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March 9, 2022

Volunteer at the Science Olympiad

March 17. Great for clubs, service hours and resume. Free T-shirt.

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RAD (Rape, Aggression, & Defense) Training - Sign up now for this important, free resource.  Open to female students.  March 21 (Old Main 22A), March 22 (Georgian Room). 6 p.m. .

2022 Summer Painters (Temp Full Time) Needed - Facilities is looking for current KU Students for our Temp FT Summer Painters. If interested please apply on our online job board.

APSCUF/APSCURF Student Scholarship - Four scholarships (2 $500, 2 $250) are available to undergraduate students returning to KU for Fall 2022. See the flyer at the link for further instructions.

Science Olympiad Needs Volunteers - Fun day during Spring Break -3/17. Great for clubs, service hours & resume. No science background needed. Free T-shirt.

Save the Date: Spring 2022 Grad Fest - March 21-22, MSU 218. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. A one-stop-shop for all your May graduation needs. Verify your graduation status, purchase discounted cap and gown, and much more.

FDI Research, Visual Arts, and Performing Arts Conference - for all PASSHE students on April 20-21. This year’s conference theme is Identity, Culture, Activism: America’s Enduring Quest for Social Justice. Submissions are due March 31.

Join the FDI Debate Team - KU FDI will be creating and facilitating a Debate Team to take on the other PASSHE Frederick Douglass Institute teams. This year’s topic is Universities Should Encourage Instruction in Critical Race Theory Across the Curriculum. The statewide debate is April 18-19.

#Together4PASSHE - The State System's campaign offers suggestions and resources for students and others to influence that debate.


Wed. March 9

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

Resume Labs - 1 p.m. This is an innovative group-style workshop for students looking to enhance their current resume.  Bring a hard copy of your resume. OM 130.

Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - 6 -7: 30 p.m. Successful Interviewing 6 p.m., Internship & Job Search 6:30 p.m. Thinking About Graduate School 7 p.m. Via Zoom.

Discovering Your Femininity Women's Center Event - 2 p.m. Presentation & discussion on embracing your femininity through various social & cultural lenses. Via Zoom.

Thu. March 10

Council of Trustees Meeting - The Plenary Session will begin at 3 p.m. in the McFarland Student Union Building, Room 250. The meeting will also be available live stream via YouTube. Committee meetings at 1:30 p.m. (Academic and Student Affairs, MSU 323, Finance, Property and Audit, MSU 322, Human Diversity, MSU 325, University Relations & Athletics and Advancement, MSU 324). 

Melanie Turrano Ed.D. Dissertation Defense - 1:00 p.m. Via Zoom. Visit our dissertation webpage for more information.

Tracy Driehaus Ed.D Dissertation Defense - 3:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Visit our dissertation webpage for more information.

Know Your Voting Rights Event - Join the Campus Vote Project to learn about voter election laws in PA and voter resources. 11 a.m. in Rickenbach Learning Center, 135 Auditorium.

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! AF 101.

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs! Stratton 116.

Business Skills for Success Webinar Series -Two times. Morning: 10:30 a.m.-noon; Evening: 6-7:30 p.m. Webinar series that is for early stage and existing business owners who want to take their business to the next level.

Fri. March 11

KU Inspires Deadline - The deadline to submit a proposal for KU Inspires is March 11. Graduate and undergraduate presentations, posters, short films, artwork and performances.

Baseball vs. Millersville - 2 p.m. North Campus Field. (Live Stats | Live Video)

Sun. March 13

Spring Break - No classes through Sun. March 20. 

Tue. March 15

Summer Session - Registration begins. 

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