Bear Essentials

Nov. 13, 2019

PSAC Football Championship Game

Cheer the Golden Bears on at the 2019 PSAC Championship game, Saturday at 12:05 p.m. at Andre Reed Stadium. KU students with a valid ID receive free admission to the game.

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Student Trustee Application - Qualified candidates are full-time undergraduate students who will have completed 32 or more credits by the beginning of the 2020 Spring Semester, have a GPA of at least a 2.5, and will graduate no sooner than May 2021. Applications are due Nov. 25. If you have any questions, please call Toyia Heyward in the Office of the President at 610-683-4102 or email her at

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the November 2019 Employee of the Month.

Ireland Study Abroad Summer 2020 - The KU Ireland 2020 faculty-led study abroad program is currently accepting applications. The priory deadline is Dec. 8.

Clay Club Art Supply Drive - Donate new and gently used art supplies to students in Reading and Allentown. Collection boxes are located in Sharadin 115 and 108. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 13.

Spring 2020 Registration - Undergrad registration for Spring 2020 will close on Dec. 6, 2019, and reopen Jan. 6, 2020.

Sam's Club and Gertrude Hawk Chocolate Sale - Stop by MSU 281 for $1 chocolates until the end of the semester!

Marker Recycling - Recycle your used markers. Bins are located outside MSU 281, on the 1st and 4th floor of Boehm, in the Graduate Center, and near the exit of the library.

Sweatpants Sale - Missed the 1-hour KU Campus Store sweatpants sale? They’re back for a limited time for only $18! Stop in-store or purchase online. Sale ends Nov. 14, while supplies last.


Wed. Nov. 13

1 in 6 Workshop - 4 p.m. MSU 218. Join this workshop about the ways sexual assault can impact male victims.

The Bristlecone Project - 7 p.m. MSU 218. This documentary screening raises awareness of male victims of sexual assault and how to reclaim a healthy, happy life afterward.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. AF 200. Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers! 

Adventures of a Human Geographer - One Person's Path from KU to NGA - 5:30 p.m. Boehm 145.

CDC Mini-Workshop Marathon - 6–7:30 p.m. AF 102. 6:00 - Successful Interviewing. 6:30 - Internship & Job Search Strategies. 7:00 - Thinking About Grad School. 

Men's Basketball vs. University of the Sciences - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Stats)

Thu. Nov. 14

COB Featured Speaker: Michael Rabinovitz - 11 a.m. DeFrancesco 100. Listen to Michael Rabinovitz, Senior Brand Manager at The Hershey Company, speak on his professional endeavors.

World Philosophy Day Lecture - 5 p.m. Boehm 145. Renowned philosopher, Dr. Miranda Fricker, presents "The Value of Being Believed: Epistemic Injustices and Dominations." 

MSU Movie Series - Angel Has Fallen will be shown Nov. 14–17 in MSU 183. Thursday–Friday: 8 p.m. Saturday–Sunday: 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Travel Around the World: Native American Staples - 5 p.m.–7 p.m. Multicultural Center. Sample foods from indigenous cultures around the world.

Sharadin Creative Royale - 6–9 p.m. Sharadin. Artists will be creating art surrounding the theme "2019 Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking."

Choosing a Major - 11 a.m. AF 201. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers while learning how to narrow down your options.

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. AF 200. Discover how to find jobs and internships while also learning the art of networking! 

Fri. Nov. 15

KUPA Applications Due - Do you love KU? Do you want to work with President Hawkinson and build leadership skills? If so, KUPA is the organization for you!

MassMutual of Eastern PA Job Recruiting - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. MSU. MassMutual of Eastern Pennsylvania will be on-campus recruiting for jobs.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 3 p.m. AF 200. Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to boost your career prospects. 

Sat. Nov. 16

Football vs. Slippery Rock (PSAC Championship) - 12:05 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium. (Stats/Audio/Video)

Women’s Swimming vs. Juniata - 1 p.m. Keystone Hall.

Sun. Nov. 17

Quick Question Walk-In Hours 6–9 p.m. Deatrick Hall 143. Stop by to have your resume and/or cover letter reviewed. No appointment necessary. 

Mon. Nov. 18

Show Your Love - 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Multicultural Center. Stop by and leave a note as to why you belong at Kutztown and what you love about the university.

Kids These Days - Critic, activist, and fellow Millennial, Malcolm Harris, joins us to discuss his book on the Millennial experience.

Coffee with a Cop - 10 a.m.–12p.m. MSU Lobby. All are welcome.

Choosing a Major1 p.m. AF 200. Explore myths and facts about different majors, and learn how to narrow down your options.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 3 p.m. AF 101. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years. 

CDC Mini-Workshop Marathon - 3–4:30 p.m. AF 102. 3:00 - Soft Skills. 3:30 - Designing Your Career Path. 4:00 - Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter.

Tue. Nov. 19

Vanguard Information Session - 11 a.m.1 p.m. DeFrancesco 210. Learn about Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management companies. Overview, Q&A session, open resume review and networking event. To RSVP at Handshake "Events" tab.  

Create a Card with Epsilon Sigma Alpha - 9 a.m.–3 p.m. MSU. Support our veterans this holiday season by creating a heartfelt card for free.

TB Testing - 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Health Center. Must return Thur., Nov. 21, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU account.

FDI Discussion Series - The Frederick Douglass Institute invites you to the last event of our three-part Fall Discussion Series.

President's Open Hour - 11 a.m. MSU 218. Students are invited to an open meeting with President Hawkinson. He welcomes your thoughts, concerns, and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call 610-683-4101 to RSVP.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. AF 200. Learn the basics of writing your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! 

Designing Your Career Path - 11 a.m. AF 101. Learn to access the latest career resources and discover the value of career exploration. 

CDC Mini-Workshop Marathon - 3–4:30 p.m. AF 101. 3:00 - Creating Your Personal Brand. 3:30 - Designing Your Career Path. 4:00 - Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter.

Wed. Nov. 20

Clay Club Cup Sale - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. MSU. Pick up a handmade cup on your way to get coffee. All mugs are made by students!

Blood Drive - 10 a.m.–3 p.m. MSU 218. Save a life. Sign up outside MSU 218 beforehand to avoid the wait.

GoinGlobal: Searching in the U.S. & Abroad - 1 p.m. AF 201. This internship and job search tool has over 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world.

Success Tip: Week 12

As finals approach, every student benefits from having an Academic Action Plan. Visit CASA in Rohrbach Library 26 or the CASA Success Center in Deatrick Hall to meet with a Coordinator for Student Success.