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Sept. 15, 2021

Family Day 2021

Family Day is on Sat. Sept. 18! The theme is "Remember the Past, Look to the Future" and we have some great events and activities planned to celebrate.

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COVID-19 Information - Check your email on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for campus updates. Current protocols and FAQs can be found online.

Math Peer Tutoring - Free, no appointment needed. MAT 17 through Calculus. Mon.-Thu. 2-5 p.m., in person and via Zoom. See website for locations.

Volunteer Position Available - The Community Outreach Center is looking for volunteers to help mentor children after school. Accepting applications until Oct. 1.

Community Outreach Center Paid Positions Available - The Community Outreach Center is looking for America Reads mentors to help with kids after school and Program Coordinators. These are paid positions (must be work-study eligible).

Sign-Ups Open for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up NOW for Mock Interviews from Oct. 4-Oct. 7. Practice with a professional employer. Reserved for juniors and seniors. Space is limited.

Senior Etiquette Dinner - Attention seniors! Please register on Handshake for the upcoming Senior Etiquette Dinner to be held on Tue. Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. Login at, then go to Events to sign up.

On-Campus KU Internship and Job Fair – Wed. Oct. 13 12–3 p.m. in MSU 218. Over 65 employers attending. Please come dressed professionally and with copies of your resume. For a list of employers coming to the fair, please log in to Handshake. Questions? Call 610-683-4067. 

Get Your Tickets! - Use your KU login, create an account & access discounted tickets to the Planetarium, KU Presents! and a FREE TICKET to each regular season Football home game.

Homecoming Spirit Court Nominations - Nominations begin Mon. Sept. 20 at 12 p.m. on Engage and will end Thu. Sept. 24. Students must be nominated by a registered student organization.


Wed. Sept. 15

Open Hour With Provost - Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour this week at 1 p.m. in MSU Starbucks.

Give Blood, Give Life - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. the Community Outreach Center will be hosting a blood drive in MSU 218. We are looking for donors! Go to the donor link to sign up.

Women's Soccer - 7 p.m. vs. Shepherd at Keystone Field. (Live Stats | Video)

The Washington Center Info Session - Want to intern in Washington, D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. 6 p.m. via Zoom.

Serie Post Pandemia para Nuevas Empresas - En una serie decuatro partes donde presentaremos una discusión en línea donde se consideran temas importantes parainiciar y operar una pequeña empresa.

Thu. Sept. 16

Creating Your Personal Brand11 a.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers! (Held Virtually)

Fri. Sept. 17

Clay Club Open Studio: Reptiles and Amphibians6:30-8:30 pm. Learn to sculpt creatures with Michael Seigfried. Open to all KU students. SH 108. or @kutztownclayclub on Instagram.

GSM Call for Proposals - The 5th Annual Gender & Sexual Minorities Conference is Fri. Oct. 1. Theme: WELL-BEING. BEING-WELL. Submit proposals on Engage by Fri. Sept. 17.

Constitution & Citizenship Week Bingo - Join us for virtual bingo at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. for a chance to win awesome prizes! Zoom links for each game can be found on the event pages on Engage.

Field Hockey - 2 p.m. vs. Mount Olive at Andre Reed Stadium. (Live Stats)

Volleyball - 3 p.m. vs. Salem (WV) at Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Volleyball - 7 p.m. vs. Georgian Court at Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Feminist Friday - 1:30 p.m. at Boxwood House. Join the Women's Center for their Feminist Friday Kickoff.

Sat. Sept. 18

Cross Country - 9 a.m. vs. Division II/III Challenge at North Campus Course.

Family Day Football - 12 p.m. vs. Seton Hill at Andre Reed Stadium. Avoid the lines! Use your KU login, create an account & access a FREE TICKET to each regular season Football home game. (Live Stats | Video)

Kick for Tuition Sign up - Stop by the Kick for Tuition table in the Rec Center from 10-11:45 a.m. One lucky family member will be selected to kick a field goal during halftime at Kutztown’s Family Day football game for a chance to win a free semester of tuition for their KU student. Must be present at the Rec Center table for the drawing at noon. Sponsored by KU Campus Store.

Family Day Sale - Shop and save on Family Day at the KU Campus Store with our buy more, save more sale. $10 off $49, $20 off $99, and $40 off $199. In-store only; includes clearance.

Mon. Sept. 20

2021 Business Idea Competition Info Session - 2 p.m. in MSU 116. The Business Idea Competition is a chance to gain experiential learning and potentially win a cash prize. Students only need to attend one information session.

Tue. Sept. 21

2021 Business Idea Competition Info Session - 11 a.m. in MSU 116. The Business Idea Competition is a chance to gain experiential learning and potentially win a cash prize. Students only need to attend one information session.

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!

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 (via zoom).

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

KU Campus Store Fall Fest 2021Stop by the KU Campus Store and join in on the fun and games! From 10 a.m.-12 p.m. enter to win a free Hydro Flask. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., spin to win other cool prizes with our prize wheel. KUR will be playing top hits.

Wed. Sept. 22

Make Better Business Decisions with Analytics - Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions.

Clay Club Annual Bowl-A-Thon - 6:30 p.m. in SH 108. Come make bowls to donate to The Opportunity House, a homeless shelter in Reading. Contact with questions.

Resume Lab Workshop - 1 p.m. This is a workshop for students looking to enhance their current resume. Bring a hard copy of your resume and be prepared to work on it! OM 130

FACE Vocal Band at KU Presents! - 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. Access $10 tickets to see this A Capella rock band from NBC’s The Sing-Off performing hit tunes from the 80s through today.

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