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Bear Essentials - October 25, 2017

It's good to be goldenn. Kutztown cheerleaders celebrate KU homecoming
Join us in celebrating Homecoming (Through Sunday, Oct. 29) with tons of student activities. Schedule of Events #ItsGoodToBeGolden

Bear Essentials for Oct. 25-Nov. 1


Career Development Center Resume Reviews - Prepare for the Fair. Stop by to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration is required. Wed. Oct 25, 4-6 p.m., Deatrick 143.

Wednesday Night Shuttle - Wed. Oct. 25, Berkshire Mall. PICK-UP: 6 p.m. MSU / 6:05 DX/ 6:08 UP LEAVE SITE TO RETURN: 9 p.m.

Jake Shimabukuro Performance - Oct. 25, at 7:30 pm. Hear "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Eleanor Rigby," "Time of the Season" and much more on ukulele in Schaeffer Auditorium. KU Students $10 w/ID.

Autumn Wellness Expo - Thu. Oct. 26, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. in the Rec. Center, 30+ vendors, free fitness assessments & health screenings, Love Your Body tables, light refreshments at 11 a.m., & much more.

Digital Communication for LGBTQ Advocacy - How digital communication relates to LGBTQ advocacy. Thu. Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. -12 p.m. in MSU 250.

Homecoming 2017 Cupcake Display - Did someone say free cupcakes? Stop by the MSU at 11 a.m. on Thu. Oct. 26, to celebrate Homecoming 2017 with a tasty treat.

Thinking About Grad School Info Session - Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career. Thu. Oct. 26, 11-11:50 a.m., Stratton 116.

Essence Art & Literary Magazine Poetry Readings - Thu. Oct. 26, 7 p.m. in Old Main Concourse.

Planetarium Show about Saturn - Last month, NASA deliberately crashed into Saturn. Come to the planetarium on Thu. Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. and learn what was discovered.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast - Thu. Oct. 26, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., MSU 218. This showing is sponsored by ACE. The event is free but donations are encouraged.

Homecoming Flag-Football Tournament - Thu. Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. at Andre Reed Stadium. Register on

Potato Project Harvest: Volunteers needed! - Looking to help your neighbors in need? Join us Sat. Oct. 28 from 1 p.m. -5 p.m. and support the Potato Project's annual harvests at the Heritage Center to support the Berks Food Bank and local food pantries.

It's Good to be Golden: HOMECOMING - Saturday, Oct. 28 is Kutztown University's 2017 Homecoming celebration.

Homecoming Performance: The Kinsey Sicks - Join us on Sat. Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium to see "America's Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet."

BOOK' with no 'K' - Fright Night at the Library. Spooky films. Costume contest. Games. Crafts. Treats. Tricks. STEAMworks Sunday Funday. Sun. Oct. 29, 5-7 p.m. Rohrbach Library Room 18.

Day of the Dead - Come out to the annual Day of the Dead event. Wed., Oct. 30, at 12 p.m. in the MSU 218.

Careers Cafe: Careers in Higher Education - Meet experienced professionals to learn career & insider tips. Pre-reg. required. Free refreshments. Tue. Oct. 31, 11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250.

Fall Graduation Festival - Tue. Oct. 31 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The Grad Fest is a one-stop-shop for all of your December graduation needs. Verify your grad status & much more.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Must return Thu. Nov. 2 , 11 a.m. -12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 Fee charged to your KU Account.

ACE Haunted House and Halloween Party - Join ACE for our spooky Haunted House and Halloween Party! Tue. Oct. 31, at 5 p.m. in South Dining Hall Room 1.

Clay Club's Halloween Extravaganza - Tue. Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m. Kick off Halloween night with colored clay projects, bobbing for apples, and throwing pumpkins.

Upcoming sports events: 

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25
    7 p.m. - Field Hockey vs East Stroudsburg - Andre Reed Stadium (Live stats) (FREE T-Shirt for first 100 students)
  • Saturday, Oct. 28 
    11 a.m. - Field Hockey vs Limestone - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)
    4:05 p.m. - Football vs Shippensburg - Andre Reed Stadium (Live StatsWatch / Listen)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 31
    1 p.m. - Women's Soccer PSAC Playoffs - Keystone Field (Watch / Live Stats)


KU Website Redesign - Do you have something to say about the KU Website? We want your opinions at our redesign focus groups Nov. 2-3. Email Josh Leiboff for times and registration info.

Shuttle Evening Loop Pilot Program Extended-The pilot program has been extended through the end of the Fall 2017 semester! As a reminder, the pilot program runs Monday- Thursday 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

Suffer Significant Obstacles to Public Speaking?! - Public Speaking for high anxiety students. COM010 - 30 10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m., MWF, Spring 2018. Professor approval required:

 Essence Call for Submissions - Deadline for Writing: Dec. 1, Deadline for Art: Dec. 6. Please see website for submission guidelines. Submit to

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.

Do you have a meal plan? - All meal plans come with dining flex to use at Aramark retail venues. Unused flex will rollover to the spring semester. Use it or lose it.

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.

MindKare Kiosk new location - MindKare Kiosk (checkup from the neck up) has been moved to the Rec. Center. Stop by and complete a survey to "check in" on your mental health.

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

Scam, Spam and Phishing Emails - Always be alert about spam, phishing and money scams via email. Do not click unknown links, open attachments or respond to them.


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