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Feb. 22, 2023

Actors Creating Theatre Presents "Heathers the Musical"

Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium

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Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker - Commencement Speaker applications are being accepted from undergraduate students graduating this spring. Application Deadline: March 21.

19th Annual Community Forum - Reserve the date: Fri. March 3. Organized by the Department of Social Work, the forum raises awareness on community needs, particularly as they pertain to families.

Become A Summer Conference Assistant - The Office of Conference and Event Services application closes in one week. This student position provides summer housing, a food stipend, and payment. Apply now!

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit your nominations for the Feb. 2023 Employee of the Month.

Register for the First FYE Conference - March 23-MSU from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The conference is free and open to any member of the KU community (student, faculty, staff). Registration Deadline is March 1.

VA Benefits Monthly Verification - Receive your monthly stipend or housing allowance by submitting your verification to the VA at the end of each month. More info - (610) 683-4228.

Gold Meal Plan Raffle - Visit Veterans Services for a chance to win a Gold Meal Plan by completing three different tasks before March 10. Winner will be announced on March 14.

Customer Appreciation Event Save the Date: March 2 - KU Campus Store would like to thank all of its customers for helping support KU Students. KU campus Store will have 40% off apparel & gift, a prize wheel to win exciting prizes, and special discounts on HydroFlask.


Wed. Feb. 22

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! Via Zoom.

Royally Spoken - Multicultural Center, 3 p.m. Celebrating Black History Month as we hear and uplift Black voices through spoken word, singing, rapping and other artistry.

Open Starfish Information Session - 3 p.m. in Rohrbach Library 16. Requests for specific information to be covered can be emailed to

How Screenings Changed my Life - Health Center, 4:30 p.m., Beck Hall. Join Health & Wellness Services and the Women's Center to learn about health screenings. Sample finger foods and tea from around the world.

Ash Wednesday Mass - 5 p.m. St. Christopher Catholic Newman Center.

Caring for Your Eyes at the MSU, Near Starbucks - 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Nursing staff will be giving out tips on how to care for your eyes during the winter season.

Thu. Feb. 23

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

Fri. Feb. 24

It's On Us Movie Night: "Hidden Figures" - 5 p.m. - MSU 116 - Join us for this fun movie social to meet the It's On Us club members and enjoy a relaxing evening.

Heathers the Musical at Schaeffer Auditorium - Student tickets are $8 each. Opening night show at 7 p.m. Loud music, cliques, murder and eating disorders. What could go wrong?

LGBTQ+ Book Club at Boxwood House - 4 p.m. Join us at the Center to discuss "Juliet Takes a Breath" by Gabby Rivera (who will be on campus to speak for Women's History Month on March 30)

Sat. Feb. 25

Heathers the Musical at Schaeffer Auditorium - Student tickets are $8 each. Matinee at 2 p.m., closing night at 7 p.m.

Women's Basketball vs. Shepherd (Senior Day) - 1 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Men's Basketball vs. Shepherd (Senior Day) - 3 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Mon. Feb. 27

Study Abroad Information Table - Come visit us outside the Cub Cafe from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. to learn more about study abroad.

Multicultural Book Drive - Help the Community Outreach Center collect children's books that feature underrepresented characters and/or authors.

How to Change Your Legal Name in Pa. - 4 p.m. at Boxwood House. The Pa. Trans Equity Project will be facilitating a workshop on what you need to know about the legal name change process.

Movement Monday at Boxwood House - 1-2 p.m. Join us at the Women's Center for some light stretching and mindful movements to center yourself at the start of the week.

Tue. Feb. 28

Musical Trivia/Sing Along - Health Center, 1-3 p.m. Enjoy a musical day, sing along and win prizes.

Great Grades Begin with Great Notes - Academic Forum 203 at 11 a.m. Learn successful note-taking strategies.

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs." Via Zoom.

Peace Corps Info Session - 1 p.m. Join a Peace Corp representative to learn more about how to apply as well as how COVID has changed how they serve. Via Zoom.

Get STD Tested in the Health Center 1st Floor Beck - 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Testing is free and confidential. Do it for: confidence, peace of mind and you.

Salute Veterans National Honor Society - Submit your application by the deadline: Tue. Feb 28. Contact Veterans Services for more info. - (610) 683-4228.

Wed. March 1

Kindness Karnival - 12-4 p.m. MSU 218. Hosted by Friends of Rachel. Our theme this year is "Be the Best Version of YOU!"

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.

Salary Negotiation - 11 a.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary. Via Zoom.