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Sept. 14, 2022

Kutztown University Lytle Carnival Image of Students standing outside of Lytle Hall in front of tables with red and white table cloths and various poster boards.

Lytle Hall Welcome Back Carnival

Tue. Sept. 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Sorority RecruitmentJoin us for Sorority recruitment beginning on Sept. 15 and ending with bid day on Sept. 19. Register by Sept. 15. Minimum GPA required.

Math Peer TutoringFree, no appointment needed. MAT 17 through Calculus. Monday - Thursday 2-5 p.m., in Lytle 203.

Thirsty Third Thursday - The Third Thursdays of Sept, Oct, Nov, & Dec, the St. Christopher Catholic Newman Center will have Mass at 11 a.m., followed by Q&A with Father John at 11:30 a.m.

JC Penney Suit Up Event!Save the date! Sunday Sept. 18, 2022- 4–7 p.m. at JC Penney at the Lehigh Valley Mall. Get up to 50% off professional clothing. Bring KU ID.

Roller Hockey Club Players WantedLooking for any students interested in playing collegiate level roller hockey. Please contact for more information.

Parents Email BulletinSeptember 2022 KU Parents and Family Bulletin, please encourage parents and family members to sign-up.

KU Winter Courses in London 2023 ApplicationsApplications are still being accepted for KU London Winter 2023. Deadlines are approaching soon, so please apply today! All majors are welcome.

The American Legion KU Veterans ScholarshipOn Sept. 15, eligible student veterans can apply online. Deadline Fri. Oct 14.

ADP Site Visit RegistrationKU Student Site Visit to ADP’s Corporate Headquarters (Thu. Nov. 10) - All majors are welcome, those interested in sales are highly encouraged to attend. The maximum number of students allowed is 25. Transportation provided. Register ASAP on Handshake.

Sign-ups Open for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up NOW for Oct 24-28 mock interviews. Practice with a professional employer. Reserved for juniors and seniors. Space limited.

On-Campus KU Internship and Job Fair – Wed. Oct.12, from 12–3 p.m. in MSU 218. There will be over 65 employees attending. Please come dressed professionally and with copies of your resume. For a list of employers coming to the fair, please log on to Handshake. Questions? Call 610-683-4067.

Test of KU Alert System - There will be a test of the Kutztown University emergency alert systems at 10:50 a.m., Thu. Sept. 15. You will receive test messages through the Omnilert text message, email and Simplex mass notification systems, including campus loudspeakers. Messages will also be seen on the university website, social media and the desktop pop-up system. You will be able to dismiss the test alert on the desktop pop-up system immediately by clicking the acknowledge button provided on the screen.

Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Incorporated and Student Involvement Services Food Drive - Sept 12-26. Three drop locations: Multicultural Center lobby, Stratton Administration Center lobby, McFarland Student Union information desk. We accept donations of non-perishable food in jars, cans, and new hygiene products. We recommend canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, jelly, snack bars, crackers, rice, sauce, pastas. 

Alternative Spring Break Experience - Alternative Spring Break provides students with life changing opportunities to spend spring break on service trips helping people and communities.


Wed. Sept. 14

Business Idea Competition - Turn ideas into cash. Info Session at 2:30 p.m. MSU 116. $1000 for 1st place, $750 for 2nd, and $500 for 3rd.

Field Hockey vs. Adelphi - 7 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Video)

Thu. Sept 15

Open Hour with Provost - 3 p.m. at Starbucks in McFarland Student Union. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Constitution & Citizenship Day Bingo Join the Community Outreach Center and Kutztown Votes! for our annual Constitution Day recognition. Students can join us at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in MSU 218 for BINGO and exclusive prizes!

Creating Your Personal BrandWhat does your brand say about you? Attend this session to learn how to build your professional brand and attract potential employers! Via Zoom at 11 a.m.

Drop-In Wellness, Health Center (Beck) - Stop in to experience "Very relaxed environment" 1-4 p.m., DIY self-care kits, light refreshments.

Kutztown University Collegiate Recovery Meeting - Come to the Health Center (Beck) 7-8 p.m. for great conversations during these open meetings.

Business Idea CompetitionFinal information session at 11 a.m. in MSU 116. $1000 for 1st place, $750 for 2nd, and $500 for 3rd.

Fri. Sept. 16

Study Abroad Information Table - Come visit us outside the Cub Cafe from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. to learn more about study abroad.

Clay Club Project Night: Mini Mushrooms6:30-8:30 p.m. in SH108. Come work on this hand building project with Aspen Moreno. Contact for more info.

Men’s Cross Country vs. DII/DIII Challenge - 5 p.m. North Campus Course

Women’s Cross Country vs. DII/DIII Challenge - 5:45 p.m. North Campus Course

Sun. Sept. 18

JC Penney Suit Up Event - 4 p.m. KU Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff receive up to 50% off select career wear, shoes, and accessories! Bring your KU I.D.

Mon. Sept. 19

Getting Centered: 8-Week Wheel Throwing Workshop - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn to create thoughtful pottery with Victoria Baron, Sept. 19 - Nov. 14. Cost: $125. Contact to sign up.

Mid-Autumn Festival - Boehm 145, 5:30 p.m. Support the CSSA. Snacks will be provided.

Tue. Sept. 20

Lytle Welcome Back Carnival11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Get to know the History, Math & English departments, all while playing lawn games, eating pizza & grabbing great KU clothing & merchandise prizes!

Internship & Job Search StrategiesLearn about the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs." Find out how to break down the search process into manageable tasks. Via Zoom at 11 a.m.

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

LGBTQ+ Book Club at Boxwood House 2 p.m. at Boxwood House. Join us for our Book Club here at the Center.

Rohrbach Library Open HouseAnnual open house is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Join us for a scavenger hunt that will take you on a journey through our resources, services, and more. Prizes available!

National Voter Registration DayJoin the Community Outreach Center and Kutztown Votes! for National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy.

Wed. Sept. 21

Getting Centered: 8-Week Wheel Throwing Workshop - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn to create thoughtful pottery with Victoria Baron, Sept. 19 - Nov. 14. Cost: $125. Contact to sign up.

Open Hour With Provost3 p.m. in Old Main concourse. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Study Abroad Information Session Come visit us in MSU 116, the Mini-Auditorium from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. to learn more about the study abroad process.

Designing Your Career Path Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions Via Zoom at 1 p.m.