Bear Essentials

March 24, 2021

Virtual Grad Fest Now Available for Spring Graduates

The Virtual Graduation Festival is a "one-stop-shop" for graduates to purchase caps and gowns, order class rings, purchase diploma frames and learn more important information from various KU departments. Virtual Grad Fest link will be available until May 8.

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

Summer Payment Plan Open NowSummer Costs are posted online and the summer payment plan is open now. The 4 payment summer plan ends April 1st - then it will only be 3 payments.

ResNet is hiring for Fall 2021ResNet is looking for tech-savvy students to work at the helpdesk in Fall 2021. We offer good pay ($10.50/hr) and great resumé-building experience. Apply today!

Regalia now available to purchase!  - Save now until March 26th with discounted regalia.

Win FREE Regalia - Three lucky spring graduates who purchase their regalia from March 22 – 26 will be reimbursed for their regalia for FREE.

Alumni Sale - Show off your alumni status! Save 20% on Alumni Collection & Diploma Frames. In-store & online. March 22 - 26.

Put a Ring on Your Accomplishments With a Balfour Class Ring - Save up to $200 on selected styles plus, receive a FREE Kendra Scott necklace with your ring purchase. Join the tradition and celebrate your success.

Schedule Your Professional Senior Portraits - There is no cost to be photographed, or obligation to make a purchase. You will be provided with hard copy proofs as well as electronic copies to review with your family and friends. Appointments can be made at (SCHOOL CODE 022) Students are encouraged to wear professional attire.

Hiring 2021-22 Vote Everywhere Ambassadors - The VE Ambassador is a non-partisan, on-campus representative, and advocate for civic engagement. More info/to apply go to Engage.

Request a TutorTutoring Request Forms are available on your MyKU account under Academic Services. Email 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.

Employment OpportunityRec Services is looking to hire students for the Summer and for the Fall semester. Applications can be found online, on Handshake, or at the front desk of the gym.

Priority Registration - Veterans BenefitsPriority registration for students using benefits will begin April 8-9th. Be sure to schedule advisor appointments and check for any balances via myKU system.

Sports Medicine Student EmploymentThe office of Sports Medicine Services is currently looking to fill several student employment positions. 

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Wed. March 24

KU Entrepreneurship Week 2021 - 10 a.m. Marketplace: Inviting all KU Student Entrepreneurs to showcase their business.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search1 p.m. Learn how to use Linkedin and other social media sites to boost your career prospects.

Virtual Grad School Fair: KU Programs3 - 4 p.m. Thinking about graduate school? Meet with various KU Grad School departments.

Comedy Night with Kellen Erskine - 9 p.m. With appearances on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel, NBC's America's Got Talent, and the Amazon Original Series Inside Jokes, comedian Kellen Erskine has also garnered more than 30 million views with his clips on Dry Bar Comedy. Golden Bear student participants will be entered to win one of 3 gift cards valued at $50 each.

    Thu. March 25

    Internship & Job Search Strategies11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate hidden jobs.

    Choosing A Major - 11 a.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future.

    Campus Blood Drive - 12 - 7 p.m.  New and returning donors needed.  Will take place at Keystone Hall Field House. SAVE A LIFE! Please pre-register.

    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.

    KU Music Ed. Virtual Forum - 7 p.m. Special guest Dr. Angelica Dunsavage discussing building the choral community: maintaining connection and inspiration. Registration is free.

    Men's and Women's Tennis - 2 p.m. vs. Millersville. Keystone Courts.

    Fri. March 26

    Provost Search - 3:15 p.m. Kutztown University welcomes candidates for the position of Provost. We invite students to meet Candidate C at this open session. Please note all students must login from their KU Zoom accounts to access the forum.

    Baseball - 12 p.m. vs. Shepherd (doubleheader), 12 p.m. North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

    Sat. March 27

    Senior Recital: Sam Wetzel, Percussionist - 1 p.m. Watch Sam Wetzel's senior recital live on our YouTube Channel.

    Softball - 1 p.m. vs. Shepherd (doubleheader). North Campus Field (Live Stats)

    Women's Lacrosse - 1 p.m. vs. Shippensburg. Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

      Mon. March 29

      Provost Search - 3:15 p.m. Kutztown University welcomes candidates for the position of Provost. We invite students to meet Candidate D at this open session. Please note all students must login from their KU Zoom accounts to access the forum.

      Music Mondays - Check out music from your fellow Golden Bears in the Music Department. Live stream every Monday at 7:30 p.m., or visit YouTube for previous shows.

      Tue. March 30

      Frederick Douglass Institute Discussion Series - 11 a.m. Want to learn about how a group of women formed a literature circle to help them get through the racial and health pandemic? Join us.

      Finances & Future Employment by PSECU11 a.m. Compensation is more than salary alone. Learn about forms of non-monetary compensation, the hidden costs of employment, and tips for healthy credit.

      TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. March 30, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Return Thu. April 1, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

      Growth vs. Fixed Mindset 11 a.m. Join us on Zoom for this student success workshop to discover if you have a growth or fixed mindset.

      Women's Empowerment Day - 7 p.m. at the Heritage Center. Join the Multicultural Center and the Women's Center for an evening of poetry and empowering activities (outdoors).

      Wed. March 31

      LGBTQA Social "T" for Trans Night8 p.m. Join us as we celebrate each identity with a Zoom social night. Moderated discussion in a virtual safe space. Zoom ID 985 5830 8256


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