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Sept. 28, 2022

Chancellor Visit

State System Chancellor Dan Greenstein will visit Thu. Sept. 29. An open forum will be held for the campus community 11 a.m. in 183 McFarland Student Union.

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Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the September 2022 Employee of the Month!

Graduate Research FundConference presentation grants provide support to graduate students to present at conferences. Graduate students who qualify, may receive up to $1,000.


Wed. Sept. 28

Why Overturning Roe Matters: Panel Discussion Zoom - Join Women's Center via Zoom for the informative panel discussion on what happened when Roe was overturned & what it means for those seeking abortions in Pennsylvania. 

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.

Opportunity House Serving Lunch - Volunteer to serve lunch to the residents of Opportunity House from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Transportation provided.

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

Open Observation Hours – Join the Astrophysics Research Group at 8 p.m. on the third floor of the Grim Science Building to observe Saturn, Jupiter, and begin exoplanet discovery observations.

Women’s Soccer vs. Lock Haven – 7 p.m. Keystone Field  (Live Stats | Live Video)

Thu. Sept 29

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

Coffee Break at Boxwood House - Join the LGBTQ+ Resource Center at 12 noon for weekly coffee and conversations. Stay after the Allies meeting or stop in for a visit and enjoy some fellowship.

Thursday Collegiate Recovery Meeting Off Campus - Collegiate Recovery has an activity meeting off campus, starting at 6 p.m., Reach out to Frances at for more information.

How to Work a Career Fair - Find out how to work a job fair: what to do before you arrive, how to work your way around the room and preparing your 30 second commercial! 11 a.m. Via Zoom.

Decompress and Destress - Want a space to chat with other students or just hang out? Join us in the Fireside Lounge, MSU 205, Thursdays 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Chancellor Greenstein Open Forum – An open forum with State System chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 183 MSU. All students are invited to attend.

Fri. Sept. 30

Painting Experience with artist Ann Lemon - All experiences are invited to create a canvas expression with Artist Ann from MAKE ART/STAY ALIVE, 7-9 p.m. in Rec. Center Room 200.

Clay Club's Annual Bowl-A-Thon - Come make bowls to donate to The Opportunity House, a community empowerment organization in Reading, PA for their Souper Bowl fundraiser. At 6:30pm in SH108.

GoinGlobal: Searching in the U.S. & Abroad - Learn about this internship and job search tool with over 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world. 1 p.m. Via Zoom.

Sat. Oct. 1

Women’s Bowling vs. Chestnut Hill – 9 a.m. Jay Lanes

Women’s Soccer vs. Shippensburg – 1 p.m. Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)

Sun. Oct. 2

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

Mon. Oct. 3

Tarot Study Group - Join the Tarot Study Group at 4 p.m. in the LGBTQ+ Resource Center in Boxwood House on Mondays in October.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. 1 p.m. in MSU 250.

The Washington Center for Internships - Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. 2 p.m. Via Zoom.

President's Open Hour - Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour 3 p.m. in 301 Stratton Administration Center.  President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call the Office of the President, ext. 3-4101 to RSVP.

Tue. Oct. 4

Internship & Job Search Strategies - Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs! 11 a.m. in BH 145.

Senior Etiquette Luncheon - Learn the art of mingling and small talk as well as introductions and tackling flatware. Must pre-register on Handshake 11 a.m. in MSU 218.

Test Taking and Anxiety Management Strategies - Anxiety causes us to overthink and not do the best we can. If you have not done as well as you wanted on assignment or test this workshop is for you.

LGBTQ+ Book Club - Join us at 2:00 p.m. at Boxwood House for the Bi-weekly Book Club.

Wed. Oct. 5

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 3 p.m. in Old Main concourse.

Prepare for the Fair Event - Get yourself ready by visiting the Career Development Center, where they will walk you through a resume review and some great giveaways. 11 p.m. in MSU Lobby.

Mandolin Virtuoso Sam Bush brings “Newgrass” to KU - 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. Experience the artist who took traditional bluegrass and turned it into an electrified alternative. KU Student tickets $10.