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Bear Essentials - January 24, 2018

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Bear Essentials for Jan. 24-31


Special Career Center Walk-in Hours This Week Only - Thinking about changing your major? Unsure of your career path? Stop by W and F 9-11:30 or T-F 1-4 to talk to a career coach. Stratton 113.

Open Mic Night - Join ACE and show us your skills at Open Mic Night. Come out for some fun on Wed. Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. in MSU 183.

Free Career Interest Test - Take a career interest inventory and get your results in a short 50 minute session. Thur. Jan. 25, 11-11:50 am, Stratton 116.

First Kutztown Christian Fellowship Meeting Thu. Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Join us as we begin the book of 1 Samuel in the Bible and get to know one another afterward.

Soft Skills, What Employers Want Workshop - This workshop will show you how your campus job (or other job) can help you develop these skills. Mon. Jan. 29, 3-3:50 p.m., Stratton 116.

SRC Fitness Center Orientation - Learn how to use the fitness center equipment. Dates - 1/30, 1/31. Sign up at the SRC Info Desk. Space is limited.

Career Development Center Senior Kick-Off - Receive info and support you need to find employment or grad school success. Tue. Jan. 30, 11-11:50 am, MSU 218.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Jan. 30, 11a.m.- 12 p.m. Must return Thu. Feb. 1, 11a.m.- noon for results. KU ID required. $10 Fee charged to your KU Account.

Military-Affiliated Roommate Selection for Fall - Come to the Military Roommate Social on Jan. 30, MSU 250, 11 a.m.-noon to get to know your fellow military-affiliated and select a roommate.

Anime Film Night: Kiki's Delivery - Join ACE and the Anime Club for the fun Anime classic! Wed. Jan. 31 at 7pm in MSU 183.

Upcoming home sporting events

  • Wed. Jan. 24
    WBB vs. Lock Haven, 5:30 p.m. - Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)
    MBB vs. Lock Haven, 7:30 p.m. - Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)
  • Fri. Jan. 26
    WREST vs. American International, 6 p.m. - Keystone Arena
  • Sat. Jan. 27
    WREST vs. UNC Pembroke, 12:30 p.m. - Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)
    SWIM vs. Millersville/LIU Post (Senior Day), 1 p.m. - Keystone Arena
    WREST vs. Minot State, 2 p.m. - Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)


Test of KU Alert System - on Tue. Jan. 30 at 10:50 a.m., there will be a test of the KU alert system. You will receive test messages through the E2 Campus text message, email and Simplex mass notification systems.  Messages will also be seen on the information channel, website, social media and the desktop pop-up system.  

Host your own Radio show on KU Radio - No experience required. FREE Training. KU Radio is located in MSU 188, below the Starbucks. We meet Tuesdays at 11 a.m. in LC 113B.

Sign up for a Bookstore Account - If you get financial aid in excess of your tuition, fees, meals, etc., you may qualify for a bookstore account to purchase course materials.

Sign-ups Open for JC Penney Suit Up event - 40 percent off professional clothing at JCPenney. Sun Feb 11, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Shuttle provided, sign up in CDC.

Sign-ups Open Senior Etiquette Dinner - Register by Feb.13 for the Feb. 20 event, 5-7:30 p.m.

Sign-ups Open for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up 1/22 to 2/19 through KUCN to practice with a professional employer. Reserved for JRs and SRs. Space Limited.

Practice Test for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MACT - Take a FREE ONLINE practice test for grad school. Visit for dates and times.

Free Bagpipe Lessons - Join the Kutztown Pipe Band to learn to play the bagpipes for free this semester. Contact for more information.

Scholarship Opportunities - Apply for a variety of scholarships by March 15.

Employee of the Month Nominations - Now is the time to submit names to ensure full consideration for January 2018. Nominations will be accepted through Fri. Feb 2.

Save the Date: 15th Annual Community Forum - Fri. March 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CASA - Center for Academic Success and Achievement

Success Tip Week 1

Start the semester with good time management!

   Use the CASA planning calendar to track assignments and highlight successes. Paper copies are available at CASA located in the Rohrbach Library 26, Deatrick Success Center or online.