Bear Essentials

Oct. 6, 2021

The Kutztown University Orchestra to Present First Concert of Fall Semester

Thu. Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. Directed by Peter Isaacson, the KU Orchestra will present their first concert of the semester. The program will feature Gustav Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with mezzo-soprano Lynnette Chambers and Marce Dupre’s Cortege et Litanie with organist Conrad Smith. The performance is dedicated to recently retired KU Professors Dr. Ina Grapenthin and Dr. Trucilla Sabatino to celebrate their careers at KU and dedication to excellence in music education.

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Fall Break - Classes will not be held on Mon. Oct. 11 and Tue. Oct. 12.

Together We're Golden - The Campaign for Kutztown University launched on Saturday.  This 100% student-focused campaign's goal is to raise money for you and future Golden Bears.

Special Olympics Team Seeking Students - The Special Olympics team is looking for students to take an active role on the Special Olympics Management Team.

Student Commencement Speakers - Commencement speaker applications are being accepted from undergraduate and graduate students graduating this fall. The application deadline is Mon. Oct. 18.

Sign Up for TurboVote Services - Students who wish to vote for Homecoming Champions of the Spirit Court must be signed up for TurboVote services by Fri. Oct. 15.

KU BIC Submissions - The Entrepreneurial Leadership Center is hosting a Business Idea Competition. This is a great opportunity to gain experiential learning and win a cash prize. Submissions are due by Mon. Oct. 11 at 11:59 p.m.

Save the Date: Fireworks - Sat. Oct. 16 enjoy a postgame fireworks show following the football game against Shippensburg.

Stop for School Buses - Help us keep our community as safe as possible: be sure to obey the traffic laws and stop for school buses when they are stopped on the roads surrounding our campus. 


Wed. Oct. 6

SMS Club Headshot Fundraiser - Get your professional headshot taken for just $5! Wed. Oct. 6 from 5-7 p.m. by Old Main and the Graduate Center. Rain location: LC 106.

Clay Club Visiting Artist Linda Lopez - 4:30-6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Artist lecture on her abstract ceramic sculpture and studio visit to see current projects. Email for link.

Women's Soccer - 5 p.m. vs. Lock Haven at Keystone Field. (Live Stats | Video)

Open Hour With Provost - Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour this week at 11 a.m. in MSU Starbucks.

Prepare for the Fair Event - 11 a.m. Are you prepared for the Internship & Job Fair? Get yourself ready by visiting the tables in the MSU Lobby and have your resume reviewed.

Resume Lab - 2 p.m. in OM 130. This is a group style workshop for students looking to enhance their resume. Bring a hard copy of your resume and be prepared to work on it.

Loteria Night (Spanish Bingo) - 6-7 p.m. in the Multicultural Center. Join us for an evening filled with bingo games, prizes, and light refreshments.

KU Facilities Testing Robotic Mowers - KU Facilities is testing rechargeable robotic lawn mowers near Lytle and Risley. Feel free to watch, but please avoid interfering with the units.

Gaming with Mani - 11:30 a.m. at the Multicultural Center. Join us to discuss a very popular topic: why do people cheat? Play video games and enjoy pizza and snacks during the discussion.

Thu. Oct. 7

Faculty First Thursday Presentation - Professor Jayne Struble will be presenting her recent work and research created during two artist residencies in Philadelphia and Pine Plains, New York.

COB Featured Speaker: Arjun Arora - 11 a.m. Join us via Zoom to hear Arjun Arora discuss his career at Datarobot, which delivers trusted AI technology & ROI enablement services to global enterprises.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. in AF 101. Learn the basics of how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain interviews.

Peace Corps Info Session - 3 p.m. Join a Peace Corp representative to learn more about how to apply as well as how COVID has changed how they serve.

KU Orchestra Concert - 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. The KU Orchestra directed by Peter Isaacson will be presenting the first fall concert of the semester, dedicated to recently retired KU professors Dr. Ina Grapenthin and Dr. Trucilla Sabatino.

Fri. Oct. 8

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

Clay Club Open Studio: Unbirthday Party Teacups - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Make a funky teacup and saucer with Baobai Yang. Open to all KU students. or @kutztownclayclub on Instagram.

Feminist Friday at Boxwood HouseThe Women's Center and FMLA hold Feminist Friday every Friday at 1:30 p.m. Join us at the Women's Center in Boxwood House. This week's theme is crafts and board games.

Sat. Oct. 9

Field Hockey - 12 p.m. vs. Shippensburg at Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Stats | Video)

Women's Soccer - 1 p.m. vs. West Chester at Keystone Field. (Live Stats | Video)

Volleyball - 2 p.m. vs. Bloomsburg at Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Mon. Oct. 11

Fall Break - No classes

Tue. Oct. 12

Fall Break - No classes

Winter Online - Registration for the Dec.22-Jan. 13 session, which is 100% online, opens.

M.Ed in Secondary Education: Teaching Open HouseInterested in teaching? Attend our virtual open house to learn more about the M.Ed Secondary Education: Teaching program. Link to register on our webpage.

How to Work a Career Fair - 8 p.m. via Zoom. Find out how to work a job fair: what to do before you arrive, how to work your way around the room, and preparing your 30-second commercial.

Wed. Oct. 13

New Student Orientation Staff Information Session - Interested in working for Orientation? Join us at this event to learn more about the job & meet current student staff members. Contact us for more information.

Internship & Job Fair - 12-3 p.m. in MSU 218. Over 60 employers will be here to network with students. Dress professionally and bring your resume. View the event in Handshake.

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