rock: Queerness Finding a Home in the TikTok Phenomenon” and “Understanding Cognitive Biases and Finding Teachable Moments”
      • 4 p.m. - “Transgender Emergence; A Journey Towards Leadership & Advocacy” and “Death Proof: Exploitation or Feminism?”

    Mon. Feb. 15

    It's Music Monday - Join us at 7:30 p.m. for a 30 min. live-streamed concert. Featuring KU students & faculty on the Music Department's @KutztownUnivMusic YouTube Channel.

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

    Tue. Feb. 16

    TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Feb. 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Feb. 18, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

    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."

    The Washington Center Info Session - 3 p.m. Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there.

    No Fear Test Taking & Reducing Test Anxiety - 11 a.m. Learn helpful Test Taking Strategies to build confidence and decrease anxiety. Join us on Zoom for this student success workshop.

    Wed. Feb. 17

    Love Your Body Day - Noon. Join Women’s Center GA Trisha for activities & discussions on loving your body. Attendees will be offered a personalized body positive wallpaper your phone.

    Mid-Week Meditation - 3 p.m. Find a comfy spot and relax while we guide you through some meditation.

    Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. "What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers!"

    KU STUDENT SUCCESS

    Weekly Success Tip

    TAKING GOOD NOTES IS VERY IMPORTANT - Check out note taking resources.  More helpful student resources are available on the Student Success Center website.