Bear Essentials

Oct. 13, 2021

Fireworks Display to Cap Full Saturday of Home Athletic Events on Sat. Oct. 16

Kutztown University will put an entertaining stamp on a full day of Golden Bear home athletic events Saturday, Oct. 16, with a postgame fireworks show following the football team's matchup against Shippensburg.

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Access Best Sellers on OverDrive - Access the latest ebook and audiobook best sellers at the Rohrbach's OverDrive Library.

Early Registration for Military Benefit Users - To participate in early registration, students must meet with their advisor within the next two weeks or before the early registration date listed in their MyKU.

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the October 2021 Employee of the Month.

Free Wall Street Journal Subscriptions - Students can activate free memberships at for unlimited access to news coverage, career development resources, invitations to virtual events, and more.

Traffic and Parking Advisory for Oct. 15-16 - Kutztown University and the Borough of Kutztown are hosting several events the weekend of Oct. 15-16, resulting in road closures and parking lot closures. Visit the KU Athletics site for details.


Wed. Oct. 13

New Student Orientation Staff Information Session - Interested in working for Orientation? Join us at this event to learn more about the job & meet current student staff members. 

Internship & Job Fair - 12-3 p.m. in MSU 218. Over 65 employers will be here to network with students. Dress professionally and bring your resume. View the event in Handshake. Questions? Call 610-683-4067. 

Free Limber/Limbel Drinks - 12-2 p.m. at the MSU Cub Cafe and 4-6 p.m. at South Dining Hall. Join the Multicultural Center for free limber/limbel drinks.

Thu. Oct. 14

Pridefest and National Coming Out Day Celebration - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in MSU 218. Kutztown's Annual Pridefest is joining with our National Coming Out Day Event. Join us for a carnival to celebrate being yourself and loving yourself.

Art Appreciation Day at KU Campus Store - Save 10% on art supplies. VIPs get an additional 5% off art supplies. Stop in and spin our prize wheel to win freebies and paint pumpkins from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fri. Oct. 15

Feminist FridayThe Women's Center & FMLA hold Feminist Friday every Friday at 1:30 p.m. Join us at Boxwood House. This week's theme is "I'm a what?"

Study Abroad Information Session - Want to study abroad? Find out how by visiting our website and attending an information session.

Get A Federal Government Job - 2 p.m. on Zoom. This federal government session will introduce you to job searching strategies. This is THE resource for finding federal government jobs.

Spirit Night - 7-9 p.m. on the DMZ. Come out and enjoy music, free food, a smoothie truck, prizes, fall crafts, wax hands, a photo booth, and alien laser tag.

Sat. Oct. 16

Field Hockey - 11 a.m. vs. Slippery Rock at Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Stats | Video)

Women's Soccer - 1 p.m. vs. East Stroudsburg at Keystone Field. (Live Stats)

Football - 5:05 p.m. vs. Shippensburg at Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Stats | Video)

Mon. Oct. 18

Legal Name Change Process Seminar - 4 p.m. in the MCC Unity Room. Join us for a seminar on the legal name change process presented by the Eastern PA Trans Equity Project.

Tue. Oct. 19

Study Abroad Information Session - Want to study abroad? Find out how by visiting our website and attending an information session.

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

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. on Zoom. Learn the basics of writing your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain interviews.

Choosing a Major - 3 p.m. in AF 102. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers, and learn how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future.

Kick Chaos to the Curb: Time Management Strategies - 11 a.m. in AF 203, presented by the Student Success Center .

Wed. Oct. 20

Soft Skills: What Employers Want11 a.m. on Zoom. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills, you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking, and many more.

Kickboxing - 3-4 p.m. at the Multicultural Center. Join us for a kickboxing event.

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