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Oct. 21, 2020

Roar into the 20s: Homecoming 2020

Even though it is going to look different this year than in years past, we have many fun homecoming events planned all week long and hope to see you there.

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Watch Actors Creating Theatre's Fall Showcase - Directed, video edited and performed by students in the club. The theme of the showcase was empowerment. Enjoy!

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

New Data Analytics Minor - The Department of Business Administration is excited to announce a new Business Analytics minor effective spring 2021. Contact Dr. Gary Chao for information.

Music Mondays Livestream Concert 7 p.m. - Join us for Music Mondays, a series of weekly student and faculty concerts live-streamed on the @KutztownUnivMusic YouTube channel.

Publication of the October issue of The Collage - This issue features Dr. Mary Rita Weller, Department of Social Work, and Anthropology major Laura Gale.

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

First Gen Tip - Remember to prioritize self-care! Taking care of yourself is incredibly important in fostering a healthy and successful academic journey.

Virtual Graduation Festival - Fall 2020 - For the graduating class of Fall 2020. Available starting Tue. Oct. 27 on The Virtual Graduation Festival is a "one-stop-shop" for graduates to purchase caps and gowns, order class rings, purchase diploma frames and learn more about KU Alumni Engagement.

Homecoming Sale - KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace will have a special Buy More, Save More Homecoming Sale, through Sat. Oct. 24. Apparel & gift only | Cannot be combined with other sales or promotions

  • 20% off $49 | Coupon code: HOCO20
  • 30% off $149 | Coupon code: HOCO30
  • 40% off $249 | Coupon code: HOCO40

Wed. Oct. 21

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

7 p.m.: HOME WINNING with Boom Boom Bingo - Games of chance and knowledge are fun, but what about plain luck? BINGO, Prizes and Homecoming fun! Sign up on Engage.

Thu. Oct. 22

Council of Trustees Meeting - The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will meet remotely at 3 p.m. There will be no physical location for the meeting as a safety precaution given the current COVID-19 crisis and current social distancing guidelines. Join Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 912 3721 6648; Passcode: 501649; Dial: 646-876-9923.

Jazz Ensembles I & II - 6:30 p.m., see the Jazz Ensembles play LIVE outside Schaeffer Auditorium! Bring a chair, wear a mask, & social distance. Weather permitting.

Art Appreciation Sale | One Day Only - Save 10% on art supplies. VIP get an additional 5% off art supplies. One day only | In-store & online.

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. Screening is free and confidential. Canceled if raining.

Disney Internship Program - 11 a.m. Learn more about the Disney College Program and how you may be able to earn academic credit for interning.

Finances & Future Employment - 11 a.m. Learn about forms of non-monetary compensation, the hidden costs of employment, and tips for building healthy credit.

HOME ESCAPING "Dead Lift" Halloween Escape Room - The trend of escape rooms is always fun! Spots are limited on this one.

KU Music Ed. Virtual Forum - Zoom Meeting - Discussion features special guest KU Prof. Dr. Daniel Neuenschwander. Open to any KU Music Ed Alumni, students and faculty.

PrideFest 2020: Drag-O-Ween - Creep it real with the LGBTQ+ Center at PrideFest 2020: Drag-O-Ween! EVENT IS 18+. See performances on Oct 22 at 8pm! Zoom ID: 993 9746 8178

Fri. Oct. 23

Choosing a Major Workshop - 1 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.

HOME SINGING at Open Mic Night - Show off your talent for your classmates and alumni. You can play an instrument, share a poem, sing, perform magic, comedy or acting skills.

Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness at Noon - Pink October Chat, , Meeting ID: 995 8191 5402, Passcode: 945048.

Sat. Oct. 24

HOME PLAYING Madden Tournament - What is Homecoming without football? It isn’t! This year, anyone can play! Instead show off your skills for a chance to win great prizes.

HOME COOKING with Aaron and Donavan McCargo - Game day is not complete without food, and we have a special treat in store for you with this event.

HOME STRUMMING with Nelly's Echo - Enjoy a live music performance followed by talks of his experience he had while in Africa.

HOME GATHERING - Come hang with us in DEGY WORLD! Live DJ, Boat Rides & Fireworks make this a great place to come and hang out.

Mon. Oct. 26

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 11 a.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and more.

Designing Your Career Path - 3 p.m. Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions.

Tue. Oct. 27

Creating Your Personal Brand - 1 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.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 11 a.m. Learn how to use Linkedin and other social media sites to boost your career prospects.

Lehigh Valley Law Day - Law School Admissions zoom panel (2-3 p.m.), Law School Fair on Handshake (3-6 p.m.). Law school representatives will be available virtually to meet with students, answer questions, provide information about their own institutions and the application process.


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