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Oct. 11, 2023

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Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests - Order your free tests now so you have them if you need them.

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week - Participate in activities across campus throughout the week of Oct. 16. Check KU Email for details.

Student Commencement Speakers - Commencement Speaker applications are being accepted from graduate and undergraduate students graduating this fall. Application Deadline: Oct. 16.

On-Campus KU Internship and Job Fair – Wed. Oct. 18, 12-3 p.m. in MSU 218. There will be more than 65 employers attending. Please come dressed professionally and with copies of your resume. For a list of employers coming to the fair, log on to Handshake. Questions? Call 610-683-4067. 

Drummers Wanted - The Kutztown Pipe Band needs drummers! Bass drummer needed for upcoming parade, snare and tenor for future events. Drums provided. .

Purchase Tickets for Philadelphia Flyers vs. L.A. Kings - KU Activities Board (KUAB) is hosting a trip to a Saturday, Nov. 4, Philadelphia Flyers vs. LA Kings game.

Level Up Your Banking With PSECU - As a Kutztown student, you are eligible to join PSECU and take advantage of our LEVEL UP promo! You can earn up to $300 by opening your free account today!


Wed. Oct. 11

Open Hour with Provost - 2 p.m. in Old Main concourse. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Prepare for the Fair: Resume Review - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring your resume to be reviewed for the upcoming Internship & Job Fair. No appointment needed. Rohrbach Library lobby.

National Coming Out Day at LGBTQ+ Center at Boxwood - Visit the center to celebrate with an art show (8 a.m-5 p.m.) and poetry readings (2-3 p.m.). RSVP via Engage to display or perform through written, spoken and visual art.

Mark Morris Dance Group Comes to KU - 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. Program will feature four works spanning Morris's career. Use your KU login, create an account and get your $10 ticket today.

Thu. Oct. 12

Psychology Career Day - From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in MSU 218. Speak with professionals in your field and learn what options a Psychology major has to offer.

International Day of the Girl - Meet us at the MSU from 12-2 p.m., for free informational handouts as well as an opportunity for women to write encouraging letters to be sent to girls.

Remember What you Read Workshop and Resources - Academic Forum 203, 11 a.m. Reading and retaining information is a huge part of succeeding in college. Come and learn how.

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking and tips to locate "hidden jobs." Academic Forum 101.

The Washington Center (TWC) for Internships Info Session - Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. 11 a.m. via Zoom.

De-Stressor with Professors - 11 a.m.-noon, Old Main 464. Chat, snacks and warm/cold apple cider with your anthropology & sociology professors. Great time to ask questions. Bring a friend.

Fri. Oct. 13

Silent Witness Project Display Ends - Displayed in Old Main Concourse. Visual monument to the Berks County lives lost to domestic violence over the years. Created and supported by Safe Berks.

Pink Celebration for Breast Cancer Awareness Day - Residence Hall Association (RHA) kindly request your participation in wearing pink attire for the day for National Breast Cancer Awareness Day!

Jason's Lawn - A Friday the 13th celebration with a haunted house, a spooky village, carnival games and photo booth. MSU Lawn, 7-10 p.m.

Women's Volleyball vs. Bloomsburg - 6 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Video | Live Stats)

Sat. Oct. 14

Join Us for a Night in Havana - Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of "Havana," where music, dance and flavors collide for a night of tropical bliss. 6 p.m. in the McFarland Student Union.

Safe Space Training - Join Dr. Brenner from 10-11:30 a.m. in AF 102. The mission of the Safe Space Program is to proactively create a safe campus environment for LGBT+ around campus.

Football vs. Shippensburg - Noon, Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Video | Live Stats)

Women's Swimming vs. Cedar Crest - 1 p.m. Keystone Pool.

Women's Volleyball vs. Lock Haven - 2 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Video | Live Stats)

Sun. Oct. 15

Hoops for Hopes 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament - Ready to ball for a cause? Register to play ($5 per player) for a chance to win a trophy and a $25 gift card to Target per play! Let's unite for a cause!

Mon. Oct. 16

Real Talk with FMLA: It's on Us Week of Action - 3-5 p.m. at the Multicultural Center Unity Room.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter Workshop - 2 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to market your skills and obtain that interview. Stratton 116.

Tue. Oct. 17

Take Control Breast Cancer Pink Pumpkins - Create your own Pink Pumpkins, ceramics, and canvas. Sip tea, chat and paint with us, at the Health Center (Beck). 4-5:30 p.m.

Success Workshop: Advisement 101 - Academic Forum 203, 11 a.m. Learn about the process of picking classes.

Transfer Success Trophies - Visit the Success Center to see Briana for prizes on Oct. 17 for National Transfer Student Week.

Make and Take: Diamond Painting - KUAB is hosting an October make and take craft of diamond painting. Pumpkin, gnome and mandala designs will be available.

Home Remedies for Cold & Flu in Rohrbach Library - 10 a.m.-noon. Discuss natural at home remedies for cold and flu symptoms with FREE tea tasting at Book & Brew.

Open Hour with VP of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs - 3 p.m. in Starbucks. Students are invited to stop by and chat with Dr. Learie Nurse during his open office hour.

Balancing Masculinity and Femininity with FMLA - 11 a.m. at Boxwood House. It's on Us Week of Action.

Take Back The Night: It's on Us Week of Action - 5-7 p.m. Picnic at Boxwood House, Rain Location is MSU 250.

How to Work a Career Fair - 11 a.m. Find out how to work a job fair: what to do before you arrive, how to work your way around the room and preparing your 30 second commercial. Via Zoom.

Choosing a Major Workshop - 2 p.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future. Stratton 116.

Study Abroad Information Table - 11 a.m.-noon. Are you interested in studying abroad? Stop by our table to chat and have questions answered. MSU lobby, next to the Cub Cafe.

KU Ireland Study Abroad Information Sessions - 1 a.m. Old Main 288.

Field Hockey vs. West Chester - 7 p.m. at Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Video | Live Stats)

Wed. Oct. 18

Escalation Workshop: It's on Us Week of Action - 3-4:30 p.m. in MSU 183 Auditorium.

Open Hour with Provost - 3 p.m. in Bears Den, MSU. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Women's Soccer vs. West Chester - 7 p.m. at Keystone Field. (Live Video | Live Stats).