Bear Essentials

March 8, 2023

Inductees of Phi Kappa Phi pose for a group photo

Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony

The annual Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony was held Tue. Feb. 28. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest, largest and most selective collegiate honor society that inducts persons from every academic discipline. Distinguished junior and senior level students join a century-old community of scholars and professionals that includes individuals who have distinguished themselves in positions of leadership and whose careers have been characterized by achievement.

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Volunteer at Science Olympiad over Spring Break - March 16. Fun day to volunteer. Great for clubs, service hours and resume. No science background needed. Free T-shirt. .

St. Patrick's Day Parade Participation - The Kutztown Pipe Band needs a volunteer banner-carrier for the Stroudsburg St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday March 19. Contact .

Register for Dinner with Golden Bears - Join us at 5 p.m. on April 13 to network with alumni in your field of study. This event is FREE and all attendees will be entered into a gift card raffle.

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

Save the Dates: Website Feedback - We want to hear your opinions on the KU website. March 23 at 11 a.m., March 24 at 2 p.m., March 29 at 2 p.m., March 30 at 11 a.m. in MSU 322. Students will be entered to win a bookstore gift card.

Rape, Aggression and Defense Training - Provided by Public Safety & Police Services. Free to female students. March 20, 6 p.m., Old Main 22A. March 21 and 23, 6 p.m., Georgian Room. Must attend three sessions to complete program. or call 610-683-4860.


Wed. March 8

Just Dance! Know Your Body Series - 4 p.m. MSU 223. An inclusive dance class to celebrate our bodies! Find the joy in dancing for yourself. No dance experience necessary.

GoinGlobal: Searching in the U.S. & Abroad - 1 p.m. Learn about this internship and job search tool with more than 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world. Via Zoom.

Language Exchange - Learn or practice your favorite language with other students in a casual environment. Stop by anytime between 5 and 8 p.m. at the Multicultural Center.

Clay Club Cup Sale - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Rohrbach Library Lobby. Come find amazing mugs and cups created by current ceramics students.

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

Women's Lacrosse vs. Shepherd - 4 p.m. at Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

Thu. March 9

Women's Herstory Month with Noura Erakat - Student Involvement/KU Activities Board present an evening celebrating Women's History Month with Noura Erakat. 6p.m. in MSU 183.

Smash the Scale: Embrace Body & Health Equity - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MSU 218. Join us to Smash the Scale on harmful societal standards, norms and body myths.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 11 a.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.

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

Midterms Toon In - 1-3 p.m. at Health Center. Join us for a mid-day break during the midterms, Be kind to yourself and make time to pause and enjoy cartoons, breakfast treats and freebies

Fri. March 10

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).

Gold Meal Plan Raffle - Students using military benefits may join us for a chance to win a Gold Meal Plan. Check the link for more information.

Residence Halls Close at 6 p.m. for Spring Break

Sat. March 11

Baseball vs. Lincoln (DH) - Noon at North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

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

Mon. March 13

Deadline to Submit: Berks County Undergraduate Research & Creativity Conference - Students must submit their abstracts by March 13 for the April 22 conference, hosted at KU this year.

Spring Break - Mon. March 13 - Sun. March 19. Classes resume Mon. March 20.