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Nov. 2, 2022

Social Work in the Global Environment Conference

On Nov. 4, hear an array of presentations on the topic war, conflict and peace. Registration is now open.

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The Collage October Newsletter The October 2022 issue features Professor of Mathematics Dr. Lyn McQuaid and History Major Reilly Hannan.

Students Using Military BenefitsSubmit your KU Enrollment Certification after you register for spring 2023 class to let KU know which military benefits you plan to use in the spring semester.

Apply to be a Student Member of the Board of Governors - KU is a member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, which is overseen by the Board of Governors. Find out about the application process and more information (due by Fri., Nov. 11). 


Wed. Nov. 2

Get Knotty: Make and Take Friendship bracelets - Learn how to make your own friendship bracelet through live demonstration. There will be free pizza and refreshments. Tickets $8.

PASSHE Diversity Summit - Register for the virtual PASSHE Diversity Summit, Nov. 2-4. Free and open to all students.

Salary Negotiation - Join us at 1 p.m. to learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary via Zoom.

Successful Interviewing - Jobs are WON in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview. Gain an advantage over the competition at 2 p.m. via zoom.

Thu. Nov. 3

Faculty First Thursday Presented by Helena Domenic - An Illuminated Guide to Wicca book - Helena Domenic will discuss her process for writing, illustration, painting, and community collaboration.

Coffee Hour at Boxwood House - Join the LGBTQ+ Resource Center at 12 p.m. for weekly coffee and conversations. Stay after the Allies meeting or stop in for a visit and enjoy some fellowship.

Spain/Morocco Study Abroad Info Session - All are welcome to attend an Information Session in Old Main 136 at 11 a.m. about Spain/Morocco study abroad (May 15-25, 2023) for course ANT/SOC 213 World Religions with Dr. Shively.

Collegiate Recovery Meeting Cancelled - The meeting on Nov. 3 is canceled and will resume on Thu. Nov. 10, 7-8 p.m. in the Health Center Beck Hall.

Drop-In Wellness - Craft Day at the Health Center (Beck Hall), make time to stop by and relax with a crafting day designed by students for you! Multiple crafts available for you from 1-4 p.m.

Thinking About Grad School - Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career at 11 a.m. via Zoom.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview at 11 a.m. in AF 101.

Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - Successful Interviewing at 6p.m., internship & Job Search at 6:30 p.m., Thinking About Grad School at 7p.m. via Zoom.

Fri. Nov. 4

Feminist Friday - All Hands on Deck - Learn how to play Rummy and enjoy Mocktails at 2 p.m. in the Women's Center in Boxwood House.

Social Work in the Global Environment Conference - On Nov. 4, hear an array of presentations on the topic war, conflict and peace. Registration is now open.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Lock Haven - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Wagging Walks at the Health Center - Fun walks with four-legged furry friends from 9-11 a.m.

Sat. Nov. 5

Veterans Awareness Week - Nov. 5-12. View the full schedule of events.

Military Appreciation Football Game - 12 p.m. at the Andre Reed Stadium.

M/W Cross Country at PSAC Championships - 11:30 a.m. Mansfield University’s Lamb’s Creek Course.

Football vs. West Chester (Senior Day) - 12 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video | Audio)

Women’s Swimming vs. Millersville - 1 p.m. Keystone Pool

Women’s Volleyball vs. Bloomsburg - 2 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Mon. Nov. 7

President's Open Hour - Students are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour at 2 p.m. in 301 Stratton Administration Center. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call to RSVP 610-683-4101.

Clay Club Visiting Artist Beth Cavener - On Nov. 7-9, Cavener will be building a 500-pound clay sculpture and offering lectures on her process. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:30 - 6:00 p.m. in SH108.

Creating Your Personal Brand - What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers at 2 p.m. via Zoom.

Tue. Nov. 8

Election Day - Be sure to take the time to vote today.

The Hunger Banquet - Join us in MSU 218 From 5-7p.m. for an Oxfam Hunger Banquet that provides an interactive experience into understanding poverty, racism, and social justice.

Goal Setting for Success at KU - To be successful, you need a starting point. Come figure out your goals and what small steps you can take to achieve them at 11:00 a.m. in AF 203.

Freedom From Smoking (FFS) /Vaping - FFS/Vaping, Tues. Clinics 4:30-6 p.m. have ended for the semester and to learn more on how to quit we are seeing students by appointment at

Thinking About Grad School - Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career at 11 a.m. in AF 101.

Success in Grad School with Dr. Don Martin - Guest Speaker Dr. Don Martin will talk about success in grad school at 7 p.m. via zoom.

Wed. Nov. 9

Open Hour With Provost - 3 p.m. in Starbucks, McFarland Student Union. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.