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Oct. 23, 2019

Steep Canyon Rangers

See Steep Canyon Rangers tonight for $10

KU Students can access discounted tickets. Don't miss this fun blend of pop, country and folk rock, tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium.

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Apply for KU Presidential Ambassadors (KUPA) - Do you love KU? Do you want to work with President Hawkinson and build leadership skills? If so, KUPA is the organization for you. Applications due Nov. 15.

2019 PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference - The 2019 PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference is Nov. 2. Submit your talk today.

First Generation at KU - Be sure to take advantage of academic resources like CASA and Tutoring Services. Use the KU Glossary of terms on the MyKU Mobile App.

Homecoming Parking Advisory - If you or your friends are coming to campus Saturday, be sure to know where to park.


It's Homecoming Week.  Check out the full schedule of homecoming events

Wed. Oct. 23

WGS Faculty Meet & Greet - 12–2 p.m. Old Main 126 (Women's Center). Meet the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies faculty and enjoy some snacks while learning about the program.

Potting to Taste: Clay Workshop with Julia Palmer - 6:30–8:30 p.m. Create pottery designed around specific foods. Email to register.

Winter Intramural Sign-Ups Now Open - Registration is now up for 5-on-5 Basketball and Co-Rec Indoor Soccer. Sign up by Nov. 10 at midnight.

Grammy-Winning Steep Canyon Rangers - This American bluegrass band blends pop, country, and folk-rock. Tickets are $10. Access discounted tickets using your MyKU login info.

Homecoming Game Night - Join GOKU for an evening of gaming fun in MSU 218. There will be prizes!

National Career Development Month Kickoff - 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Rohrbach Lobby. Stop by our table to find out how the Career Development Center can help you, and grab some free cake pops! 

Blood Drive - 10 a.m.–3 p.m. MSU 218. Pre-registration at the door.

Thu. Oct. 24

Wild 'N Out - 7 p.m. Schaeffer Auditorium. Cast members from the hit show Wild ’N Out will be performing at KU! Enjoy a fun night at this unforgettable event!

MSU Movie Series - Spider-Man: Far From Home will be shown Oct. 24–27 in MSU 183. Thursday–Friday: 8 p.m. Saturday–Sunday: 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.

KU Cares Day of Service - 10 a.m.–3 p.m. MSU 218. The Community Outreach Center is sponsoring a Blood Drive. Walk-in appointments are available.

Homecoming King and Queen Elections Close - Elections for Homecoming King and Queen will be open on Engage until noon.

Choosing a Major - 11 a.m. AF 200. Explore myths and facts about majors and how you can narrow your options to make the best decision for your future! 

Thinking About Grad School - 11 a.m. AF 201. Heading to grad school? Learn how to ask important questions and choose the right program for your future career! 

Fri. Oct. 25

S'mores - 7 p.m. Rec Center Patio. Enjoy some tasty s'mores hosted by the Residence Hall Association.

Spirit Rally - 7:30 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium. Get pumped for Homecoming weekend with live performances and Golden Bear spirit!

Gaming Tournament - 5–8 p.m. To enter, call 610-683-4807. Register by Oct. 24 for a chance to win a video game and KU Campus Store gift certificate!

Donut Stress Craft Night - 8:30 p.m. Rec Center. Come out for a fun night of crafting (and donuts)! 

Partnering Alumni with Students (P.A.W.S.) - 1 p.m. Stratton 116. Learn more about partnering with and learning from alumni. 

Vegan Outreach - 10 a.m.–3 p.m. MSU Lobby. Join VegClub and try out KU's VR headset!

Men's Cross Country at PSAC Championships - Bloomsburg University

Women's Cross Country at PSAC Championships - Bloomsburg University

Volleyball vs. Lock Haven - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Sat. Oct. 26

Fanfest: Cub Tent and Bear Tent - 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Join us on the DMZ to see your favorite clubs, enjoy free food, and meet old and new friends! Live music from Nelly's Echo. 

S'More Homecoming - 5:30 p.m. Risley Hall Patio. Hang with alumni while snacking on s'mores and hot chocolate.

Community Clean Up - 11:00 a.m. 306 W. Main St. Join the KU Community Partnership and KU students as they conduct Kutztown's weekly community cleanup.

Football vs. Shippensburg (Homecoming) - 2:05 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Stats | Video | Audio)

Volleyball vs. Bloomsburg - 4 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Women's Soccer vs. Shippensburg - 6 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats)

Homecoming Sale - Get all your football gear needs with our Buy More Save More event! If you can’t make it on campus for Homecoming use coupon code: HOCO19 for 15% off apparel & gift. Campus store open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Dixon Marketplace 10 a.m.-midnight.

Sun. Oct. 27

Community Cleanup - Join Kutztown Community Partnership and other KU students during the weekly community cleanup. Meet at 11 a.m. at 306 W. Main St.  Supplies provided.

SGB Fall Fest - Noon-3 p.m. on the DMZ. Free food, tie-dye station, pumpkin painting and more.

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

Mon. Oct. 28

Motivation Mondays - 5–6 p.m. Schuylkill Hall Lobby. Learn more about CASA and kickstart your week with motivational tips!

Halloween Open Studio Night - 6:30–8:30 p.m. Sharadin 108. Costume party with magnet-making projects, mummy wrap, blindfolded throwing, and prizes!

Haunted House - 6–11 p.m. DMZ. Entry by donation. Proceeds will be donated to The Children’s House in Reading. The event is kid-friendly with free crafts and raffle prizes!

Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. AF 200. Learn how to create a brand that will appeal to future employers!

Tue. Oct. 29

TB Testing - 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Health Center. Must return Thu., Oct. 31, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU account.

Fall Graduation Festival - 11 a.m.–7 p.m. MSU 218. Grad Fest is a one-stop-shop for all of your December graduation needs. Verify your graduation status, purchase a cap and gown, and much more.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 11 a.m. AF 201. Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to boost your career prospects.

Genetic Testing for Cancer Lecture - 11 a.m. Boehm 145. A specialist from Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute will share latest information on genetic testing.

Wed. Oct. 30

Day of the Dead - 10 a.m.–1 p.m. South Dining Hall. Take part in this celebration of culture, and experience KU's Day of the Dead Festival! 

Dodgeball Tournament - 8–10:30 p.m. Field House. Teams of 10 ($5 per person). Proceeds will be donated to The Boys’ and Girls’ Club. Costumes are encouraged, and prizes are available!

Success Tip: Week 9

Advisement began Oct. 21. Great topics to discuss: course challenges and successes, internships, research interests, and co-curricular involvement.