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Oct. 25, 2023

Homecoming 2023

Join in the fun during this week's homecoming festivities.

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Sign-ups Open for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up now from Oct. 30-Nov. 3 for mock interviews. Practice with a professional employer on-campus. Reserved for juniors and seniors. Space limited.

KU Campus Store Homecoming Hours - Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Employee of the Month - Has a KU employee brightened your day, made life a little easier or gone out of their way to help? Consider nominating them for Employee of the Month!

Have You Received a Flag in Starfish? - If you receive a flag in Starfish, check your KU email for actions required.

Apply for the KU Foundation Legacy Scholarship - Are you the child or sibling of a KU graduate? You may be eligible for the KU Foundation's Legacy Scholarship. Applications due Nov. 10.

Apply to Be a Peer Tutor or Academic Peer Mentor - Tutoring Services is recruiting peer tutors and academic peer mentors for Spring 2024. Please complete an employment application if interested.

Priority Registration for Military/Veteran Students - Students using military benefits need to schedule an appointment to meet with their advisor, so that they can register for classes on Oct. 26.

Save the Date: 12th Annual Social Work Global Conference - Nov. 3. The theme of the 2023 conference is Promoting Women’s Human Rights in Local and Global Communities. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Deadline Extended: PASSHE STEM Research Conference - The deadline for abstract submissions for the student research conference has been extended to Oct. 26 at 11:59 p.m.


Wed. Oct. 25

Successful Interviewing Workshop - 3 p.m. Jobs are WON in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview. Gain an advantage over the competition! Stratton 116

Mind Candy with Illusionist Wayne Hoffman - Comedy, mind-bending mysteries, and interactive mind-reading experiences.

"I Stand With Immigrants" Day of Action - Join Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. outside MCC from 4-5 p.m. as we celebrate "I Stand With Immigrants" Day of Action. Free T-shirts available.

Thu. Oct. 26

Homecoming Spirit Stations - 11 a.m. Free swag at stations around campus.

Homecoming Dinner and Bracelet Making - 4-8 p.m. in South Dining Hall.

Homecoming Spirit Rally - 8 p.m. at Andre Reed Stadium.

Disney Internship Program Info Session - 11 a.m. Learn more about the Disney College Program and how you may be able to earn academic credit for interning at the "Happiest Place on Earth." AF 102.

Get A Federal Government Job - 11 a.m. This federal government session will introduce you to job searching strategies as well as how to create a federal resume. Stratton 116.

Career Development Center Mini-Workshop Marathon - 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Soft Skills 5 p.m.; Designing Your Career Path 5:30 p.m.; Writing your Resume & Cover Letter 6 p.m. Via Zoom.

IGDA Industry Speaker Eric Boosman - Join us in Academic Forum (AF) 101 (or on Zoom!) to hear about being a CEO and creative director in the gaming field! More info and the Zoom link in our Discord.

Free Flu Shots for KU Students Only - 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Drive-thru clinic on the A2 parking lot, KU ID required.

Rocky Horror Screening and Shadowcast - 7 p.m. - Schaeffer Auditorium - Get in the spirit and come in costume! First come first serve for prop bags. (Content Warning: Sexual Assault)

"Health Vibes 2023" Expo - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at MSU. More than 25 health vendors, free fitness assessment, maroon and push-up contests, giveaways and more.

Open Hour with Provost - 3 p.m. in Old Main concourse. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Fri. Oct. 27

Homecoming S'mores - 7-9 p.m. in South Dining Hall Room 1.

Sat. Oct. 28

Homecoming Festivities - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the DMZ.

Women's Swimming vs. East Stroudsburg/California (Pa.) - 12 p.m. at Keystone Pool.

Homecoming Football vs. Millersville - 2 p.m. at Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video).  Spirit Champions announced at halftime.

Homecoming Sale at the KU Campus Store - $10 off $49 | $20 off $99 | $40 off $199 Apparel & gifts only | Includes clearance and in-store only.

AA Meeting hosted by KU Collegiate Recovery - Homecoming | Saturday, October 28th | 9-10:30 a.m. | MSU Fireside Lounge | Open Meeting.

Sun. Oct. 29

Homecoming Community Clean-Up - Join Greek Life and the Community Outreach Center for a clean-up after Homecoming. 9 a.m.-noon. Check in at Kutztown Community Partnership office on Main St.

Mon. Oct. 30

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! Stratton 116.

Designing Your Career Path Workshop - 2 p.m. Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions Stratton 116.

Spooktacular Savings Sale - Save on these scary good deals! $5 hats, $10 Short Sleeve Tees, $15 Long Sleeves and so much more! Oct. 30 - Nov. 2. Excludes other sales and discounts.

KU Campus Store Backpack Deal - Buy our imprinted KU Backpack for only $19.99. Stuff it with apparel and gift to get 40%. Exclusions apply, backpack is final sale. Excludes other sales.

Tue. Oct. 31

Student Success Workshop - Be smart about your goals: Learn how to set attainable goals. AF 203 at 11 a.m.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 11 a.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers. Via Zoom.

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. AF 101.

Wed. Nov. 1

Salary Negotiation Workshop - 1 p.m. Learn how to begin your career smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary. Via Zoom.

Successful Interviewing Workshop - 2 p.m. Jobs are won in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview. Gain an advantage over the competition. Via Zoom.

Mobile Mammography Coach on Campus - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for women who are at least 40 years old. Call 888-402-5846 to schedule an appointment. Funding is available for those who are non-insured.