Bear Essentials

Oct. 28, 2020

Zoom with Chancellor Greenstein

State System Chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein will visit Kutztown University virtually Friday, Oct. 3, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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Announcements

Winter Online Registration Open - Register now for classes from Dec. 16 through Jan. 14. 100% online and more than 90 courses available.

Virtual Grad Fest now available for Fall Grads - 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 important information from various KU departments. Virtual Grad Fest link will be available until Dec. 11

Three Lucky Winners will Get Their Regalia FREE - Three lucky fall graduates who purchase their regalia from Oct. 27 - Oct. 30 will be reimbursed their regalia for FREE.

Alumni Sale - Save 20% on Alumni Collection & Diploma Frames | In-store & online | Sale ends Oct. 30.

First-Gen Tip - Schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to talk through any questions or concerns.

Apply to Be a Web Writer at KU - Are you a good writer and want to get some great experience? Work in the Web and Digital Media Office.  Apply online at Handshake.

KU Adds Acrobatics & Tumbling as Varsity Sport - The Golden Bears will begin competition during the 2021-22 academic year.

Events

Wed. Oct. 28

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

Thu. Oct. 29

KU Alert Test - There will be a test of the Kutztown University emergency alert systems at 10:50 a.m. You will receive test messages through the Omnilert text message, email and Simplex mass notification systems, including campus loudspeakers.

I'm a senior: should I start building credit? - Junior or Senior? Learn why credit matters. Live Q&A via Zoom at 11 a.m. (ID: 925 8039 9719, Passcode: 19530).

Cyber Sleuth Murder Mystery - Even though we can't have our annual in-person Haunted House, we still want to keep the Halloween spirit alive with our Virtual Murder Mystery.

Thinking About Grad School? - 11 a.m. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career.

The Washington Center for Internships - 11 a.m. Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there.

Parking Ticket Appeals Zoom Meeting - The University Traffic Bureau will hear ticket appeals on Thu. Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. via Zoom. You must first submit appeals in MyKU.

Fri. Oct. 30

Open Forum with Chancellor Greenstein - State System Chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein will visit Kutztown University virtually Friday, Oct. 30. An open forum will be held for the campus community from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. using Zoom Video Conferencing.

Sat. Oct. 31

Story Night - Zoom Meeting (Meeting ID: 826 5147 0379, Passcode: 3uEnfE)

Mon. Nov. 2

Partners in Crime Scavenger Hunt - Virtual scavenger hunt best described as a combination of the amazing race with SNL & CSI, teams will have an hour to complete.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 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.

Tue. Nov. 3

Election Day - Make sure you vote Tuesday. When voting at a polling place for the first time, ID is required. Polling locations in PA are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU account.

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 many more.

Wed. Nov. 4

Writing Your Personal Statement - 6 p.m. Learn the factors that go into applying to graduate school and writing the critical admission essay/personal statement.

Day in the Life of a Grad Student - 7 p.m. Gain insight from KU grad students and faculty about what to expect in grad school.

Blood Drive - Help save a life and donate blood. Remember to pre-register online. Appointments are from 12-7 p.m.

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