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Bear Essentials - September 20, 2017

 Dr. Warren Hilton, vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs; Anne Marie Hayes-Hawkinson, first lady of KU; Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, university president; and Dolores Hess, director of Health and Wellness Services, check out the new MindKare Kiosk inside the main entrance to Rohrbach Library.   The freestanding electronic touch-screen kiosk is designed for public spaces and serves as a thought provoker, conversation starter and signs of hope for those living with a mental health condition. The kiosk will provide online screening self-assessments in a safe, anonymous way for individuals to check in on their mental health. The kiosk comes as a part of a grant from Berks County Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities Program.
Dr. Warren Hilton, vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs; Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson, first lady of KU; Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, university president; and Dolores Hess, director of Health and Wellness Services, check out the new MindKare Kiosk inside the main entrance to Rohrbach Library. The kiosk will provide online screening self-assessments in a safe, anonymous way for individuals to check in on their mental health.

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Bear Essentials for Sept. 20-27


Events

Flu Clinic in front of Academic Forum - Sept. 20, 12 p.m.-3 p.m. KU ID required. $22 fee billed to KU Account. Rain location: Health Center. Free T-Shirt to the first 150 students.

Career Development Center Resume Reviews - No appointment needed to have your resume & cover letter reviewed on the spot in Deatrick Hall. Wed. Sep. 20, 1-3 p.m. Deatrick 143.

Give a Ladybug her Spots- Sept. 20, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on MSU Lawn. The sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma will have water balloons, shaving cream pies and more to benefit the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search Info Session - Learn how to use Linkedin & other social media sites to boost your career prospects. Wed. Sep. 20, 3-3:50 p.m. Stratton 116.

Are you an Education Major? Come Join NAEYC! - Come join NAEYC. We meet in Beekey 218 at 6 p.m. Meeting dates this semester are 9/21, 10/12, and 11/16. Come by to learn more about us.

STD Screening at Health & Wellness Center - In Beck Hall, first floor on Thu. Sept. 21, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. No appointment necessary. KU ID required. All testing is free and confidential.

Deatrick Open House - This event will include an opportunity for attendees to interact with members of the CASA Team as well as enjoy a grab and go snack. Thurs. Sept. 21, from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. in Deatrick Hall.

Study Abroad Info Session - Come join us in Boxwood House on Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. to learn about study abroad.

Thinking About Grad School Info Session - Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you. Thu. Sep. 21, 11-11:50 a.m. Stratton 116.

Essence Art & Literary Magazine Poetry Readings - Thur. Sept. 21, 7 p.m., Old Main Concourse.

Psychology of School Shooters - Dr. Peter Langman will present research on preventing school shootings. Schaeffer Auditorium, Fri. Sept. 22, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Family Day 2017 - Family Day is Sat, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m.- 10p.m. Plan to be on campus for events, including Heemet Fescht, the Pre-Game Activity Zone, and more!

Hawk Mountain Hike this Saturday - Hike & campfire cookout, Sat. Sept. 23 @ 11:45 a.m. FREE for Military-Affiliated. We can provide transportation. Stop by VET SVCS to RSVP.

Family Day Tie Dye - Join ACE for their 3rd annual Family Day event! Bring the fam for free shirts and tie dye fun! Sat. Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Rec. Center.

Sunday Funday Adult Coloring Klatsch @ the Library - Multi-colored fun downstairs in the library Sun. Sept. 24, from 5-7 p.m. STEAMworks in Room 18: Snacks & supplies; You: creativity & pals.

Flu Cinic in front of Academic Forum - Sept. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. KU ID required. $22 fee billed to KU Account. Rain location: Health Center. Free T-Shirt to the first 150 students.

A Road to Success - The Kutztown University Frederick Douglass Institute invites you to attend our first Fall 2017 Discussion entitled, "A Road to Success: Introduction to the KU Fredrick Douglass Institute". Mon. Sept. 25, 12-1 p.m., MSU 250. For more info, contact fdouglass@kutztown.edu.

The Washington Center Info Session - Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. Mon. Sept. 25, 2-2:50 p.m. MSU 157.

97 Kindness Walk - Alumni Plaza, Mon. Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.

Bach to Mitropoulos: A Musical UnfoldingPerforming will be Dr. Maria Asteriadou, on piano, and Kurt Nikkanen, on violin. The concert is free and open to the public. Mon. Sept. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium.

Pet Therapy - Take a break from studying and come and get some "canine therapy" on Tue. Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to noon in MSU 218.

Research: Designing and Making a Video Game - See the process of making a game about KU in 2.5 months by a student, from art to programming. Tue. Sept. 26, 11-11:45 a.m. in Old Main 159. All are welcome!

Salary Negotiation Info Session - Learn how to begin your careers smartly, to benchmark your worth, & negotiate for an equitable salary. Tue. Sept. 26, 11-11:50 am Stratton 116.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Sept. 26, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Must return Thur. Sept. 28, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 Fee charged to your KU Account.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter Info Session - Learn how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills & obtain that interview. Tue. Sept. 26, 11-11:50 a.m. MSU 250.


Upcoming Sporting Events

  • Wednesday, September 20
    7 p.m. Field Hockey vs. West Chester - Andre Reed Stadium
  • Friday, September 22
    7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Clarion - Keystone Arena
  • Saturday, September 23
    1 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. IUP - Keystone Arena
    1 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Seton Hill - Andre Reed Stadium
    6:05 p.m. Football vs. Millersville - Andre Reed Stadium

Announcements

Funding Available for Programs and Events - Apply for funding through the PSECU Miscellaneous Sponsorship program.

Food Pantry Services Available - At the Lutheran Center on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. Just stop by, no appointment needed.

Dorney Park Halloween Haunt Ticket Sales - Get your tickets for Dorney's Halloween Haunt on Tues. Sept. 26 in the MSU 153. Tickets are $10 and go on sale at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Fall 2017 Science, Technology and Math Open House - The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is holding a Science, Technology and Math Open House on Sat. Oct. 14. For more info, please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/sciopenhouse.

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