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Sept. 29, 2021

Together We're Golden: The Campaign for Kutztown University

On Oct. 2 at 7 p.m., the Kutztown University Foundation will make a historic announcement. Watch the live stream.

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Pridefest 2021 Booth Registration - Please apply before Fri. Oct. 8 if your organization is interested in hosting a table & having a fun activity at the Thurs. Oct. 14 Pridefest 2021 Carnival in MSU 218.

Study Abroad Information Sessions - Want to study abroad? Find out how by visiting our website and attending an information session!

Coming Soon: Martial Arts Club - Essentially a martial arts class for FREE! You will learn how to quickly defend yourself and loved ones + mild strength training. Use google form if interested.

#ElectHer Registration Now Open - A daylong training for women on how to run for student government or political office on Sat. Oct. 23. Register NOW before Fri. Oct. 8.

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

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit your nominations for the September 2021 Employee of the Month!

2021 Annual Safety/Security Report Now Available - Please visit to view the 2021 Annual Security Report and 2021 Annual Fire Safety Report.

President's Open Hour Canceled - We regret to announce the President’s Open Hour scheduled for Mon. Oct. 4 has been canceled due to an unforeseeable schedule conflict. Please contact the Office of the President if you have any questions.


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.

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.

Kickboxing - Destress and remain active by joining us for our kickboxing event on Wed. Sept. 29 from 3-4 p.m. at the Multicultural Center.

Crocs & Wristband Decoration - Join us in the Multicultural Center from 2-4 p.m. to decorate wristbands with croc jibbitz!

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

Thu. Sept. 30

Leadership Workshop: Appreciating DifferencesJoin us in the Multicultural Center from 7-8 p.m. for an interactive evening of learning to love and appreciates one's differences.

New Student Orientation Staff Information Session - Interested in working for Orientation? Join us at this event to learn more about the job & meet current student staff members. Contact us for more information.

Fri. Oct. 1

GSM Gender & Sexual Minorities ConferenceRSVP to attend the GSM on Friday Oct. 1. This year’s theme and focus is WELL-BEING. BEING-WELL.

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

Hispanic Heritage: How To Make Empanadas - Join us via zoom as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a virtual cooking lesson making empanadas while discussing Latinx culture.

Sat. Oct. 2

Football vs East Stroudsburg 12:05 p.m. 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)

Volleyball - 1 p.m. vs. Shepherd at Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Kutztown University Foundation Announcement - 7 p.m. The Kutztown University Foundation will make a historic announcement at the launch of Together, We’re Golden: The Campaign for Kutztown University. Watch the livestream here.  For more information on the KU Foundation, visit

Tue. Oct. 5

Be SMART about your Goals and Success Strategies11 a.m. Join us in AF 203 for this student success workshop!

Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know - Learn the basics of understanding cybersecurity and how to protect your business. Presented by William McBorrough.

Wed. Oct. 6

SMS Club Headshot Fundraiser - Get your professional headshot taken for just $5! Wed. Oct. 6 from 5-7 p.m. by Old Main and the Graduate Center. Rain location: LC 106.

Clay Club Visiting Artist Linda Lopez - 4:30-6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Artist lecture on her abstract ceramic sculpture and studio visit to see current projects. Email for link.

KU Student Success

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Test Taking & Test Anxiety - Resources for test strategies and to help manage test anxiety are located at Click on Student Resources for this information as well as more helpful materials for students.