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Feb. 1, 2023

Spring 2023 Involvement Fair

Get involved! Speak with club members among KU's many clubs and organizations. Thu. Feb. 2, 4-7 p.m., MSU 218 (Multipurpose Room)

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Bagpipe Lessons - Learn to play the bagpipes for free. Group lessons are held on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Online D2L course option available. for details.

Catholic Mass - Offered every Sunday  at 5 p.m. at the St. Christopher Catholic Newman Center, 15207 Kutztown Rd., Kutztown.

Alpha Sigma Tau Spring Recruitment - Our goal is to empower women. We hold many fun events on campus and all of the fundraising goes to our philanthropies. We would love to meet you.

Math Peer Tutoring - Free, no appointment needed. MAT 17 through Calculus. Monday - Thursday 2-5 p.m., in Lytle 203.

Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker - Commencement Speaker applications are being accepted from undergraduate students graduating this spring. Application deadline: March 21.

Start Strong: Tutoring Services - Request a Peer Tutor or Academic Peer Mentor through the Starfish app or KU homepage using the “I Need Help” drop-down menu.

Get Free KU Basketball Tickets, Online Only - Use your KU login, create an account and access free tickets for regular-season home basketball games as well as discounted tickets to other events.

Become a Summer Conference Assistant - The Office of Conference and Event Services has opened up their applications for students that provides summer housing, a food stipend, and payment. Apply now!

Celebrate Black History Month - Kutztown University celebrates the month with events for the entire community.


Wed. Feb. 1

Senior Kick-Off Workshop - 2 p.m. Receive info to successfully find employment. Walk away with the knowledge, resources and enthusiasm to finish strong at KU. Via Zoom.

The Washing Center Info Session - 3 p.m. Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. Via Zoom.

Designing Your Career Path Workshop - 3 p.m. Learn to access the latest career info and resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions. Via Zoom.

Thu. Feb. 2

Groundhog Day Sale - If the groundhog sees their shadow it will be 40% off apparel and gift, if they don't it will be 30% off apparel and gift. One day only | In-store and online.

Faculty First Thursday Presentation - Prof. Ali Akarcesme will present a documentary film - in development: Preacher Moss: Hilarious and Halal 60-minute film.

Freedom From Smoking & Vaping Information Sessions - Feb. 2 and 9, Health Center Wellness Room, 4:30-5:30 p.m. End your relationship with smoking/vaping. .

Spill the Tea at Tea Time - Noon, Boxwood House. Join the LGBTQ+ Center for weekly tea, coffee, juice and conversation. Stay after the Allies meeting or stop in for a visit and enjoy some fellowship.

Thinking About Grad 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 and your future career! Via Zoom.

KU Technology: D2L, Email, MyKU and Starfish - 11 a.m. in AF 203. Learn to utilize the technology at KU.

Spring Involvement Fair - 4-7 p.m., MSU 218. Speak to club members about their experiences and find out why being involved at KU is one of the best experiences you can have.

Fri. Feb. 3

First Feminist Friday at Boxwood House - Feminist Fridays are back for Spring 2023 at Boxwood House at 2 p.m. Come relax, hang out and join in the fun and activities at the Women's Center.

First Friday Sale - Every first Friday of the month save 20% on apparel and gift. In-store and online | Excludes other sales and promotions.

Sun. Feb. 5

J.C. Penney Suit Up Event - 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Shop for professional clothing with savings up to 50 percent off. Lehigh Valley Mall. Bring KU ID.

Rescue Animals Performing at Schaeffer Auditorium - 2 pm. All tickets $15. Seen on AGT, Popovich Comedy Pet Theater brings classic style circus acts with the talents of over 30 animal shelter rescues.

Mon. Feb. 6

Movement Mondays at Boxwood House - 1 p.m. every Monday. Join us and learn a new movement every week.

Your Voice Is Your Power/Let It Be Heard - 7-8 p.m., Boehm 145, Carlos Ojeda, Jr., a nationally recognized empowerment speaker and expert, is inspirational to students and here at KU for one night.

Women's Basketball vs. Millersville - 5:30 p.m. at Keystone Arena.

Men's Basketball vs. Millersville - 7:30 p.m. at Keystone Arena.

Tue. Feb. 7

Students Invited to Meet with Pa. Senator Haywood - MSU 250. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. He is touring PASSHE schools talking to students about how to reduce discrimination and increase DEI. All students welcome.

John Spagnola, Former Eagle to Speak at KU - Mr. Spagnola will discuss his NFL career and $3.5 billion asset investment management firm. 11 a.m., MSU 218 or Zoom. Chance to win an autographed football.

Grand Re-Opening of Frederick Douglass Institute - Visit the FDI in the Multicultural Center beginning at 9 a.m.. Guest Lecture by Dr. Richard Benson at 11 a.m.

Deadpool Day in the Health Center - 1-3 p.m., Deadpool Day, Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero. Tips on mental fitness, fun and free goody bag for fans.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - “Together we work to overcome structural barriers to HIV testing.” Sign up same day, confidential, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., MSU outside Cub Café. Free and confidential HIV and STI testing.

Senior Kick-off Workshop - 11 a.m. Receive info to successfully find employment. Walk away with the knowledge, resources and enthusiasm to finish strong at KU. Via Zoom.

Internship & Job Search Strategies Workshop - 3 p.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships, as well as learning the art of networking and tips to locate "hidden jobs." Via Zoom.

Body Doubling - 12-1 p.m. at Boxwood House. Come to this weekly scheduled hour to focus on your work in the presence of others.

Learning about Learning Styles - AF 203 11 a.m. How do you learn best? Discover your success through how you learn best.

Wed. Feb. 8

Study Abroad Information Table - Visit us outside the Cub Cafe from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. to learn more about study abroad.

Writing Your Resume and Cover Letter Workshop - 1 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview. Via Zoom.

Learn to Love Your Heart in MSU near Cub Cafe - 9:a.m.-11 a.m. Healthy treats will be provided while you learn how to care for your heart.