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Feb. 19, 2020

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KU unveiled its brand new Esports Arena in the McFarland Student Union this week.

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Announcements

Register for the Human Diversity Conference - KU's 10th Annual Human Diversity Conference will be held on Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. in the MSU. There will be great speakers and free lunch! Register using the link.

Fall 2020 Graduate Assistant Openings - Interested in becoming a Graduate Assistant at KU? Tuition waiver and stipend provided to GAs. Apply for Fall 2020 openings today!

Out of the Darkness Walk Volunteers Needed - Volunteers are needed for the 2020 Out of the Darkness Campus Walk committees. Contact Patricia Brenner at brenner@kutztown.edu if interested.

Science Olympiad Volunteers Needed - This year's Science Olympiad will be March 13, so have a fun day helping out during Spring Break. Great for clubs, service hours, and resumes. No science background needed. Plus, get a free t-shirt! Email midavis@kutztown.edu if interested.

Conduct Board Seeks Student Members - Apply to be a member of the university conduct board. Applications due March 13.

MSU Lost and Found - Stop by the MSU Info Desk to inquire about lost items. Lost and found items can also be found in the online database.

Drop-In Tutoring Labs - Did you know that Tutoring Services provides drop-in labs in Business, Computer Science, Math, and STEM courses? No appointment necessary.

Request a Tutor - Tutoring Request Forms are now available on your MyKU account under Academic Services. If you have questions, email tutor@kutztown.edu.

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

Events

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.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. AF 200. Learn how to create a personal brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers! 

The Washington Center Info Session - 3 p.m. Stratton 116. Want to intern in Washington, D.C.? Stop by this info session to learn about possible opportunities!

Women's Basketball vs. West Chester (Golden Bear Honors) - 5:30 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Men's Basketball vs. West Chester (Dean’s List Athletes Recognition) - 7:30 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Thu. Feb. 20

STD Screening - 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Health Center. All testing is free and confidential. No appointment necessary. KU ID required. 

KU Presents! Movie Screening - 7 p.m. MSU 218. Watch a short film about how Jeanette Sorrell, after being told by the Juilliard School and the Cleveland Orchestra that no one will hire a woman conductor, formed her own Baroque orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, and rose to immediate acclaim.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - 9 a.m.–4 p.m. MSU Lobby. Meet with HIV specialists for information, free confidential testing, and giveaways.

Mondelez International (Nabisco) Recruitment - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. MSU. Mondelez International (Nabisco) will be on campus recruiting employees.

Beach Cleanup Info Meeting - 11 a.m. MSU 281. Come learn more about how you can help the environment. Applications due March 1. Trip is April 25.

How to Work a Career Fair - 11 a.m. AF 200. Learn what to do before you arrive, how to work your way around the room, and how to prepare your 30-second elevator pitch! 

Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 11 a.m. AF 201. Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to boost your career prospects. 

LinkedIn Workshop - 11 a.m. Rohrbach Library 16. Optimize your professional, online presence by updating or creating a LinkedIn profile!

Vagina Monologues - 7 p.m. in MSU 218. Presented by the FMLA and Women's Center. $5 with KU ID, $10 without.

Fri. Feb. 21

KU Presents! Movie Screening - 12 p.m. MSU 218. Watch a short film about how Jeanette Sorrell, after being told by the Juilliard School and the Cleveland Orchestra that no one will hire a woman conductor, formed her own Baroque orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, and rose to immediate acclaim.

Men's Track vs. Last Chance Qualifier - Time TBD. O’Pake Fieldhouse.

Women's Track vs. Last Chance Qualifier - Time TBD. O’Pake Fieldhouse.

Vagina Monologues - 7 p.m. in MSU 218. Presented by the FMLA and Women's Center. $5 with KU ID, $10 without.

Sun. Feb. 23

CASA Student Success Workshop - 4 p.m. CASA in Deatrick Hall. Learn how to manage your test anxiety and learn some test-taking tips.

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

Mon. Feb. 24

SOS Series: Recruitment Retention - MSU 116. Is your organization struggling with member retention? You’re not alone! Come to this SOS Series to discuss new ideas with your peers!

Tue. Feb. 25

TB Testing11 a.m.–12 p.m. Must return Thur. Feb. 27, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU Account.

One-Hour $16 Crewneck Sale - Stock up and save with KU's one-hour $16 crewneck sale while supplies last! Sale starts at 11 a.m. at KU Campus Store and 7 p.m. at Dixon Marketplace.

Apollo's Fire - 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Auditorium. Witness Jeanette Sorrell conduct her Baroque orchestra, Apollo's Fire. Tickets are $10 for KU students.

CASA Student Success Workshop - 11 a.m. AF 200. Want to know what kind of learning style you are? Stop by CASA's workshop to find out!

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. AF 101. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships and learn the art of networking. 

Mardi Gras - 5 p.m. South Dining Hall, Second Floor. It's Mardi Gras! To celebrate, come snag a free t-shirt! 

Flyers vs San Jose - Join us at the Flyers vs. San Jose Sharks game. Tickets are $15 and can be picked up at the Office of Student Involvement.

Wed. Feb. 26

Savannah College of Art & Design - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Savannah College of Art & Design will be in the MSU looking for students to attend their grad programs.

Salary Negotiation - 11 a.m. AF 200. Know your worth and learn how to negotiate for an equitable salary! 

Open Mic Night - 7 p.m. MSU 183. Open Mic Night is the perfect place to showcase your talents and win prizes!

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SUCCESS TIP WEEK 6

CASA in Deatrick Hall

CASA Success Center in Deatrick Hall is ready to assist students. It is an extension of CASA and provides academic success programs and services for students especially in the evening and on Sundays.