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Sept. 22, 2021

Alive! Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Fair

Join KUAB, Health Promotions, & the Health and Wellness Center for a fun, interactive, and educational suicide prevention program. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in MSU 218!

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Volunteer at the Internship & Job Fair - The Career Center is seeking volunteers during for the Job Fair on Wed. Oct. 13. Any amount of time is appreciated—from one hour to all day! Contact

KU Dining Services - NOW HIRING! - Work on campus and get free shift meals and uniforms and much more! Starting at $10.00+. Apply here.

Homecoming Spirit Court Nominations Now Open - Student organizations can nominate a student to the Homecoming Spirit Court on Engage! Nominations close Fri. Sept. 24 at 12 p.m.

Student Commencement Speaker - Student commencement speaker applications are being accepted from seniors graduating this fall. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Host a Table at FanFest During Homecoming 2021 - Student organizations can host a table at FanFest on the DMZ on Sat. Oct. 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. More info and registration can be found on Engage.

Early Registration For Military Benefits Users - To participate in early registration, students must meet with their advisor BEFORE the early registration date in their MyKU. Start scheduling advisor meetings.

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

On-Campus KU Internship and Job Fair – Wed. Oct. 13, 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. 


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.

Resume Lab Workshop - 1 p.m. in OM 130. This is a group-style workshop for students looking to enhance their current resume.  Bring a hard copy of your resume so you can work on it. 

Open Hour With Provost - Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour at 11 a.m. in MSU Starbucks

Thu. Sept. 23

Alive! Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Fair - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in MSU 218. Join KUAB, Health Promotions, & the Health and Wellness Center for a fun, interactive, and educational suicide prevention program.

Bisexual Visibility Day - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Stop by the Boxwood House to celebrate Bi Pride!

Sexual Assault Education Session by It's On Us - It’s On Us x SGB are hosting sexual assault education trainings in MSU 223: S.A. Awareness 5-6 p.m. | Survivor Support 6-7 p.m. | Bystander Education 7-8 p.m.

Thinking About Grad School - 11 a.m. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career! Via Zoom.

Choosing a Major - 11 a.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future! Via Zoom.

Hispanic Heritage: Influential Latinx Artists - 5-6 p.m. Come learn about influential Latinx artists while enjoying traditional snack and drink samples in a safe space at the Multicultural Center.

Fri. Sept. 24

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

Sat. Sept. 25

Volleyball - 12 p.m. vs. Georgian Court at Keystone Arena. (Live Stats | Video)

Women's Soccer - 1 p.m. vs. Shippensburg at Keystone Field. (Live Stats)

Mon. Sept. 27

FUNctional Pottery 3-week workshop with Lexie KochSept. 27, Oct. 4 & 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $50. Learn how to pinch clay into useful pieces for your home. Email to reserve a spot.

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Discussion - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Multicultural Center. Join the Women's and LGBTQ+ Resource Center for a discussion on the word Latinx.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 3 p.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. Via Zoom.

Tue. Sept. 28

Pokémon 25th Anniversary Trivia Night - 7-8 p.m. in MSU 183. Join KUAB for a very special Kahoot Trivia night featuring voice actor Veronica Taylor. 

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and land that interview! Via Zoom.

Wed. Sept. 29

Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 3 p.m. Learn how to use Linkedin and other social media sites to boost your career prospects. Via Zoom.

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