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Feb. 9, 2022

You Have a Heart of GOLD!

The KU Foundation and KU Presidential Ambassadors are celebrating I ❤️KU Week in the MSU from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Feb. 11. Join us for activities throughout the week, including a "Give What You Can" food drive and crafting "Heart of Gold" messages that express what folks love about their KU experience. Stay tuned to Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn to see all that makes KU special!

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Campus Climate Survey - Reminder to complete the Campus Climate Survey.  Check your KU email for directions from "". 

KU Counseling Center Spring 2022 Groups - Mindfulness, Grief and Loss, Chronic Medical Illness, Dungeons and Dragons. To join a group call the KU Counseling Center at 610-683-4072.

Volunteer at the Internship & Job Fair - The Career Development Center seeks volunteers to help during its Internship & Job Fairs, March 30 and 31. Contact .

Drag Show Auditions - Apply via Linktree by Feb. 25.  Auditions held week of Feb. 28.

KU Inspires! Returns - Submit an abstract for KU Inspires: A Celebration of Research and Creativity. Paper and poster presentations, artwork, performances, film: Deadline: March 11.

Science Olympiad Needs Volunteers - Fun day during Spring Break -March 17. Great for clubs, service hours and resume. No science background needed. Free T-shirt. Email

Black History Crush TikTok Challenge - Celebrate Black excellence with the KU Frederick Douglass institute. Now through Feb. 25, create a 30 second video celebrating your favorite person in black history and why you chose them. FDI will post and tag you on Instagram, @ku_douglass_institute, for a chance to win a $25 pawpass. Upload to

Celebrating Black Queer Artists and Poets - Click our linktree to submit your work or share your poetry by Feb. 21. Event is Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in MCC Unity Room.

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 is limited.


Wed. Feb. 9

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 1 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! via zoom.

Sexpert Bingo - 7 p.m. Play BINGO and win spicy prizes as we talk about inclusive sex education with Board-Certified Sexologist and AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator Justine Shuey.

Thu. Feb. 10

Senior Kick-Off - 11 a.m. Receive info to successfully find employment Walk away with the knowledge, resources and enthusiasm to finish strong at KU! Via Zoom.

Get a Federal Gov't Job - 1 p.m. This session will introduce you to job searching strategies as well as how to create a federal resume. Stratton 116.

Instagram Basics For Entrepreneurs - 12 p.m. We will discuss setting up an Instagram business profile, how to schedule posts and stories, and how to engage your customers through this visual platform.

Mindfulness with Aliyah - Join Aliyah to invest in your relaxation, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Recreation Center South Studio.

Collegiate Recovery Meeting - Join recovery advocates in conversations in being clean and sober and enjoy hot beverages! Thursdays, 7-8 PM Kutztown Health Center's Wellness Room.

Digital Strategy for Exploring - 9 a.m. This webinar will discuss the importance of branding, digital strategy, and website integration for overseas and social media.

Fri. Feb. 11

Clay Club Open Studio: Movie Night - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Sharadin 108. This Open Studio night is for current KU students to come and make a project with clay. We'll have a fun movie going.

Paul Walsh Ed.D. Dissertation Defense - 3:30 p.m. via Zoom. Visit our dissertation webpage for more information. 

Mon. Feb. 14

Will You Be My Valentine? Make & Take - Come join our Make & Takes where students will have the chance to make a romantic message in a bottle, or design some sand art.

Choosing a Major - 2 p.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future! AF 201.

Be Our Valentine - Show yourself some love and join us at the Health Center from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for warm beverages, snacks and take-away activities.

Tue. Feb. 15

Successful Interviewing - 11 a.m. Jobs are WON in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview. Gain an advantage over the competition! Via Zoom.

GoinGlobal Searching in the US & Abroad - 11 a.m. Learn about this internship and job search tool with over 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world. Via Zoom.

Lunar New Year Celebration - 5:30 p.m. MSU 218. Boba tea, calligraphy, lucky money, snacks, traditional games, and more info on Engage.

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.

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