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Sept. 25, 2019

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2019 Homecoming Court

The Office of Student Involvement has announced the 2019 Homecoming Court. Cameron Crisologo, Noah Hartley, Braden Hudak, Jacob Khalife, Robert McGowan, Matt Miller, Patrick Moyer; & Karlie Doyle, Ashley Lipari, Natalie Perkowski, Emily Rudderow, Alyssa Sheldon, Victoria Tennyson, Xiomara Toledo. Vote for Homecoming King and Queen on Engage Homecoming week (Oct. 21-24)

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Health Information for Campus – Recently, a local Lehigh Valley College has reported an outbreak of mumps. Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. The KU Health and Wellness Center is closely monitoring the campus community. Currently, we have no cases on campus. Please see the link below for more information on mumps.

Employee of the Month – Now is the time to submit nominations for the September 2019 Employee of the Month.

CVPA Faculty First Thursday Presentation – Oct. 3. Dr. Angela Cirucci and Megan Weiss will discuss Social Media Apps as Places and Spaces: A Methodological Exploration.

KU Orchestra Concert  Oct. 8. Concert in Schaeffer is free! Works include Griffes, Frazier and Constantinides. Soloists: Alejandro Ortega, violin; Kim Webster, oboe.

KU Internship and Job Fair – Wed. Oct. 2, 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. 

President's Open Hour – Students are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour, 3:30-4:30 p.m., on Mon. Oct. 7 in Stratton 303. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call the Office of the President, 610-683-4101, to RSVP.


Wed. Sept. 25

Extended Quick Question Walk-In Hours – 12–4 p.m. Prepare for the Fair! Stop by Stratton 113 to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration required.

Future of Kutztown Borough – Kutztown Borough needs your help. Please take our survey or attend a community meeting today at 7 p.m. Middle School Commons.

Handling Multiple Responsibilities – 4–5 p.m. Multicultural Center Classroom. Dr. Donavan McCargo will discuss ways to handle demanding responsibilities without feeling burnout.

Flu Clinic – 12–3 p.m. DMZ in front of the Health and Wellness Center. KU ID required. $20 administration fee will be charged to your KU account. Rain Location: Health and Wellness Center.

Women's Soccer vs. Millersville – 3 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats / Live Video)

Thu. Sept. 26

Kutztown University Students For Sanders Kickoff – 11 a.m. Lawn outside of Cub Cafe. Discover more information about volunteering for the Sanders Campaign directly from local organizers.

Study Abroad Fair – 10 a.m.–1 p.m. McFarland Student Union Room 218. Among the destinations: Study Abroad Ireland.

Featured Speaker: Galen Woleslagle – Join us in DeFrancesco Room 100 at 11 a.m. to discuss the warehousing and distribution industries, and get advice on how to be successful in your career!

Living a Soulful Life – 5–6:30 p.m. Multicultural Center. Sample soul food, listen to soulful sounds and compete in a cultural experience quiz with prizes!

Extended Quick Question Walk-In Hours – 12–4 p.m. Stop by Stratton 113 to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration required. 

How to Work a Career Fair – 11 a.m. AF 200. Find out how to work a job fair, what to do before you arrive and how to work your way around the room.

CDC Mini Workshop Marathon – 6–7:30 p.m. AF 102. Creating Your Personal Brand: 6:00. Designing Your Career Path: 6:30. Writing Your Resume and Cover Letter: 7:00.

MSU Movie Series – Men in Black: International will be shown Sept. 26–29 in MSU Room 183. Thu.–Fri. 8 p.m. Sat.–Sun. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Fri. Sept. 27

Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference – 9 a.m.–4 p.m. MSU. This year's conference theme is experiences. The keynote will be given by Rae Senarighi on the topic of radical self-love, followed by a live painting.

GoinGlobal: Searching in the U.S. & Abroad – 1 p.m. AF 200. Learn about this internship and job searching tool with over 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world. 

Sat. Sept. 28

Book of Mormon – Come see “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway for a portion of what it would cost to buy a seat. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!

Heemet Fescht - 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center. Pennsylvania German folklife demonstrations, live animals, kid's activities, folk music, food and more. 

Sun. Sept. 29

Careers in Mathematics Conference Registration – Professionals from various industries will be on campus. Interested students in mathematics-related programs should register by Sept. 29. The conference will be held on Sat. Oct. 5.

Women's Golf vs. KU Fall Invitational – 12 p.m. Moselem Springs Golf Club.

Mon. Sept. 30

Suicide in Higher Education: Healing and Hope – 6–8 p.m. AF 201. Dr. Wintersteen presents his work on suicide prevention and strategies for coping with the suicide of a loved one.

Extended Quick Question Walk-In Hours – 12–4 p.m. Stop by Stratton 113 to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration required. 

Women's Golf vs. KU Fall Invitational – 12 p.m. Moselem Springs Golf Club.

Tue. Oct. 1

Washington, D.C. Ticket Sales – 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Enjoy the day in D.C. full of history, excitement and sightseeing with your friends! $10 per KU student. Trip is Sat. Oct. 19.

TB Testing – 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Health and Wellness Center. Must return Thu. Oct. 3, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU Account.

DeWitt Henry Reading – 7 p.m. MSU 183 (Alumni Auditorium).

Internship and Job Search Strategies – 11 a.m. AF 101. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships while also learning the art of networking and tips to locate hidden jobs! 

Extended Quick Question Walk-In Hours – 12–4 p.m. Stop by Stratton 113 to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration required.

Wed. Oct. 2

Pop Culture Kahoot – How much do you know about pop culture? Compete against your friends and other students in Kahoot for a chance to win prizes! 7 p.m. MSU 183. 

FIFA '20 PS4 Tournament – Recreational Services will be hosting a FIFA Video Game Tournament in the SRC Lounge at 7 p.m. Sign up using the link.

Women's Soccer vs. Bloomsburg – 7 p.m. Keystone Field. (Live Stats / Live Video)

Success Tip: Week 5

CASA has resources to help students with test and exam strategies and to help manage test anxiety at

Discuss these resources in person by stopping by CASA in RL 26 or in the CASA Success Center in Deatrick Hall.