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March 10, 2021

KU Wellness Day: Wed. March 10

Relax, unwind, get well and have fun.

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Announcements

$100 Bonus Offer From PSECU -  For a limited time, apply for a PSECU checking account with a debit card and get $100 when you activate online banking. Join for free.

Financial Fitness Challenge -  Be one of the first 2,021 students (statewide) to complete the Financial Fitness Challenge and receive a $10 Amazon e-gift card.

Mock Interview Mania -  Juniors and seniors, interested in receiving some real feedback on your interviewing skills? Record one 15-20 minute mock interview and have a friendly/experienced employer volunteer review it. The deadline to submit is Wed. March 10. Email careerhelp@kutztown.edu for details.

Women's History Month - March is Women's History Month and Kutztown University has planned a variety of events to celebrate.

Gimme A Break! Kutztown Wellness Days  - Relax and check out the self-care and fun around campus to help you center yourself this semester. March 10 & April 20. Register & learn more.

Student Commencement Speaker - Applications are being accepted from seniors graduating this spring. Application deadline: March 26.

KU Summer Sessions 2021 - Great way to gain prerequisites, strengthen academic skills, accelerate your grad date. Session I: 5/24–6/25, Session II: 7/6–8/6. Registration begins March 15.

Request a Tutor -  Tutoring Request Forms are available on your MyKU account under Academic Services. Email tutor@kutztown.edu if you have any questions.

Request an Academic Peer Mentor (APM) -  Looking for assistance with academic skills like time management or organization? Request an APM today to work with a fellow KU student to achieve success.

Online Tutoring Labs Available -  Tutoring Services provides drop-in labs for Business, Computer Science, Math, and STEM courses. No appointment is necessary. 

Priority Registration If Using Military Benefits -  Students using military benefits for Fall 2021 should schedule an advisor appointment soon in order to register for classes early in April.

Women's Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center Moving -  KU Women’s Center and the KU LGBTQ+ Resource Center will be moving to Boxwood House. Please check out the full announcement on the Women's Center Webpage.

Social Work Virtual Community Forum - "Education Enterprise in Transition: A Call to Action." Save the date: March 19, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Email for more information.

Events

Wed. March 10

Wellness Day - There are no classes on this day. Join the campus community for a cosmic wellness day with axe throwing, henna and more. Free food, giveaways and lots of fun! ( Review the full schedule

Spin to Win FREE Prizes at KU Campus Store's Wellness Day Event - Stop in 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to spin the prize wheel to win FREE prizes. One day only.

Clearance Sale Special for March 10 Wellness Day - $5 | $10 | $15 | $20 | $25 Clearance Sale. In-store & Online | Ends March 10.

First Step to Starting Your Business - 10 - 11 a.m. Join us for our interactive webinar designed for people who are thinking about starting a business or are in the early stages of starting.

Jeremy Zuckerman "In The Green Room" - 4 p.m. Emmy Award-winning Jeremy Zuckerman is best known for composing the music for ‘The Legend of Korra’ and ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender.’

    Thu. March 11

    State System Chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein Open Forum - A virtual open forum will be held for the campus community 3-4:30 p.m. via Zoom.

    STD Screening at Health Center, Beck Hall - 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  KU ID and Appointment required; call 610-683-4082. Wear a face mask and practice social distancing. Testing is free and confidential.

    GRIT chats, "Celebrating Resiliency" - 11 - 11:50 a.m. Join us for prizes and fun at our Celebrating Resiliency chat.

    Know Your Title IX Jeopardy - 12 p.m. Learn about Title IX, Safe Berks Campus Advocate, Stacey Jordan, and play Jeopardy for a chance to win a prize! Zoom ID: 926-4389 8990

    Productivity & Time Management Solutions - 1 p.m. Discover how to set SMART goals for your small business during the COVID-19 crisis. Presented by Adrean Turner, author, leadership coach, and speaker.

    KU Music Ed. Virtual Forum Free Event - 7 p.m. Open to all KU students & Alumni. Register to join. Guest Speaker Ms. Camilla Stasa, The Pursuit of Excellence: Learning Life Lessons Through Competition.

    Virtual Internship & Job Fair: Business & STEM - 1 - 4 p.m. This Internship & Job Fair has over 40 employers registered. Please pre-register on Handshake.

    Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - 6 - 7:30 p.m. Get all the workshops you need in one place. Soft Skills 6 p.m., Designing Your Career Path 6:30 p.m., Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter 7 p.m.

      Mon. March 15

      Casino Night - 7 - 8:30 p.m. Come out to our virtual Casino Night. Live dealers for most games. Earn as many chips as you can- prizes for top players.

      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.

      Music Monday Live-Streamed Concert 7:30 p.m. - The KU Music Department hosts a virtual concert every Mon. featuring students, faculty and staff. Enjoy the recording from this week.

      Tue. March 16

      TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. March 16, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Return Thu. March 18, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

      Paralegal Studies Information Session - 6 p.m. Join us for an information session and panel discussion to learn about this exciting profession. Learn more at  https://www.lccc.edu/academics/business-and-administration/legal-and-social-services

      How to Work a Career Fair - 11 a.m. Find out how to work a job fair: what to do before you arrive, how to work your way around the room and preparing your 30-second commercial.

      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.

      Kick Chaos to the Curb: Time Management Strategies - 11 a.m. Learn successful time management techniques. Join us on Zoom for this student success workshop.

      Wed. March 17

      Mafia Game Night - 6:30 p.m. Join Honors Club for a St. Patrick's Day Mafia Game in the Academic Forum Rm 101.

      LGBTQA Social "B" for Bisexual Night - 8 p.m. Join us as we celebrate each identity with a Zoom social night. Moderated discussion in a virtual safe space. Zoom ID 985 7244 2432

      PASBDC Celebrates Fifth Annual National SBDC Day - To celebrate SBDC Day, Pennsylvania SBDC’s will be hosting various no-cost webinar programs for small businesses on March 17. Visit PASBDC.org to learn more.

      National SBDC Day: Top Digital Marketing Trends - 10 a.m. We spent 2020 working with small businesses to help them make the best use of digital marketing tools. Presented by Constant Contact expert Dawn Wivell.

      How To Protect & Grow the Value of Your Business- 1 p.m. We help business owners understand the value of their business today & take advantage of the abundance of opportunities that exist for business owners.

      Saint Patrick's Day Bagpipe Concert - 5:30 p.m. The Kutztown Pipe Band will host an outdoor bagpipe concert in front of Schaeffer Auditorium (weather dependent).

      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.

      KU STUDENT SUCCESS

      Weekly Success Tip

      WELLNESS IMPACTS SUCCESS - Join us on March 10 to learn more about de-stressing, self-care, mindfulness and overall wellbeing. Sign up at www.engage@kutztown.edu. Learn more at https://www.kutztown.edu/events/student-wellness-days.html.