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Bear Essentials - October 11, 2017

Maroon Madness. Thursday, October 12. Meet the 2017-18 KU Women's and Men's Basketball Teams. KU students are eligible to win prizes including a flat screen TV! Keystone Arena - 7:00 PM
Tip Off the 2017-18 Basketball Season and win prizes with Maroon Madness Thursday at 7 p.m.

Bear Essentials for Oct. 10-17


Flu Clinic, on DMZ at Health Center - Oct. 11., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. KU ID required. $22 fee billed to KU Account. Rain location: Health Center. Free T-Shirt to the first 150 students.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want Info Session - This workshop will show you how your campus job (or other job) can help you develop these skills. Wed. Oct. 11, 11-11:50 a.m. Stratton 116.

Allies Pride Parade and Awareness Fair - This event features activities hosted by Allies, FMLA, BSU, SWAK, and other campus orgs. Thu. Oct. 12., 11 a.m.-2 p.m, Old Main Concourse.

Cookies for Comments - Are you an education major? Stop by Student Government Board's table on Thu. Oct. 12. from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Beekey for a free cookie! All you have to do is fill out a short survey.

Designing Your Career Path Info Session - Learn the latest career info & discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions. Thu. Oct. 12., 11-11:50 a.m. Stratton 116.

Study Abroad in Ireland in Summer 2018 - Take an ENG, HIS, or PSY course next summer in Ireland. Info sessions on Thu. Oct. 12. at 11 a.m. in OM 288, and on Thu. Oct. 19. at 7 p.m. in OM 288.

Roadmap to Decision Making - Thu. Oct. 12th, 5:00-6:30 p.m. in MCC Unity Room.

KUTV to broadcast Racing League Team Finals - Tune into the KUTV telecast of the Fall Red Robin Marty Nothstein Bicycle Racing League Team Finals, Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Watch online 

Maroon Madness 2017 - Tip off the upcoming 2017-18 basketball season on Thu. Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. Pizza, free food, t-shirts and prizes will be available for KU students, including a grand prize giveaway of a flat screen TV!

Spread the Word: Friday the 13th Candy Sale - Date: Fri. Oct. 13, Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Location: MSU. We'll be selling Halloween themed candy bags for $1.

ESA Pop's Fundraiser - Do you love Pop's? Come support ESA service organization on Fri. Oct. 13., 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Get a Federal Government Job Info Session - This session will introduce you to job searching strategies & how to create a federal resume. Fri. Oct. 13, 2-2:50 p.m. Stratton 116.

Spooky Gayme Night - Come over for board games, card games, and pizza with a fun spooky theme for Friday the 13th. Sponsored by Allies. Fri. Oct. 13, 7-10 p.m., MSU 233.

Sunday TieDye Extravaganza! - Meet your inner Hippie: SundayFunday @ STEAMworks. It's a good day to dye. Snacks, drinks, new friends. Sun. Oct. 15, from 5-7 p.m. Room 18.

Spread the Word to End the Word Meeting - Mon. Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. in Beekey 109, we'll be playing jeopardy, raffling a free shirt and giving info on Merchant Trick or Treat.

Walk with Wynnie Monday - Join Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson and his dog Wynnie on a walk around campus. Mon. Oct. 16. at 5:30 p.m. Walkers should meet on the back porch of the presiden't residence. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the walk.

Internship & Job Search Strategies Info Session - Discover ways to find jobs, internships, learning the art of networking & tips to locate hidden jobs. Tue. Oct 17, 11-11:50 a.m., Stratton 116.

Nurturing Persistence in Ourselves - Tue. Oct. 17, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Guest Presenter, Motivational Speaker: Karen Kihurani, Women's world Discussion.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Oct. 17, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Must return Thu. Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 Fee charged to your KU Account.

Choosing a Major Info Session - Explore myths & facts about majors & careers & make the best decision for your future. Tue. Oct. 17, 3-3:50 p.m. Stratton 116.

Clay Club's Open Studio Night - Tue. Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m. Learn about glazing and help us glaze bowls to donate to the Opportunity House in Reading.

Annual Story Slam: Free Speech - Join ACE for their annual Story Slam. Express your creativity at this spoken word event. Tue. Oct. 17. at 7 p.m., MSU 183. Compete for a chance to win $100.

Teen Library Day Library & Learning Tech. Dept - Wed. Oct. 18, 9 a.m., @ Schaeffer. Author, Sharon Flake. FREE food, drinks, swag, book signing, & Avalanche.

Upcoming sports events: 

  • Tuesday, Oct. 10 
    3 p.m. - Women's Soccer vs. Shippensburg - Keystone Field (Live Stats)
  • Friday, Oct. 13 
    7 p.m. - Women's Volleyball vs. Lock Haven - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
  • Saturday, Oct. 14
    12 p.m. - Football vs. East Stroudsburg (Pink Zone) - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats / Audio)
    1 p.m. - Women's Volleyball vs. Pitt-Johnstown - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
  • Sunday, Oct. 15
    1 p.m. - Women's Soccer vs. IUP - Keystone Field (Live Stats)


FAFSA 2018-19 - As of Oct. 1. you can now submit your information for the FAFSA for the next academic year, 2018-2019 using the 2016 federal tax information.

Fall 2017 Science, Technology and Math Open House - The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is holding a Science, Technology and Math Open House on Sat., Oct. 14.

Food Pantry Services Available - Food pantry services available to KU students every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. in the Lutheran Center. No appointment needed, please stop by.

Grad Assistantship Available - Science Olympiad: We need an administrative assistant to help run the spring event. Science background is NOT required -just need to be organized! Apply NOW.

Human Library coming to the Rohrbach Library - The Human LibraryTM challenges stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. Interested in becoming a book? Fill out an application now.

It's Good to be Golden - Mark your calendar for Oct. 28 for Kutztown University's 2017 Homecoming celebration as well as FanFest, sponsored by PSECU. For more events and registration, visit

October is National fire Prevention Month - Learn more about the history of National Fire Prevention Month and the Great Chicago Fire.

STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER - Applications will be accepted from graduating seniors cleared to walk at the fall 2017 Commencement ceremony until Oct. 23., 2017.

Ryan Students visit KUTwenty-three students and two teachers from Ryan International schools in India visited KU on Oct. 4-5. Their visit was part of the larger PASSHE-India Initiative, a consortium of private (AICUP) and public (PASSHE) colleges in Pennsylvania partnering with the Pennsylvania Hub for Education and Business in Mumbai.

CASA - Center for Academic Success and Achievement

Success Tip Week 7

Do you know a student
is not attending class, done poorly on an exam or just not engaged?    

Refer them to CASA