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Sept. 11, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Rohrbach Library will host its annual open house, leading students on a scavenger hunt throughout the building.

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Activate your Student Employment Handshake account - sign on with your information to activate your account. Handshake is the new career platform for on-campus jobs, internships and events for students. For help, please contact the Career Development Center in 113 Stratton.

2019 PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference - Nov. 2. Submit your talk at

Chancellor Greenstein Open Forum - Join the campus community for an open forum with State System Chancellor, Dr. Dan Greenstein, Friday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. in the McFarland Student Union Building Room 183.

Campus Lost and Found - The McFarland Student Union information desk is now the home of  the campus wide Lost and Found. Find and claim your lost item online, 24/7. Items will only be held until the last day of each semester, please claim any lost items by Friday, Dec. 13. 

Free Bagpipe Lessons - Interested in learning to play the bagpipes? The Kutztown Pipe Band offers free lessons. Email for more details.

Recovery meeting on campus - Beginner's AA Meeting every Tuesday, 8 to 9 p.m. MSU 323 (new room), near the commuter lounge. Anyone "sober curious" is welcome. Coffee!

Sign-ups Open for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up NOW for 9/16 to 9/20 Mock Interviews. Practice with a professional employer. Reserved for JRs and SRs. Space Limited.

Sign-ups Open - Senior Etiquette Dinner - Register by Sept. 17 for the Sept. 24 event, 5-7:30 p.m.

Funds Available for Events & Activities - Apply now for PSECU Miscellaneous Sponsorship.

Geography Club - Geography Club is a home for students who are studying/interested in Geography. For more information:

Small Business Development Center News - Sign up for our KUSBDC entrepreneur enews. Read our current issue


Wed. Sept. 11

Michael Jackson Laser Light Show - Come join us for a MJ laser light show where we’ll rock with you! This event will leave you feeling like you're hanging with the King of Pop!

Extended Quick Question Walk-In Hours - 12-4 p.m. Prepare for Mock Interview Mania! Stop by our office to have your resume reviewed on the spot. No registration is required.

Blood Drive Today - The COC invites you to honor 9/11 by giving blood to help those in need. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. in MSU 218.

Thu. Sept. 12

Pridefest - 3-6 p.m. DMZ. Come celebrate our first Pridefest with music, activities, speakers, and drag performances!

Kutztown Fall 2019 Sorority Recruitment - There is still time to sign up for recruitment. Events will take place Thursday, Sept. 12 through Monday, Sept. 16. Use the link to sign up.

Extended Quick Question Walk-In Hours - 12-4 p.m. Prepare for Mock Interview Mania! Stop by our office to have your resume reviewed on the spot. No registration is required.

Choosing a Major - 11 a.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers to make the best decision for your future! Stratton 116.

Successful Interviewing - 11 a.m. Jobs are WON in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview. AF 200.

Aladdin (1992) and Aladdin (2019 ) Double Feature - Movies will be shown Sept. 12–15 in the MSU Room 183. Thursday–Sunday 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 12 and 3 p.m.

Fri. Sept 13

Student Organization Renewal for Fall 2019 - Online registrations & signature sheets due to the Office of Student Involvement (MSU 153) by Sept. 13th at 4:30 p.m.

Career Certificate Intro - 2 p.m. Give yourself a head start in preparing for your career by learning more about one of the CDC's career certificates. Deatrick 143.

Women's Volleyball vs. Saint Michael's - 11 a.m. Keystone Arena. (Live stats / Live video)

Field Hockey vs. Slippery Rock - 3 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium. (Live stats)

Women's Volleyball vs. Notre Dame - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena. (Live Stats / Live Video)

Sat. Sept. 14

Phillies vs. Red Sox - Join KUAB for the game. Enjoy the game and rep your team in your favorite attire at 4 p.m!

Cornhole & Trash Pong Tournament - Epsilon Sigma Alpha and Tau Delta Phi co-host on the DMZ from 1-4 p.m. $10 for one game or $15 for both. There will be prizes!

Men's and Women's Cross Country vs. Division II/III Challenge - 9 a.m. North Campus Course.

Women's Volleyball vs. Salem - 10 a.m. Keystone Arena. (Live stats / Live video)

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

Women's Soccer vs. East Stroudsburg - 6 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats / Live Video)

Sun. Sept. 15

JCPenney Suit-Up - Up to 60 percent off professional clothing at JCPenney (LV Mall). 6:30-9:30 p.m. Shuttle provided, if needed, contact Career Development. 

Quick Question Walk-in Hours - 6-9 p.m. Stop by to have your resume and/or cover letter reviewed. No appointment is needed. Deatrick Hall 143. 

Flag-Football and Outdoor Soccer Intramurals - Sign up for Football and Soccer IMs by Sept. 15.

Mon. Sept. 16

Soft Skills Workshop - 3 p.m. What are soft skills, you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. AF 200.

Walk with Wynnie - Join the Hawkinsons and their dog Wynnie on a campus walk at 5:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Meet on the back porch of the president’s residence. Refreshments will be served at the president’s residence at the conclusion of the walk. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs.

Tue. Sept 17

Rohrbach Library’s Annual Open House - Join us between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on a scavenger hunt that will take you on a journey through the library. This year’s prize is a Chromebook! 

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tuesday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Must return Thursday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU account.

"The Hunting Ground" Screening - 6-8 p.m. MSU 183. Join FMLA for a documentary about rape culture on college campuses, followed by a discussion.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Recruitment Week - Want to get involved on campus while also making a difference in your community? Join us Sept. 17-19 in Boehm 105 from 6-9 p.m. to learn how.

Recovery Meeting on Campus - Beginner's AA Meeting every Tuesday from 8-9 p.m. MSU 323 (new room), near the commuter lounge. Anyone "sober curious" is welcome. 

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! AF 102.

Disney College Program - 11 a.m. Learn more about the program and how you may be able to earn academic credit for interning at the Happiest Place on Earth. MSU 250.

Wed. Sept. 18

LGBTQ&A - 6-8 p.m. AF 103. Panel discussion on gender identity, sexual identity, and sexual orientation in a safe and welcoming environment.

The Persistent Potter Four-Week Clay Club Workshop - Introduction to wheel throwing. Wednesdays, Sept. 18-Oct. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Contact to register. $75.

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