Bear Essentials

Oct. 2, 2019

Internship and Job Fair

The Internship and Job Fair is today from noon-3 p.m. in MSU 218. Professional attire and resume required (business suit preferred).

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Join the Connections Team - Applications are now open for Connections Facilitators. Deadline: Oct. 31. Apply at:

Student Commencement Speaker - Student Commencement Speaker applications are being accepted from seniors graduating this fall. Application Deadline: Oct. 21.

Explore CASA Academic Resources - Develop an academic success plan. Make an appointment with a CASA Coordinator at or 610-683-4007.

First Generation at KU - Did you know 30% of KU students are First Gen? Look out for more tips in Bear Essentials and check out our website for more information!

Protection of Minors 72-Hour Reporting - All student employees are required to provide notice within 72 hours of a reportable offense. The reporting form can be found on the KU HR form page.

Apply to be a Peer Tutor - Recruiting peer tutors in all areas. If you are interested, please complete the Tutoring Services Employment Application.

Tutoring Services Drop-In Labs - Did you know that Tutoring Services provide free drop-in labs in Business, Math, and STEM courses? No appointment necessary.

National Coming Out Day Fair - Oct. 10 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Old Main Concourse. Interactive activities and displays aimed at understanding and celebrating the coming out process.

Rohrbach Artist Reception: Charles F. Stonewall - Oct. 10. 3:30 p.m. Join us for an artist reception that will feature Charles F. Stonewall and his series of photographs, Between Silence and Light.

Veg Club - Get involved with Veg Club. We meet every Wed. at 6 p.m. Rohrbach Room 18.


Wed. Oct. 2

Internship and Job Fair - 12–3 p.m. MSU 218. Attend professionally dressed with resumes in hand. More than 65 employers will be attending. 

How to Respond to Divisiveness - 4–5 p.m. Multicultural Center Classroom. Learn how to successfully handle divisiveness.

Pop Culture Kahoot - 7 p.m. MSU 183. How much do you know about pop culture? Compete against your friends and other students in Kahoot for a chance to win prizes!  

FIFA 20 PS4 Tournament - 7 p.m. Rec Center Lounge. The champion will receive a free copy of FIFA 20 for PS4! Sign up using the link.

Flu Clinic - 12–3 p.m. Outside Health & Wellness Center. KU ID required. $20 administration fee will be charged to your KU account. Rain Location: Health & Wellness Center.

Women's Soccer vs. Bloomsburg - 7 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats / Live Video)

Thu. Oct. 3

CVPA Faculty First Thursday Presentation - Dr. Angela Cirucci and Megan Weiss will discuss Social Media Apps as Places and Spaces: A Methodological Exploration.

Lee Rocker Master Class and Concert - Lee Rocker, the bassist for Stray Cats, demonstrates his unique slap-bass playing during a free master class in Schaeffer Little Theatre at 5 p.m. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. $10 for KU students.

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

MSU Movie Series - Booksmart will be shown Oct. 3-6 in MSU Room 183. Thursday-Sunday 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Community Art Project Uniqueness Quilt - 2 p.m. Multicultural Center. Create a canvas square of what makes you unique to create a quilt we can mount in the MCC.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. AF 200. Learn the basics of how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! 

Fri. Oct. 4

Visiting Ceramic Artist Roberto Lugo - 9 a.m.–12 p.m.: Demonstrations, Sharadin 108. 1–4 p.m.: Surface Design Workshop, Sharadin 108. 4 p.m.: Artist Lecture, Sharadin 120. Free and open to all.

First Friday Sale - Receive 20% off apparel and gift at the KU Campus Store. Savings in-store and online.

Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbons - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Stop by the KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace to buy and sign a ribbon to show your support!

Women's Volleyball vs. Edinboro - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats / Video)

MCC Chats - 12 p.m. Multicultural Center Resource Room. Join us and chat about various topics of your choosing.

Sat. Oct. 5

Careers in Mathematics Conference - 9:30 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Boehm. See professionals in the mathematics field speak about their careers and other experiences within the field.

New York City Trip - Spend the day exploring the Big Apple with your friends! 

Field Hockey vs. Seton Hill - Senior Day. 11 a.m. Andre Reed Stadium.  (Live Stats)

Women's Volleyball vs. Gannon - 2 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats / Video)

Women's Soccer vs. Mansfield - 2 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats)


Sun. Oct. 6

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

Women's Volleyball vs. Mercyhurst - 1 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats / Video)

Mon. Oct. 7

President's Open Hour - Students are invited to stop by President Hawkinson's office (Stratton 303) from 3:30–4:30 p.m. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns, and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call 610-683-4101 to RSVP.

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

Walk with Wynnie - Take Wynnie on a walk with President Hawkinson. Meet at 5:30 p.m. on the back porch of the president's residence. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the walk. In the event of rain, the walk will be canceled. 

Tue. Oct. 8

KU Orchestra Concert - 7:30 p.m. Concert in Schaeffer is free! Works include Griffes, Frazier, and Constantinides. Soloists: Alejandro Ortega, violin; Kim Webster, oboe.

TB Testing - 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Must return Oct. 10 from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU Account.

Women's World Escalation Workshop - 5 p.m. Multicultural Center. Join Christine Price, Director of the Women's Center and GLBTQ Center, in viewing the powerful documentary Escalation followed by a workshop on relationship violence.

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. AF 102. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships while learning the art of networking and tips to locate "hidden" jobs! 

Choosing a Major - 3 p.m. AF 201. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers to make the best decision for your future! 

Field Hockey vs. East Stroudsburg - 7 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Stats / Video)

Wed. Oct. 9

Midterm Pizza Party - 7 p.m. Rohrbach Library. KUAB welcomes you to our Midterm Pizza Party! The semester is halfway over, so reward yourself for making it this far! You earned it!

Slam Stories - 7 p.m. MSU 183. Stories are always better when shared. You won’t know what you’ll hear until you come out and experience it for yourself! 

The Washington Center - 3 p.m. MSU 116. Want to intern in Washington, D.C.? A representative from The Washington Center will present a workshop to students about this internship program. 

Success Tip: Week 6

Early matters! Stop by the CASA Office located in Rohrbach Library Room 26 or the CASA Success Center in Deatrick Hall for resources, workshops, or to meet with a Coordinator for Student Success. Don’t wait!