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Nov. 11, 2020

Veterans Day

Kutztown University honors our service members and veterans today. Visit the Military and Veterans Services website for information about this week's events.

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Announcements

First Gen Tip - As finals week approaches, talk with professors about what to expect on the final. Take advantage of office hours & know they’re here to help.

Listen to President Hawkinson Interview on Being a First-Gen student - President Hawkinson, a former first-generation student, spoke with graduate student Christine Storch from the Office of New Student Orientation about his experience as a first-generation student.

Women's Center DONATIONS - The Women's Center is NOT accepting donations of clothing or household items this Semester.

Graduating in December? Submit your Graduation Photo - Graduating students may submit their photo until Dec. 1. If you have difficulty accessing the form, email your name, major and photo to ku2020project@gmail.com.

Events

Wed. Nov. 11

Virtual Ceremonial Flag Lowering - Veteran's Day will close with a virtual ceremonial flag lowering at 4:30 p.m.

Virtual Spoken Word/Poetry with Joan Leslie - 8 p.m. Presented by the Women's Center. Registration required.

Designing Your Career Path - 3 p.m. Learn to access the latest career info and resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions.

Career Development Center 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.

Clay Club Outdoor Cup Exhibition - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Visit to view cups created by current ceramics students. Sharadin Loading Dock 2. Masks required. Email kuclayclub@gmail.com for info.

Thu. Nov. 12

$14 Sweatpants Sale - Stop in and get your sweatpants just in time for Thanksgiving! One day only. While supplies last, cannot be combined with other discounts. Shop in-store at KU Campus Store: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. & Dixon Marketplace: 4 p.m.-midnight or shop online at www.kubstore.com

Honoring Women Veterans - "She Believed She Could, So She Did," honoring the strength of women veterans, takes place virtually 3-4 p.m.

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."

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.

Parking Ticket Appeals Zoom Meeting - The University Traffic Bureau will hear ticket appeals on Thursday, 11/12 at 11:00 am via Zoom.

Fri. Nov. 13

Remember Everyone Deployed (R.E.D) Observance - Show your support for veterans and currently deployed military by wearing red.

Join FMLA's Feminist Friday on Zoom - 2 p.m. Zoom meeting ID 943 4502 3939 Passcode 373470. Stop at the Women's Center to pick up free arts & craft supply bag to participate.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 2 p.m. Learn how to use Linkedin and other social media sites to boost your career prospects.

KU Wind & Brass Choirs, 3 p.m. - Living Large Through Playing Small, join us virtually for an afternoon of music directed by Dr. Neuenschwander.

Mon. Nov. 16

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!

Career Development Center Mini-Workshop Marathon - 3-4:30 p.m. Soft Skills 3 p.m., Designing Your Career Path 3:30 p.m., Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter 4 p.m.

Dept of Justice Civil Rights Lawyer Speaks on ADA - 5 p.m. ADA 30th Anniversary Celebration with Anne Raish. See link for details and Zoom ID.

Music Mondays at 7 p.m. - Join us for on of the last Music Mondays this semester! Featuring KU music students and faculty. Live-streamed on our YouTube Channel @KutztownUnivMusic.

Tue. Nov. 17

Peer Tutor Employment Info Session - Want to make money working remotely, help students, & build your resume? Join us on Zoom at 3 p.m. Meeting ID: 915 8401 2456

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. Learn the basics of how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview.

Designing Your Career Path - 11 a.m. Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions.

Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - 3-4:30 p.m. Creating Your Personal Brand 3 p.m., Designing Your Career Path 3:30 p.m., Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter 4 p.m.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

The Frederick Douglass Institute Discussion Series - Are you interested in learning about gender relations and how women have influenced gender roles in the Americas? Join us at 11 a.m. to learn more.

Applied Math/Biochemistry Talk - 5 p.m., Katie Funk, "Developing a Mathematical Model for the Retinoid Signaling Pathway" - See link for details and Zoom ID.

Wed. Nov. 18

GoinGlobal-Searching in the US & Abroad - 2 p.m. Learn about this internship and job search tool with over 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world.

Career Development Center Mini-Workshop Marathons - Get all the workshops you need in one place!

    • 3-4:30 p.m. Successful Interviewing 3 p.m., Internship & Job Search Strategies 3:30 p.m., Thinking About Graduate School 4 p.m.
    • 6-7:30 p.m. Successful Interviewing 6 p.m., Internship & Job Search Strategies 6:30 p.m., Thinking About Graduate School 7 p.m.
    • 6-7: 30 p.m. Soft Skills 6 p.m., Designing Your Career Path 6:30 p.m., Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter 7 p.m.

Covid-19 and Medical Geography - As part of Geography Awareness Week, the Geography Department presents a lecture by Dr. Eric D. Carter, Macalester College.

KU Stock - Celebration at 6:30 p.m. - Five KU bands, one night of music from Rock, 1, 2, & 3 and Jazz 1 & 2 Ensembles! Social Distancing fun at O'Pake Fieldhouse, Two food trucks - Spuds & Sticky Pig.

KU STUDENT SUCCESS

Weekly Success Tip

First Gen Student Resources Available - Almost 30% of KU students are the first in their family to go to college. Visit KU’s First Gen website for helpful resources and tips.