March 15, 2023
Graduation Festival is a "one-stop-shop" for Spring graduates to purchase caps and gowns, order class rings, purchase diploma frames and learn more about KU Alumni Engagement. Pick up your guest tickets as well.
Register for Dinner with Golden Bears - Join us at 5 p.m. on April 13 to network with alumni in your field of study. This event is FREE and all attendees will be entered into a gift card raffle.
Save the Dates: Website Feedback - We want to hear your opinions on the KU website. March 23 at 11 a.m., March 24 at 2 p.m., March 29 at 2 p.m., March 30 at 11 a.m. in MSU 322. Students will be entered to win a bookstore gift card.
Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit your nominations for the March 2023 Employee of the Month.
Multicultural Book Drive - Help reach our goal of donating 100 books that feature a diverse main character to the Reading Area School District. Donation bin at MSU 281.
Grads: Schedule Senior Portraits - Don’t miss this opportunity to be photographed at Grad Fest. Portraits will be taken in your own business attire and cap and gown. Sign up with code 22 for an appointment during Grad Fest now: http://www.ouryear.com
Thu. March 16
Science Olympiad - 400 students from 20 regional high schools will compete at KU for the Central Eastern Science Olympiad.
Sat. March 18
Sun. March 19
Residence Halls Open at 1 p.m. after Spring Break
Mon. March 20
Classes Resume after Spring Break
Grad Fest, First Day - 11 a.m.-7 p.m. in MSU 218. A "one-stop-shop" for Spring graduates to purchase caps and gowns, order class rings, purchase diploma frames and learn more about KU Alumni Engagement. Pick up your guest tickets as well.
Movement Monday at Boxwood House - 1-2 p.m. Join us at the Women's Center for some light stretching and mindful movements to center yourself at the start of the week.
AST Emerald Week: Bake Sale - Chocolate bars, strawberry crunch cupcakes, chocolate cream cheese cupcakes, red velvet cheesecake cupcakes and more. At MSU.
How to Work a Career Fair - 1 p.m. 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. Via Zoom.
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.
Rape, Aggression and Defense Training - Provided by Public Safety & Police Services. Free to female students. March 20, 6 p.m., Old Main 22A. March 21 and 23, 6 p.m., Georgian Room. Must attend three sessions to complete program. Register by email or call 610-683-4860.
Tue. March 21
Revenge of K-pop - Take a midday break at the Health Center, 1-3 p.m. Health Promotion Champions with K-pop trivia, music, dance and freebees.
Grad Fest, Final Day - 11 a.m.-7 p.m. in MSU 218. A "one-stop-shop" for graduates to purchase caps and gowns, order class rings, purchase diploma frames and learn more about KU Alumni Engagement. Pick up your guest tickets as well.
AST Emerald Week: Coffee Bar Sale - With leftover baked goods from the bake sale, and coffee. We will have sugar, creamer, etc. $2 a coffee. At Rohrbach Library.
Salary Negotiation - 11 a.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary! Via Zoom.
Mini-Workshop Marathon - 5-6:30 p.m. Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter, 5 p.m.; Designing Your Career Path 5:30 p.m.; Creating Your Personal Brand 6 p.m. Via Zoom.
Wed. March 22
AST Emerald Week: Trivia Night - With your typical trivia. Three people per team, $5 a person or $15 a team! Winning team receives prize.
Open Hour with the Provost - 3 p.m. in Bears Den, MSU. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.
Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 1 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview. Boehm 145.