April 19, 2023
24th Annual Berks County Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference
Kutztown University will host more than 200 undergraduate students from KU and area colleges and universities as they present their research and creativity with each other and the community at the 24th Annual Berks County Research and Creativity Conference. Support KU students by attending their paper, poster, visual art and performance sessions Sat. April 22 in the MSU. Alumnus Reverend Matthew J. Kuna, BSED Spanish and ESL (’16), will present "Because of Wonder: Our (underrated) Premise and Task” at 11-11:45 a.m. Sponsored by the Higher Education Council of Berks County.
Drop-In Tutoring Labs Available Until May 3 - Labs available in Business, CRJ, Computer Science, Math, POL-PHI and STEM. No appointment necessary.
The Athletic: Free Access to Sports News Site - Sign up for The Athletic, a sports news site from The New York Times that provides in-depth coverage, analysis and commentary on various sports and teams.
Attention seniors graduating this semester: Where are you headed? - It’s time to complete your First Destination Career Outcomes Survey (takes just five minutes) by May 13. If you haven’t land a job just yet, answer "Still Seeking." Complete your profile by May 1 be entered to win one of several gift certificates. Log into Handshake, then go to Career Center, then First Destination.
Wed. April 19
Open Hour with the Provost - 1 p.m. in Old Main concourse. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.
Can U Dig It? - Join us on the MSU lawn from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. for a fossil hunt and plant make and take.
Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 10 a.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. Via Zoom.
Get Yourself STD Tested in the MSU, Near Cub Cafe - 9 a.m. - 3p.m. Free and confidential STD testing done by the KU Health Center nursing staff. No appointment necessary.
Pop-Off To Your Policymaker - Join Kutztown Votes for some free popcorn and learn how to write to your congressperson or local elected official about issues you care about. 1-2 p.m. Bears Den.
Thu. April 20
Dixon Marketplace Sidewalk Sale - Missed our sale at the KU Campus Store? Stop by Dixon Marketplace from 3-7 p.m. to get your paws on $1/$5/$10 deals (and more). In-store only, while supplies last.
Concert at Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research - 11 a.m. Brief concert, tour the museum and concert space.
GivePulse Training for Campus Leaders - Rohrbach Library 16 from 11 a.m.-noon for training on the GivePulse platform for club e-board. Learn how the platform can increase your club's engagement. Free Crumbl cookies.
DIY Your Vision Board - Thursday Wellness Topics at the Health Center. 5-6 p.m. Make your vision board, variety of shapes.
Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 11 a.m. Learn how to use Linkedin and other social media sites to boost your career prospects. Via Zoom.
Salary Negotiation - 2 p.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary! Via Zoom.
Creating Your Personal Brand - 11 a.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers! Via Zoom.
Fri. April 21
Big Art Day - Hear three KU Alumni share their insight and experience on varied careers in the arts. Sharadin 120 from 9 a.m.-noon.
Know My Name Book Club at Boxwood House - 1 p.m. RSVP on Engage to join and receive a free book. Chanel Miller's Know My Name, nominee for best memoir and autobiography.
Feminist Friday at Boxwood House - 2 p.m. Upcycled T-shirts / bags is this week's theme. Bring an old shirt to upcycle at the Women's Center. All are welcome!
Empowerment Bonfire - Join us at 7 p.m. at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center for an empowerment bonfire, activity and s'mores.
Sat. April 22
24th Annual Berks County Research and Creativity Conference (HECBC) - KU hosts 200 undergraduate students from KU and area colleges and universities, presenting research and creativity. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at MSU. Program booklet.
HECBC Keynote Speaker - Alumnus Reverend Matthew J. Kuna, BSED Spanish and ESL (’16), will present "Because of Wonder: Our (underrated) Premise and Task” at 11 a.m. MSU 183.
Mon. April 24
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.
Creating Your Personal Brand - 1 p.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers! Via Zoom.
Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - 2-3:30 p.m. Choosing a major, 2 p.m.; Creating Your Personal Brand, 2:30 p.m.; Internship & Job Search 3 p.m. Via Zoom.
SBDC: Small Business Internship Initiative - Looking for an internship, part time/full time work with a Small Business in the area? Register for the Internship Initiative.
Tue. April 25
Atom: "World's Fastest Painter" - Get yourself a painting in record time at the following locations: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the MSU Lawn, 1:30-3:30 p.m. on the Alumni Plaza, 5-7 p.m. in South Dining Hall.
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 obtain that interview. Via Zoom.
Thinking About Graduate 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.
Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - 2-3:30 p.m. Soft Skills 2 p.m.; Successful Interviewing 2:30 p.m.; Designing Your Career Path 3 p.m. Via Zoom.
Staying Motivated and Disciplined - 11 a.m. in Academic Forum 203 - Staying Motivated and Disciplined: Time Management Strategies.
Wed. April 26
Open Hour with the Provost - 2 p.m. in Bear's Den, MSU. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.
Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 2 p.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. Via Zoom.
Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - 3-4:30 p.m. Writing your Resume & Cover Letter 3 p.m.; Successful Interviewing 3:30 p.m.; Designing Your Career Path 4 p.m. Via Zoom.