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Feb. 12, 2020

ACT Presents Mamma Mia!

Performances are this Friday and Saturday only! Tickets can be purchased at the MSU info desk or through the link. $10 for KU students.

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Announcements

Employee of the MonthNow is the time to submit nominations for the February 2020 Employee of the Month.

Bookstore Clearance Sale - Large discounts (up to 80% off!) on clearance items at KU Campus Store now until Feb. 15. Plus, save $10 off $75; $20 off $125; $30 off $195. In-store only. Excludes other sales and offers. While supplies last.

Update Your Bookmarks/Favorites - In 2016, the university’s website URLs changed from beginning with www2.kutztown.edu to www.kutztown.edu. Beginning Monday, Feb. 17, links/bookmarks/favorites you have with www2 will no longer be redirected. 

21+ Drivers - Are you free this spring break? Do you have your license? Stop by MSU 281 to see if you are eligible to get paid for Alternative Spring Break.

Director of Multicultural Center Candidate Presentations - Mark your schedule for Campus Presentations for candidates for this position. Resumes will be available on location. Candidate 3 - Thu. Feb. 13, 1 p.m. MSU 183, Candidate 4 - Tue. Feb. 18, 10 a.m., AF 102.

Events

Wed. Feb. 12

Creating Your Personal Brand - 1 p.m. AF 200. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to brand yourself professionally during your college years.  

Wrestling vs. Shippensburg (Senior Night) - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena.

Thu. Feb. 13

Valentine's Day Sweetheart Deal - Save 20% on Apparel & Gift. Receive a free box of chocolates with purchase of a Valentine's Day shirt. While supplies last. Offer ends Feb. 16.

MSU Movie Series - Knives Out will be playing this week in MSU 116. Thursday–Friday: 8 p.m. Saturday–Sunday: 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Valentine's Bake Sale - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Across from the MSU info desk. Stop by for some sweet Valentine's Day treats!

Spring Festival - 11 a.m. MSU 218. Join KUAB as they kick off the spring semester with snacks and yard games!

Choosing a Major - 11 a.m. AF 200. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers while learning how to narrow down options to make the best decision for you.

Grad School Tips - 11 a.m. AF 201. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask important questions and choose the right program for you. 

Soft Skills - 1 p.m. MSU 250. What are soft skills, you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking, and more! Learn the skills all employers are looking for. 

Fri. Feb. 14

ACT Presents Mamma Mia! - 7 p.m. Schaeffer Auditorium. What's the name of the game? Find out at ACT's spring musical, Mamma Mia! Performances are this Friday and Saturday only! Tickets can be purchased at the MSU info desk or through the link above. $10 for KU students.

Sat. Feb. 15

Spotted Lanternfly Egg Scrape - 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Meet in MSU 281. Help PA's ecosystems by removing spotted lanternfly eggs around Blue Marsh Lake. Transportation provided.

Ski Trip - The mountains are calling! Join KUAB at Blue Mountain Ski Resort. Tickets are $30 at the Office of Student Involvement.

Women's Basketball vs. Shepherd (Pink Zone) - 1 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live stats | Video)

Men's Basketball vs. Shepherd (Pink Zone) - 3 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live stats | Video)

Sun. Feb. 16

Intramural Volleyball & Floor Hockey Sign-Ups - Sign-ups for these leagues close at midnight! Volleyball will have M/W & T/T leagues and Floor Hockey will be on Sundays.

CASA Student Success Workshops - 4 p.m. CASA in Deatrick Hall. Note Taking and Reading Strategies.

Quick Question Walk-In Hours - 6–9 p.m. Deatrick Hall 143. Bring your resume and/or cover letter to be reviewed. No appointment necessary. 

Mon. Feb. 17

First Gen Student Celebration - 11 a.m.–1 p.m. MSU 218. Learn valuable tools to reduce stress and anxiety with a mindfulness and meditation expert!

Vector Marketing - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Vector Marketing will be in the MSU recruiting employees.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 2 p.m. AF 200. Learn the basics of writing your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! 

Creating an Engaging Tri-Fold - 4 p.m. MSU 116. In this SOS Session, you will be guided through the process of making the best tri-fold for your organization.

Tue. Feb. 18

Central PA Job & Internship Fair - 10 a.m.2 p.m. The Central Pennsylvania Employment Consortium will host a Job & Internship Fair at the Radisson Hotel in Harrisburg. This event is free for KU students. 

Allies Clothing Swap - 11 a.m.–2 p.m. MSU 250. Join Allies to donate old clothing and get new clothing better aligned with your gender identity.

CASA Student Success Workshops - 11 a.m. AF 200. Test Anxiety and Test Taking Skills.

TB Testing11 a.m.–12 p.m. Must return Thu. Feb. 20, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU Account.

Disney College Program Info Session - 11 a.m. AF 103. Learn more about the Disney College Program and how you could earn academic credit from this internship.

Wed. Feb. 19

Blood Drive - 10 a.m.–3 p.m. MSU 218. Donate blood. Save a life. To skip the wait, stop by MSU 281 and sign up beforehand.

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First Gen Students Resources

30% of Kutztown undergraduate students are the first in their family to go to a four-year college/ university. Visit KU’s First Gen website for helpful resources and tips kutztown.edu/firstgeneration

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