Bear Essentials

Oct. 14, 2020

Voting is not only your right, it's your responsibility.

Deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania in next month's election is Mon. Oct. 19. Find out all of the other deadlines, where to vote and more.

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SE Pa. Interim Program Manager - On Oct. 1, Joshua Kovitch assumed Southeast Pennsylvania Procurement Technical Assistance Center (SE PA PTAC) Interim Program Manager.

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the October 2020 Employee of the Month.

First-Gen Tip - It’s almost advisement period. Be sure to schedule a meeting with your advisor and take a look at the courses posted on MyKU.

Online Breast Cancer Auction - Facebook event. Look at all the crafts, if you find one you like you can place a bid by commenting on the post.

Ktv- Episode 2 - Tune into the second episode of Ktv. The show features comedy, cooking, food reviews, arts and crafts and ideas for binging.


Wed. Oct. 14

Spoken Word - Enjoy a virtual Spoken Word Performance night with special guest Asia. 7 p.m. See you there.

Tips from Your Peers: Advisement and Registration - 7 p.m. Join our APM's on Zoom as they share tips and tricks about advisement and registration. Meeting ID: 946 7418 4923, Passcode: 090719.

KU Student Flu Clinic, on DMZ at Health Center - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.+ KU ID required. $20 administration fee charged to student account. Rain Location: O’Pake Fieldhouse Keystone.

KU Business Idea Competition Submissions Due - By 11:59 p.m. - Opportunity for KU students to gain experiential learning and win a cash prize.

Thu. Oct. 15

Global Hand Hygiene Day - One of the most effective ways to stop the spread of a virus is also one of the simplest: hand hygiene, especially through handwashing with soap. Clean hands saves lives.

Free LGBTQ+ Parent/Sponsor/Caregiver Workshop - 7 p.m., KU LGBTQ+ Resource Center & LGBT Center of Greater Reading Seminar for Parents. Register

Successful Interviewing - 11 a.m. Jobs are WON in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview.

Designing Your Career Path - 11 a.m. Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions.

STD Screening at Health & Wellness Center - At tent in front of Beck Hall 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. No appointment necessary KU ID required. Testing is free and confidential. Canceled if raining.

Fri. Oct. 16

Get a Federal Government Job - 2 p.m. This federal government session will introduce you to job searching strategies as well as how to create a federal resume.

Sat. Oct. 17

Campus Wide Turf Application - The campus wide fertilizer/weed control application will be on 10/17. Please stay off grass until dry.

Mon. Oct. 19

Last Day to Register to Vote - Are you registered? Don't miss the chance to vote.

Visiting Artist Syd Carpenter via Zoom - 3-5 p.m. Demonstration and Studio Visit. Also, Artist Lecture on Oct. 20 at noon. Ceramic sculpture. RSVP:

College of Business Alumni Panel - Starting your career in tough economic times: Tips and hints to land your first job. 2 p.m. via Zoom.

Planting the Seed for Leadership - 7 - 9 p.m., create your own plant while learning how your daily interactions leave an everlasting impression on the people you encounter.

Tue. Oct. 20

Blood Drive - Donate blood to help save a life. Appointments run from 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

The Frederick Douglass Institute Discussion Series - Relax and unwind with the Frederick Douglass Institute! Leah Zerbe will share proven practices to keep our bodies and minds healthy.

Salary Negotiation - 11 a.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 3 p.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers!

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Oct 20, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Oct 22, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

Home Laughing - Join us for some laughs with Gibran Saleem and Jasmine Ellis! Homecoming week is just heating up. Starts at 7 p.m.

RIT Professor Speaks on Mathematical Biology - 5 p.m., Dr. Lucia Carichino, "A Mathematical Journey into Biological Systems," Zoom ID - 964 4012 0430 – Abstract is hyperlinked.

Clay Club Zoom Project Night: Spoons! - 7 p.m. Pick up clay beforehand, then Zoom with us for a lesson on making spoons. Drop them off for firing. RSVP:

Wed. Oct. 21

Pippi's Asian Name - Watch ancient name art creation. Will be mailed to all students who request one.


Weekly Success Tip

Golden Bear Rule = Success

Treating others as they want to be treated; building a culture of respect each day.