Bear Essentials

Oct. 7, 2020

COVID Alert PA is the official mobile app by the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) that uses the Exposure Notification System (ENS) provided by Apple and Google.

Add your phone to the fight and download the free mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store today.

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Navigating the Financial Impacts of COVID-19 - Free webinar, via PSECU, including information on dealing with lost income, economic impact payments, off-campus apartments, and getting a job.

Ktv first episode for Fall 2020 - Tune into the first episode of Ktv for Fall 2020. Comedy, cooking, the arts and more.

First-Gen Tip - Take advantage of academic resources: the Student Success Center, Tutoring Services and the KU Glossary of terms on the MyKU Mobile App.

Pre-Register for PrideFest 2020 - Virtual Drag Show by local Kings & Queens for Pride & Halloween. Drag-O-Ween: 8 p.m., Oct. 22. Preregister by Oct. 8 for FREE PridePak.

Pre-Register for Blood Drive - Donate blood to help save a life. Blood drive is Oct. 20. Appointments run from 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Help recruit poll workers - Each student recruiter will be asked to complete 33 hours of work and will receive a $500 stipend.

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

Request an Academic Peer Mentor (APM) - Looking for assistance with academic skills like time management? Request an APM today to work with a fellow KU student to achieve success.

Online Tutoring Labs for BUS, MAT, CSC & STEM - Tutoring Services offers drop-in labs in Business, Computer Science, Math, and STEM.

Request a Tutor - Tutoring Request Forms are available on your MyKU account under Academic Services. Email if you have questions.

Mark your Calendar - Chancellor Greenstein will visit KU virtually on Oct. 30 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Classes Held Monday/Tuesday - This is a reminder that classes will be held Mon. Oct 12 and Tue. Oct. 13. These days originally were designated Fall Break, which now will be during Thanksgiving week.


Wed. Oct. 7

KU Virtual Internship and Job Fair - 1-4 p.m. Fifty employers registered. Students must pre-register and sign up for sessions Log-in to

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.

Equali-TEA Talk- Does Roe v Wade still matter? - The state of Reproductive Rights in the US today with Dr. Colleen Clemens.

Spoken Word and Poetry Event - 8 p.m. The Multicultural Center welcomes Gabriela Garciamedina via Zoom for a virtual poetry and spoken word performance.

KU Campus Store: Sale Today - 40% off Apparel & Gift today only! In-store | Online

1866 Giving Challenge - The 1866 Giving Challenge is underway. For 1,866 minutes, supporters of Kutztown University students are donating to help you! Spread the word to help your fellow Golden Bears. Why 1866? That's the year that Kutztown University was founded.

Thu. Oct. 8

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs."

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. Testing is free & confidential. Canceled if raining.

Fri. Oct. 9

Donation Drive at the MCC - Bring your unwanted clothes, books, and household item to the MCC from 11AM to 1PM. All donations will go to Goodwill!

Tue. Oct. 13

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview!

Choosing a Major - 3 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!

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Testing Tue. Oct 13, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Oct 15, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

Be SMART about your Goals & Success Strategies - 11 a.m. Join us on Zoom for this student success workshop.

Wed. Oct. 14

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

Spoken Word - Enjoy a virtual Spoken Word Performance night with special guest Asia. 7 p.m. See you there.

Tips from Your Peers: Advisement and Registration - 7 p.m. Join our APM's on Zoom as they share tips and tricks about advisement and registration. Meeting ID: 946 7418 4923, Passcode: 090719.


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