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Nov. 6, 2019

National First-Generation Students Day

Celebrate National First-Gen Students Day with cupcakes in the MSU (11 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Washington Post Access - The library is pleased to announce unlimited full-text access to the digital edition of the Washington Post from 2005-current.

Lambda Scholarship Application - Lambda Scholarship applications will be accepted through Nov. 21.

President's Open Hour - On Nov. 19, students are invited to an open meeting with President Hawkinson at 11 a.m. in MSU 218. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns, and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call 610-683-4101 to RSVP.

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.


Wed. Nov. 6

Indigenous Film Festival - 8 a.m.–8 p.m. MSU 183. Stop by and watch films made by Native American filmmakers throughout the day! 

3v3 Basketball Tournament - 7 p.m. Rec Center. Participants will have their $5 fee waived for one league in the IM 5v5 Basketball season! Click to sign up.

Does MyKU Confuse You? - 7 p.m. Emily Campbell (APM) will share with you with her tips and tricks for using MyKU and registering for classes.

Designing Your Career Path - 3 p.m. AF 200. Learn to access the latest resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions. 

Writing Your Personal Statement - 6 p.m. AF 103. Learn what goes into applying for graduate school and writing the critical admission essay/personal statement. 

A Day in the Life of a Grad Student - 7 p.m. AF 103. Gain insight from KU grad students and faculty about what to expect in grad school.

Women's Soccer vs. Lock Haven - 3 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats | Video)

Thu. Nov. 7

One Hour $13 Sweatpants Sale Stop in and get your sweatpants just in time for Thanksgiving! One day and one hour only. While supplies last, cannot be combined with other discounts. KU Campus Store: 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Dixon Marketplace: 7–8 p.m.

STD Screening - 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Health Center. No appointment necessary. KU ID required. All testing is free and confidential.

TB Testing - 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Must return Nov. 14, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU account.

ELC's 2019 Business Idea Competition - 5 p.m. RLC 135. Cheer on 7 finalists as they compete for cash prizes and the chance to move on to the State Competition.

MSU Movie Series - Good Boys will be shown in MSU 183 Nov. 7–10. Thursday–Friday: 8 p.m. Saturday–Sunday: 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Nabisco Recruiting - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. MSU. Nabisco will be on campus seeking employees. 

Historic Bethlehem Museum Recruiting - 10 a.m. MSU. Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites will be seeking employees.

CDC Mini Workshop Marathon 1 - 6–7:30 p.m. AF 103. 6:00 - Creating Your Personal Brand. 6:30 - Designing Your Career Path. 7:00 - Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter.

CDC Mini Workshop Marathon 2 - 6–7:30 p.m. AF 101. 6:00 - Successful Interviewing. 6:30 - Internship & Job Search Strategies. 7:00 - Thinking About Graduate School.

Fri. Nov. 8

Field Hockey at PSAC Playoffs - Semifinals at West Chester 1 p.m. (Video | Live Stats)

National First Generation Students Day - 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Celebrate National First Gen Students Day with cupcakes in the MSU!

Fall Festival - 12–4 p.m. Multicultural Center. Join in on the fall festivities with food, games, and music!

Guest Lecture by Disney Animator Mike Roth - 4 p.m. Sharadin 120. Mike Roth will lecture about working as a storyboard artist and animator at Disney. Open to all.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 2 p.m. AF 200. Learn the soft skills you'll need for your future career, such as communication, professionalism, critical thinking, and more.

Volleyball vs. West Chester - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Sat. Nov. 9

Braille Bears Banquet - 4–6:30 p.m. MSU 218. Treat yourself to a blindfolded meal to spread awareness about blindness and visual impairments.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 11 a.m. AF 201. Learn all of the soft skills you'll need to succeed in the workforce, such as communication, professionalism, and critical thinking.

Football vs. Millersville (Hall of Fame Day) - 12:05 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Stats | Video | Audio)

Women's Soccer vs. West Chester (Senior Day) - 1 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats)

Volleyball vs. Millersville - 1 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Sun. Nov. 10

Intramural Basketball & Soccer Registration Ends - Today is the last day to sign up for Intramural Basketball and Indoor Soccer. Register by midnight!

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

Mon. Nov. 11

Pawbucks Sale - When the Golden Bears score, you score! Stop in and save at the KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace. In-store and online. While supplies last.

Motivation Mondays - 5–6 p.m. Beck Hall Lobby. Stop by to find out more about CASA and kickstart your week with motivational tips!

Get a Federal Government Job - 1 p.m. AF 201. This session will introduce you to federal job searching strategies. This is THE resource for finding federal government jobs.

Military Appreciation Week Discount - As a thank you for your service, KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace is offering all service members and veterans a 40 percent discount on all KU apparel.and gifts (through Nov. 15)

Tue. Nov. 12

$10 Tickets for Global Orchestra's US Debut - 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Auditorium. KUNÉ explores the cultural diversity of Canada with virtuoso musicians playing world instruments.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 10 a.m. AF 200. What are soft skills, you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking, and more.

Finances & Future Employment by PSECU - 11 a.m. AF 201. Compensation is more than just salary. Learn about the hidden costs of employment and how to build good credit. 

Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Wed. Nov. 13

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

Success Tip: Week 11

Thirty percent of Kutztown undergraduate students are First Gen. Visit the First Gen at KU website for helpful resources. National First Generation Day is November 8, 2019.