Bear Essentials

May 11, 2022

Congratulations Class of 2022

Commencement will be held this weekend - Friday (graduate ceremony for master's and doctoral degrees) at 5 p.m., Saturday (undergraduate ceremonies for bachelor's degree students) at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Chancellor Dan Message to Grads - Video message from State System chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein, congratulating the Class of 2022.

Get a Jump Start with 2022 KU Summer Sessions - Session I: May 31-July 1, Session II: July 11-August 11.

MSU Finals Week Hours - The MSU will be open finals week: Monday - Thursday 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday & Saturday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday closed.

PA State System of Higher Education Scholarships - Scholarships are available for students in the State System.

PSAC Softball Champions - Congratulations to the 2022 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Champion Softball Team. Next for the Golden Bears, Thu. May 12 in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regionals at North Campus Field.


Wed. May 11

Study Loft - Students can head over to Rohrbach Library Room 7 and find a stress-free space to prepare for finals. Study Loft is available from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Digital Marketing Strategies that Drive Sales - This webinar will discuss how to define your MVP, what digital marketing strategies give the best return on your investment, and more. Time: noon - 1 p.m.

Thu. May 12

Go Global: Export Controls and Compliance - This webinar will discuss the four questions to ask any foreign client, the export administration regulations, and classifying your product.

Softball vs. Fairmont State - 11 a.m. at North Campus Field, NCAA Atlantic Regionals.

Fri. May 13

Softball vs. TBA - Follow for full tournament schedule.

Commencement (Master's, Doctoral)  - 5 p.m. at O'Pake Fieldhouse. Master's and Doctoral degrees in all four colleges.

Sat. May 14

Commencement (Education, LAS) - 9 a.m. at O'Pake Fieldhouse. Bachelor's degrees in the College of Education and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Commencement (Business, VPA) - 2 p.m. at O'Pake Fieldhouse. Bachelor's degrees in the College of Business and College of Visual & Performing Arts.

Tue. May 17

Build Your Authority - This webinar will feature David D. Simons, a Mediapreneur and CEO of Kingdom Social Media. Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm.

Website Planning: Let's Get Users to Your Website - This webinar will discuss what SEO is and how you can use it on your website, how to write content, and more. Time: noon - 1 p.m.

Intermediate WordPress 3: Expanding Your Website - This webinar will discuss how to identify software plug-ins that can expand business capabilities, recognize e-commerce options, and more. Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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Part-time jobs, internships and volunteer work that is related to your career goal will build a strong resume.  To schedule a career coaching appointment make an appointment in Handshake:

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This is the final Bear Essentials of the semester. Have a great summer!