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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

Events

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)

Announcements

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 https://www.kutztownufoundation.org/events/2017-ku-homecoming-schedule.

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
who
is not attending class, done poorly on an exam or just not engaged?    

Refer them to CASA