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Feb. 16, 2022

KU's newest varsity athletics program will debut this Friday night. Take in the first-ever Acrobatics & Tumbling event at Keystone Hall at 7 p.m.

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VIDEO: Bessie Reese Crenshaw '50 - The KU Foundation is recognizing Agents of Change - members of the KU Community who are trailblazers and catalysts for social equity and justice. Watch the story of Bessie Reese Crenshaw '50, the first African American graduate of Kutztown University.

Need a project printed? The Print Center can help - Email us your files & info. Special pricing - $.15 color 8.5 x 11 copies, $.03 b&w 8.5 x 11 copies - Bear Bucks, cash, credit accepted.

Kutztown Counseling Center Spring 2022 Groups - Mindfulness | Trauma-Informed Yoga | Grief and Loss | Chronic Medical Illness | Dungeons and Dragons. To join a group, call the Counseling Center - 610-683-4072

Podcast for Black History Month - A NY Times audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.

You Can Win $50 for a 20-Minute Survey - Take the Campus Climate Survey Today! Check your email from Monday from: 30 students will win $50 gift card to the Campus Store.

Student Organization Support Series - Sessions take place in MSU 312 or on Zoom, 4 p.m on Tuesdays. Visit Engage for specific session topics and dates.

Input on PASSHE Diversity Summit - PASSHE will hold a Diversity Summit in Fall 2022. We want student input. Please click the link to give input.

Undergraduate Student Commencement Speakers - Applications are being accepted from undergraduate students graduating this spring. Application Deadline: March 22.

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit your nominations for the February 2022 Employee of the Month.

Become a Summer Conference Assistant - Conference & Event Services is still taking applicants for Summer '22. Apply today!

Sign-ups Open for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up NOW for March 7-10 mock Interviews. Practice with a professional employer. Reserved for juniors and seniors. Space limited.


Wed. Feb. 16

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! Stratton 116.

Ag Marketing Series (Part 3) - 12 p.m. This webinar will discuss the importance of brand evolution and the uniformity that ties it all together.

Optimizing Your Product Listings - 12 p.m. Find out more about ecommerce for manufacturers and how your company can use technology to create a lasting competitive advantage.

Wrestling vs. East Stroudsburg (Senior Night) - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Video)

Thu. Feb. 17

Residence Life: Hate Has No Home Here Event - A catered cultural event featuring BUBBLE TEA and international food, and make your own HATE HAS NO HOME HERE sign for your room. Come eat, create and learn!

Study Abroad Information Table - Visit us outside the Cub Café from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. to learn more about study abroad.

Make & Mock: Paint & Sip Mocktails - Join KUAB for Make & Take events where students can create unique DIY items. We’ll be hosting a paint & sip spinoff with mocktails.

Networking your Business in a Digital World - 1:30 p.m. This webinar explains how businesses thrived during the pandemic and gives tips and tricks on how to network your business in a digital world.

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! Via Zoom.

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. Via zoom.

Choosing Your 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! Via Zoom.

Fri. Feb. 18

Feminist Friday - Not My Responsibility - Join the Women's Center for a discussion on dress codes at 2 p.m. in Boxwood House

It's On Us Weekly Meeting - Noon in Boxwood House - Join us to change the culture around campus sexual assault.

ISO Squid Game Survey - ISO wants to hear your feedback to host the next event in Spring 2022 more fun and exciting. Five lucky participants will get $5 Bearbuck gift cards.

Women's Acrobatics & Tumbling vs. Quinnipiac - First-ever competition for this new varsity sports program. 7 p.m., Keystone Arena. (Live Video)

Indoor Track & Field - KU Last Chance Qualifier, 4 p.m., O’Pake Fieldhouse.

Sat. Feb. 19

Women’s Basketball vs. Mansfield - 1 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Men’s Basketball vs. Mansfield - 3 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Mon. Feb. 21

Trans and Non-Binary Support Group - This support group for those who identify as trans, nonbinary, or who are questioning their gender identity. for time.

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! AF 200.

Tue. Feb. 22

Ujima Conference Begins Feb. 22 - Conference lasts Feb. 22-Feb. 24! Visit our website for a full schedule of fun events and guest speakers.

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." AF 101.

The Washington Center Info Session - 11 a.m. Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. MSU 116.

Website Planning Series: Website Technology - This webinar will discuss how to choose a web host, recognize where to register their domain name, and more. 12-1 p.m.

Undergraduate Research and Creativity Workshop Series - Workshop Series Kickoff. Why Undergraduate Research and Creativity? What Can UGRC Do for Me? Value of UGRC. Career Skill-building through UGRC. 4:30 p.m. at Honors Hall Classroom or on Zoom.

WordPress for Beginners: Building Your Site Part 2 - 3:30 p.m. Learn to build your first website using WordPress’s easy-to-use interface.

Wed. Feb. 23

Black History Month with Traciana Graves - Join OSI and KUAB at 7 pm for our keynote speaker and workshop with Traciana Graves to celebrate Black History Month.

Love Your Body Day at the Kindness Karnival - 12 to 4 p.m. in MSU 218 "Be kind to everyBODY" Hosted by Friends of Rachel and the Women's Center for an afternoon of kindness, respecting, and loving your body.

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! Stratton 116

Black History Month Master Class - The History You Weren’t Taught in School - Free Master Class for February.

ALLIES Clothing Swap - Join Allies in a Clothing Swap at Love Your Body Day at the Kindness Karnival from 12-4 p.m. in MSU 223. Take what you want, bring what you don’t.

Open Hour With Provost – 2 p.m. in MSU Starbucks. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

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