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Bear Essentials - November 15, 2017

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The first doubleheader of the season is tonight with Women's Basketball at 5:30 p.m. and Men's Basketball at 7:30 p.m. in Keystone. Come to celebrate Military Appreciation Day. #GoBearsGo

Bear Essentials for Nov. 15-Nov. 22


Creating Your Personal Brand Info Session - Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers. Wed. Nov. 15, 2-2:50 p.m. Stratton 116.

Designing Your Career Path Info Session - Learn to access career info & discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions. Wed. Nov. 15, 6-7 p.m. Deatrick 143.

Wednesday Night Shuttle - Wed. Nov. 15. Promenade Shops. Fashion stores, boutiques, outdoor setting. PICK-UP: 6 p.m. MSU/ 6:05 DX 6:08 UP. LEAVE SITE TO RETURN TO CAMPUS: 9 p.m.

STD Screening at Health & Wellness Center - In Beck Hall, first floor on Thu. Nov. 16, 9 a.m. -3 p.m. No appointment necessary. KU ID required. All testing is free and confidential.

Choosing a Major Info Session - Explore myths & facts about majors & careers & make the best decision for your future. Thu. Nov. 16, 11-11:50 a.m. Stratton 116.

Geography Club - Join Geography Club on Thu. Nov. 16, at 11:00 a.m. in Grad Center 2 for guest speaker KU alum Aaron Brouse GIS Specialist. Open to all.

Internship & Job Search Strategies Info Session - Discover ways to find jobs & internships and learn the art of networking & tips to locate hidden jobs. Thu. Nov. 16, 11-11:50 a.m. MSU 157.

Caring For The Elderly: A Practical Approach - Ms. Ann Barlet, Berks County Area on Aging will discuss resources and helpful tips for caregivers. Thu. Nov. 16, 12-1 p.m. Graduate Center 204. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Culture: The invisible Driver - Thu. Nov. 16, from 5 -7:00 p.m., in The MCC, Unity room. Guest Presenter Sharon Pitterson Ogaldez from Penn State Berks.

World Philosophy Day Lecture - Professor Susan J. Brison will deliver the UNESCO World Philosophy Day Lecture on "Sex, Violence, and Global Human Rights." Thu. Nov. 16, 2017, 5 p.m., Boehm 145. A reception for faculty and students will be held from 4-5 p.m. in front of Boehm 145. All are welcome.

Geography Awareness Week: Geography Jeopardy - Thu. Nov. 16, at 6:45 p.m., BH 262. A Fun twist on a classic game! Register your team of 3 @ Open to all.

NAEA Art Conference: Upright Citizens Brigade. - Fri. Nov. 17, at Schaeffer Auditorium. NAEA Art Conference starts at 8 a.m.

Social Work in the Global Environment - How do we build a fair, just, and peaceful world? "Local efforts with global implications" will be held on Fri. Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., in MSU Multipurpose Room 218.

Upright Citizens Brigade Performance - UCB will present a masterclass and performance on Fri. Nov 17 at 8:30 a.m., Schaeffer Auditorium.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want Info Session - This workshop will show you how your campus job (or other jobs) can help you develop these skills. Fri. Nov. 17, 2-2:50 p.m. Stratton 116.

Sunday Funday: STEAMworks for Beginners - Free, fun intro to Kutztown's open-access makerspace. Easy projects to take home. Sun. Nov. 19, 5 -7 p.m. Rohrbach Library, downstairs.

Eye-Opening Tips on Leading The Blind - Mon. Nov. 20. at 6 p.m. MSU Lawn. Join KU's Vision Majors as we teach KU students how to guide those who are visually impaired.

Holidays Around the World - Tue. Nov. 21., from 11 a.m. -1 p.m, in the MCC Unity Room. Facilitator Graduate Assistant Farah Nazzal.

Study abroad info session - Learn about the study abroad process on Tue. Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. in Boxwood House.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter Info Session - Learn how to write your resume & cover letter to best market your skills & obtain that interview. Tue. Nov. 21, 11-11:50 a.m. Stratton 116.

Upcoming sporting events

  • Wednesday, November 15
    5:30 p.m. - WBB vs Chestnut Hill (Military Appreciation Day) 5:30 p.m. - Keystone Arena (Live stats/Watch
    7:30 p.m. - MBB vs Univ. of the Sciences (Military Appreciation Day) 7:30 p.m. - Keystone Arena (Live stats/Watch)


Dining Flex - Unused fall 2017 dining flex will rollover to the spring adding it to your spring meal plan flex. Use it all before the end of spring 2018.

Essence Submission Deadlines - Dec. 1. for writing, Dec. 6. for art.

Going home for the Holidays? Bieber Bus can help - Regular trips to New York City and Philadelphia year round with periodic stops available in between. Fares start at $28 -

Graduating in December 2017 and have a Meal Plan - Stop by Dining Services 106 Old Main "A" wing to fill out a cancellation form, or email

Health & Wellness Center Closed - Wed. Nov. 22 through Sun. Nov. 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Housing Application Process for 2018-2019 - The '18-'19 Housing Process is open. Complete the process to participate in room selection. Don't forget there is a residency requirement.

Reminder about Service Animals - They are working animals. Don't pet, talk to, call to, or otherwise distract them. A service dog is on duty even when sitting or lying down.

Student Involvement Clothing Drive - Items such as winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves in gently used and in clean condition can be dropped off at Student Involvement located across from the KU Campus Store. All sizes and styles accepted.

Winter Online Session - Don't wait to register. Classes held Dec. 18-Jan. 17.

CASA - Center for Academic Success and Achievement

Success Tip Week 12

As finals approach, every student benefits from an academic action plan.

CASA Coordinators for Student Success are ready to meet with students.

Refer Students to CASA Today